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12May94 UK: COMPANY FAILURES DOWN 17 PC.

Construction company failures fell by 17 per cent last year, according to official figures published by the British Chambers of Commerce.The raging recession in 1992 swept away 3,830 construction firms, but last year the number fell to 3,189.This is still almost double the failure rate in 1989.But the latest survey by accountant Touche Ross suggests that so far this year the threat of closure of construction firms has further receded.Its running survey of receivership and administration ...

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