Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Business distress levels at record lows

Business growth in the East of England is at a record high and business distress levels near to record lows, according to insolvency trade body R3 . Its ‘business distress index’ shows that over two-thirds (68 per cent) of businesses in the East of England are showing none of the key signs of business distress, which is 17 points higher than the period two years ago.  Some 71 per cent are currently reporting at least one key sign of business growth, a 14 point rise from June 2012.

But while 30 per cent of businesses in the Midlands say they are experiencing at least one sign of dist...

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