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Sidcup, Kent

2011 Annual Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • October 2011 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous October.
  • November 2011 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous November.

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 (2011)

    A total of 457 companies were formed in Sidcup in 2011. This total is 6.7% lower than in 2010 and compares poorly to the UK figure of a 13.1% growth compared to 400,358 the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2011457452,870
    2010490400,358
    2009492362,675
    2008402349,203
    2007485457,649
    Record Year2009 (492)2007 (457,649)
    New Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

    In the second half of 2011 a total of 236 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 0.4% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 14.0%.

    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
    2011236224,135
    2010235196,609
    % change0.4%14.0%
    Record Year2009 (240)2011 (224,135)
    New Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

    A total of 112 companies were registered in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2011 (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011).

    This figure is a difference of 0.0% versus the same period last year (Q4 2010). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011)SidcupUK
    2011112109,623
    201011295,117
    % change0.0%15.3%
    Record Year 2009 (115) 2011 (109,623)
    New Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2011)

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

    New Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    New companies in 2011503824
    New companies in 2010444325
    % change13.6%-11.6%-4.0%
    Record Year2011 (50)2009 (44)2004 (30)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Annual Data (2011)

    A total of 354 companies were dissolved in Sidcup in 2011. This total is 0.9% higher than in 2010 and compares favourably to the UK figure of 8.1% decrease compared to the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2011354314,523
    2010351342,232
    2009441533,773
    2008209237,901
    2007175220,295
    Record Year2009 (441)2009 (533,773)
    Dissolved Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

    In the second half of 2011 a total of 184 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 10.8% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of -7.5%.

    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
    2011184152,213
    2010166164,601
    % change10.8%-7.5%
    Record Year2009 (208)2009 (244,537)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

    A total of 88 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2011 (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011).

    This figure is a decrease of 1.1% versus the same period last year (Q4 2010). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 4.0% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011)SidcupUK
    20118879,983
    20108976,896
    % change-1.1%4.0%
    Record Year 2010 (89) 2009 (85,136)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2011)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Closed companies in 2011293524
    Closed companies in 2010392822
    % change-25.6%25.0%9%
    Record Year2010 (39)2011 (35)2009 (27)

Net Company Growth

  1. Annual Data (2011)

    A total of 103 companies were added to the company register for Sidcup in 2011. This number represents growth of 21.0% in the total number of active companies, which compares unfavourably to the UK figure of 34.6%.

    This number is 36 companies lower 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
    2011103138,347
    201013958,126
    200951-171,098
    2008193111,302
    2007310237,354
    Record Year2007 (310)2003 (242,543)
    Net Growth by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

    In the second half of 2011 the company register for Sidcup increased by 52 companies.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    20115271,922
    20106932,008
    Record Year1998 (107)2003 (117,772)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2011 (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011) was 24 companies.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011)SidcupUK
    20112429,640
    20102318,221
    Record Year 1998 (52) 2003 (57,175)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2011)

    Net Growth by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Net growth in 20112130
    Net growth in 20105153
    Record Year2001 (24)2009 (29)2004 (22)

UK Company Share

  1. Annual Data (2011)

    In 2011 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is no change on 2010 when Sidcup was responsible for 0.1% of all UK companies.

    YearSidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960)1975 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

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

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1975 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

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

    fourth quarter (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011)Sidcup
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    20070.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1964 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2011)

    Company Share by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20100.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-1.2%-24.8%-14.9%
    Record Year1966 (0.5%)1965 (0.6%)1964 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Annual Data (2011)

    The average age of a director in 2011 was 43.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 5.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.2%.

