Business growth falls in North as signs of distress reaches three-year high
The number of Northern businesses showing signs of growth is at its lowest for over five years, while the number showing signs of distress has reached a three-year high.
According to new research by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3, just 51% of businesses in the region reported one or more signs of growth, down from 61% in April and 78% at its peak in December 2015.
Meanwhile, 30% reported one or more signs of distress, up from 10% in April and the highest since 2014.
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