Human-resources firm Goodwill Group Inc. on Monday reported a record group net profit for the year through June, thanks to strong demand for its outsourcing and nursing-care services.

Goodwill’s group net profit was up 6.1 percent to 2.55 billion yen, while revenue jumped 31.6 percent to 62.27 billion yen, also a record.

The company dispatches sales support, clerical assistance and telemarketing staff, among others.

Sales at its outsourcing division were up 25.5 percent from the previous year to 37.38 billion yen.

Nursing-care services, which are provided through its subsidiary Comsn Co., also showed strong growth, as the firm increased the number of the stations from which care providers are dispatched to homes.

The number of stations increased by 150 during the year to around 500, and sales soared 51.9 percent to 23.11 billion yen.

The company forecasts further record earnings for the current year, as it plans an aggressive expansion of all its nursing-care services.

In addition to establishing 300 new dispatch stations, the company plans to increase to 100 the number of group homes, or community housing for the elderly, from the current three during the year to June 2004.

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