27 July 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Co Monaghan has ranked number one in a new Business Health Index study complied by global information services company Experian.
In what’s been seen as a morale boost for the business sector in the county, Experian awarded Monaghan an index score of 118 in an analysis of data to determine credit risk and future viability.
Reacting to the findings, Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan Heather Humphreys said the findings by Experian for the first six months of this year were “very encouraging from a Monaghan perspective”.
“Under the report’s findings, an index score higher than 100 indicates that a county has a lower percentage of companies at risk. Monaghan was calculated as having a score of 118 which was the best result for any county in the country,” Deputy Humphreys stated.
“The findings of the reports were based on a number of factors such as the number of start-ups, the number of businesses that have stopped trading and the number of companies struck off.
“It is certainly a great boost for Co Monaghan to be ranked …

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