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21Oct93 UK: HENRY BOOT STILL FEELING THE PINCH.

There are no signs of improvement in the fierce competition and low volume of contracting work, said Henry Boot chairman David Boot last week.Unveiling the group's interim results, Mr Boot said the company's experience shows little evidence that the UK is emerging from recession. Its year-end expectations had been little altered.But pre-tax profits at the Sheffield-based contractor moved up to £2.35 million for the half ending June (1992: £2.2 million). The company has also ...

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