Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

2013 Half Year 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

  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any half year in history.
  • Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q2.
  • May 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous May.

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. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any half year in history.

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 767 companies were formed in Peterborough. This figure is 5.1% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 6.4%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Peterborough occurred in 2013 when a total of 767 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    2013767269,432
    2012730253,150
    % change5.1%6.4%
    Record Year2013 (767)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 349 companies were registered in Peterborough during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 1.7% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)PeterboroughUK
    2013349134,630
    2012343121,659
    % change1.7%10.7%
    Record Year 2013 (349) 2013 (134,630)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

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

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2013123119107
    New companies in 2012127109107
    % change-3.1%9.2%0.0%
    Record Year2012 (127)2013 (119)2011 (112)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 456 companies were dissolved in Peterborough. This figure is 17.5% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of 5.0%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Peterborough occurred in 2009 when a total of 651 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    2013456155,192
    2012388147,794
    % change17.5%5.0%
    Record Year2009 (651)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    A total of 214 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 10.8% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 3.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201321477,278
    201224080,218
    % change-10.8%-3.7%
    Record Year 2009 (388) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2013666682
    Closed companies in 2012699477
    % change-4.3%-29.8%6%
    Record Year2009 (98)2009 (179)2009 (111)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 the company register for Peterborough increased by 311 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)PeterboroughUK
    2013311114,240
    2012342105,356
    Record Year2003 (369)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013) was 135 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201313557,352
    201210341,441
    Record Year 2007 (151) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2013575325
    Net growth in 2012581530
    Record Year2005 (71)2003 (65)2008 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2012 figure of 0.3%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Peterborough
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2005 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)Peterborough
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.2%
    20090.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1994 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change-18.6%6.1%-9.5%
    Record Year1952 (0.9%)1982 (0.6%)1971 (0.3%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2013 was 45.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.6% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2013 was 45.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The record first half year for female directors in Peterborough was 2008 when 31.2% of all directors were female.

    27.9% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the first half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 2008 when 30.6% of all directors were female.

    27.5% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the second quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.5% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.40%CONSULTING5.25%
    PETERBOROUGH1.40%MANAGEMENT4.80%
    MANAGEMENT1.17%CONSULTANCY3.41%
    CONSULTING1.12%PROPERTY2.48%
    CONSULTANCY1.03%TRADING2.05%
    PROPERTY0.98%ENGINEERING1.81%
    M0.75%DESIGN1.79%
    TRADING0.65%LONDON1.77%
    CARE0.65%BUSINESS1.77%
    TRAINING0.56%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    RECRUITMENT0.56%CONSTRUCTION1.68%
    GLOBAL0.51%ASSOCIATES1.67%
    ASSOCIATES0.51%GLOBAL1.59%
    CAR0.47%MEDIA1.57%
    DESIGN0.47%CARE1.55%
    J0.47%J1.53%
    CARS0.47%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    SECURITY0.47%IT1.40%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.47%PROPERTIES1.40%
    HOUSE0.42%M1.26%
    CLEANING0.42%BUILDING1.22%
    TRANSPORT0.42%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    GREEN0.42%ENTERPRISES1.18%
    S0.42%CAPITAL1.16%
    MARKETING0.42%TRAINING1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied646257,517
    99999 - Dormant Company11744,817
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11054,555
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management10033,633
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities6825,583
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5324,324
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities316,771
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified3117,095
    49410 - Freight transport by road296,273
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2812,578
    86900 - Other human health activities278,687
    45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles252,817
    62012 - Business and domestic software development248,590
    56103 - Take-away food shops and mobile food stands246,140
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles244,768
    43210 - Electrical installation235,611
    41100 - Development of building projects228,876
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet217,793
    74990 - Non-trading company1914,303
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings175,665

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08557346 T S SERVICES (PETERBOROUGH) LIMITED 05 Jun 2013
    08559835 MAX TALK LIMITED 07 Jun 2013
    08560220 COUNTY GROUND MAINTENANCE LTD 07 Jun 2013
    08565515 FOX BEAUTY LTD 12 Jun 2013
    08567536 NICALI ENTERPRISES LIMITED 13 Jun 2013
    08569831 DGTLCONCEPT LTD 14 Jun 2013
    08573524 P M CHAMBERS LIMITED 18 Jun 2013
    08580841 LUCKY LUKE TRANS LTD 24 Jun 2013
    08582167 PRC VENTURES 24 Jun 2013
    08589451 ARSLONGAVITABREVIS LIMITED 28 Jun 2013
    08557337 KPB SERVICES LTD 05 Jun 2013
    08560983 CONTENT CLASSIFICATION SERVICES LIMITED 07 Jun 2013
    08565939 EUROBUON LIMITED 12 Jun 2013
    08567369 LEN 19 LIMITED 12 Jun 2013
    08585083 TOTALREN LIMITED 26 Jun 2013
    08587273 QUANTUM LETTINGS LTD 27 Jun 2013
    08589543 THE STRAND PETERBOROUGH LIMITED 28 Jun 2013
    08563472 KINGSTON MISTRY LIMITED 10 Jun 2013
    08570034 CYRA ENTERPRISE LTD 14 Jun 2013
    08575794 GILDAN HOMES LIMITED 19 Jun 2013
    08555900 MARTIN WYNNE LTD 04 Jun 2013
    08559610 RENOVARE CONSULTING LIMITED 06 Jun 2013
    08565497 SILVER OAK COFFEE LTD 12 Jun 2013
    08580497 STIRLING ADVISORY LIMITED 21 Jun 2013
    08582356 ANDREW MOLONEY MORTGAGE CONSULTANTS LIMITED 24 Jun 2013