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Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2012 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • February 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2012 saw a new record in net growth 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 2012)

    A total of 146 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2012 (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 22.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.0% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012)SidcupUK
    2012146131,491
    2011119116,391
    % change22.7%13.0%
    Record Year 2007 (157) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2012)

    February 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.

    January 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2012514847
    New companies in 2011274349
    % change88.9%11.6%-4.1%
    Record Year2012 (51)2012 (48)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2012)

    A total of 67 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2012 (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012).

    This figure is a decrease of 24.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2011). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 25.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012)SidcupUK
    20126767,576
    20118990,987
    % change-24.7%-25.7%
    Record Year 2011 (89) 2009 (108,065)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2012)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2012301720
    Closed companies in 2011342233
    % change-11.8%-22.7%-39%
    Record Year2011 (34)2010 (27)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2012)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2012 (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012) was 79 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012)SidcupUK
    20127963,915
    20113025,404
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2012)

    January 2012 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2012213127
    Net growth in 2011-72116
    Record Year2012 (21)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2012)

    In the first quarter of 2012, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2012 - Mar 2012)Sidcup
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1968 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change62.0%-4.6%-10.3%
    Record Year1975 (0.4%)1966 (0.4%)1968 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2012)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2012 was 43.2.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 5.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 1.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2012)

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

    24.2% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2011-Mar 2012)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.87%CONSULTING5.07%
    DESIGN1.29%MANAGEMENT4.74%
    MANAGEMENT1.17%CONSULTANCY3.30%
    S1.05%PROPERTY2.37%
    INVESTMENTS1.05%TRADING2.07%
    PROPERTY0.93%DESIGN1.93%
    M0.82%ENGINEERING1.86%
    CONSULTANCY0.82%ASSOCIATES1.84%
    ELECTRICAL0.82%CONSULTANTS1.79%
    HEATING0.82%BUSINESS1.73%
    ASSOCIATES0.70%MEDIA1.72%
    KENT0.70%CONSTRUCTION1.72%
    BUILDING0.58%LONDON1.66%
    HOLDINGS0.58%J1.54%
    PLUMBING0.58%INVESTMENTS1.51%
    CONSULTANTS0.58%GLOBAL1.50%
    R0.47%IT1.40%
    L0.47%CARE1.34%
    IN0.47%PROPERTIES1.31%
    EAST0.47%ELECTRICAL1.27%
    MY0.47%M1.27%
    SCHOOL0.47%BUILDING1.24%
    J0.47%ENERGY1.20%
    IT0.47%S1.20%
    CONSTRUCTION0.47%ENTERPRISES1.19%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied163216,665
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified13335,233
    7487 - Other business activities9552,735
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3519,704
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development28740
    99999 - Dormant Company2625,084
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply256,934
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities2414,303
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1812,113
    62090 - Other information technology service activities178,145
    43210 - Electrical installation133,573
    9999 - Dormant Company1118,617
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering105,169
    9305 - Other service activities108,818
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.91,815
    4534 - Other building installation81,930
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation72,693
    43320 - Joinery installation71,262
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified713,637
    49320 - Taxi operation7910

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    07975764 WENTWORTH BESPOKE LTD 05 Mar 2012
    07976108 FJN SERVICES LIMITED 05 Mar 2012
    07978290 SEA STONE LTD 06 Mar 2012
    07979563 MR TOON TOOW LTD 07 Mar 2012
    07980808 AGC MOTOR SERVICES LIMITED 07 Mar 2012
    07980817 STANLEY JAMES SHADES LIMITED 07 Mar 2012
    07981818 CHRIS MITCHELL ADVERTISING LTD 08 Mar 2012
    07983670 OGT LIMITED 09 Mar 2012
    07989565 STAY TRUE COPYWRITING LIMITED 14 Mar 2012
    07990768 JMR ADMIN SERVICES LIMITED 14 Mar 2012
    07991480 LAURENCE MENCE LIMITED 15 Mar 2012
    07993307 JACOB LEWIS LIMITED 16 Mar 2012
    07994945 POR ELECTRICS LIMITED 19 Mar 2012
    08001230 JK PRIORY LIMITED 22 Mar 2012
    08003357 HIGHGRADE DESIGN LIMITED 23 Mar 2012
    08008255 MSP BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 27 Mar 2012
    08008637 PROJECTS & PROGRAMMES SOLUTIONS LIMITED 27 Mar 2012
    07973373 DAB CONTRACTING LTD 02 Mar 2012
    07974098 BLACKFEN SCHOOL FOR GIRLS 02 Mar 2012
    07975102 THE CUTTING JOINT LIMITED 05 Mar 2012
    07976310 DACCAN LIMITED 05 Mar 2012
    07980381 SKS ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES LTD 07 Mar 2012
    07990704 METROBAR SIDCUP LIMITED 14 Mar 2012
    08007854 FADS LONDON LTD 27 Mar 2012
    08008959 A M EXPORTERS LIMITED 28 Mar 2012