Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q1 2013 Business Confidence Report

NOTICE: We have improved our calculations of the statistics in these reports, so some figures and records may not match previous reports.

Headlines

  • Q1 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q1.
  • Q1 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.
  • February 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.

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 (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    Q1 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q1.

    Q1 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 418 companies were registered in Peterborough during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 8.0% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 2.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)PeterboroughUK
    2013418134,802
    2012387131,491
    % change8.0%2.5%
    Record Year 2013 (418) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2013137134147
    New companies in 2012116120151
    % change18.1%11.7%-2.6%
    Record Year2013 (137)2005 (157)2012 (151)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    A total of 242 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 63.5% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201324277,914
    201214867,576
    % change63.5%15.3%
    Record Year 2009 (263) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    February 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous February.

    January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2013887975
    Closed companies in 2012545143
    % change63.0%54.9%74%
    Record Year2013 (88)2011 (79)2009 (146)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) was 176 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201317656,888
    201223963,915
    Record Year 2012 (239) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2013495572
    Net growth in 20126269108
    Record Year2012 (62)2005 (129)2012 (108)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    In the first quarter of 2013, Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)Peterborough
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2005 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change5.9%10.9%0.6%
    Record Year1989 (0.4%)1979 (0.5%)1991 (0.5%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2013 was 47.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.3% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 1.4% compared to the UK figure of 1.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 2012 when 31.8% of all directors were female.

    29.4% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the first quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 28.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2012-Mar 2013)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.55%CONSULTING5.18%
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.32%MANAGEMENT4.78%
    CONSULTING1.27%CONSULTANCY3.30%
    PETERBOROUGH1.27%PROPERTY2.44%
    CONSULTANCY1.22%TRADING2.06%
    PROPERTY0.94%DESIGN1.79%
    CARE0.75%ENGINEERING1.78%
    M0.70%BUSINESS1.77%
    HOUSE0.66%ASSOCIATES1.75%
    TRAINING0.66%LONDON1.72%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.66%CONSULTANTS1.71%
    MEDIA0.61%CONSTRUCTION1.69%
    J0.61%MEDIA1.63%
    BUSINESS0.56%GLOBAL1.57%
    ASSOCIATES0.56%J1.56%
    GLOBAL0.56%CARE1.46%
    DESIGN0.52%IT1.43%
    RECRUITMENT0.52%INVESTMENTS1.41%
    SECURITY0.52%PROPERTIES1.36%
    CAR0.47%M1.25%
    GREEN0.47%BUILDING1.21%
    TRADING0.47%ENTERPRISES1.19%
    TRANSPORT0.42%ELECTRICAL1.18%
    ENGINEERING0.42%TRAINING1.17%
    R0.42%SECURITY1.15%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied616249,183
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified10854,531
    99999 - Dormant Company10743,384
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management9132,624
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities6024,894
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5123,532
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities326,591
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified3216,448
    86900 - Other human health activities278,465
    49410 - Freight transport by road265,834
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles254,684
    45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles242,653
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2312,664
    41100 - Development of building projects228,637
    62012 - Business and domestic software development228,099
    74990 - Non-trading company2214,129
    43210 - Electrical installation205,625
    56103 - Take-away food shops and mobile food stands195,629
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings195,372
    68320 - Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis195,104

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08384994 THE SHOPPING BASKET LIMITED 01 Feb 2013
    08389341 APCP INVESTMENTS LIMITED 05 Feb 2013
    08391377 ECOLOGICAL CLIMATE CONTROL LIMITED 06 Feb 2013
    08397491 PROMOTING AFRICAN REFUGEE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (PARCA) 11 Feb 2013
    08408116 POSH GECKO LIMITED 18 Feb 2013
    08410657 BARLEKHA LIMITED 19 Feb 2013
    08413615 HOLMKIRK LIMITED 21 Feb 2013
    08413808 A M L STRUCTURAL DESIGNS LTD 21 Feb 2013
    08420766 ALMA HOUSE ASSOCIATES LTD 26 Feb 2013
    08422726 CYGNUS LIFESTYLE LTD 27 Feb 2013
    08392567 BUDDHA HOTELS LIMITED 07 Feb 2013
    08394796 TUNGSTEN OWL LIMITED 08 Feb 2013
    08409228 REBECCA MAZZARELLA LTD 19 Feb 2013
    08412730 SMILE TILE LIMITED 21 Feb 2013
    08417952 BRITISH SISALKRAFT LIMITED 25 Feb 2013
    08393095 THE COURT POOL & SNOOKER CLUB LTD 07 Feb 2013
    08394495 URBAN GYPSY LIMITED 07 Feb 2013
    08398840 JOOVA TRADING COMPANY LTD 12 Feb 2013
    08405187 CARE ABOUT YOU COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY 15 Feb 2013
    08393725 ABLMU LIMITED 07 Feb 2013
    08401659 DR A SEHGAL LIMITED 13 Feb 2013
    08386707 FOXLAW HOMES LTD 04 Feb 2013
    08387494 TAP2C (UK) LIMITED 04 Feb 2013
    08397523 PORTAL FRAMES & STEELWORKS LTD 11 Feb 2013
    08412982 COMMERCIAL SIGNS LIMITED 21 Feb 2013