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Lincoln, Lincolnshire

2012 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • The first half of 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2012 was a record first half year for company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any half year in history.
  • Q2 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.
  • June 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.
  • May 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.
  • Q2 2012 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

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 2012)

    The first half of 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2012 was a record first half year for company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any half year in history.

    In the first half of 2012 a total of 821 companies were formed in Lincoln. This figure is 8.3% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 10.7%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2012 when a total of 821 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2012821253,150
    2011758228,735
    % change8.3%10.7%
    Record Year2012 (821)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    Q2 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 469 companies were registered in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 24.4% versus the same period last year (Q2 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.3% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)LincolnUK
    2012469121,659
    2011377112,344
    % change24.4%8.3%
    Record Year 2012 (469) 2012 (121,659)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    June 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.

    May 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.

    April 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2012134210125
    New companies in 2011125143109
    % change7.2%46.9%14.7%
    Record Year2012 (134)2012 (210)2012 (125)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 a total of 345 companies were dissolved in Lincoln. This figure is 36.4% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -8.9%.

    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
    2012345147,793
    2011253162,310
    % change36.4%-8.9%
    Record Year2009 (474)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    A total of 221 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 100.9% versus the same period last year (Q2 2011). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 12.5% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)LincolnUK
    201222180,218
    201111071,324
    % change100.9%12.5%
    Record Year 2009 (314) 2009 (181,177)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2012578084
    Closed companies in 2011285428
    % change103.6%48.1%200%
    Record Year2009 (66)2009 (135)2009 (113)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 the company register for Lincoln increased by 476 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2012476105,357
    201150566,425
    Record Year2007 (614)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012) was 248 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)LincolnUK
    201224841,441
    201126741,020
    Record Year 2011 (267) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    May 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 20127713041
    Net growth in 2011978981
    Record Year2011 (97)2012 (130)2011 (81)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2011 figure of 0.3%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Lincoln
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2011 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    In the second quarter of 2012, Lincoln formed 0.4% of all UK companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)Lincoln
    20120.4%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2012 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter

    Q2 2012 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.5%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20110.4%0.4%0.3%
    % change-9.7%28.7%22.4%
    Record Year1968 (0.5%)1966 (0.7%)1962 (0.8%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2012 was 44.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.2% compared to the UK figure of 4.9%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.4%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2012 was 43.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.7% compared to the UK figure of 5.2%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

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

    20.1% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first half of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 23.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 1866 when 57.1% of all directors were female.

    20.3% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the second quarter of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Jun 2011-Jun 2012)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT7.11%CONSULTING5.07%
    LOGISTICS2.96%MANAGEMENT4.74%
    DRIVING2.43%CONSULTANCY3.28%
    LINCOLN2.24%PROPERTY2.35%
    HAULAGE1.48%TRADING2.10%
    ENGINEERING1.34%DESIGN1.89%
    J1.34%ENGINEERING1.87%
    DRIVER1.24%ASSOCIATES1.82%
    (LINCOLN)1.19%CONSULTANTS1.78%
    MANAGEMENT1.10%CONSTRUCTION1.71%
    S1.05%BUSINESS1.70%
    C1.00%MEDIA1.69%
    M1.00%LONDON1.68%
    D1.00%J1.57%
    DR0.95%GLOBAL1.51%
    G0.86%INVESTMENTS1.48%
    P0.81%IT1.42%
    K0.81%CARE1.31%
    SCHOOL0.76%PROPERTIES1.31%
    MILK0.76%M1.26%
    CONSULTING0.76%ELECTRICAL1.23%
    CONSTRUCTION0.72%BUILDING1.23%
    PROPERTY0.67%SECURITY1.19%
    HIRE0.62%S1.18%
    CONSULTANCY0.62%ENTERPRISES1.17%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied701244,457
    49410 - Freight transport by road1852,912
    86210 - General medical practice activities882,657
    7487 - Other business activities5847,029
    6024 - Freight transport by road571,933
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified5535,447
    99999 - Dormant Company4826,088
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4420,390
    8512 - Medical practice activities421,960
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities422,003
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2610,271
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2110,978
    9999 - Dormant Company1816,469
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified184,091
    43210 - Electrical installation173,557
    69102 - Solicitors161,431
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment142,993
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1415,280
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets143,233
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering134,644

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08100842 COLLAROY CONSULTING LTD 12 Jun 2012
    08120833 PIM SYSTEMS LTD 27 Jun 2012
    08123754 WINDSWELL LIMITED 29 Jun 2012
    08094900 SWIFT MEDALS LIMITED 06 Jun 2012
    08103819 OKIE COCO LIMITED 13 Jun 2012
    08096956 OILFIELD PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 07 Jun 2012
    08099081 ROBERT FRAY TRAINING SOLUTIONS LIMITED 11 Jun 2012
    08112697 PREMIER CLEAN LINCOLNSHIRE LIMITED 20 Jun 2012
    08108082 NEW DAYS LETTINGS LIMITED 18 Jun 2012
    08110983 TERRAVESTA ENERGY LIMITED 19 Jun 2012
    08123959 BAY MARKETING SOLUTIONS LTD 29 Jun 2012
    08094655 CREATIVE RETAIL LIGHTING LIMITED 06 Jun 2012
    08096633 BRENT STRINGER SERVICES LTD 07 Jun 2012
    08098070 HYKEHAM CONSULTING LIMITED 08 Jun 2012
    08100798 CLIFTON TRANSPORT LTD 12 Jun 2012
    08102680 SELFSTORE24-7 LIMITED 12 Jun 2012
    08103179 ANNE LARGE LOGISTICS LTD 13 Jun 2012
    08105641 CARNIEL OPERATIONS SUPPORT SERVICES LTD 14 Jun 2012
    08106570 K T TRANSPORT PUDSEY LTD 15 Jun 2012
    08107302 M & R HIRE SERVICES LTD 15 Jun 2012
    08107577 DEX TRANSPORT LTD 15 Jun 2012
    08109202 THE WHITE DOG BREWERY LIMITED 18 Jun 2012
    08109859 R PERKINTON LTD 18 Jun 2012
    08109870 B. COCKING TRANSPORT LTD 18 Jun 2012
    08111525 GREENRAY ENERGY SOLUTIONS LIMITED 19 Jun 2012