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
    08593075 ASHLEY LAW PETERBOROUGH LIMITED 01 Jul 2013
    08593083 COMMUNITY BILINGUAL SERVICES LTD 01 Jul 2013
    08594127 TOOLFIX JOINERY AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIES LIMITED 02 Jul 2013
    08594255 INNOTEC PRODUCTS LIMITED 02 Jul 2013
    08600366 NERIJUS TRADING LTD 08 Jul 2013
    08601777 COMPLETE KITCHEN CLEARANCE LTD 09 Jul 2013
    08604555 WALDEN HOUSE LTD 10 Jul 2013
    08614829 PENCIL CONSULTING LIMITED 18 Jul 2013
    08630712 T & G AUTOS LTD 30 Jul 2013
    08599183 WILLCOX ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS LIMITED 05 Jul 2013
    08629804 WILL YOU BUY MY CAR.COM LIMITED 30 Jul 2013
    08629416 E-LEATHER MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED 29 Jul 2013
    08612489 ARA SECURITY CO LIMITED 16 Jul 2013
    08612990 CHRIS CHURCHILL LOGISTICS LTD. 17 Jul 2013
    08631053 FAMILIES FIRST PETERBOROUGH C.I.C. 30 Jul 2013
    08624265 MASS AUTHENTIFICATION LIMITED 25 Jul 2013
    08593169 COPTER CAM LIMITED 02 Jul 2013
    08596106 R TAYLOR 3160 LTD 04 Jul 2013
    08614034 J CHEETHAM 2322 LTD 17 Jul 2013
    08614931 THE ORCHARD 1961 LIMITED 18 Jul 2013
    08615692 T NOVOGRECKIS 819 LTD 18 Jul 2013
    08631174 GOSSIP EXCLUSIVE HAIR LIMITED 30 Jul 2013
    08597538 XTREME ALES LIMITED 04 Jul 2013
    08598600 DCI PROPERTIES LIMITED 05 Jul 2013
    08598951 OSGOOD DESIGNS LIMITED 05 Jul 2013