Christie Group posts an operating loss of £0.9m for the six months to the end of June against an operating profit of £1.7m last time.
Revenue for the first half was marginally lower than prior year at £31.6m (2015: £31.7m). The interim dividend is maintained at 1.0p per share.
Chief executive David Rugg said: "After a difficult first half in the run up to the EU referendum, progress has resumed. We have stepped up the margin in our stocktaking division and are seeing increased activity in our transactional business. We look forward to a stronger finish to the year."
At 9:31am: (LON:CTG) Christie Group PLC share price was 0p at 87.5p