Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Q3 2014 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.
  • Q3 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.
  • September 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.
  • September 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any month in history.
  • August 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.
  • September 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Peterborough when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2014 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 2014)

    Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any previous Q3.

    Q3 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Peterborough when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 485 companies were registered in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 35.5% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.1% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)PeterboroughUK
    2014485143,414
    2013358132,684
    % change35.5%8.1%
    Record Year 2014 (485) 2014 (143,414)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

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

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2014157141187
    New companies in 2013133124101
    % change18.0%13.7%85.1%
    Record Year2014 (157)2014 (141)2014 (187)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    A total of 287 companies were dissolved in Peterborough during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 34.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 18.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)PeterboroughUK
    2014287101,670
    201321486,170
    % change34.1%18.0%
    Record Year 2009 (306) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Peterborough when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 201411066111
    Closed companies in 2013775780
    % change42.9%15.8%39%
    Record Year2014 (110)2008 (153)2009 (159)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    Net company growth for Peterborough during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014) was 198 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)PeterboroughUK
    201419841,744
    201314446,514
    Record Year 2014 (198) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

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

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

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2014477576
    Net growth in 2013566721
    Record Year2008 (66)2014 (75)2014 (76)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)Peterborough
    20140.3%
    20130.3%
    20120.3%
    20110.2%
    20100.3%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.4%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20140.3%0.3%0.4%
    UK formation share in 20130.3%0.3%0.2%
    % change7.3%8.4%69.8%
    Record Year1971 (0.5%)1991 (0.4%)1973 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2014 was 42.5.

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

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

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

    27.2% of all director appointments in Peterborough in the third quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.3% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    TRANS1.98%CONSULTING5.17%
    PETERBOROUGH1.86%MANAGEMENT4.63%
    MANAGEMENT1.78%CONSULTANCY3.55%
    LOGISTICS1.54%PROPERTY2.62%
    CONSULTING1.31%ENGINEERING2.07%
    CONSULTANCY1.15%CONSTRUCTION2.05%
    PROPERTY1.11%TRADING2.00%
    TRANSPORT1.07%LONDON1.95%
    CARE1.03%CARE1.94%
    ENGINEERING0.79%TRANSPORT1.76%
    TRADING0.59%DESIGN1.70%
    J0.59%CONSULTANTS1.70%
    ASSOCIATES0.55%PROPERTIES1.63%
    CONSULTANTS0.51%BUSINESS1.62%
    CAR0.51%J1.53%
    MEDICAL0.51%ELECTRICAL1.53%
    CENTRE0.47%GLOBAL1.51%
    BUSINESS0.47%INVESTMENTS1.50%
    GLOBAL0.47%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    CDS0.47%MEDIA1.38%
    TRAINING0.44%CO.,1.36%
    SALES0.44%DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
    ELECTRICAL0.44%BUILDING1.30%
    PROPERTIES0.44%IT1.30%
    HEALTHCARE0.40%M1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied766278,481
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11657,264
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management11140,717
    99999 - Dormant Company9548,286
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities8229,313
    49410 - Freight transport by road579,960
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5528,224
    86900 - Other human health activities4411,807
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified4318,890
    62090 - Other information technology service activities4012,795
    45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles403,397
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles365,335
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate2810,361
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities267,401
    56101 - Licensed restaurants238,546
    41100 - Development of building projects2210,604
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets216,327
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings217,151
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment216,630
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified208,501

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09110648 LIVELY APPS LTD 01 Jul 2014
    09113105 PP PETERBOROUGH LTD 02 Jul 2014
    09120624 CITIZOOM LTD 08 Jul 2014
    09122124 VILORO LIMITED 08 Jul 2014
    09129554 FAST FOOD PETERBOROUGH LIMITED 14 Jul 2014
    09129815 AFTA SCHOOL LTD 14 Jul 2014
    09140845 MARCUPAM SERVICES LTD 21 Jul 2014
    09146891 TAWONA LTD 24 Jul 2014
    09155191 J P & SON ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LIMITED 31 Jul 2014
    09112589 MOJONAS MANAGEMENT LTD 02 Jul 2014
    09115057 CM WILLIAMS LIMITED 03 Jul 2014
    09116853 ROWE SURVEYING LIMITED 04 Jul 2014
    09117136 LILYWOLF LIMITED 04 Jul 2014
    09119375 LITEMAN LIMITED 07 Jul 2014
    09125479 RYDEX SOLUTIONS LIMITED 10 Jul 2014
    09130212 POLOWIENIA LOGISTICS LTD 14 Jul 2014
    09146050 REAL TIME INSTALLATIONS LIMITED 24 Jul 2014
    09130789 SAMAX JURAJSKA LIMITED 15 Jul 2014
    09131008 RHA RETIREMENT BENEFITS PLAN TRUSTEES LIMITED 15 Jul 2014
    09131593 MR GENERAL SERVICES LIMITED 15 Jul 2014
    09143048 ALDERMANS 25766 LIMITED 23 Jul 2014
    09150960 EMENESES CARE LIMITED 29 Jul 2014
    09152801 TASTE' OF PETERBOROUGH LTD 30 Jul 2014
    09154296 LAYTH PHARMA SERVICES LTD 30 Jul 2014
    09121699 GOLDER TRANS LTD 08 Jul 2014