Sidcup, Kent

2010 Annual Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q4 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.
  • October 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous October.

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. Annual Data (2010)

    A total of 490 companies were formed in Sidcup in 2010. This total is 0.4% lower than in 2009 and compares poorly to the UK figure of a 10.4% growth compared to 362,675 the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2010490400,358
    2009492362,675
    2008402349,203
    2007485457,649
    2006355405,440
    Record Year2009 (492)2007 (457,649)
    New Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

    In the second half of 2010 a total of 235 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 2.1% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 8.8%.

    The highest total for a second half year in Sidcup occurred in 2009 when a total of 240 were formed.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    2010235196,609
    2009240180,654
    % change-2.1%8.8%
    Record Year2009 (240)2003 (201,446)
    New Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

    A total of 112 companies were registered in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2010 (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010).

    This figure is a decrease of 2.6% versus the same period last year (Q4 2009). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.6% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010)SidcupUK
    201011295,117
    200911585,983
    % change-2.6%10.6%
    Record Year 2009 (115) 2010 (95,117)
    New Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2010)

    New Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    New companies in 2010444325
    New companies in 2009444427
    % change0.0%-2.3%-7.4%
    Record Year2009 (44)2009 (44)2004 (30)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Annual Data (2010)

    A total of 351 companies were dissolved in Sidcup in 2010. This total is 20.4% lower than in 2009 and compares favourably to the UK figure of 35.9% decrease compared to the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2010351342,232
    2009441533,773
    2008209237,901
    2007175220,295
    2006187200,166
    Record Year2009 (441)2009 (533,773)
    Dissolved Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

    In the second half of 2010 a total of 166 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 20.2% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -32.7%.

    The highest total for a second half year in Sidcup occurred in 2009 when a total of 208 were closed.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    2010166164,601
    2009208244,537
    % change-20.2%-32.7%
    Record Year2009 (208)2009 (244,537)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

    Q4 2010 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.

    A total of 89 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2010 (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010).

    This figure is an increase of 20.3% versus the same period last year (Q4 2009). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 9.7% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010)SidcupUK
    20108976,896
    20097485,136
    % change20.3%-9.7%
    Record Year 2010 (89) 2009 (85,136)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2010)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Closed companies in 2010392822
    Closed companies in 2009321527
    % change21.9%86.7%-19%
    Record Year2010 (39)2005 (30)2009 (27)

Net Company Growth

  1. Annual Data (2010)

    A total of 139 companies were added to the company register for Sidcup in 2010. This number represents growth of 28.3% in the total number of active companies, which compares favourably to the UK figure of 16.0%.

    This number is 88 companies higher than the previous year.

    The highest net company growth figure ever seen in one year came in 2007 when the Sidcup company register grew by 310 companies.

    YearSidcupUK
    201013958,126
    200951-171,098
    2008193111,302
    2007310237,354
    2006168205,274
    Record Year2007 (310)2003 (242,543)
    Net Growth by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

    In the second half of 2010 the company register for Sidcup increased by 69 companies.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    20106932,008
    200932-63,883
    Record Year1998 (107)2003 (117,772)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2010 (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010) was 23 companies.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010)SidcupUK
    20102318,221
    200941847
    Record Year 1998 (52) 2003 (57,175)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2010)

    Net Growth by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Net growth in 20105153
    Net growth in 200912290
    Record Year2001 (24)2009 (29)2004 (22)

UK Company Share

  1. Annual Data (2010)

    In 2010 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is no change on 2009 when Sidcup was responsible for 0.1% of all UK companies.

    YearSidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960)1975 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

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

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1975 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

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

    fourth quarter (Oct 2010 - Dec 2010)Sidcup
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    20060.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1964 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2010)

    Company Share by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20090.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-12.4%-12.6%-12.0%
    Record Year1966 (0.5%)1965 (0.6%)1964 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Annual Data (2010)

    The average age of a director in 2010 was 44.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 1.9% compared to the UK figure of 2.5%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

    The average age of a director in the second half of 2010 was 45.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 1.7% compared to the UK figure of 2.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.5% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

    The average age of a director in the fourth quarter of 2010 was 43.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 1.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.3% compared to the UK figure of 4.4%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Annual Data (2010)

    The record year for female directors in Sidcup was 1857 when 36.4% of all directors were female.

