In a trading update ahead of its half year figures for the six months to September, said that the revenue growth, combined with efficiency initiatives, had enabled the company to improve profitability, operating margins and return on capital employed.
In the UK, Speedy has targeted the regulated industries like water, waste, energy and transport. Underlying revenues for the first half were up 3.2% on last year.
In the International division, revenue was up 77%, driven by a growing presence in the oil and gas sectors.
Chief executive Steve Corcoran said: “Continued implementation of the group’s strategy and a range of self-help measures have seen Speedy make further progress during the first half.
“Although market conditions remain challenging the board is confident of meeting its expectations for the financial year and continues to look to the future with confidence.”