Multidisciplinary consultant White Young Green is aiming to increase turnover by nearly £10m and staff numbers by 130 over the next 12 months.
John Purvis, managing director at White Young Green, said that the company hoped that its turnover would grow 15% and its personnel would increase 10%. Purvis said: "We are looking to increase earnings per head."

This week the consultant announced its interim results for the six months to 31 December. Pre-tax profit was £2.56m, up 19% on the same period in 2001.

Turnover was up 16% to £35.84m. It has also secured 50% of its projected turnover for 2003 with a record order book.

Dividend per share was up 8% to 2.05p.

Chairman Gareth Cooper said: "The key to our success is the diversity and flexibility of our business, which enable the group to focus on the growth sectors of the economy."