Aquila Services Group posts an operating profit of £239,000 for the six months to the end of September - up from £205,000 last time.
Revenues of £2.8m were up from £2.3m a year ago while gross profit rose to £673,000 from £464,000. The proposed interim dividend of 0.24p is up from 0.22p a year ago.
Aquila Services Group, previously General Industries, is the holding company for Altair Consultancy & Advisory Services and Murja which form the group.
At 9:35am: (LON:AQSG) Aquila Services Group Plc Ord 5p share price was +1p at 42.5p