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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
    07545770 CANTWELLS GYM LIMITED 28 Feb 2011
    07545729 MICKY CANTWELL CONSULTING LIMITED 28 Feb 2011
    07542590 HAYWARD CONSULTANTS LIMITED 25 Feb 2011
    07540347 SERUM LIMITED 23 Feb 2011
    07540048 EMCC CONSULTING LIMITED 23 Feb 2011
    07538329 NICHOLAS MOTORS LIMITED 22 Feb 2011
    07538122 DIVAS AND DUDES DISCO LTD 22 Feb 2011
    07537376 LFP FINANCIAL CONSULTING LIMITED 21 Feb 2011
    07536303 LONDON AND KENT CONSERVATION LTD 21 Feb 2011
    07534653 RJH CREATIVE LIMITED 18 Feb 2011
    07528844 CONSULT 4 PROPERTY LIMITED 14 Feb 2011
    07528777 JLN AGENCY LIMITED 14 Feb 2011
    07524866 TENGATE PROPERTIES LIMITED 10 Feb 2011
    07524855 ROSCARBARY LIMITED 10 Feb 2011
    07524810 MUSTARD ASSOCIATES LIMITED 10 Feb 2011
    07524791 K66 UK LIMITED 10 Feb 2011
    07523778 KH ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD 09 Feb 2011
    07518468 NEUTRON SOLUTIONS LIMITED 07 Feb 2011
    07514607 KRJW CONSULTING LIMITED 02 Feb 2011
    07514021 WALLDENS SECURITY LIMITED 02 Feb 2011
    07511858 MAZBOX LIMITED 01 Feb 2011
    07543378 PJM CONSULTING LIMITED 25 Feb 2011
    07541010 FLAMING ART TATTOO LIMITED 24 Feb 2011
    07519183 R&H CONNECT HEATING & PLUMBING LTD 07 Feb 2011
    07517658 LEADWAY DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT LTD 04 Feb 2011