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Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q3 2011 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.
  • Q3 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2011 saw a new record in net growth 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 2011)

    Q3 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 355 companies were registered in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 37.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 12.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)LincolnUK
    2011355114,512
    2010259101,492
    % change37.1%12.8%
    Record Year 2011 (355) 2011 (114,512)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2011137109109
    New companies in 2010828889
    % change67.1%23.9%22.5%
    Record Year2011 (137)2011 (109)2011 (109)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    A total of 120 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 24.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 17.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)LincolnUK
    201112072,230
    201015887,705
    % change-24.1%-17.6%
    Record Year 2009 (335) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2011384636
    Closed companies in 2010447044
    % change-13.6%-34.3%-18%
    Record Year2010 (44)2009 (114)2009 (182)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    Q3 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011) was 235 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)LincolnUK
    201123542,282
    201010113,787
    Record Year 2011 (235) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

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

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

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

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2011996373
    Net growth in 2010381845
    Record Year2011 (99)2011 (63)2011 (73)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)Lincoln
    20110.3%
    20100.3%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1968 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20110.4%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.3%0.3%
    % change52.9%4.2%10.6%
    Record Year1968 (0.9%)1976 (0.7%)1970 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2011 was 45.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.8% compared to the UK figure of 4.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.5% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

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

    27.1% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the third quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.0% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT8.05%CONSULTING5.11%
    DRIVING4.00%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    HAULAGE1.87%CONSULTANCY3.19%
    LINCOLN1.87%PROPERTY2.41%
    (LINCOLN)1.67%TRADING2.06%
    S1.47%DESIGN1.94%
    D1.47%ASSOCIATES1.85%
    DRIVER1.47%BUSINESS1.82%
    J1.42%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    C1.32%ENGINEERING1.74%
    M1.11%MEDIA1.72%
    MANAGEMENT1.06%CONSTRUCTION1.72%
    R1.06%LONDON1.63%
    LOGISTICS1.01%J1.47%
    SCHOOL0.96%GLOBAL1.46%
    P0.91%INVESTMENTS1.43%
    ENGINEERING0.81%CARE1.42%
    G0.81%IT1.38%
    DR0.81%BUILDING1.30%
    CONSULTANCY0.76%PROPERTIES1.28%
    MILK0.76%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    B0.71%M1.25%
    W0.66%ENERGY1.22%
    CRANES0.66%TRAINING1.21%
    JOHN0.66%S1.21%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied370204,493
    7487 - Other business activities7465,177
    6024 - Freight transport by road622,601
    86210 - General medical practice activities571,986
    8512 - Medical practice activities532,427
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified4329,245
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2914,755
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2815,760
    99999 - Dormant Company2818,281
    9999 - Dormant Company2422,587
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities231,228
    49410 - Freight transport by road192,049
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified177,551
    9305 - Other service activities1610,525
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering156,321
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1310,137
    7499 - Non-trading company1211,543
    74990 - Non-trading company118,064
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets112,269
    43210 - Electrical installation102,938

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07724994 VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVER LTD 01 Aug 2011
    07725200 NLF BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 02 Aug 2011
    07727953 MULTIWORKS MARKETING LTD 03 Aug 2011
    07738510 PHILIP BLOOM LTD 12 Aug 2011
    07742036 FORREST FEEDS LIMITED 16 Aug 2011
    07748541 TCAT LIMITED 22 Aug 2011
    07752038 RICHARD J WARD LTD 24 Aug 2011
    07752128 RALPH GODLEY LTD 24 Aug 2011
    07757637 D & Y DIRECT HIRE LTD. 31 Aug 2011
    07727673 JEWS' COURT AND BARDNEY ABBEY TRUST 03 Aug 2011
    07735483 FUNKY RAW LIMITED 10 Aug 2011
    07729032 ANTHONY JOHN EVANS LTD 04 Aug 2011
    07732523 ADVANCED ALARMS (UK) LTD 08 Aug 2011
    07745277 TRANSLATION LINCS LTD 18 Aug 2011
    07758291 L.S. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE & LANDSCAPES LTD 31 Aug 2011
    07740037 ACORN BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT SERVICE LTD 15 Aug 2011
    07724931 WYBOSTON SERVICE STATION LIMITED 01 Aug 2011
    07734124 FINSPORT LTD 09 Aug 2011
    07738489 PHOTO GIFT SOLUTIONS LTD 12 Aug 2011
    07751944 HISTORIC LINCOLN TRUST LIMITED 24 Aug 2011
    07723755 IVAN DARKER LIMITED 01 Aug 2011
    07729332 AMETHYST HEALTH SCREENING LIMITED 04 Aug 2011
    07734505 GROW MY PROFIT LIMITED 09 Aug 2011
    07735236 WHITTAKER TRANSPORT LIMITED 10 Aug 2011
    07736399 P YOUNG ELECTRICAL SERVICES LIMITED 10 Aug 2011