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
    08345171 GEO MARKETING LTD 02 Jan 2013
    08346928 JACKUNAS LIMITED 04 Jan 2013
    08349592 IQPLUS CHILDCARE AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES LIMITED 07 Jan 2013
    08362754 NJ CONSULTANCY (GB) LTD 16 Jan 2013
    08363873 PROPERTY 77 LIMITED 17 Jan 2013
    OC381865 EDGERLEY PARK SERVICES LLP 24 Jan 2013
    08374422 BENLOVENCE LTD 24 Jan 2013
    08376566 SUMMER TREASURE LTD. 28 Jan 2013
    08379058 EXOTIC FRAMES LIMITED 29 Jan 2013
    08382399 THE MUSLIM KHOJA SHIA ITHNA-ASHERI COMMUNITY OF PETERBOROUGH TRUST CORPORATION 30 Jan 2013
    08382848 0.01 DEGREES LTD 31 Jan 2013
    08346401 CORADEX LIMITED 03 Jan 2013
    08357899 DIAMOND HOME CLEAN LTD 14 Jan 2013
    08368571 TELECOMS & CABLING SOLUTIONS LTD 21 Jan 2013
    08371223 MICKIM GAMES LTD. 23 Jan 2013
    08380782 APPLAS LIMITED 29 Jan 2013
    08383123 NATIONWIDE SURFACING LIMITED 31 Jan 2013
    08384001 MI-HOME (PETERBOROUGH) LIMITED 31 Jan 2013
    08347143 MARJIEB LIMITED 04 Jan 2013
    08347813 ALICE MAY LIMITED 04 Jan 2013
    08351749 INTERWORLD COMMODITIES LIMITED 08 Jan 2013
    08359658 ROBERT MATANOWSKI LIMITED 14 Jan 2013
    08370231 PFC AVIATION LTD 22 Jan 2013
    08382603 EAST ANGLIA DAIRY (PETERBOROUGH) LTD 31 Jan 2013
    08360920 ECOBAM LIMITED 15 Jan 2013