What do farmers and executives have in common? Crippling debt

Sarah Coles
Farmer in the snow
Farmer in the snow

Farmers and executives are rarely united, but at the moment, it seems they are all in it together. New research has revealed that despite a slight drop in the number of people going bankrupt in 2012, there are some groups that bucked the trend and are going bust even faster than a year earlier.

So why are executives and farmers feeling the strain?