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
    08673026 USA FRIED CHICKEN PIZZA AND KEBAB LIMITED 03 Sep 2013
    08687755 CAMBRIDGE EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL CENTER LIMITED 12 Sep 2013
    08692464 BROWNING OVEN SERVICES LIMITED 16 Sep 2013
    08692905 R.M. SHEEHAN PLUMBING & HEATING LTD 17 Sep 2013
    08701207 MUGZ ON MUGS LIMITED 23 Sep 2013
    08705650 CHINESE NATURAL HEALTHCARE 365 LTD 25 Sep 2013
    08707090 DOWSOCIAL LTD 26 Sep 2013
    08708539 DANIEL TURNER MARINE AND FORESTRY LTD 27 Sep 2013
    08677867 LONGUEVILLE AUTOS PETERBOROUGH LTD 05 Sep 2013
    08684884 SALES NOT MARKETING LIMITED 10 Sep 2013
    08702638 DIPESH PATEL IT LIMITED 23 Sep 2013
    08671780 STAPLES CONTRACTORS LTD 02 Sep 2013
    08676689 MZANSI LIMITED 04 Sep 2013
    08679791 THE WILLOWS DAY NURSERY (CHATTERIS) LTD 06 Sep 2013
    08685272 CORAL SKY GENERAL TRADING LIMITED 11 Sep 2013
    08711733 JAFFERS CARS LIMITED 30 Sep 2013
    08673408 COPTIC NETWORKS & VISUAL LIMITED 03 Sep 2013
    08707856 ROBEK LIMITED 26 Sep 2013
    08696324 PETERSFIELD (KINGS ROAD) RESIDENTS COMPANY LIMITED 18 Sep 2013
    OC388072 SECRET SOURCE MARKETING LLP 24 Sep 2013
    08677871 HARVEST BARN LIMITED 05 Sep 2013
    08686268 THE RED LION (BOURNE) LTD 11 Sep 2013
    08677599 RUSTIC GROUP LTD. 05 Sep 2013
    08684234 STRIKE ONE MEDIA LIMITED 10 Sep 2013
    08688702 BROOKVIEW INNOVATIONS LIMITED 12 Sep 2013