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Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q1 2011 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • February 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.
  • February 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.

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 (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    A total of 381 companies were registered in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 92.4% versus the same period last year (Q1 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)LincolnUK
    2011381116,391
    2010198105,137
    % change92.4%10.7%
    Record Year 2007 (588) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    February 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.

    January 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2011114111156
    New companies in 2010436491
    % change165.1%73.4%71.4%
    Record Year2011 (114)2011 (111)2007 (467)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    A total of 143 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 27.4% versus the same period last year (Q1 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.0% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)LincolnUK
    201114390,986
    201019782,677
    % change-27.4%10.0%
    Record Year 2010 (197) 2009 (108,060)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2011514151
    Closed companies in 20101113848
    % change-54.1%7.9%6%
    Record Year2010 (111)2008 (43)2009 (95)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011) was 238 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)LincolnUK
    201123825,405
    2010122,460
    Record Year 2007 (496) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    February 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 20116370105
    Net growth in 2010-682643
    Record Year2003 (79)2011 (70)2007 (440)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    In the first quarter of 2011, Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)Lincoln
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    20070.4%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2007 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20110.3%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.2%0.2%
    % change128.8%52.5%63.5%
    Record Year1963 (0.6%)1976 (0.6%)2007 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2011 was 44.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 1861 when 40.0% of all directors were female.

    20.4% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2010-Mar 2011)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT8.06%CONSULTING5.04%
    DRIVING3.32%MANAGEMENT4.97%
    HAULAGE2.67%CONSULTANCY3.16%
    LINCOLN1.84%PROPERTY2.38%
    S1.72%TRADING2.10%
    M1.72%DESIGN1.93%
    J1.54%ASSOCIATES1.92%
    (LINCOLN)1.48%BUSINESS1.87%
    LOGISTICS1.36%CONSTRUCTION1.80%
    R1.30%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    MANAGEMENT1.24%MEDIA1.69%
    D1.24%ENGINEERING1.61%
    DRIVER1.24%LONDON1.60%
    C1.19%CARE1.45%
    G0.77%J1.45%
    DR0.77%GLOBAL1.44%
    CRANES0.77%INVESTMENTS1.43%
    P0.77%IT1.41%
    ENGINEERING0.59%PROPERTIES1.36%
    B0.59%BUILDING1.34%
    CONSULTING0.59%M1.30%
    W0.53%ELECTRICAL1.28%
    MEDICAL0.53%S1.24%
    DAVID0.53%INTERNATIONAL1.23%
    JOHN0.53%SYSTEMS1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied309202,798
    7487 - Other business activities5960,968
    86210 - General medical practice activities481,874
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified4030,253
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3016,150
    99999 - Dormant Company2818,336
    8512 - Medical practice activities271,699
    9999 - Dormant Company2319,765
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities211,120
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2112,916
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified187,788
    6024 - Freight transport by road162,299
    74990 - Non-trading company168,695
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1510,085
    7499 - Non-trading company1511,316
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering156,183
    9305 - Other service activities148,740
    42990 - Construction of other civil engineering projects not elsewhere classified121,486
    70100 - Activities of head offices122,849
    41100 - Development of building projects123,921

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07576912 DR JULIA SCARISBRICK LTD 24 Mar 2011
    07576737 JOHN STRANG LTD 24 Mar 2011
    07575022 BLACK PEPPER MINT FOOD COMPANY LTD 23 Mar 2011
    07573908 TYLERTRADING LIMITED 22 Mar 2011
    07564522 DR STEVEN ALLEN LTD 15 Mar 2011
    07564467 B SELLICK MEDICAL LTD 15 Mar 2011
    07561851 FI-DA-LIS LTD 14 Mar 2011
    07559311 WILLETT ESTATES LTD 10 Mar 2011
    07553326 WITHINGTON MEDICAL LTD 07 Mar 2011
    07586276 KDL LINCOLN LIMITED 31 Mar 2011
    07586323 ASTAR (ADVISORY & BUSINESS SERVICES) LIMITED 31 Mar 2011
    07586268 CRILEX LTD 31 Mar 2011
    07555732 EVENSTONE SERVICES LTD 08 Mar 2011
    07551863 PRODUCTION SOUND AND LIGHTING LTD 04 Mar 2011
    07551820 THE COSTUME WAREHOUSE LTD 04 Mar 2011
    07557131 EUROPEAN TRANSPORT CENTRE LIMITED 09 Mar 2011
    07553569 THE SENIORS WORK FORCE COMPANY LIMITED 07 Mar 2011
    07586320 PEPPER CONSULTANCY LIMITED 31 Mar 2011
    07585949 MARSHALL DRIVER SERVICES LTD 31 Mar 2011
    07583125 D.B.DRIVER SERVICES LTD 29 Mar 2011
    07576460 MCCAFFER LABOUR SERVICES LTD 24 Mar 2011
    07572368 C J FLETCHER LOGISTICS LTD 21 Mar 2011
    07572346 SLAVEK LTD 21 Mar 2011
    07571361 SIMON PATON SERVICES LTD 21 Mar 2011
    07571325 DEMBIZKY HAULAGE LTD 21 Mar 2011