Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q1 2014 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q1 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q1.
  • Q1 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.
  • March 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous March.
  • March 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any month in history.
  • January 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2014 saw a new record in net growth 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 2014)

    Q1 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q1.

    Q1 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 430 companies were registered in Peterborough during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 2.9% versus the same period last year (Q1 2013). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.8% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)PeterboroughUK
    2014430150,722
    2013418134,802
    % change2.9%11.8%
    Record Year 2014 (430) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    March 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous March.

    March 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any month in history.

    January 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2014155115160
    New companies in 2013137134147
    % change13.1%-14.2%8.8%
    Record Year2014 (155)2005 (157)2014 (160)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    A total of 199 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014).

    This figure is a decrease of 17.8% versus the same period last year (Q1 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 5.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)PeterboroughUK
    201419982,370
    201324277,914
    % change-17.8%5.7%
    Record Year 2009 (263) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2014566974
    Closed companies in 2013887975
    % change-36.4%-12.7%-1%
    Record Year2013 (88)2011 (79)2009 (146)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014) was 231 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)PeterboroughUK
    201423168,352
    201317656,888
    Record Year 2012 (239) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    January 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous January.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2014994686
    Net growth in 2013495572
    Record Year2014 (99)2005 (129)2012 (108)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    In the first quarter of 2014, Peterborough formed 0.3% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)Peterborough
    20140.3%
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.3%
    20100.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2005 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20140.3%0.2%0.3%
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.3%
    % change5.9%-20.8%-9.2%
    Record Year1989 (0.4%)1979 (0.5%)1991 (0.5%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2014 was 43.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Peterborough was in 2012 when 31.8% of all directors were female.

    25.8% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the first quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2013-Mar 2014)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    PETERBOROUGH1.68%CONSULTING5.22%
    CONSULTING1.55%MANAGEMENT4.67%
    CONSULTANCY1.15%CONSULTANCY3.49%
    PROPERTY1.11%PROPERTY2.64%
    TRADING1.11%TRADING2.05%
    LOGISTICS1.11%LONDON1.88%
    MANAGEMENT1.06%ENGINEERING1.86%
    (PETERBOROUGH)0.80%CARE1.79%
    PROPERTIES0.66%CONSTRUCTION1.75%
    CARE0.66%DESIGN1.75%
    CONSULTANTS0.62%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    CAR0.62%BUSINESS1.71%
    MEDICAL0.62%PROPERTIES1.60%
    CENTRE0.62%INVESTMENTS1.60%
    SALES0.53%GLOBAL1.58%
    ENGINEERING0.53%J1.48%
    BUSINESS0.49%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    ENERGY0.49%MEDIA1.48%
    SERVICE0.49%IT1.33%
    J0.49%TRANSPORT1.30%
    AUTO0.49%DEVELOPMENTS1.29%
    BUILDING0.49%BUILDING1.24%
    S0.49%M1.21%
    ASSOCIATES0.49%CAPITAL1.20%
    IT0.49%ELECTRICAL1.19%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied770280,210
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified12156,411
    99999 - Dormant Company10347,084
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management10037,882
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities7327,750
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5426,700
    49410 - Freight transport by road458,014
    86900 - Other human health activities4310,273
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified4218,491
    62090 - Other information technology service activities3612,813
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles355,130
    45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles333,177
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities307,313
    41100 - Development of building projects239,855
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings216,559
    43210 - Electrical installation215,885
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate209,284
    56101 - Licensed restaurants197,965
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet199,358
    68310 - Real estate agencies183,447

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08876596 KELLY PRINT LIMITED 05 Feb 2014
    08877784 IMENTOR PL LTD 05 Feb 2014
    08899962 RAFID RADIOLOGY LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08901395 ADAMS TAXIS LTD 19 Feb 2014
    08905677 BUBBLES HAND CAR WASH (UK) LTD 21 Feb 2014
    08909368 CHESTNUTS COMMUNITY CENTRE LIMITED 24 Feb 2014
    08915492 JIMMY'S BOSTON LTD 27 Feb 2014
    08874763 CURTAINS & VOILES LTD 04 Feb 2014
    08877247 TIMY MEDICAL LTD. 05 Feb 2014
    08903450 EMODELS LONDON LTD 20 Feb 2014
    08904746 TECKFIRE LTD 20 Feb 2014
    08908142 NOJA PROPERTY SERVICES LIMITED 24 Feb 2014
    08914619 AG7/7 LIMITED 27 Feb 2014
    08914703 BROKER DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY LIMITED 27 Feb 2014
    08872185 NAILA A LIMITED 03 Feb 2014
    08877489 HGI CONSULTING LIMITED 05 Feb 2014
    08892622 SJCP LIMITED 13 Feb 2014
    08914100 PDP HEALTH CARE LIMITED 27 Feb 2014
    08881400 ADJ ENGINEERING LIMITED 07 Feb 2014
    08872905 KINDRED DRAMA CONSULTANCY LTD 03 Feb 2014
    08877109 CROWLAND CARPETS LTD 05 Feb 2014
    08895356 EYE DEVELOPMENTS LTD 14 Feb 2014
    08885408 SKATE-MATEZ LIMITED 11 Feb 2014
    08886309 EVERLIVING SERVICES LTD 11 Feb 2014
    08893104 PSP1 CONSULTING LIMITED 13 Feb 2014