Zombies on the decline in the Midlands
Zombie companies in the Midlands are on the decline, while the number of firms in the region showing acute signs of distress has also fallen, latest data suggests.
The proportion of zombie companies - the ones only paying the interest on their debts – dropped to 2% in December from 12% in April, according to figures from the regional branch of R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade body.
The statistics, which form part of a long-running survey of business distress by R3 and BDRC, point to an estimated decrease of around 57... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...