Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q3 2012 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.
  • September 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.

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 2012)

    Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 317 companies were registered in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 16.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)PeterboroughUK
    2012317118,868
    2011273114,512
    % change16.1%3.8%
    Record Year 2012 (317) 2012 (118,868)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    September 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.

    August 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2012106108103
    New companies in 20111099074
    % change-2.8%20.0%39.2%
    Record Year2011 (109)2012 (108)2012 (103)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    A total of 196 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 3.7% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)PeterboroughUK
    201219674,772
    201118972,230
    % change3.7%3.5%
    Record Year 2009 (306) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2012687652
    Closed companies in 2011536472
    % change28.3%18.8%-28%
    Record Year2010 (88)2008 (153)2009 (159)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012) was 121 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)PeterboroughUK
    201212144,096
    20118442,282
    Record Year 2003 (156) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    September 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2012383251
    Net growth in 201156262
    Record Year2008 (66)2003 (58)2012 (51)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    In the third quarter of 2012, Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)Peterborough
    20120.3%
    20110.2%
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    20080.2%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1971 (0.5%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20110.3%0.2%0.2%
    % change-12.7%20.9%37.7%
    Record Year1971 (0.5%)1970 (0.5%)1968 (1.0%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2012 was 41.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 9.2% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.2%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

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

    29.7% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the third quarter of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Sep 2011-Sep 2012)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.86%CONSULTING5.05%
    CONSULTING1.27%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    PETERBOROUGH1.17%CONSULTANCY3.28%
    CONSULTANCY1.08%PROPERTY2.35%
    (PETERBOROUGH)0.98%TRADING2.08%
    CARE0.93%DESIGN1.87%
    BUSINESS0.78%ASSOCIATES1.84%
    ASSOCIATES0.73%ENGINEERING1.83%
    DESIGN0.68%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    M0.68%BUSINESS1.72%
    CONSULTANTS0.64%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    ENGINEERING0.64%MEDIA1.67%
    J0.59%LONDON1.67%
    HOUSE0.59%J1.55%
    CENTRE0.59%GLOBAL1.53%
    PROPERTY0.54%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    SECURITY0.54%IT1.43%
    INVESTMENTS0.54%PROPERTIES1.34%
    TRAINING0.49%CARE1.32%
    S0.49%M1.27%
    R0.49%BUILDING1.22%
    MEDIA0.49%ENTERPRISES1.20%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.49%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    PROPERTIES0.49%S1.17%
    RECRUITMENT0.49%SECURITY1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied815331,455
    99999 - Dormant Company6825,035
    7487 - Other business activities6435,545
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified6433,677
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4819,425
    9999 - Dormant Company3512,598
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3514,774
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2713,716
    7414 - Business & management consultancy268,437
    62090 - Other information technology service activities197,869
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities194,119
    86900 - Other human health activities194,998
    74990 - Non-trading company189,203
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified189,891
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply164,997
    43210 - Electrical installation163,387
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles152,757
    49410 - Freight transport by road152,795
    7499 - Non-trading company156,164
    7260 - Other computer related activities154,979

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08125925 ANB LAW FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD 02 Jul 2012
    08126289 JAZ ACCESSORIES AND COSMETICS LTD 02 Jul 2012
    08127279 COLLEGE DRIVING ACADEMY LIMITED 03 Jul 2012
    08142323 COWGATE RESTAURANT T/A PIZZA HOUSE LTD 13 Jul 2012
    08158811 PASIBRZUCH PLUS LIMITED 27 Jul 2012
    08159094 UK SOLAR SYSTEM LTD 27 Jul 2012
    08159927 PETAINER LARGE CONTAINER IP LIMITED 27 Jul 2012
    08131794 DIVISIONFOUR PUBLISHING LIMITED 05 Jul 2012
    08149160 FISH N BITS AQUATICS LTD 19 Jul 2012
    08153504 NOVA BIO-PHARMA PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LTD 23 Jul 2012
    08157586 JA VERNAU M & E BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 26 Jul 2012
    08133187 ABDEL HADI ABDEL HAMID LIMITED 06 Jul 2012
    08157544 THOMAS COOK WEST INVESTMENTS LIMITED 26 Jul 2012
    08134019 TJ CONSULT LIMITED 06 Jul 2012
    08136510 SEO SWAT LIMITED 10 Jul 2012
    OC376830 AFRICAN PRIVATE OFFICE LLP 11 Jul 2012
    08153429 MATCH FIT PHYSIO LTD 23 Jul 2012
    08153954 WISBECH SOUTH EMC LAND LTD 24 Jul 2012
    08156485 M W R CONSULTANCY LIMITED 25 Jul 2012
    08160207 SSU EYE GREEN LTD 27 Jul 2012
    08127616 LOVE KITCHENS LTD 03 Jul 2012
    08135582 MINERVA (PVT) LIMITED 09 Jul 2012
    08142000 UNITED FLOORING PETERBOROUGH LIMITED 13 Jul 2012
    08160865 PLAYFUL TOYS LTD 30 Jul 2012
    08128947 THE DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH BARNWELL TRUST 03 Jul 2012