Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q3 2012 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2012 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.
  • Q3 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.
  • Q3 2012 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

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 2012)

    Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 563 companies were registered in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 58.6% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)LincolnUK
    2012563118,868
    2011355114,512
    % change58.6%3.8%
    Record Year 2012 (563) 2012 (118,868)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2012182208173
    New companies in 2011137109109
    % change32.8%90.8%58.7%
    Record Year2012 (182)2012 (208)2012 (173)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    A total of 216 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 80.0% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)LincolnUK
    201221674,772
    201112072,230
    % change80.0%3.5%
    Record Year 2009 (335) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    July 2012 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2012768951
    Closed companies in 2011384636
    % change100.0%93.5%42%
    Record Year2012 (76)2009 (114)2009 (182)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    Q3 2012 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 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012) was 347 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)LincolnUK
    201234744,096
    201123542,282
    Record Year 2012 (347) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

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

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

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

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2012106119122
    Net growth in 2011996373
    Record Year2012 (106)2012 (119)2012 (122)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    In the third quarter of 2012, Lincoln formed 0.5% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)Lincoln
    20120.5%
    20110.3%
    20100.3%
    20090.2%
    20080.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2012 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter

    Q3 2012 saw a new record in UK company share in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q3.

  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20120.4%0.5%0.4%
    UK formation share in 20110.4%0.3%0.3%
    % change19.2%92.3%57.0%
    Record Year1968 (0.9%)1976 (0.7%)1970 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2012 was 43.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.6% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.2%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

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

    26.9% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the third 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 (Sep 2011-Sep 2012)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT8.71%CONSULTING5.05%
    LOGISTICS4.18%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    DRIVING2.79%CONSULTANCY3.28%
    LINCOLN1.74%PROPERTY2.35%
    HAULAGE1.66%TRADING2.08%
    J1.57%DESIGN1.87%
    (LINCOLN)1.44%ASSOCIATES1.84%
    ENGINEERING1.31%ENGINEERING1.83%
    D1.18%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    S1.18%BUSINESS1.72%
    M1.09%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    MANAGEMENT1.05%MEDIA1.67%
    DRIVER1.00%LONDON1.67%
    C0.87%J1.55%
    PAUL0.83%GLOBAL1.53%
    CONSTRUCTION0.78%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    CONSULTING0.78%IT1.43%
    G0.74%PROPERTIES1.34%
    R0.70%CARE1.32%
    DR0.65%M1.27%
    K0.65%BUILDING1.22%
    L0.61%ENTERPRISES1.20%
    P0.61%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    CONSULTANCY0.57%S1.17%
    T0.57%SECURITY1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied1,010331,455
    49410 - Freight transport by road1862,795
    86210 - General medical practice activities802,544
    6024 - Freight transport by road561,523
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified5333,677
    99999 - Dormant Company4625,035
    7487 - Other business activities4435,545
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4019,425
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities391,955
    8512 - Medical practice activities331,509
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified249,891
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified173,943
    69102 - Solicitors161,375
    7414 - Business & management consultancy168,437
    43210 - Electrical installation153,387
    9999 - Dormant Company1412,598
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1314,774
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1313,716
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets133,089
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment132,891

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08163594 TRUE WINDOW CENTRE LIMITED 01 Aug 2012
    08188478 S TODD LOGISTICS LTD 22 Aug 2012
    08188917 VILLAMOURA (LINCOLN) LTD 23 Aug 2012
    08189531 WILLIAM ASTON LTD 23 Aug 2012
    08190238 CASTLEGATE HOMES MIDLANDS LIMITED 24 Aug 2012
    08191443 HB SOCIAL CARE LIMITED 24 Aug 2012
    08169622 ELLISON BOULTERS CHURCH OF ENGLAND ACADEMY LTD 06 Aug 2012
    08183254 NETTLEHAM BUILDING & TILING LTD 17 Aug 2012
    08188669 CREATIVE IMPS LIMITED 23 Aug 2012
    08169760 THATONEPLEASE LTD 06 Aug 2012
    08185882 DEVHQ SYSTEMS LIMITED 21 Aug 2012
    08196032 DIVERSITY ADULT SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED 30 Aug 2012
    08163792 TVT (2012) LIMITED 01 Aug 2012
    08168352 TWINKLE AND COMPANY LIMITED 06 Aug 2012
    08180580 LAUGHTON LIVERY CENTRE LTD 15 Aug 2012
    08188120 HORACE & HEMINGWAY LIMITED 22 Aug 2012
    08195075 MCM FORECOURTS LTD 29 Aug 2012
    08165425 TONY PUGH TRANSPORT LTD 02 Aug 2012
    08165575 DCN LOGISTICS LTD 02 Aug 2012
    08165672 WASP DRINKS LIMITED 02 Aug 2012
    08167844 MELBOURNE REMOTE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 03 Aug 2012
    08169005 RODE HAULAGE SERVICES (UK) LTD 06 Aug 2012
    08172740 VERTICAL LIFT INC LTD 08 Aug 2012
    08174901 CP HAULAGE LTD 10 Aug 2012
    08175103 C N O (UK) LTD 10 Aug 2012