Lincoln, Lincolnshire

2013 Half Year 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

  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.
  • Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.
  • June 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.
  • June 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.

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 2013)

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 916 companies were formed in Lincoln. This figure is 11.6% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 6.4%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2013 when a total of 916 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2013916269,432
    2012821253,150
    % change11.6%6.4%
    Record Year2013 (916)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 487 companies were registered in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 3.8% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)LincolnUK
    2013487134,630
    2012469121,659
    % change3.8%10.7%
    Record Year 2013 (487) 2013 (134,630)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2013175138174
    New companies in 2012134210125
    % change30.6%-34.3%39.2%
    Record Year2013 (175)2012 (210)2013 (174)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 307 companies were dissolved in Lincoln. This figure is 11.0% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of 5.0%.

    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
    2013307155,192
    2012345147,794
    % change-11.0%5.0%
    Record Year2009 (474)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    A total of 170 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 23.1% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 3.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)LincolnUK
    201317077,278
    201222180,218
    % change-23.1%-3.7%
    Record Year 2009 (314) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2013504674
    Closed companies in 2012578084
    % change-12.3%-42.5%-12%
    Record Year2009 (66)2009 (135)2009 (113)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 the company register for Lincoln increased by 609 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2013609114,240
    2012476105,356
    Record Year2007 (614)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013) was 317 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)LincolnUK
    201331757,352
    201224841,441
    Record Year 2013 (317) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

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

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

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 201312592100
    Net growth in 20127713041
    Record Year2013 (125)2012 (130)2013 (100)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2012 figure of 0.3%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Lincoln
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2013 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    In the second quarter of 2013, Lincoln formed 0.4% of all UK companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)Lincoln
    20130.4%
    20120.4%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2012 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20130.4%0.3%0.4%
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.5%0.3%
    % change9.7%-36.1%26.0%
    Record Year2011 (0.4%)2012 (0.5%)2013 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2013 was 45.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.5% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2013 was 44.2.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The record first half year for female directors in Lincoln was 2004 when 34.6% of all directors were female.

    24.5% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 2010 when 35.0% of all directors were female.

    22.6% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the second quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.5% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT10.33%CONSULTING5.25%
    DRIVING5.02%MANAGEMENT4.80%
    LOGISTICS3.08%CONSULTANCY3.41%
    HAULAGE1.82%PROPERTY2.48%
    J1.56%TRADING2.05%
    EXPERT1.48%ENGINEERING1.81%
    D1.29%DESIGN1.79%
    LINCOLN1.29%LONDON1.77%
    PROFESSIONAL1.06%BUSINESS1.77%
    M1.06%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    S1.03%CONSTRUCTION1.68%
    ENGINEERING0.99%ASSOCIATES1.67%
    (LINCOLN)0.99%GLOBAL1.59%
    R0.95%MEDIA1.57%
    MANAGEMENT0.91%CARE1.55%
    C0.87%J1.53%
    JOHN0.76%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    DRIVER0.65%IT1.40%
    K0.61%PROPERTIES1.40%
    PAUL0.61%M1.26%
    CONSULTING0.57%BUILDING1.22%
    IAN0.57%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    TRAINING0.57%ENTERPRISES1.18%
    CONSTRUCTION0.57%CAPITAL1.16%
    HIRE0.53%TRAINING1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied929257,517
    49410 - Freight transport by road3986,273
    99999 - Dormant Company12044,817
    86210 - General medical practice activities973,882
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified8554,555
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management6733,633
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities603,250
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified387,212
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3424,324
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified3217,095
    6024 - Freight transport by road31213
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet267,793
    41100 - Development of building projects248,876
    43210 - Electrical installation245,611
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2212,578
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate217,871
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation204,452
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment205,505
    71129 - Other engineering activities204,494
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1925,583

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08560363 A.E.C. CONTROLS LTD 07 Jun 2013
    08559435 NORTHERN HSA LIMITED 06 Jun 2013
    08560873 J N & Z ARMITAGE LTD 07 Jun 2013
    08565016 RAGS LINCOLN LTD 11 Jun 2013
    OC385862 CITY ORTHO LLP 14 Jun 2013
    OC386016 NORTH WEST GYNAECOLOGY LLP 20 Jun 2013
    08579756 NW BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD 21 Jun 2013
    08576946 GTS LINCS LTD 20 Jun 2013
    08553538 THE SPICE HOUSE LINCOLN LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08557280 FLOWERS WITH GIFTS LIMITED 05 Jun 2013
    08568138 LINCOLN TANDOORI LIMITED 13 Jun 2013
    08568818 TAN TV LIMITED 13 Jun 2013
    08577038 PURELY HAMPERS LIMITED 20 Jun 2013
    08581857 AMALDAR CONSULTING LIMITED 24 Jun 2013
    08552769 KNAPIK TRANSPORT LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08553295 AHEAR LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08553815 ACL HAULAGE LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08556661 M HARRIES TRANSPORT LTD 05 Jun 2013
    08559220 ARTHUR DRIVING FORCE LTD 06 Jun 2013
    08559559 CAPACE AUTO REFINISHING SUPPLIES LIMITED 06 Jun 2013
    08560456 HARDAKER SITE SERVICES LTD 07 Jun 2013
    08560547 THB TRANSPORT LTD 07 Jun 2013
    08562015 SLEAFORD TRANSPORT SERVICES LTD 10 Jun 2013
    08563598 SHANE TATHAM TRANSPORT LTD 10 Jun 2013
    08563810 BOBI 1991 LIMITED 11 Jun 2013