Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries will reveal interim profits on Friday and analyst Nigel Parson is predicting a 12% increase to £40m. Punch Taverns, still integrating the Spirit business it bought earlier this year, is expected to post interim profits of between £114m and £120m this week – up from £103m last year. Young & Co's Brewery will report on Friday. The Independent on Sunday 21/05/06 (Business) page 11 The Sunday Telegraph 21/05/06 (Business) page 9