Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q3 2010 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.

Contents

  1. New Company Registrations
  2. Closed Companies (dissolved)
  3. Net Company Growth
  4. UK Company Share
  5. Director Age
  6. Director Gender
  7. Naming Trends
  8. SIC Data
  9. Recent Companies

New Company Registrations

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    Q3 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 259 companies were registered in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is an increase of 39.2% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 7.2% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)LincolnUK
    2010259101,492
    200918694,671
    % change39.2%7.2%
    Record Year 2010 (259) 2003 (107,203)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    September 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.

    August 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.

    July 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2010828889
    New companies in 2009794859
    % change3.8%83.3%50.8%
    Record Year2010 (82)2010 (88)2010 (89)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    A total of 158 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 52.8% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 45.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)LincolnUK
    201015887,705
    2009335159,401
    % change-52.8%-45.0%
    Record Year 2009 (335) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    July 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2010447044
    Closed companies in 200939114182
    % change12.8%-38.6%-76%
    Record Year2010 (44)2009 (114)2009 (182)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010) was 101 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)LincolnUK
    201010113,787
    2009-149-64,730
    Record Year 2003 (141) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2010381845
    Net growth in 200940-66-123
    Record Year2008 (51)2002 (41)2002 (56)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    In the third quarter of 2010, Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)Lincoln
    20100.3%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    20060.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1968 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20090.3%0.2%0.2%
    % change-3.5%66.4%44.6%
    Record Year1968 (0.9%)1976 (0.7%)1970 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2010 was 44.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.2% compared to the UK figure of 2.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.7% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 1862 when 50.0% of all directors were female.

    22.6% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the third quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Sep 2009-Sep 2010)

    Excluding: LIMITED, LTD, &, UK, SERVICES, THE, (UK), AND, LTD., A, LLP, SOLUTIONS, COMPANY, OF.

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT3.25%MANAGEMENT5.06%
    (LINCOLN)1.70%CONSULTING4.99%
    M1.55%CONSULTANCY3.12%
    LINCOLN1.55%PROPERTY2.38%
    J1.33%TRADING2.04%
    DRIVING1.11%ASSOCIATES2.01%
    MANAGEMENT1.11%DESIGN1.93%
    R1.04%CONSTRUCTION1.86%
    D1.04%BUSINESS1.80%
    LOGISTICS0.96%MEDIA1.75%
    CONSTRUCTION0.81%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    HAULAGE0.81%LONDON1.59%
    CONSULTANCY0.74%ENGINEERING1.59%
    S0.74%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    DRIVER0.67%CARE1.44%
    DR0.67%J1.44%
    MEDICAL0.67%INTERNATIONAL1.43%
    CONSULTING0.59%GLOBAL1.42%
    H0.59%IT1.35%
    WILCHAP0.59%PROPERTIES1.35%
    ENGINEERING0.52%BUILDING1.32%
    LONDON0.52%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    LINCS0.52%M1.28%
    T0.52%SYSTEMS1.26%
    ENTERPRISES0.52%S1.24%

SIC Data

  1. Previous 36 months, excluding companies less than 12 months old

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied311202,902
    7487 - Other business activities7469,802
    8512 - Medical practice activities271,818
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2725,053
    9999 - Dormant Company2621,484
    86210 - General medical practice activities251,189
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2213,161
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2214,940
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering227,634
    99999 - Dormant Company1814,072
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified177,767
    6024 - Freight transport by road162,771
    9305 - Other service activities159,454
    74990 - Non-trading company147,649
    7499 - Non-trading company1413,408
    70100 - Activities of head offices142,768
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities138,292
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities13613
    42990 - Construction of other civil engineering projects not elsewhere classified121,360
    41100 - Development of building projects123,688

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07358156 J & M (GUEST HOUSE) LIMITED 26 Aug 2010
    07352495 FRAXSON FINANCIAL LIMITED 20 Aug 2010
    07351767 A BUILDING COMPANY LIMITED 20 Aug 2010
    07343674 B&S CONTRACTING LIMITED 12 Aug 2010
    07343246 RETFORD DENTAL CARE LIMITED 11 Aug 2010
    07339716 E L M PTY LTD 09 Aug 2010
    07338984 BLOW & SCRIMSHAW (UK) LIMITED 06 Aug 2010
    07338844 BLOW & SCRIMSHAW MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED 06 Aug 2010
    07357699 LINCOLN KICKBOXING ACADEMY LTD 26 Aug 2010
    07332730 UNDER-THE-GAVEL LIMITED 02 Aug 2010
    07356781 LIZ BURKITT LIMITED 25 Aug 2010
    07355958 THE GOOD LIFE TRADING COMPANY LIMITED 24 Aug 2010
    07341860 AMELIO ENTERPRISES LIMITED 10 Aug 2010
    07340803 BEDS LINCOLN LTD 10 Aug 2010
    07355455 F1 SECURITY SHIELD LIMITED 24 Aug 2010
    07354718 COULAM DRIVING SERVICES LTD 24 Aug 2010
    07350581 U DRIVE MSM LIMITED 19 Aug 2010
    07346305 BLACKWELL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LTD 16 Aug 2010
    07340751 R F SCOTT LTD 10 Aug 2010
    07340424 A SEAWARD DRIVER SERVICES LTD 09 Aug 2010
    07340369 RCB ROAD SERVICES LTD 09 Aug 2010
    07337023 HYDRO-GROW UK LTD 05 Aug 2010
    07334802 CHANDLER DRIVING SERVICES LTD 03 Aug 2010
    07333697 M BARON ELECTRICAL LTD 03 Aug 2010
    07333653 M WINTER ROAD SERVICES LTD 03 Aug 2010