    The percentage of female directors in Sidcup in 2010 was 26.4%. The average for the UK during this time was 26.2%

    Director Gender by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2010)

    The record second half year for female directors in Sidcup was 1860 when 42.9% of all directors were female.

    22.7% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second half of 2010 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.0% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2010)

    The record fourth quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 1977 when 31.1% of all directors were female.

    20.6% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the fourth 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 (Dec 2009-Dec 2010)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    BUILDING1.23%CONSULTING5.06%
    MANAGEMENT1.23%MANAGEMENT5.01%
    CONSULTANCY1.23%CONSULTANCY3.14%
    CONSULTING1.23%PROPERTY2.36%
    ELECTRICAL1.23%TRADING2.11%
    MEDIA0.99%ASSOCIATES1.95%
    CREATIVE0.99%DESIGN1.92%
    PROPERTY0.99%BUSINESS1.82%
    DESIGN0.99%CONSTRUCTION1.82%
    PLUMBING0.74%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    R0.74%MEDIA1.71%
    HEATING0.74%ENGINEERING1.62%
    SOUTH0.62%LONDON1.60%
    ENGINEERING0.62%CARE1.45%
    LEGAL0.62%INVESTMENTS1.44%
    L0.62%GLOBAL1.43%
    CONSTRUCTION0.62%J1.42%
    G0.62%IT1.41%
    ASSOCIATES0.62%PROPERTIES1.34%
    CONSULTANTS0.62%INTERNATIONAL1.34%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.49%BUILDING1.34%
    ACADEMY0.49%M1.30%
    INVESTMENTS0.49%ELECTRICAL1.25%
    FINANCE0.49%SYSTEMS1.24%
    EAST0.49%S1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied167199,572
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified9927,550
    7487 - Other business activities8763,348
    43210 - Electrical installation232,980
    99999 - Dormant Company1916,285
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply177,298
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management1714,505
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1713,474
    9999 - Dormant Company1620,144
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development16484
    7260 - Other computer related activities158,089
    62090 - Other information technology service activities156,330
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering146,598
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.112,170
    9305 - Other service activities108,858
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities99,177
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings82,127
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified88,799
    5530 - Restaurants84,939
    5522 - Camp sites, including caravan sites754

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07453957 DUTTON ON ELECTRICALS LIMITED 29 Nov 2010
    07452710 HUDSON EDITING LIMITED 26 Nov 2010
    07447687 KENDEL DOOR AND PROPERTY SERVICES LTD 23 Nov 2010
    07442957 A H AUTO REFINISHING LIMITED 17 Nov 2010
    07441880 MALTBELL LIMITED 17 Nov 2010
    07441859 APERTURE CREATIVE LIMITED 17 Nov 2010
    07440012 REHOBOTH PROFESSIONALS LIMITED 15 Nov 2010
    07439475 TIMELESS CHIC LIMITED 15 Nov 2010
    07439235 TREND COMPUTING LTD 15 Nov 2010
    07437383 WALLIS BUCK BEAUTY LIMITED 11 Nov 2010
    07437212 DAB ROOFING LIMITED 11 Nov 2010
    07434964 FRANCESCA BATEMAN LIMITED 10 Nov 2010
    07434899 PRIORITY PROPERTY LIMITED 10 Nov 2010
    07432032 A MURRAY LIMITED 08 Nov 2010
    07432013 SYLVIAN LIMITED 08 Nov 2010
    07431307 ABSOLUTE PARTY CRUISES (LONDON) LIMITED 05 Nov 2010
    07431034 LISA STORY LIMITED 05 Nov 2010
    07428564 CIARA GLOBAL LIMITED 03 Nov 2010
    07427576 JNC ELECTRICS LIMITED 02 Nov 2010
    07427020 SIX STAR DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED 02 Nov 2010
    07452680 ZEIT LIMITED 26 Nov 2010
    07450608 THE STORK INN LIMITED 25 Nov 2010
    07448304 FIXED PRICE PLUMBING & HEATING LTD 23 Nov 2010
    07442584 BCHIRE (KENT) LTD 17 Nov 2010
    07439578 ASSOCIATION OF BIOMEDICAL HEALTHCARE SCIENTISTS LIMITED 15 Nov 2010