City gunning for Manroy after it shoots into red

May 2012
Evening Standard;5/25/2012, p64
A PRE-TAX profit of �1.1 million for the half-year to April 12 months ago turned in to a pre-tax loss of the same amount for gunmaker Manroy.


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