Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q3 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

  • Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.
  • August 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.
  • August 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.

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 2013)

    Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 358 companies were registered in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 12.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares equally to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)PeterboroughUK
    2013358132,684
    2012317118,868
    % change12.9%11.6%
    Record Year 2013 (358) 2013 (132,684)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2013133124101
    New companies in 2012106108103
    % change25.5%14.8%-1.9%
    Record Year2013 (133)2013 (124)2012 (103)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    A total of 214 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 8.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201321486,170
    201219875,908
    % change8.1%13.5%
    Record Year 2009 (306) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2013775780
    Closed companies in 2012687654
    % change13.2%-25.0%48%
    Record Year2010 (88)2008 (153)2009 (159)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013) was 144 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)PeterboroughUK
    201314446,514
    201211942,960
    Record Year 2013 (144) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    August 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2013566721
    Net growth in 2012383249
    Record Year2008 (66)2013 (67)2012 (49)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)Peterborough
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.2%
    20100.3%
    20090.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.2%
    UK formation share in 20120.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change12.3%5.3%-14.0%
    Record Year1971 (0.5%)1991 (0.4%)1973 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2013 was 42.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.0% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 2005 when 38.1% of all directors were female.

    25.4% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the third quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    PETERBOROUGH1.59%CONSULTING5.27%
    (PETERBOROUGH)1.46%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    CONSULTING1.32%CONSULTANCY3.45%
    PROPERTY1.14%PROPERTY2.53%
    MANAGEMENT1.05%TRADING2.08%
    CONSULTANCY1.00%ENGINEERING1.83%
    TRADING0.91%LONDON1.79%
    CARE0.68%DESIGN1.78%
    MARKETING0.64%BUSINESS1.74%
    PROPERTIES0.59%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    TRAINING0.59%CONSULTANTS1.69%
    CAR0.55%CARE1.64%
    CARS0.55%ASSOCIATES1.61%
    M0.55%GLOBAL1.59%
    HOME0.55%J1.54%
    SALES0.50%MEDIA1.54%
    S0.50%INVESTMENTS1.53%
    RECRUITMENT0.50%PROPERTIES1.45%
    CONSULTANTS0.50%IT1.39%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.50%M1.25%
    IT0.50%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    HOUSE0.45%BUILDING1.19%
    DESIGN0.45%CAPITAL1.19%
    LOGISTICS0.45%DEVELOPMENTS1.16%
    SERVICE0.45%TRAINING1.15%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied645260,135
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11354,854
    99999 - Dormant Company10946,169
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management10434,970
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities6326,675
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5425,547
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified3717,715
    49410 - Freight transport by road336,904
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities316,979
    86900 - Other human health activities309,203
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2912,516
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles294,955
    45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles242,964
    56103 - Take-away food shops and mobile food stands236,651
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings236,039
    41100 - Development of building projects239,271
    43210 - Electrical installation225,724
    98000 - Residents property management184,680
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet188,475
    62012 - Business and domestic software development189,104

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08637295 64 WR LIMITED 05 Aug 2013
    08640163 UNIQUE CHOICE LODGES LTD 06 Aug 2013
    08640733 MARCH CONVENIENCE STORE T/AS THE CORNER SHOP LTD 06 Aug 2013
    08641189 CURRENT ELECTRICAL WHOLESALE LIMITED 07 Aug 2013
    08655127 CSG BESPOKE MOULDING LIMITED 19 Aug 2013
    08658384 ST JAMES HOUSE (PETERBOROUGH) LTD 20 Aug 2013
    08659966 HUDSONS ACCOUNTANTS AND BUSINESS ADVISERS LIMITED 21 Aug 2013
    08660044 FITNESS INC NORTHAMPTON LIMITED 22 Aug 2013
    08663657 XGYM DIRECT LIMITED 27 Aug 2013
    08668628 REGENCY WINDOWS (PETERBOROUGH) LIMITED 29 Aug 2013
    08670521 A.S.K. CAR BODY REPAIR LTD 30 Aug 2013
    08633119 BACK THE ODDS LTD 01 Aug 2013
    08635557 MINT CONSULTING (PETERBOROUGH) LIMITED 02 Aug 2013
    08642685 FREAKY COUTURE LIMITED 08 Aug 2013
    08651423 KEIR HARDIE NDT LIMITED 15 Aug 2013
    08658608 THE HEAT MERCHANT (UK) LIMITED 21 Aug 2013
    08659243 LINK TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED 21 Aug 2013
    08663748 SRV DIVING LTD 27 Aug 2013
    08639960 S.A.H & TAHIR LIMITED 06 Aug 2013
    08648150 FUTURE HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD 13 Aug 2013
    08660095 RYDAL DIGITAL LIMITED 22 Aug 2013
    08666491 MP WELDING & FABRICATIONS LTD 28 Aug 2013
    08632840 R KISKENKAS 3411 LTD 01 Aug 2013
    08655378 NEWS & MAGAZINE DELIVERY SERVICE (THE DEEPINGS) LIMITED 19 Aug 2013
    08662136 MAKE IT YOURS (UK) LIMITED 23 Aug 2013