Lincoln, Lincolnshire

2014 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.
  • Q2 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.
  • June 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • April 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.
  • The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2014 was a record first half year for company closures in Lincoln when compared to any half year in history.
  • June 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2014 saw a new record in company closures 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 2014)

    The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

    In the first half of 2014 a total of 962 companies were formed in Lincoln. This figure is 5.0% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 11.6%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2014 when a total of 962 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2014962300,731
    2013916269,432
    % change5.0%11.6%
    Record Year2014 (962)2014 (300,731)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    Q2 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 574 companies were registered in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 17.9% versus the same period last year (Q2 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.4% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)LincolnUK
    2014574150,009
    2013487134,630
    % change17.9%11.4%
    Record Year 2014 (574) 2014 (150,009)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    June 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.

    April 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2014205184185
    New companies in 2013175138174
    % change17.1%33.3%6.3%
    Record Year2014 (205)2012 (210)2014 (185)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2014 was a record first half year for company closures in Lincoln when compared to any half year in history.

    In the first half of 2014 a total of 696 companies were dissolved in Lincoln. This figure is 126.7% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of 14.2%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Lincoln occurred in 2014 when a total of 696 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2014696177,207
    2013307155,192
    % change126.7%14.2%
    Record Year2014 (696)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    A total of 397 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 133.5% versus the same period last year (Q2 2013). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 22.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)LincolnUK
    201439794,837
    201317077,278
    % change133.5%22.7%
    Record Year 2014 (397) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    June 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous June.

    May 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous May.

    April 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Lincoln when compared to any previous April.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2014105164128
    Closed companies in 2013504674
    % change110.0%256.5%73%
    Record Year2014 (105)2014 (164)2014 (128)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    In the first half of 2014 the company register for Lincoln increased by 266 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)LincolnUK
    2014266123,524
    2013609114,240
    Record Year2007 (614)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014) was 177 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)LincolnUK
    201417755,172
    201331757,352
    Record Year 2013 (317) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 20141002057
    Net growth in 201312592100
    Record Year2013 (125)2012 (130)2013 (100)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    In the first half of 2014 Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2013 figure of 0.3%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Lincoln
    20140.3%
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2013 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    In the second quarter of 2014, Lincoln formed 0.4% of all UK companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)Lincoln
    20140.4%
    20130.4%
    20120.4%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2012 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20140.4%0.4%0.4%
    UK formation share in 20130.4%0.3%0.4%
    % change5.7%23.1%-7.9%
    Record Year2014 (0.4%)2012 (0.5%)2013 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2014 was 44.5.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.7% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.5%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2014 was 44.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 5.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.9%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.0% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    The record first half year for female directors in Lincoln was 2007 when 31.8% of all directors were female.

    21.7% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first half of 2014 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 2014)

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

    20.9% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the second quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.9% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Jun 2013-Jun 2014)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT14.41%CONSULTING5.16%
    DRIVING3.62%MANAGEMENT4.64%
    LOGISTICS2.90%CONSULTANCY3.50%
    HAULAGE2.15%PROPERTY2.66%
    CONSULTING1.81%TRADING2.03%
    J1.74%ENGINEERING1.99%
    M1.51%CONSTRUCTION1.93%
    MANAGEMENT1.40%LONDON1.93%
    S1.28%CARE1.85%
    LINCOLN1.28%DESIGN1.75%
    (LINCOLN)1.17%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    D1.17%BUSINESS1.69%
    R1.06%PROPERTIES1.63%
    C0.94%TRANSPORT1.58%
    P0.91%GLOBAL1.55%
    CONSULTANCY0.75%INVESTMENTS1.55%
    JOHN0.72%J1.51%
    ENGINEERING0.72%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    LOGISTICAL0.68%MEDIA1.44%
    DRIVER0.64%ELECTRICAL1.40%
    PAUL0.60%IT1.33%
    BUSINESS0.60%DEVELOPMENTS1.33%
    SERVICE0.57%BUILDING1.26%
    ELECTRICAL0.57%M1.24%
    K0.53%CO.,1.20%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied1,189261,557
    49410 - Freight transport by road7349,265
    99999 - Dormant Company12148,436
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified9157,421
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management7240,250
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities583,855
    86210 - General medical practice activities544,176
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3928,352
    41100 - Development of building projects3910,527
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified3819,058
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet319,900
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities2729,029
    71129 - Other engineering activities275,787
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified268,533
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation265,075
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment246,631
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2413,024
    56302 - Public houses and bars226,099
    43210 - Electrical installation216,050
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings217,053

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09019742 ALAM & FATIMA LTD 01 May 2014
    09022532 YOUR LEARNING PORTAL LTD 02 May 2014
    09023595 LAND & DEVELOPMENT (LINCOLN) LIMITED 02 May 2014
    OC393049 STONECLIFF PARK LLP 08 May 2014
    09033195 COLE TRADING LTD 09 May 2014
    09039508 AJ DEVELOPMENTS & SONS LTD 14 May 2014
    09042796 JKN SURVEYS LIMITED 15 May 2014
    09057904 PMI CONSULTANCY LTD 27 May 2014
    09028231 GRIFFIN HOUSE CONSULTANCY LIMITED 07 May 2014
    09033184 GAINSBOROUGH FORGE LIMITED 09 May 2014
    09035298 DRM CONSTRUCTION LINCOLN LIMITED 12 May 2014
    09050352 AFROBROOKS LIMITED 21 May 2014
    09023745 I SALL CONSULTANCY LTD 02 May 2014
    09031063 CROWD BREWING COMPANY LTD 08 May 2014
    09040017 ELEY AND MCBRIDE LIMITED 14 May 2014
    09044287 TODAY'S CHARITABLE FOUNDATION 16 May 2014
    09019755 RM BUSINESS IT LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020067 MADDEN TRANSPORT SERVICES LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020117 SMK TRANSPORT LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020480 SINGH'S SERVICE LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020486 DES TRANSPORT LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020515 S SINCLAIR SERVICE LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09023637 MABUZA CARING SOLUTIONS LTD 02 May 2014
    09024488 RACHEY LIMITED 06 May 2014
    09026936 PALMIERI CONSULTING LIMITED 07 May 2014