Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q1 2013 Business Confidence Report

NOTICE: We have improved our calculations of the statistics in these reports, so some figures and records may not match previous reports.

Headlines

  • February 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.
  • February 2013 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 2013)

    A total of 429 companies were registered in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 21.9% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 2.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)LincolnUK
    2013429134,802
    2012352131,491
    % change21.9%2.5%
    Record Year 2007 (588) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    February 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.

    January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2013134136159
    New companies in 201292110150
    % change45.7%23.6%6.0%
    Record Year2013 (134)2013 (136)2007 (467)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    A total of 137 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 10.5% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)LincolnUK
    201313777,914
    201212467,576
    % change10.5%15.3%
    Record Year 2010 (197) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2013702938
    Closed companies in 2012504826
    % change40.0%-39.6%46%
    Record Year2010 (111)2012 (48)2009 (95)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) was 292 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)LincolnUK
    201329256,888
    201222863,915
    Record Year 2007 (496) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    February 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous February.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 201364107121
    Net growth in 20124262124
    Record Year2003 (79)2013 (107)2007 (440)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    In the first quarter of 2013, Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)Lincoln
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2007 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20120.2%0.2%0.3%
    % change30.6%22.7%9.6%
    Record Year2011 (0.3%)1993 (0.3%)2007 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2013 was 48.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 7.5% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 0.6% compared to the UK figure of 1.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 2004 when 37.5% of all directors were female.

    34.0% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 28.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2012-Mar 2013)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT10.05%CONSULTING5.18%
    DRIVING3.82%MANAGEMENT4.78%
    LOGISTICS3.74%CONSULTANCY3.30%
    HAULAGE2.29%PROPERTY2.44%
    J1.72%TRADING2.06%
    EXPERT1.38%DESIGN1.79%
    D1.18%ENGINEERING1.78%
    S1.18%BUSINESS1.77%
    ENGINEERING1.11%ASSOCIATES1.75%
    LINCOLN1.07%LONDON1.72%
    M1.07%CONSULTANTS1.71%
    PROFESSIONAL1.03%CONSTRUCTION1.69%
    MANAGEMENT0.99%MEDIA1.63%
    (LINCOLN)0.95%GLOBAL1.57%
    C0.92%J1.56%
    R0.92%CARE1.46%
    JOHN0.76%IT1.43%
    DRIVER0.73%INVESTMENTS1.41%
    T0.65%PROPERTIES1.36%
    CONSULTING0.65%M1.25%
    K0.61%BUILDING1.21%
    CONSTRUCTION0.57%ENTERPRISES1.19%
    PAUL0.57%ELECTRICAL1.18%
    DAVID0.53%TRAINING1.17%
    B0.53%SECURITY1.15%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied801249,183
    49410 - Freight transport by road3195,834
    99999 - Dormant Company11843,384
    86210 - General medical practice activities1014,062
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified8854,531
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management6332,624
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities603,249
    6024 - Freight transport by road39345
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified356,954
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3123,532
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2916,448
    43210 - Electrical installation265,625
    41100 - Development of building projects248,637
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet227,199
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1924,894
    69102 - Solicitors182,316
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate187,507
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1812,664
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets175,186
    71129 - Other engineering activities174,226

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08347958 DESIGN TECHNICAL SERVICES LIMITED 04 Jan 2013
    08356832 EMPIRE EVENTS & MARQUEES LIMITED 11 Jan 2013
    08362513 DRPLAMEN CARE LTD 16 Jan 2013
    08362654 DAVID THEW & CO LIMITED 16 Jan 2013
    08366648 SPORTS ASTHMA SOLUTIONS LTD 18 Jan 2013
    08352929 RAK PROJECTS LTD 09 Jan 2013
    08362917 DAVID HALL ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES LTD 16 Jan 2013
    08363840 HIGH STREET COFFEE LTD 17 Jan 2013
    08376568 UCF MARINE CONTRACTS LTD 28 Jan 2013
    08344802 SCOTTS PIPEWORK SERVICES LIMITED 02 Jan 2013
    08352496 WORLD OF ATLAS LTD 08 Jan 2013
    08359094 3 POINT CONSTRUCTION LIMITED 14 Jan 2013
    08346946 ADR TRANSPORT LIMITED 04 Jan 2013
    08357889 ASPIRE TRAINING CONSULTANCY LTD 14 Jan 2013
    08377431 TUDOR FARMING LTD 28 Jan 2013
    08356778 LVS RACING LIMITED 11 Jan 2013
    08359697 HARTSHOUSE ASSOCIATES LTD 14 Jan 2013
    08345330 JOE GARRIGAN EXPERT SERVICES LTD 03 Jan 2013
    08347552 WESTHAMMER EXPERT SERVICES LTD 04 Jan 2013
    08351145 A J C TRANSPORT SERVICES LTD 08 Jan 2013
    08352071 PB DRIVING SERVICES LTD 08 Jan 2013
    08359404 J MILNER DRIVING LTD 14 Jan 2013
    08359757 GEMINI CRAFT DESIGNS LIMITED 14 Jan 2013
    08361976 ANDY BATES TRANSPORT LTD 15 Jan 2013
    08362106 ROWLANDS SERVICES (UK) LTD 16 Jan 2013