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The biggest fall in closures was in the accommodation and food and health and social care industries

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The biggest fall in closures was in the accommodation and food and health and social care industries

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The Office for National Statistics reported that the number of business closures in the first quarter of 2021 was lower than it was a year earlier.
The number of businesses removed from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IBDR) was 7% lower year-on-year.
The largest…

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