Business insolvencies fall in November but research shows North – South divide

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According to the information services company, the South East, South West, Greater London and Eastern England were the regions with the lowest rate at 0.06%, while Yorkshire and the North East had the highest insolvency rate of 0.10%.

The index also revealed that Scotland was the only region to see an increase in failures which rose from 0.04% in November 2009 to 0.07% in November this year.

Max Firth, managing principal of pH, an Experian company, said: "So far this year the insolvency rate has

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