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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q3 2011 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.
  • August 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2011 saw a new record in company registrations 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 2011)

    Q3 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 273 companies were registered in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 5.0% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares equally to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 12.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)PeterboroughUK
    2011273114,512
    2010260101,492
    % change5.0%12.8%
    Record Year 2011 (273) 2011 (114,512)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    August 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.

    July 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 20111099074
    New companies in 2010938285
    % change17.2%9.8%-12.9%
    Record Year2011 (109)2011 (90)2005 (90)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    A total of 189 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 19.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 17.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)PeterboroughUK
    201118972,230
    201023687,705
    % change-19.9%-17.6%
    Record Year 2009 (306) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2011536472
    Closed companies in 2010888761
    % change-39.8%-26.4%18%
    Record Year2010 (88)2008 (153)2009 (159)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011) was 84 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)PeterboroughUK
    20118442,282
    20102413,787
    Record Year 2003 (156) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 201156262
    Net growth in 20105-524
    Record Year2008 (66)2003 (58)2002 (48)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    In the third quarter of 2011, Peterborough formed 0.2% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)Peterborough
    20110.2%
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    20080.2%
    20070.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1971 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20110.3%0.2%0.2%
    UK formation share in 20100.3%0.3%0.2%
    % change7.3%-7.7%-21.4%
    Record Year1971 (0.5%)1970 (0.5%)1968 (1.0%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2011 was 43.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

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

    23.9% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the third quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.0% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Sep 2010-Sep 2011)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.47%CONSULTING5.11%
    CONSULTING1.08%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    CARE1.08%CONSULTANCY3.19%
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.08%PROPERTY2.41%
    PETERBOROUGH1.02%TRADING2.06%
    CONSULTANCY0.85%DESIGN1.94%
    M0.85%ASSOCIATES1.85%
    PROPERTY0.79%BUSINESS1.82%
    BUSINESS0.79%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    HOLDINGS0.74%ENGINEERING1.74%
    CENTRE0.62%MEDIA1.72%
    S0.62%CONSTRUCTION1.72%
    CAR0.62%LONDON1.63%
    BUILDING0.62%J1.47%
    ENGINEERING0.57%GLOBAL1.46%
    P0.57%INVESTMENTS1.43%
    MAINTENANCE0.51%CARE1.42%
    ASSOCIATES0.51%IT1.38%
    ENTERPRISES0.51%BUILDING1.30%
    FOR0.45%PROPERTIES1.28%
    D0.45%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    CARS0.45%M1.25%
    J0.45%ENERGY1.22%
    FOOD0.45%TRAINING1.21%
    PARK0.40%S1.21%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied523204,493
    7487 - Other business activities13765,177
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified7429,245
    9999 - Dormant Company5522,587
    99999 - Dormant Company4518,281
    7414 - Business & management consultancy4314,755
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4115,760
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3110,137
    7260 - Other computer related activities278,686
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply258,345
    9305 - Other service activities2410,525
    7499 - Non-trading company2211,543
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1910,018
    86900 - Other human health activities164,019
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering166,321
    5530 - Restaurants165,640
    74990 - Non-trading company168,064
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified157,551
    62090 - Other information technology service activities146,798
    43210 - Electrical installation122,938

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07726738 BURGHLEY SQUARE LTD. 02 Aug 2011
    07746059 JENRIX LTD 19 Aug 2011
    07756229 G S CAR SALES LTD 30 Aug 2011
    07756595 BUSINESS PERPETUAL LTD 30 Aug 2011
    07739603 CLAYTON & CLAYTON LIMITED 15 Aug 2011
    07743755 CLARKE’S RESTAURANT (PETERBOROUGH) LIMITED 17 Aug 2011
    07732261 BRIDGESTONE HOUSE LTD 08 Aug 2011
    07739247 MURPHY HILL LTD 12 Aug 2011
    07742149 G. STARKEY LIMITED 16 Aug 2011
    07743497 J COURT LIMITED 17 Aug 2011
    07727777 HATTIES TEA BAR LTD 03 Aug 2011
    07732731 MAPO LIMITED 08 Aug 2011
    07734033 DRAGON TAEKWONDO ACADEMY LIMITED 09 Aug 2011
    07742862 PARK VISTA CARE HOMES LIMITED 17 Aug 2011
    07741519 BREVE MUSIC LIMITED 16 Aug 2011
    07732526 SHOTBOWL LIMITED 08 Aug 2011
    07736533 ACTIV8ZONE LTD 10 Aug 2011
    07727085 PJ MEDITERRANEAN PROPERTIES LIMITED 03 Aug 2011
    07747475 AF-DISTRIBUTION LIMITED 22 Aug 2011
    07755052 DESKTOP LOGIC LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07755592 HIPPO FD SERVICES LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07756450 POSITIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07756629 WINDSCREEN REPAIRS LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07726957 ONWATER LIMITED 03 Aug 2011
    07745587 CALEDONIAN DATABASE MANAGEMENT LIMITED 18 Aug 2011