Underlying revenue up 4 per cent at Centaur

Digital revenue was up 10 per cent on an underlying basis.

Business publisher Centaur has announced a 3 per cent drop in revenue in its half-year results but a 4 per cent rise in digital revenue, which now makes up almost a third of its total income.

The company said that underlying growth - which takes into account the impact of discontinued activities, acquisitions and disposals - was up 4 per cent in the first half of its financial year, while underlying earnings were up 39 per cent to £1.6m.

Over the last year the company has sold a number of titles and introduced a restructure that saw the departure of several senior management figures. It also scrapped the print editions of Design Week and New Media Age.

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