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
    07325655 BRAIN BOOSTERS LTD 26 Jul 2010
    07325352 WEKA LTD 26 Jul 2010
    07320390 CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTRUCTION LIMITED 20 Jul 2010
    07318020 EEBW LIMITED 19 Jul 2010
    07309032 BROADWAY SMART DENTAL SURGERY LTD 08 Jul 2010
    07308665 PROUD PROMOTIONS LTD 08 Jul 2010
    07328819 SBSG LIMITED 28 Jul 2010
    07319134 EURO CARS TRADE LTD 20 Jul 2010
    07317109 SW INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS LIMITED 16 Jul 2010
    07308862 TOTALLYCOACHED LTD 08 Jul 2010
    07304548 TSL BARS UK LIMITED 05 Jul 2010
    07327800 INFOSONIC LIMITED 27 Jul 2010
    07330820 DARLES LIMITED 30 Jul 2010
    07316228 STAFF CONNECTION LTD 15 Jul 2010
    07326129 NIGHT KITE LTD 26 Jul 2010
    07322159 CRS GROUNDWORKS LIMITED 22 Jul 2010
    07315714 G M FORM LIMITED 15 Jul 2010
    07308248 IMMOTRAD LIMITED 08 Jul 2010
    07308173 SINFIELD ASSOCIATES LTD 08 Jul 2010
    07307760 FLEETNET INSTALLATIONS LTD 07 Jul 2010
    07331593 HAPPY BUNNY'S LIMITED 30 Jul 2010
    07324985 ESF SPORTS LTD 23 Jul 2010
    07318334 MAD ANTS LIMITED 19 Jul 2010
    07308331 MARMALADE SOFTWARE LIMITED 08 Jul 2010
    07304195 VANGUARD OFFICE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 05 Jul 2010