    Director Age by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

    The average age of a director in the second half of 2011 was 43.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 6.8% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 5.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

    The average age of a director in the fourth quarter of 2011 was 41.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 6.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.2%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 5.7% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Annual Data (2011)

    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 2011 was 30.1%. The average for the UK during this time was 28.6%

    Director Gender by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2011)

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

    24.6% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second half of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2011)

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

    27.1% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the fourth quarter of 2011 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.3% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING2.46%CONSULTING5.07%
    MANAGEMENT1.48%MANAGEMENT4.74%
    PROPERTY1.48%CONSULTANCY3.26%
    CONSULTANTS1.11%PROPERTY2.37%
    S0.98%TRADING2.07%
    CONSULTANCY0.98%DESIGN1.92%
    DESIGN0.86%ASSOCIATES1.86%
    ASSOCIATES0.86%ENGINEERING1.78%
    HEATING0.74%BUSINESS1.78%
    INVESTMENTS0.74%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    KENT0.74%CONSTRUCTION1.73%
    M0.74%MEDIA1.71%
    PLUMBING0.62%LONDON1.63%
    HOLDINGS0.62%J1.51%
    CREATIVE0.62%INVESTMENTS1.48%
    BUILDING0.62%GLOBAL1.46%
    HOUSE0.62%IT1.41%
    EAST0.49%CARE1.39%
    ELECTRICAL0.49%PROPERTIES1.29%
    TRADING0.49%ELECTRICAL1.29%
    MY0.49%M1.27%
    WATTS0.49%BUILDING1.26%
    L0.49%ENERGY1.25%
    ENGINEERING0.49%S1.20%
    ART0.37%ENTERPRISES1.20%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied168205,525
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified12932,483
    7487 - Other business activities9857,052
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development29653
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management2817,765
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply257,398
    99999 - Dormant Company2221,846
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1913,034
    62090 - Other information technology service activities177,493
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1612,072
    43210 - Electrical installation153,175
    9999 - Dormant Company1220,199
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering125,558
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.111,967
    9305 - Other service activities119,492
    7260 - Other computer related activities87,667
    49320 - Taxi operation8817
    4534 - Other building installation82,091
    43320 - Joinery installation71,158
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified711,768

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07794426 SUPER AND SONS LIMITED 03 Oct 2011
    07800834 A N CABANAS LIMITED 06 Oct 2011
    07801720 WRIGHT CAB MOTS LIMITED 07 Oct 2011
    07802252 J PHILLIPS ESTIMATING LIMITED 07 Oct 2011
    07806044 15 NELSON ROAD TRADING LIMITED 11 Oct 2011
    07810675 GREIG CREATIVE LIMITED 14 Oct 2011
    07812885 S & S CONSULTING SERVICES (UK) LIMITED 17 Oct 2011
    07813626 GENERATIVE WORKS LIMITED 18 Oct 2011
    07816194 OAK PROPERTY RETHONDES LIMITED 19 Oct 2011
    07816432 RCLM CONSULTING LIMITED 19 Oct 2011
    07818934 ROEBUCK CONSULTANTS LIMITED 21 Oct 2011
    07819418 OLD MILL INVESTMENTS LIMITED 21 Oct 2011
    07819608 WILSON & CO (DOCKLANDS) LIMITED 21 Oct 2011
    07819752 FUTURE ENDEAVOURS LIMITED 21 Oct 2011
    07819790 STEWARTS ELECTRICS LIMITED 21 Oct 2011
    07821252 SEWRIGHT-UK LIMITED 24 Oct 2011
    07825786 KABBANI LIFESTYLE LIMITED 27 Oct 2011
    07826287 C S MEMORABILIA AND EMBROIDERY LIMITED 27 Oct 2011
    07828878 NPHOTOGRAPHY LTD 31 Oct 2011
    07829127 WATTS FARMS CATERING LIMITED 31 Oct 2011
    07802049 AVENELL RENTALS LIMITED 07 Oct 2011
    07804536 CONFERENCE RESOURCE LIMITED 10 Oct 2011
    07807770 NEWMAN ITC LIMITED 12 Oct 2011
    07811719 S D PLUMBING AND HEATING SERVICES LTD 17 Oct 2011
    07821125 THE CHANGING ROOMS CAFE LTD 24 Oct 2011