U.K. self-storage company Lok’n Store reported a drop in pre-tax profit for the six months ending January 31, 2008, but the company says it has made good progress in strengthening the operating performance of the business. In its first interim results presented under International Financial Reporting Standards, pre-tax profit was £216,020 compared to £317,253 for the same period in 2007. Turnover increased to £5.52 million compared with £5.30 million previously. Lok’n Store has proposed its first interim dividend of 0.33p per share. For more information, visit www.loknstore.co.uk.