Companies based in the Northern Home Counties are the most likely to be in financial difficulty according to research from market analysts Plimsoll. Almost a third of companies across all areas of the UK economy that were based in this region were rated as Danger by Plimsoll.
Perhaps most surprisingly, the same research flagged unfashionable regions such as West Midlands, Yorkshire and the North East as having the least percentage of companies in trouble - averaging just over a quarter. Are directors based in these much maligned regions better at running their companies than their counterparts in more fashionable areas?
Here is the full breakdown of the number of companies analysed per region:
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