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Sidcup, Kent

2011 Half Year Business Confidence Report

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 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 a total of 221 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 13.3% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 12.3%.

    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
    2011221228,735
    2010255203,749
    % change-13.3%12.3%
    Record Year2007 (294)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    A total of 102 companies were registered in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 18.4% versus the same period last year (Q2 2010). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.9% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)SidcupUK
    2011102112,344
    201012598,612
    % change-18.4%13.9%
    Record Year 2007 (137) 2011 (112,344)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2011323832
    New companies in 2010543734
    % change-40.7%2.7%-5.9%
    Record Year2010 (54)2007 (47)2007 (45)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 a total of 170 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 8.1% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -8.6%.

    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
    2011170162,310
    2010185177,631
    % change-8.1%-8.6%
    Record Year2009 (233)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    A total of 81 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 21.4% versus the same period last year (Q2 2010). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 24.9% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)SidcupUK
    20118171,324
    201010394,954
    % change-21.4%-24.9%
    Record Year 2009 (146) 2009 (181,176)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2011263124
    Closed companies in 2010283837
    % change-7.1%-18.4%-35%
    Record Year2009 (38)2009 (78)2010 (37)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 the company register for Sidcup increased by 51 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    20115166,425
    20107026,118
    Record Year2007 (223)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the second quarter of 2011 (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011) was 21 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)SidcupUK
    20112141,020
    2010223,658
    Record Year 2007 (101) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2011678
    Net growth in 201026-1-3
    Record Year2007 (34)2007 (30)2008 (41)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    In the first half of 2011 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2010 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20100.2%0.1%0.1%
    % change-42.6%-19.1%-16.6%
    Record Year1966 (0.4%)1985 (0.2%)1983 (0.3%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2011 was 44.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.2%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 6.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2011 was 45.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.6% compared to the UK figure of 3.4%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 8.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2011)

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

    22.7% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first half of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2011)

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

    23.2% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.83%CONSULTING5.09%
    PROPERTY1.57%MANAGEMENT4.86%
    ELECTRICAL1.44%CONSULTANCY3.17%
    MANAGEMENT1.18%PROPERTY2.43%
    HEATING1.18%TRADING2.05%
    DESIGN1.18%DESIGN1.94%
    M1.05%ASSOCIATES1.92%
    CONSULTANCY1.05%BUSINESS1.87%
    PLUMBING0.92%CONSTRUCTION1.77%
    CONSULTANTS0.92%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    SERVICE0.78%MEDIA1.73%
    MEDIA0.78%ENGINEERING1.67%
    BUILDING0.78%LONDON1.60%
    S0.78%GLOBAL1.46%
    ASSOCIATES0.78%J1.44%
    CREATIVE0.65%CARE1.44%
    HOUSE0.65%INVESTMENTS1.42%
    LEGAL0.65%IT1.39%
    (LONDON)0.65%BUILDING1.32%
    MAINTENANCE0.52%PROPERTIES1.31%
    L0.52%ELECTRICAL1.30%
    G0.52%M1.27%
    SECURITY0.52%S1.23%
    KENT0.52%ENTERPRISES1.20%
    R0.52%SYSTEMS1.20%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied168202,072
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11930,647
    7487 - Other business activities9360,758
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development29620
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2316,419
    99999 - Dormant Company2218,918
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply217,143
    43210 - Electrical installation203,085
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1813,053
    62090 - Other information technology service activities177,095
    9999 - Dormant Company1520,111
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering145,928
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1310,545
    9305 - Other service activities129,063
    7260 - Other computer related activities127,849
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.102,037
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified910,322
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified73,050
    49320 - Taxi operation7721
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation72,223

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07617793 BLUE TUBE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 28 Apr 2011
    07615529 SHAPE-UP LTD 27 Apr 2011
    07615452 FAST TRACK POKER LIMITED 27 Apr 2011
    07615421 ACACIA FLORAL DESIGNS LIMITED 27 Apr 2011
    07615323 BETTER BOILER INSTALLATIONS LIMITED 27 Apr 2011
    07610673 A M TAXI WELLING LIMITED 20 Apr 2011
    07610277 KAB TRADING LIMITED 20 Apr 2011
    07609976 EAST KENT HOMES LIMITED 19 Apr 2011
    07604582 MESHK LIMITED 14 Apr 2011
    07602422 SWIFT TRAINING LTD 13 Apr 2011
    07598956 MISS A LIMITED 11 Apr 2011
    07598920 HOLLY CAMERON LTD 11 Apr 2011
    07598670 VILLAGE HOMES (FOLKESTONE) LIMITED 11 Apr 2011
    07597936 GREENTECH RESOURCES LIMITED 08 Apr 2011
    07596858 AG PHARMA LIMITED 08 Apr 2011
    07595824 SWC (KENT) LIMITED 07 Apr 2011
    07595779 G.J.W AUCTIONEERS LIMITED 07 Apr 2011
    07595484 GOLD N BROWN TANNING LIMITED 07 Apr 2011
    07591985 ST GEORGES EUROPEAN LIMITED 05 Apr 2011
    07590099 CAT HIGGINS DESIGN LIMITED 04 Apr 2011
    07589440 HILL DESIGN STUDIOS LTD 04 Apr 2011
    07587846 WAB PLUMBING & HEATING LTD 01 Apr 2011
    07614476 235 FREEHOLD LIMITED 26 Apr 2011
    07604394 ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETIC POLLUTION CONTROL LTD 14 Apr 2011
    07594417 I & I LONDON LIMITED 06 Apr 2011