More businesses bankrupt

18th October 2007, Comments 0 comments

18 October 2007 , BRUSSELS – Last month nearly 800 businesses went bankrupt in Belgium. That is 12 percent more than in September last year. In the last 3 months more than 1,500 businesses went under. These were primarily one-man businesses in Brussels and Flanders. Recent figures show that 1 out of 10 self-employed persons live in poverty. Particularly the retired self-employed are having a hard time.

18 October 2007

BRUSSELS – Last month nearly 800 businesses went bankrupt in Belgium. That is 12 percent more than in September last year. In the last 3 months more than 1,500 businesses went under. These were primarily one-man businesses in Brussels and Flanders. Recent figures show that 1 out of 10 self-employed persons live in poverty. Particularly the retired self-employed are having a hard time.

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