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Sidcup, Kent

Q3 2011 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • August 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous July.
  • September 2011 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 2011)

    A total of 124 companies were registered in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 0.8% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 12.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)SidcupUK
    2011124114,512
    2010123101,492
    % change0.8%12.8%
    Record Year 2009 (125) 2011 (114,512)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    August 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous August.

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2011314053
    New companies in 2010463641
    % change-32.6%11.1%29.3%
    Record Year2010 (46)2011 (40)2009 (55)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    A total of 96 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011).

    This figure is an increase of 24.7% versus the same period last year (Q3 2010). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 17.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)SidcupUK
    20119672,230
    20107787,705
    % change24.7%-17.6%
    Record Year 2009 (134) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2011392433
    Closed companies in 2010253121
    % change56.0%-22.6%57%
    Record Year2011 (39)2008 (43)2009 (68)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the third quarter of 2011 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011) was 28 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)SidcupUK
    20112842,282
    20104613,787
    Record Year 1998 (55) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    September 2011 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous September.

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2011-81620
    Net growth in 201021520
    Record Year2008 (30)1997 (24)2010 (20)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2011 - Sep 2011)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1984 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-38.3%-6.5%16.8%
    Record Year1993 (0.2%)1972 (0.3%)1979 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2011 was 44.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 7.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.5% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2011)

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

    22.5% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the third quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.0% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING2.37%CONSULTING5.11%
    PROPERTY1.75%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    MANAGEMENT1.50%CONSULTANCY3.19%
    DESIGN1.12%PROPERTY2.41%
    CONSULTANCY1.00%TRADING2.06%
    PLUMBING0.75%DESIGN1.94%
    (LONDON)0.75%ASSOCIATES1.85%
    L0.75%BUSINESS1.82%
    MEDIA0.75%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    S0.75%ENGINEERING1.74%
    HEATING0.75%MEDIA1.72%
    ENGINEERING0.75%CONSTRUCTION1.72%
    ASSOCIATES0.75%LONDON1.63%
    CONSULTANTS0.75%J1.47%
    KENT0.62%GLOBAL1.46%
    M0.62%INVESTMENTS1.43%
    ELECTRICAL0.50%CARE1.42%
    ART0.50%IT1.38%
    SERVICE0.50%BUILDING1.30%
    R0.50%PROPERTIES1.28%
    BUILDING0.50%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    CREATIVE0.50%M1.25%
    DIGITAL0.50%ENERGY1.22%
    HOUSE0.50%TRAINING1.21%
    MAINTENANCE0.50%S1.21%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied161204,493
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified11529,245
    7487 - Other business activities11065,177
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development29603
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply278,345
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2215,760
    99999 - Dormant Company2218,281
    7414 - Business & management consultancy2114,755
    62090 - Other information technology service activities176,798
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering156,321
    43210 - Electrical installation152,938
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.142,234
    9999 - Dormant Company1422,587
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1310,137
    9305 - Other service activities1110,525
    7260 - Other computer related activities98,686
    4534 - Other building installation82,443
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified810,018
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation72,134
    49320 - Taxi operation7700

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07730209 SKYBOUND INTERACTIVE LTD 05 Aug 2011
    07733173 GOLDEX INVESTMENTS (ESSEX) LIMITED 08 Aug 2011
    07735800 NIZELS EQUESTRIAN LIMITED 10 Aug 2011
    07735833 S M BERRY & SONS BUILDING CONTRACTORS LIMITED 10 Aug 2011
    07737304 A & L REFURBISHMENT LIMITED 11 Aug 2011
    07738511 R CORNWELL LIMITED 12 Aug 2011
    07738684 CLOSE PROTECTION SERVICES (LONDON) LIMITED 12 Aug 2011
    07739443 LAUREM LIMITED 12 Aug 2011
    07743623 SIDCUP RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB LIMITED 17 Aug 2011
    07743664 DANIELL BUILDING CONTRACTORS LIMITED 17 Aug 2011
    07747116 LA TWENTY TWO LTD. 19 Aug 2011
    07750438 SCENT OF KENT LIMITED 23 Aug 2011
    07753249 INDEPENDENT FIGHTING ASSOCIATES LTD 25 Aug 2011
    07753532 INDIAN MEALS LIMITED 26 Aug 2011
    07755421 SIDCUP HANDYMAN SERVICES LTD 30 Aug 2011
    07756112 WILSON & CO MANAGEMENT LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07757468 CANOPY INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES LIMITED 31 Aug 2011
    07741331 SIMEL LIMITED 16 Aug 2011
    07727875 LIKE2BOX GYM LIMITED 03 Aug 2011
    07728729 E.STREET EVENTS LIMITED 04 Aug 2011
    07732005 CRESTWICK LIMITED 08 Aug 2011
    07752305 TAKE MY WORD LTD 25 Aug 2011
    07752565 WATTS ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS LTD 25 Aug 2011
    07756805 CARNIVORE FOODS LIMITED 30 Aug 2011
    07754564 BLUECOAT ENGINEERING LIMITED 26 Aug 2011