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Lincoln, Lincolnshire

2011 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q2 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.
  • June 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.
  • Q2 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.
  • June 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.
  • The first half of 2011 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

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. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 a total of 758 companies were formed in Lincoln. This figure is 78.4% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 12.3%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2007 when a total of 775 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2011758228,735
    2010425203,749
    % change78.4%12.3%
    Record Year2007 (775)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    Q2 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 377 companies were registered in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 66.1% versus the same period last year (Q2 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.9% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)LincolnUK
    2011377112,344
    201022798,612
    % change66.1%13.9%
    Record Year 2011 (377) 2011 (112,344)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2011125143109
    New companies in 2010666299
    % change89.4%130.6%10.1%
    Record Year2011 (125)2011 (143)2011 (109)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 a total of 253 companies were dissolved in Lincoln. This figure is 28.5% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of -8.6%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2009 when a total of 474 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2011253162,310
    2010354177,631
    % change-28.5%-8.6%
    Record Year2009 (474)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    A total of 110 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 29.9% versus the same period last year (Q2 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 24.9% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)LincolnUK
    201111071,324
    201015794,954
    % change-29.9%-24.9%
    Record Year 2009 (314) 2009 (181,176)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2011285428
    Closed companies in 2010275575
    % change3.7%-1.8%-63%
    Record Year2009 (66)2009 (135)2009 (113)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 the company register for Lincoln increased by 505 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    201150566,425
    20107126,118
    Record Year2007 (614)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    Q2 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011) was 267 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)LincolnUK
    201126741,020
    2010703,658
    Record Year 2011 (267) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

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

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

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

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2011978981
    Net growth in 201039724
    Record Year2011 (97)2011 (89)2011 (81)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    The first half of 2011 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

    In the first half of 2011 Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is more than the 2010 figure of 0.2%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Lincoln
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    20070.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2011 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)Lincoln
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1960 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20110.4%0.4%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.2%0.3%
    % change83.3%81.6%-2.5%
    Record Year1968 (0.5%)1966 (0.7%)1962 (0.8%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2011 was 44.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.2%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2011 was 45.5.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.2% compared to the UK figure of 3.4%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

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

    23.7% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first half of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 1866 when 66.7% of all directors were female.

    27.2% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the second quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT8.33%CONSULTING5.09%
    DRIVING4.46%MANAGEMENT4.86%
    HAULAGE2.20%CONSULTANCY3.17%
    J1.72%PROPERTY2.43%
    (LINCOLN)1.67%TRADING2.05%
    S1.61%DESIGN1.94%
    D1.61%ASSOCIATES1.92%
    LINCOLN1.56%BUSINESS1.87%
    M1.50%CONSTRUCTION1.77%
    DRIVER1.40%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    MANAGEMENT1.34%MEDIA1.73%
    R1.34%ENGINEERING1.67%
    LOGISTICS1.29%LONDON1.60%
    C1.24%GLOBAL1.46%
    P0.91%J1.44%
    DR0.81%CARE1.44%
    CONSULTANCY0.75%INVESTMENTS1.42%
    G0.70%IT1.39%
    CRANES0.70%BUILDING1.32%
    W0.70%PROPERTIES1.31%
    T0.64%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    DAVID0.59%M1.27%
    B0.59%S1.23%
    CARE0.54%ENTERPRISES1.20%
    ENGINEERING0.48%SYSTEMS1.20%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied336202,072
    7487 - Other business activities6260,758
    86210 - General medical practice activities572,048
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified4430,647
    6024 - Freight transport by road292,316
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2916,419
    8512 - Medical practice activities291,866
    99999 - Dormant Company2818,918
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2413,053
    9999 - Dormant Company2320,111
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities231,246
    49410 - Freight transport by road192,142
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified177,835
    9305 - Other service activities169,063
    7499 - Non-trading company1510,955
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering145,928
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1410,322
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1310,545
    74990 - Non-trading company128,481
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets112,324

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07663735 AMCO TRADING LIMITED 09 Jun 2011
    07670376 MR A D TOMS LTD 15 Jun 2011
    07676286 O'HALLORAN & CO LTD 21 Jun 2011
    07685873 HOME SERVICING UK LTD 28 Jun 2011
    07654926 PLUTUS ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS (GROUP) LTD 01 Jun 2011
    07667128 ZZEUS LIMITED 13 Jun 2011
    07678531 FIXFIRM FITTINGS LIMITED 22 Jun 2011
    07682042 FRIENDS OF WELTON AND DUNHOLME METHODIST CHURCH 24 Jun 2011
    07688551 CHESTERFIELDS IN LINCOLN LIMITED 30 Jun 2011
    07666522 R.G.W.SERVICES(LINCS) LTD 13 Jun 2011
    07672267 COCOA CUPCAKE LIMITED 16 Jun 2011
    07661129 MOJO HEALTH & FITNESS LTD. 07 Jun 2011
    07666788 THE OAK AT MARTIN LTD 13 Jun 2011
    07667501 BRANSTON MOOR GARDEN NURSERY LIMITED 13 Jun 2011
    07681997 ZIP ENERGIES LIMITED 24 Jun 2011
    07688511 A W NATTRASS LTD 30 Jun 2011
    07656844 WHITEHOUSE TRAINING LIMITED 03 Jun 2011
    07674922 NRG LEGAL LTD 20 Jun 2011
    07687261 SHORTER CONSULTING SERVICES LIMITED 29 Jun 2011
    07654750 JAY KEATING LGV SERVICES LTD 01 Jun 2011
    07656658 A READMAN DRIVING SERVICES LIMITED 03 Jun 2011
    07656739 LA HAULAGE LIMITED 03 Jun 2011
    07660815 RNB EDUCATION CONSULTANCY LIMITED 07 Jun 2011
    07676725 CAST AND CREW DRIVER SERVICES LIMITED 21 Jun 2011
    07677629 PEARC DRIVE LIMITED 21 Jun 2011