Sidcup, Kent

Q3 2010 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • July 2010 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous July.
  • September 2010 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous September.

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 2010)

    A total of 123 companies were registered in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 1.6% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 7.2% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)SidcupUK
    2010123101,492
    200912594,671
    % change-1.6%7.2%
    Record Year 2009 (125) 2003 (107,203)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2010463641
    New companies in 2009323855
    % change43.8%-5.3%-25.5%
    Record Year2010 (46)2009 (38)2009 (55)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    A total of 77 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 42.5% versus the same period last year (Q3 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 45.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)SidcupUK
    20107787,705
    2009134159,401
    % change-42.5%-45.0%
    Record Year 2009 (134) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2010253121
    Closed companies in 2009343268
    % change-26.5%-3.1%-69%
    Record Year2003 (38)2008 (43)2009 (68)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the third quarter of 2010 (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010) was 46 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)SidcupUK
    20104613,787
    2009-9-64,730
    Record Year 1998 (55) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    September 2010 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous September.

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 201021520
    Net growth in 2009-26-13
    Record Year2008 (30)1997 (24)2010 (20)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2010 - Sep 2010)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1984 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20090.1%0.1%0.2%
    % change33.7%-14.1%-28.6%
    Record Year1993 (0.2%)1972 (0.3%)1979 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2010 was 46.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.0% compared to the UK figure of 2.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2010)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 1862 when 50.0% of all directors were female.

    24.5% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the third quarter of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.68%MANAGEMENT5.06%
    CONSULTANCY1.56%CONSULTING4.99%
    BUILDING1.44%CONSULTANCY3.12%
    ELECTRICAL1.32%PROPERTY2.38%
    DESIGN1.20%TRADING2.04%
    PROPERTY1.20%ASSOCIATES2.01%
    CONSULTING0.96%DESIGN1.93%
    CREATIVE0.84%CONSTRUCTION1.86%
    ASSOCIATES0.84%BUSINESS1.80%
    HEATING0.72%MEDIA1.75%
    SOUTH0.72%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    G0.72%LONDON1.59%
    KENT0.72%ENGINEERING1.59%
    PLUMBING0.60%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    LEGAL0.60%CARE1.44%
    EAST0.60%J1.44%
    CONTRACTORS0.60%INTERNATIONAL1.43%
    LONDON0.60%GLOBAL1.42%
    GLOBAL0.60%IT1.35%
    CONSULTANTS0.60%PROPERTIES1.35%
    CONSTRUCTION0.60%BUILDING1.32%
    R0.60%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    M0.48%M1.28%
    FINANCE0.48%SYSTEMS1.26%
    ACADEMY0.48%S1.24%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied155202,902
    7487 - Other business activities10169,802
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified7825,053
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2114,940
    43210 - Electrical installation192,747
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering187,634
    99999 - Dormant Company1714,072
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply168,183
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management1613,161
    9999 - Dormant Company1521,484
    7260 - Other computer related activities158,967
    62090 - Other information technology service activities135,716
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.122,440
    9305 - Other service activities119,454
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings101,972
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development9398
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities88,292
    5522 - Camp sites, including caravan sites758
    7499 - Non-trading company713,408
    5530 - Restaurants75,181

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07361321 GAMES ZONE LIMITED 31 Aug 2010
    07361273 PAYNES MENSWEAR LTD. 31 Aug 2010
    07360909 AFFORDABLE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY LIMITED 31 Aug 2010
    07356327 MITCHELL HEDGES LIMITED 25 Aug 2010
    07355097 HEB LEGAL SERVICES LIMITED 24 Aug 2010
    07355093 MDS LEGAL SERVICES LIMITED 24 Aug 2010
    07353866 SRC INSTALLATIONS SOUTH EAST LIMITED 23 Aug 2010
    07351390 WINTA COMMISSIONING SERVICES LTD. 19 Aug 2010
    07348426 OAK TREE ELECTRICAL DESIGN LIMITED 17 Aug 2010
    07348231 THE KEMNAL ACADEMIES TRUST 17 Aug 2010
    07346723 CO CONNECT CONSULTING LTD 16 Aug 2010
    07346531 DERUMO LIMITED 16 Aug 2010
    07341817 SYRIAN TOURS LTD 10 Aug 2010
    07341262 BS.LS BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 10 Aug 2010
    07340016 MASHER DECOR LIMITED 09 Aug 2010
    07340009 POLARIS COSMETICS (UK) LIMITED 09 Aug 2010
    07337149 HAPPY FEET DAY NURSERY LTD 05 Aug 2010
    07361252 DELALISON LTD 31 Aug 2010
    07361244 JADENSON LTD 31 Aug 2010
    07361234 ABT SALES CONSULTANTS LTD. 31 Aug 2010
    07358536 WESTS BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 26 Aug 2010
    07348974 A TO Z HEATING AND PLUMBING LTD 18 Aug 2010
    07340574 LAST IN FIRST OUT FILM FINANCE LTD 09 Aug 2010
    07336814 SILVERSTAR LIFTS LTD 05 Aug 2010
    07336323 LONDON ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS LIMITED 04 Aug 2010