Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

2010 Half Year Business Confidence Report

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 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 a total of 516 companies were formed in Peterborough. This figure is 4.2% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 11.9%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Peterborough occurred in 2007 when a total of 611 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    2010516203,749
    2009495182,021
    % change4.2%11.9%
    Record Year2007 (611)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    A total of 241 companies were registered in Peterborough during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 2.0% versus the same period last year (Q2 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.4% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)PeterboroughUK
    201024198,612
    200924690,987
    % change-2.0%8.4%
    Record Year 2007 (280) 2007 (112,283)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2010787984
    New companies in 2009797394
    % change-1.3%8.2%-10.6%
    Record Year2005 (118)2003 (94)2007 (98)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 a total of 456 companies were dissolved in Peterborough. This figure is 30.0% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -38.6%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Peterborough occurred in 2009 when a total of 651 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    2010456177,631
    2009651289,236
    % change-30.0%-38.6%
    Record Year2009 (651)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    A total of 241 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 37.9% versus the same period last year (Q2 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 47.6% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)PeterboroughUK
    201024194,954
    2009388181,176
    % change-37.9%-47.6%
    Record Year 2009 (388) 2009 (181,176)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2010638197
    Closed companies in 200998179111
    % change-35.7%-54.7%-13%
    Record Year2009 (98)2009 (179)2009 (111)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 the company register for Peterborough increased by 60 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    20106026,118
    2009-156-107,215
    Record Year2003 (369)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010) was 0 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)PeterboroughUK
    201003,658
    2009-142-90,189
    Record Year 2003 (182) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 201015-2-13
    Net growth in 2009-19-106-17
    Record Year2005 (71)2003 (65)2008 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2009 figure of 0.3%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Peterborough
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    20080.3%
    20070.2%
    20060.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    In the second quarter of 2010, Peterborough formed 0.2% of all UK companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)Peterborough
    20100.2%
    20090.3%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    20060.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.8%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.3%0.2%
    UK formation share in 20090.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change-9.2%3.2%-19.6%
    Record Year1967 (0.9%)1966 (0.9%)1961 (0.9%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2010 was 44.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.6% compared to the UK figure of 2.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.7%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2010 was 44.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 1.4% compared to the UK figure of 2.3%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.0% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    The record first half year for female directors in Peterborough was 1857 when 40.0% of all directors were female.

    25.6% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the first half of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 24.9% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 1866 when 66.7% of all directors were female.

    25.9% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the second quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Jun 2009-Jun 2010)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.52%MANAGEMENT5.01%
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.20%CONSULTING4.79%
    CONSULTANCY1.14%CONSULTANCY3.02%
    PETERBOROUGH1.08%PROPERTY2.40%
    GLOBAL0.70%ASSOCIATES2.02%
    CONSULTING0.70%TRADING2.01%
    ENGINEERING0.63%DESIGN1.91%
    DESIGN0.63%CONSTRUCTION1.85%
    ELECTRICAL0.57%MEDIA1.80%
    MEDIA0.57%BUSINESS1.75%
    PROPERTY0.57%CONSULTANTS1.71%
    HOLDINGS0.57%INTERNATIONAL1.59%
    CO0.57%ENGINEERING1.56%
    CENTRE0.57%LONDON1.52%
    SPORTS0.57%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    ENTERPRISES0.57%J1.46%
    R0.51%CARE1.41%
    S0.51%GLOBAL1.39%
    SYSTEMS0.51%PROPERTIES1.35%
    TRAINING0.51%BUILDING1.33%
    M0.51%M1.29%
    INVESTMENTS0.51%IT1.28%
    J0.44%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    T0.44%GROUP1.25%
    CONSTRUCTION0.44%DEVELOPMENTS1.25%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied494207,125
    7487 - Other business activities14768,525
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified6325,942
    99999 - Dormant Company4314,342
    7499 - Non-trading company4013,997
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4013,490
    9999 - Dormant Company3519,842
    7414 - Business & management consultancy3214,598
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities228,590
    7260 - Other computer related activities229,122
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering218,262
    9305 - Other service activities208,822
    74990 - Non-trading company187,893
    6024 - Freight transport by road182,960
    5530 - Restaurants174,879
    43210 - Electrical installation152,859
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified147,922
    70100 - Activities of head offices142,912
    49410 - Freight transport by road131,954
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate133,834

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07236974 EXPACK LOGISTICS LIMITED 27 Apr 2010
    07233372 CITY HOMES ESTATE AGENTS LIMITED 23 Apr 2010
    07217960 AGRO CASTLE LIMITED 09 Apr 2010
    07215988 ECONOMIC STORES LTD 07 Apr 2010
    OC354570 PRIME CLINIC LLP 30 Apr 2010
    07234561 SOUTHGATE WINDOWS LIMITED 26 Apr 2010
    07233361 DECISIVE (UK) LTD 23 Apr 2010
    07230394 YOUNGS PROPERTY CONSULTANCY LTD 21 Apr 2010
    07228758 TROJAN COURIERS LTD 20 Apr 2010
    07221150 TELECOM MEDIA LIMITED 13 Apr 2010
    07235652 PEOPLEHR LIMITED 27 Apr 2010
    07223798 SMACKDOWN PROMOTIONS LIMITED 14 Apr 2010
    07219558 SABLAINE LTD 12 Apr 2010
    07217088 CULTURE SHOP LTD 08 Apr 2010
    07240152 GILL VESSEY EDUCATION & TRAINING LTD 30 Apr 2010
    07240976 MARHAM RESIDENTS COMPANY LIMITED 30 Apr 2010
    07240729 ST COLUMB MINOR RESIDENTS COMPANY LIMITED 30 Apr 2010
    07227850 DEMAP CRANE AND PLANT SOLUTIONS LTD 19 Apr 2010
    07223401 NB SANDERS LIMITED 14 Apr 2010
    07238571 AZCOTT BUILDING SERVICES LTD 29 Apr 2010
    07226953 HAMPTON INSTALLATIONS LIMITED 19 Apr 2010
    07210786 HARVEY RICHARDSON & NEWSON LIMITED 01 Apr 2010
    07237939 RISK MANAGEMENT ADVISORY SERVICES LIMITED 28 Apr 2010
    07227871 HARRIS MCCORMACK ARCHITECTS LIMITED 19 Apr 2010
    07218932 C.J. ENGINEERING & RECYCLING LIMITED 09 Apr 2010