Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2010 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • February 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.

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 2010)

    A total of 130 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2010 (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010).

    This figure is an increase of 5.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010)SidcupUK
    2010130105,137
    200912391,034
    % change5.7%15.5%
    Record Year 2007 (157) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2010)

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2010354253
    New companies in 2009323358
    % change9.4%27.3%-8.6%
    Record Year2010 (35)2007 (45)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2010)

    A total of 82 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2010 (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 5.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 23.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010)SidcupUK
    20108282,677
    200987108,060
    % change-5.7%-23.5%
    Record Year 2009 (87) 2009 (108,060)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2010)

    February 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2010232732
    Closed companies in 2009181752
    % change27.8%58.8%-38%
    Record Year2003 (24)2010 (27)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2010)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2010 (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010) was 48 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010)SidcupUK
    20104822,460
    200936-17,026
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2010121521
    Net growth in 200914166
    Record Year2007 (20)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2010)

    In the first quarter of 2010, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1968 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20090.1%0.1%0.2%
    % change1.5%9.1%-24.1%
    Record Year1975 (0.4%)1966 (0.4%)1968 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2010)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2010 was 43.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 2.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 0.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.9%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2010)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 1861 when 40.0% of all directors were female.

    21.1% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 24.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2009-Mar 2010)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTANCY2.04%MANAGEMENT5.01%
    MANAGEMENT1.56%CONSULTING4.60%
    PROPERTY1.44%CONSULTANCY2.87%
    DESIGN1.20%PROPERTY2.50%
    ASSOCIATES1.08%ASSOCIATES2.04%
    ELECTRICAL1.08%TRADING1.93%
    MEDIA0.96%DESIGN1.91%
    LONDON0.96%CONSTRUCTION1.87%
    BUILDING0.96%MEDIA1.84%
    SOUTH0.84%BUSINESS1.74%
    EAST0.72%INTERNATIONAL1.73%
    CONSULTANTS0.60%CONSULTANTS1.63%
    MAINTENANCE0.60%ENGINEERING1.54%
    CONSULTING0.60%J1.48%
    SYSTEMS0.60%LONDON1.45%
    CONSTRUCTION0.60%INVESTMENTS1.45%
    C0.60%GROUP1.37%
    PROPERTIES0.60%GLOBAL1.35%
    S0.60%PROPERTIES1.35%
    KENT0.60%BUILDING1.34%
    BOUTIQUE0.60%CARE1.33%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.48%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    PRODUCTIONS0.48%M1.28%
    LABEL0.48%SYSTEMS1.25%
    SPECIALISTS0.48%S1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied170228,645
    7487 - Other business activities11674,904
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified8026,974
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2417,003
    43210 - Electrical installation213,163
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2014,007
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering199,325
    7499 - Non-trading company1815,398
    7260 - Other computer related activities1510,331
    9999 - Dormant Company1419,948
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply149,659
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.132,729
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings112,224
    99999 - Dormant Company1113,808
    62090 - Other information technology service activities116,340
    4525 - Other special trades construction82,434
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities79,943
    4534 - Other building installation72,840
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development7390
    7440 - Advertising71,918

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07210247 ALBRITE ENGINEERING LIMITED 31 Mar 2010
    07209212 BAMBOO TRADING LIMITED 31 Mar 2010
    07208243 CYBER SECURITY JOBSITE.COM LIMITED 30 Mar 2010
    07206959 SOUTH EAST CONSULTANCY LIMITED 29 Mar 2010
    07206501 ABSOLUTE ACCOUNTANCY LIMITED 29 Mar 2010
    07206431 DNO CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD. 29 Mar 2010
    07205177 THE CHISWICK ELECTRICIAN LIMITED 26 Mar 2010
    07201190 JOJOES HAIR AND BEAUTY SALON LIMITED 24 Mar 2010
    07200355 FRANTOM UK LIMITED 23 Mar 2010
    07198293 SAMSAM LIMITED 22 Mar 2010
    07198255 GOOD SPUD LTD 22 Mar 2010
    07197166 HAWTHORN COST MANAGEMENT LTD 22 Mar 2010
    07196901 COLEMANS PODIATRY LTD. 19 Mar 2010
    07196843 ORIGINAL PROJECT DELIVERY LIMITED 19 Mar 2010
    07189114 STRICTLY UNDERGROUND LIMITED 15 Mar 2010
    07188912 ACTIVKIDS SOUTH EAST LIMITED 15 Mar 2010
    07182616 SHOW ME THE GIFT LIMITED 09 Mar 2010
    07181346 C A TAXI SERVICES LIMITED 08 Mar 2010
    07180886 JON CASH LIMITED 06 Mar 2010
    07177558 WARD RAIL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 04 Mar 2010
    07172629 THE STREET MARKET COMMERCIAL LIMITED 01 Mar 2010
    07171951 MILKSHAKE CREATIONS LIMITED 01 Mar 2010
    OC353627 SUTTON SOLAR SOLUTIONS LLP 26 Mar 2010
    07209373 BLINK TANK LIMITED 31 Mar 2010
    07202254 FLYNN'S BARBERS LIMITED 25 Mar 2010