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Accountants BDO says UK at serious risk of a double dip recession

The UK's businesses are gloomier about their short-term expectations than at any time since the middle of 2009 according to accountancy firm BDO.

The company also thinks that the UK faces a real risk of heading back into recession.

Peter Hemington, a partner at BDO, told Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money what impact flat growth and a struggling manufacturing industry was having on the economy.

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