Sidcup, Kent

2010 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

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

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. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 a total of 255 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 1.2% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 11.9%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Sidcup occurred in 2007 when a total of 294 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    2010255203,749
    2009252182,021
    % change1.2%11.9%
    Record Year2007 (294)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    A total of 125 companies were registered in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 3.1% versus the same period last year (Q2 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.4% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)SidcupUK
    201012598,612
    200912990,987
    % change-3.1%8.4%
    Record Year 2007 (137) 2007 (112,283)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    April 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous April.

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2010543734
    New companies in 2009523344
    % change3.8%12.1%-22.7%
    Record Year2010 (54)2007 (47)2007 (45)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 a total of 185 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 20.6% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -38.6%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Sidcup occurred in 2009 when a total of 233 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    2010185177,631
    2009233289,236
    % change-20.6%-38.6%
    Record Year2009 (233)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    A total of 103 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 29.5% versus the same period last year (Q2 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 47.6% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)SidcupUK
    201010394,954
    2009146181,176
    % change-29.5%-47.6%
    Record Year 2009 (146) 2009 (181,176)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2010283837
    Closed companies in 2009387830
    % change-26.3%-51.3%23%
    Record Year2009 (38)2009 (78)2010 (37)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 the company register for Sidcup increased by 70 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    20107026,118
    200919-107,215
    Record Year2007 (223)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the second quarter of 2010 (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010) was 22 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)SidcupUK
    2010223,658
    2009-17-90,189
    Record Year 2007 (101) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 201026-1-3
    Net growth in 200914-4514
    Record Year2007 (34)2007 (30)2008 (41)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    In the first half of 2010 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2009 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2010 - Jun 2010)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20090.2%0.1%0.1%
    % change-4.5%6.9%-30.5%
    Record Year1966 (0.4%)1985 (0.2%)1983 (0.3%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2010 was 44.2.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.1% compared to the UK figure of 2.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 1.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.7%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2010 was 44.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 0.0% compared to the UK figure of 2.3%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.2% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2010)

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

    19.7% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first half of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 24.9% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2010)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 1866 when 66.7% of all directors were female.

    18.1% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTANCY1.41%MANAGEMENT5.01%
    MANAGEMENT1.41%CONSULTING4.79%
    DESIGN1.17%CONSULTANCY3.02%
    PROPERTY1.17%PROPERTY2.40%
    BUILDING1.06%ASSOCIATES2.02%
    MEDIA0.94%TRADING2.01%
    CONSULTING0.94%DESIGN1.91%
    CREATIVE0.94%CONSTRUCTION1.85%
    ASSOCIATES0.82%MEDIA1.80%
    SOUTH0.70%BUSINESS1.75%
    EAST0.70%CONSULTANTS1.71%
    BOUTIQUE0.70%INTERNATIONAL1.59%
    KENT0.70%ENGINEERING1.56%
    LONDON0.70%LONDON1.52%
    ELECTRICAL0.70%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    GLOBAL0.59%J1.46%
    R0.59%CARE1.41%
    G0.59%GLOBAL1.39%
    CONSULTANTS0.59%PROPERTIES1.35%
    JAMES0.59%BUILDING1.33%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.47%M1.29%
    ROOFING0.47%IT1.28%
    D0.47%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    CONSTRUCTION0.47%GROUP1.25%
    CENTRE0.47%DEVELOPMENTS1.25%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied156207,125
    7487 - Other business activities9768,525
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified8125,942
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2014,598
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering188,262
    43210 - Electrical installation182,859
    99999 - Dormant Company1714,342
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management1713,490
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply158,285
    7260 - Other computer related activities149,122
    9999 - Dormant Company1319,842
    62090 - Other information technology service activities135,854
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.122,504
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings102,060
    7499 - Non-trading company813,997
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities88,590
    4534 - Other building installation82,652
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified77,922
    9305 - Other service activities78,822
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified72,739

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07300303 PIXELPERFECT LIMITED 30 Jun 2010
    07299273 A ROBERTSON LTD 29 Jun 2010
    07293959 CONSULTING PROFESSIONALS LIMITED 24 Jun 2010
    07293696 L R J SOLUTIONS LIMITED 23 Jun 2010
    07292522 P & R ROOFING (KENT) LIMITED 22 Jun 2010
    07287146 REMBDISC LIMITED 17 Jun 2010
    07286772 H MARTIN LIMITED 16 Jun 2010
    07282024 IDEAL DECORATORS AND INTERIORS LIMITED 11 Jun 2010
    07282001 ALLEN PLASTERING CONTRACTORS LIMITED 11 Jun 2010
    07281956 D ROSE BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 11 Jun 2010
    07281667 LEMON CHIFFON PIE LIMITED 11 Jun 2010
    07280776 JOD LIMITED 10 Jun 2010
    07279901 LEE JAMES OWENS LIMITED 10 Jun 2010
    07277677 ENJOY THE SPACE LIMITED 08 Jun 2010
    07275160 J2K2 LIMITED 07 Jun 2010
    07274147 N W SURFACING LIMITED 04 Jun 2010
    07272548 CHRISTWAY UK LTD 03 Jun 2010
    OC355728 MCBRIDES ACCOUNTANTS LLP 17 Jun 2010
    07298036 EBLOSSOM LTD 29 Jun 2010
    07293605 UP THE CREEK (CATERING) LIMITED 23 Jun 2010
    07290431 GREEN APPLE DENTAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED 21 Jun 2010
    07278782 PRODEACO (FLOORING) LTD 09 Jun 2010
    07274206 DV BUILDING LTD 04 Jun 2010
    OC355548 K&S MARKETING LLP 10 Jun 2010
    OC355806 JCDM LLP 21 Jun 2010