Half-year profit at Spotless Group has risen by 40% to $24.5 million. Group revenues for the cleaning and services group increased 1.9% to $1.2 billion.
The listed cleaning and services group, which bought laundry services firm Taylors last year, is seeing signs recovery in the economy.
HoweverSpotless says demand in its facility services business is still weak, particularly in the hospitality sector where discretionary spending remains soft.
Spotless now expects second half revenues an earnings to exceed those made in the first half.