Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Q1 2015 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • January 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2015 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.

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 2015)

    A total of 411 companies were registered in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015).

    This figure is an increase of 5.9% versus the same period last year (Q1 2014). This figure compares equally to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 6.9% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)LincolnUK
    2015411161,156
    2014388150,722
    % change5.9%6.9%
    Record Year 2007 (588) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    January 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2015142126143
    New companies in 2014128131129
    % change10.9%-3.8%10.9%
    Record Year2015 (142)2013 (136)2007 (467)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    A total of 218 companies were dissolved in Lincoln during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015).

    This figure is a decrease of 27.1% versus the same period last year (Q1 2014). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)LincolnUK
    201521889,523
    201429982,370
    % change-27.1%8.7%
    Record Year 2014 (299) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2015608375
    Closed companies in 201410097102
    % change-40.0%-14.4%-26%
    Record Year2010 (111)2014 (97)2014 (102)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    Net company growth for Lincoln during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015) was 193 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)LincolnUK
    201519371,633
    20148968,352
    Record Year 2007 (496) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    January 2015 saw a new record in net growth in Lincoln when compared to any previous January.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2015824368
    Net growth in 2014283427
    Record Year2015 (82)2013 (107)2007 (440)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    In the first quarter of 2015, Lincoln formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)Lincoln
    20150.3%
    20140.3%
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2007 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20150.3%0.2%0.2%
    UK formation share in 20140.3%0.3%0.2%
    % change8.8%-11.4%1.0%
    Record Year2011 (0.3%)1993 (0.3%)2007 (0.7%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2015 was 43.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.0% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.0% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Lincoln was in 2008 when 34.1% of all directors were female.

    22.4% of all director appointments in Lincoln in the first quarter of 2015 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2014-Mar 2015)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANSPORT10.83%CONSULTING5.23%
    CONSULTING3.85%MANAGEMENT4.56%
    MANAGEMENT1.98%CONSULTANCY3.62%
    LOGISTICS1.91%PROPERTY2.72%
    HAULAGE1.76%CONSTRUCTION2.19%
    LINCOLN1.47%CARE2.13%
    DRIVING1.40%ENGINEERING2.12%
    J1.25%LONDON1.91%
    CONSULTANCY1.25%TRADING1.88%
    (LINCOLN)1.17%TRANSPORT1.82%
    M1.14%ELECTRICAL1.76%
    TRAFFIC0.92%DESIGN1.65%
    BUSINESS0.88%PROPERTIES1.63%
    R0.84%CO.,1.58%
    D0.81%J1.55%
    DRIVER0.77%CONSULTANTS1.54%
    K0.70%BUSINESS1.49%
    PROPERTY0.70%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    C0.70%GLOBAL1.46%
    PROJECT0.70%ASSOCIATES1.44%
    IT0.66%DEVELOPMENTS1.36%
    S0.66%BUILDING1.31%
    ENGINEERING0.62%IT1.30%
    TM0.55%MEDIA1.28%
    P0.55%M1.27%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied1,453288,953
    49410 - Freight transport by road97612,485
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified8458,522
    99999 - Dormant Company8349,474
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management7443,081
    86220 - Specialists medical practice activities554,088
    86210 - General medical practice activities444,793
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified4419,098
    41100 - Development of building projects3711,863
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3330,825
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3329,218
    86900 - Other human health activities2913,990
    86230 - Dental practice activities292,250
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet2910,200
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified249,080
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation235,331
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate2111,600
    43210 - Electrical installation206,139
    71129 - Other engineering activities206,278
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment196,815

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09423868 FLAME ENERGY LIMITED 05 Feb 2015
    09428029 SMOKEY JOES SMOKERY LTD. 09 Feb 2015
    09428851 NOVAMINIS LTD 09 Feb 2015
    09435358 BILLLINGDALE LIMITED 12 Feb 2015
    09439767 THE REAL BBQ CLUB LIMITED 13 Feb 2015
    09440060 DREYER CANAL LIMITED 13 Feb 2015
    09446275 SINCIL CONSULTANTS LTD 18 Feb 2015
    09456073 AEROFOX BREWERY LIMITED 24 Feb 2015
    09416988 INDEPENDENT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY GROUP LIMITED 02 Feb 2015
    09421162 FULLTEAM LIMITED 04 Feb 2015
    09427063 AJB AIR CONDITIONING & ELECTRICAL LTD 06 Feb 2015
    09437824 SUPER MINI MARKET LTD 13 Feb 2015
    09453807 ALPHA AUTO REPAIRS LIMITED 23 Feb 2015
    09456202 EBAN LONDON LIMITED 24 Feb 2015
    09433111 JOCK POLO LIMITED 11 Feb 2015
    09453073 VEA HEALTHCARE LTD 23 Feb 2015
    09452271 EVO LIGHTING LIMITED 21 Feb 2015
    09453361 ANNICARE RECRUITMENT SERVICES LTD 23 Feb 2015
    09457454 ACTION IT THEATRE COMPANY LTD 25 Feb 2015
    09417173 ROBINSONS JOINERY LINCOLN LTD 02 Feb 2015
    09418245 ALLIANCE RECYCLING (UK) LTD 03 Feb 2015
    09427974 FLYNN TRANSPORT LIMITED 09 Feb 2015
    09432819 G. BULLEN LIMITED 10 Feb 2015
    09435725 FATHER TED DRIVING LIMITED 12 Feb 2015
    09438680 LIPINSKI LOGISTICS LIMITED 13 Feb 2015