ITV Business Club on 2012

This year we've been following twelve firms in the region, to find out what's really going on in the economy. They look back on a turbulent twelve months.

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Businesses adapt in tough recession climate

No one ever said that running your own business was easy. A double dip recession in 2012 has demonstrated why.

All companies have had to adapt.

But two entrepreneurs in our Business Club have been forced to throw out their plans and start all over again.

Our Business Correspondent Ben Chapman, who's been following them all year, explains why.

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