The group, which owns financial software companies Pegasus Software and Foundation Systems, increased its profit after tax to £5.7m from £3.9m in 2002, while revenue increased to £78.4m from £74.6m.
Its inaugural dividend has been set at one pence, and should be paid to shareholders on 27 May.
‘While never complacent, we believe that we have the pieces in place for continued success,’ said chief executive Paul Coleman.
Systems Union continued its consolidation strategy during the second half of 2003 with four acquisitions, which included business intelligence software company MIS.
Barclays has partnered with accounting software company Xero to provide businesses with access to transaction data through its direct feed.
Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia
Accountancy software firm Sage has been hit by a data breach which may have compromised the personal details and bank account details of as many as 300 UK businesses