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Trading Statement

Released 07:00 10-Jan-2013

RNS Number : 2114V
Abbey Protection PLC
10 January 2013




Abbey Protection Plc


10 January 2013


Trading Update and Dividend Timetable



Abbey Protection Plc ("Abbey Protection" or "the Group") the specialist supplier of legal and professional fees insurance and services products, is pleased to announce that it expects its results for the year ended 31 December 2012 to be in line with market expectations. 


Abbey Protection's CEO, Colin Davison, said:


"We are viewing 2013 with cautious optimism and expect that the underlying strength of our core divisions (Abbey Legal and Abbey Tax Protection), coupled with a trading subsidiary being granted an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) licence from 1 January 2013 (allowing us to offer a wider range of legal services), will enable continued growth in the Group's profitability".



Abbey Protection will announce its results for the year ended 31 December 2012 on 26 March 2013.



The board is also pleased to confirm the timetable for the second interim dividend as follows:


Announcement Date:            5 March 2013

Ex-Dividend Date:               13 March 2013

Record Date:                      15 March 2013




Abbey Protection plc

Minories House

2-5 Minories




Colin Davison

Chris Ward

Adrian Green


+44 (0)845 217 8293








Shore Capital (Nomad & Joint Broker)


Bidhi Bhoma

Toby Gibbs


+44 (0)20 7408 4090


Numis (Joint Broker)


Charles Farquhar


+44 (0)20 7260 1233


FTI Consulting


Ed Berry                                                   

Tom Willetts                                              


+44 (0)20 7269 7100


+44 (0)20 7269 7297

+44 (0)20 7269 7175


Notes to Editors


About Abbey Protection PLC


Abbey Protection plc is an integrated specialist insurance and consultancy group, and the UK's leading supplier of legal and professional fees insurance products and services to small-to-medium sized enterprises. The Group's principal products provide protection against costs incurred as a result of legal actions and HM Revenue & Customs investigations.


Founded in 1992, the Group operates from offices in London, Rugby, Croydon, Milton Keynes and Chester and had 235 employees as at 31 December 2012. Abbey Protection distributes its products and services through the following divisions: Abbey Legal Protection, Abbey Legal Services, Abbey Tax Protection, Abbey HR, Accountax, After The Event Services and Abbey Property Facilities.


Visit the Abbey Protection website at for more information.

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