Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q3 2010 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • July 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.

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 (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    A total of 260 companies were registered in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 3.7% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 7.2% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)PeterboroughUK
    2010260101,492
    200927094,671
    % change-3.7%7.2%
    Record Year 2009 (270) 2003 (107,203)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2010938285
    New companies in 20091008288
    % change-7.0%0.0%-3.4%
    Record Year2009 (100)2003 (87)2005 (90)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    A total of 236 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 22.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 45.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)PeterboroughUK
    201023687,705
    2009306159,401
    % change-22.9%-45.0%
    Record Year 2009 (306) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    July 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2010888761
    Closed companies in 20096582159
    % change35.4%6.1%-62%
    Record Year2010 (88)2008 (153)2009 (159)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010) was 24 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)PeterboroughUK
    20102413,787
    2009-36-64,730
    Record Year 2003 (156) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 20105-524
    Net growth in 2009350-71
    Record Year2008 (66)2003 (58)2002 (48)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    In the third quarter of 2010, Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)Peterborough
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    20060.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1971 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20100.3%0.3%0.2%
    UK formation share in 20090.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change-13.5%-9.2%-7.4%
    Record Year1971 (0.5%)1970 (0.5%)1968 (1.0%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2010 was 45.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 1.2% compared to the UK figure of 2.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 6.5% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 1862 when 50.0% of all directors were female.

    27.8% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the third quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.50%MANAGEMENT5.06%
    CONSULTANCY1.25%CONSULTING4.99%
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.19%CONSULTANCY3.12%
    ENGINEERING0.81%PROPERTY2.38%
    PETERBOROUGH0.81%TRADING2.04%
    CONSULTING0.75%ASSOCIATES2.01%
    MEDIA0.69%DESIGN1.93%
    CO0.56%CONSTRUCTION1.86%
    ELECTRICAL0.56%BUSINESS1.80%
    CARS0.56%MEDIA1.75%
    PROPERTY0.56%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    GLOBAL0.56%LONDON1.59%
    CONSTRUCTION0.56%ENGINEERING1.59%
    BUSINESS0.56%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    CENTRE0.50%CARE1.44%
    INSTALLATIONS0.50%J1.44%
    M0.50%INTERNATIONAL1.43%
    HOLDINGS0.50%GLOBAL1.42%
    T0.50%IT1.35%
    RECRUITMENT0.50%PROPERTIES1.35%
    SYSTEMS0.50%BUILDING1.32%
    TRAINING0.44%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    MARKETING0.44%M1.28%
    FINANCIAL0.44%SYSTEMS1.26%
    DESIGN0.44%S1.24%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied510202,902
    7487 - Other business activities15269,802
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified6325,053
    99999 - Dormant Company4314,072
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4013,161
    9999 - Dormant Company3921,484
    7414 - Business & management consultancy3614,940
    7260 - Other computer related activities248,967
    7499 - Non-trading company2313,408
    9305 - Other service activities219,454
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering217,634
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities218,292
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply178,183
    74990 - Non-trading company177,649
    43210 - Electrical installation152,747
    6024 - Freight transport by road152,771
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified147,767
    5530 - Restaurants145,181
    4534 - Other building installation142,623
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate133,631

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07382584 NEXT STEP HOMES LIMITED 21 Sep 2010
    07375993 JAYCHAL SERVICES LIMITED 14 Sep 2010
    07375134 JSM COMMUNICATION LTD 14 Sep 2010
    07367865 NUTRIHEALTH DIRECT UK LIMITED 07 Sep 2010
    07365554 NECTAR FOOD LIMITED 03 Sep 2010
    07362664 RANA CORPORATION LTD 01 Sep 2010
    OC358055 MALICK & CO AUDIT LLP 21 Sep 2010
    07392887 BBS DEVELOPERS LIMITED 30 Sep 2010
    07391491 PW BUTTERWICK LTD 29 Sep 2010
    07377192 INSOUND PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 15 Sep 2010
    07369994 PRESS DISTRIBUTION FORUM LIMITED 08 Sep 2010
    07380007 LA LEADWORKS LIMITED 17 Sep 2010
    07376449 NAVAS HEALTHCARE LIMITED 15 Sep 2010
    07371434 WHITTLESEY REMOVALS UK LIMITED 09 Sep 2010
    07370053 INTELECON LTD 08 Sep 2010
    07385124 THE REAL WOOD FURNITURE STORE LIMITED 23 Sep 2010
    07391264 MORESPACE GARAGE CONVERSIONS LTD 29 Sep 2010
    07388705 HEREWARD SOLUTIONS LIMITED 27 Sep 2010
    07382311 XELANTE LIMITED 21 Sep 2010
    07381126 HSR ELECTRICAL FIXTURES AND INSTALLATIONS LTD 20 Sep 2010
    07378024 HAMPTON CARS LTD 16 Sep 2010
    07367253 SIR-WELD LIMITED 07 Sep 2010
    OC357698 1 2 1 INSTALLATIONS LLP 07 Sep 2010
    07377702 NOTSAVOD LTD 16 Sep 2010
    07375467 ACTUARIAL PROJECT SERVICES LIMITED 14 Sep 2010