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Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2011 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q1 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q1.
  • January 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

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 2011)

    A total of 119 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 8.5% versus the same period last year (Q1 2010). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)SidcupUK
    2011119116,391
    2010130105,137
    % change-8.5%10.7%
    Record Year 2007 (157) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2011274349
    New companies in 2010354253
    % change-22.9%2.4%-7.5%
    Record Year2003 (35)2007 (45)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    Q1 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q1.

    A total of 89 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 8.5% versus the same period last year (Q1 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.0% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)SidcupUK
    20118990,986
    20108282,677
    % change8.5%10.0%
    Record Year 2011 (89) 2009 (108,060)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    January 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2011342233
    Closed companies in 2010232732
    % change47.8%-18.5%3%
    Record Year2011 (34)2010 (27)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2011 (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011) was 30 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)SidcupUK
    20113025,405
    20104822,460
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2011-72116
    Net growth in 2010121521
    Record Year2007 (20)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    In the first quarter of 2011, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2011 - Mar 2011)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1968 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-33.5%-10.0%-11.8%
    Record Year1975 (0.4%)1966 (0.4%)1968 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2011 was 43.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.5% compared to the UK figure of 3.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.2% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2011)

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

    22.2% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2010-Mar 2011)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.90%CONSULTING5.04%
    PROPERTY1.39%MANAGEMENT4.97%
    ELECTRICAL1.14%CONSULTANCY3.16%
    BUILDING1.14%PROPERTY2.38%
    MANAGEMENT1.01%TRADING2.10%
    CREATIVE1.01%DESIGN1.93%
    CONSULTANTS1.01%ASSOCIATES1.92%
    DESIGN0.88%BUSINESS1.87%
    CONSULTANCY0.88%CONSTRUCTION1.80%
    MEDIA0.88%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    HEATING0.88%MEDIA1.69%
    M0.76%ENGINEERING1.61%
    R0.76%LONDON1.60%
    L0.76%CARE1.45%
    ASSOCIATES0.63%J1.45%
    LEGAL0.63%GLOBAL1.44%
    PLUMBING0.63%INVESTMENTS1.43%
    G0.63%IT1.41%
    CONTRACTORS0.63%PROPERTIES1.36%
    HOUSE0.63%BUILDING1.34%
    SERVICE0.63%M1.30%
    S0.63%ELECTRICAL1.28%
    MAINTENANCE0.63%S1.24%
    ENGINEERING0.63%INTERNATIONAL1.23%
    MARKETING0.51%SYSTEMS1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied161202,798
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11430,253
    7487 - Other business activities8860,968
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development25556
    43210 - Electrical installation223,172
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2216,150
    99999 - Dormant Company1818,336
    62090 - Other information technology service activities186,996
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply187,000
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1712,916
    7260 - Other computer related activities157,789
    9999 - Dormant Company1419,765
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering146,183
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1210,246
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.112,072
    9305 - Other service activities108,740
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified910,085
    5530 - Restaurants84,898
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings72,290
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation72,312

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07580222 CODICA LTD 28 Mar 2011
    07579865 SC COMMISSIONING SERVICES LTD. 28 Mar 2011
    07578700 SLS MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS LIMITED 25 Mar 2011
    07578580 SOFIA HOUSE LIMITED 25 Mar 2011
    07578493 SHF SIDCUP LIMITED 25 Mar 2011
    07578357 POVEY LITTLE ACCOUNTANTS LIMITED 25 Mar 2011
    07576578 CAPE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 24 Mar 2011
    07574818 BOATE 23 Mar 2011
    07573085 FRAMEWORK CONSULTANTS LIMITED 22 Mar 2011
    07566895 INTERCOLLEGE T20 LIMITED 16 Mar 2011
    07566216 BLUEBIRD TAXI LIMITED 16 Mar 2011
    07566173 HST SERVICING LIMITED 16 Mar 2011
    07565898 ABBEY POWER & EVENTS LIMITED 16 Mar 2011
    07564430 LEE HAIRDRESSERS LIMITED 15 Mar 2011
    07561656 SAA OPTICS LTD. 11 Mar 2011
    07559071 DD HALL PROMOTIONS LIMITED 10 Mar 2011
    07556620 ADDCOM PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT LIMITED 08 Mar 2011
    07553432 GCP CONSOLIDATED LTD 07 Mar 2011
    07552397 PIERREMONT HEIGHTS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED 04 Mar 2011
    07551802 INTERIOR CRAFT SOLUTIONS (UK) LIMITED 04 Mar 2011
    07582568 WLF CONSULT LIMITED 29 Mar 2011
    07581427 6 ARCHES PROPERTY LTD 29 Mar 2011
    07577810 MASTER BAKERS LIMITED 24 Mar 2011
    07566382 CAPRICORN WEB ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED 16 Mar 2011
    07556793 VIRTUAL CONNECTIONS LTD 08 Mar 2011