Half Year Results 

Hastings shrugs off industry challenges

Hastings shrugs off industry challenges

If you’re faced by pricing issues and unpredictable meteorological events, you may as well try to counter the challenges rather than gripe about them. So, while participants across a range of industries have bemoaned the extreme winter weather and its impact on trading, Hastings Group (HSTG) simply increased volumes and market share - and booked a 22 per cent rise in adjusted half-year operating profits in the process.

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