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A new sustainability audit and advice service for owners of commercial property has been launched by chartered accountant HW Fisher & Company.

Chartered accountancy firm HW Fisher & Company has expanded with the launch of a turnaround service.

There were 4,115 company insolvencies in England and Wales in the second quarter of this year.

Company insolvencies rose during the second quarter compared with the opening three months of 2011, with compulsory liquidations jumping 19.8 per cent.

Insolvencies showed a sharper than expected decline during the last three months of 2010, but a "vast number" of companies remain under severe pressure, an expert has warned.

The number of unemployed people in Britain rose by 30,000 in the three months to September to reach 2.46 million – representing the smallest quarterly increase since March-May 2008.

More than 4,700 companies in England and Wales went into liquidation in the third quarter of this year government figures showed today.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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