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Retail accounts for 10% of UK administrations in 2022, study finds

Greater London led the way with 22% of the filings, followed by the South East (17%) and North West (15%)

The retail sector accounted for 10% of administrations in the first six months of the year – the third highest industry in the UK – according to analysis by full-service law firm Shakespeare Martineau.

It found more than 620 businesses, 62 of which came from the retail industry, filed for administration between 1 January and 30 June 2022, marking a 60% increase compared to 2021.

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