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The North West suffered a 9.1 per cent annual increase in company failures during the third quarter, according to a new report.

Business failures across the UK rose by 20.3 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2011.

The number of companies going bust in the North West fell by 3.3 per cent between the first and second quarters of the year, according to a new report.

Company failures have increased quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year for the first time in more than 12 months.

The South East was hit by a wave of business failures during the second quarter of the year.

Business failures dropped by 5.9 per cent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2011, although one analyst has warned the private sector is "not out of the woods yet".

Credit checker Equifax has released its analysis of Business Failures for the first months of 2011. This which seems to suggest a continuing downward trend in the number of enterprises going under.

Business information company, Equifax, has released its analysis of Business Failures for the first months of 2011 which seem to suggest a continuing downward trend in enterprises going under.

Business failures fell by 12.1 per cent in 2010 compared to 2009, according to credit reference agency and business information provider Equifax. The firm has released its final “Business Failures” report for 2010, which it says paints a relatively positive picture for UK businesses.

Business information provider Equifax has reported a nearly 3% drop in the number of businesses going bust in April 2010 compared to March.

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