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
    08920167 STEFAN VENTURES LTD 03 Mar 2014
    08920287 P & R RALLY TEAM LIMITED 03 Mar 2014
    08921826 SOFTLINK SOLUTIONS (UK) LIMITED 04 Mar 2014
    08921962 PRIORITY FIRST AID LIMITED 04 Mar 2014
    08926073 INSPIRED COMICS LTD 06 Mar 2014
    08929753 OXNEY MOTORS LIMITED 10 Mar 2014
    08959309 NERG LIMITED 26 Mar 2014
    08962110 RAF TRANS LOGISTICS LTD 27 Mar 2014
    08965860 ITCINTICITY LTD 28 Mar 2014
    08919993 DK INSTALLATIONS LIMITED 03 Mar 2014
    08943230 CAMPBELL HUBER (HOLDINGS) LIMITED 17 Mar 2014
    08945738 CAMPBELL HUBER ORTHODONTICS (UK) LIMITED 18 Mar 2014
    08948188 SUREGAS HEATING SERVICES LIMITED 19 Mar 2014
    08952905 REDKITE WOOD PRODUCTS LTD 21 Mar 2014
    08953158 RADICAL PRODUCTS LIMITED 21 Mar 2014
    08954070 JOD 7 LIMITED 24 Mar 2014
    08954257 LEELA CONSULTANCY LIMITED 24 Mar 2014
    08955243 ORANIX LIMITED 24 Mar 2014
    08917969 CYBER APTECH UK LTD 03 Mar 2014
    08923775 ELITE BEAUTY AESTHETICS LTD 05 Mar 2014
    08942445 AKATAMA LIMITED 17 Mar 2014
    08955079 LEARNCOM LIMITED 24 Mar 2014
    08963373 GT PRO LIMITED 27 Mar 2014
    08963573 RIJEN HEALTHCARE LIMITED 27 Mar 2014
    08965805 P&J WHOLESALE LTD 28 Mar 2014