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Sidcup, Kent

2012 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q2 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.
  • May 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous May.

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 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 a total of 288 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 30.3% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 10.7%.

    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
    2012288253,150
    2011221228,735
    % change30.3%10.7%
    Record Year2007 (294)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    Q2 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 142 companies were registered in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 39.2% versus the same period last year (Q2 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.3% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)SidcupUK
    2012142121,659
    2011102112,344
    % change39.2%8.3%
    Record Year 2012 (142) 2012 (121,659)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

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

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2012475936
    New companies in 2011323832
    % change46.9%55.3%12.5%
    Record Year2010 (54)2012 (59)2007 (45)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 a total of 150 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 11.8% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of -8.9%.

    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
    2012150147,793
    2011170162,310
    % change-11.8%-8.9%
    Record Year2009 (233)2009 (289,236)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    A total of 83 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 2.5% versus the same period last year (Q2 2011). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 12.5% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)SidcupUK
    20128380,218
    20118171,324
    % change2.5%12.5%
    Record Year 2009 (146) 2009 (181,177)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2012164027
    Closed companies in 2011263124
    % change-38.5%29.0%13%
    Record Year2009 (38)2009 (78)2010 (37)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 the company register for Sidcup increased by 138 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    2012138105,357
    20115166,425
    Record Year2007 (223)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the second quarter of 2012 (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012) was 59 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)SidcupUK
    20125941,441
    20112141,020
    Record Year 2007 (101) 2003 (69,274)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 201231199
    Net growth in 2011678
    Record Year2007 (34)2007 (30)2008 (41)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    In the first half of 2012 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2011 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Sidcup
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2012 - Jun 2012)Sidcup
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change23.7%36.0%20.1%
    Record Year1966 (0.4%)1985 (0.2%)1983 (0.3%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2012 was 43.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.8% compared to the UK figure of 4.9%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.3% compared to the UK figure of 3.4%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2012 was 42.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.8% compared to the UK figure of 5.2%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2012)

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

    20.3% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first half of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 23.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2012)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 1866 when 57.1% of all directors were female.

    19.1% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second quarter of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.53%CONSULTING5.07%
    MANAGEMENT1.31%MANAGEMENT4.74%
    PROPERTY1.10%CONSULTANCY3.28%
    S1.10%PROPERTY2.35%
    INVESTMENTS0.99%TRADING2.10%
    DESIGN0.99%DESIGN1.89%
    CONSULTANCY0.88%ENGINEERING1.87%
    R0.88%ASSOCIATES1.82%
    BUILDING0.77%CONSULTANTS1.78%
    CONSULTANTS0.77%CONSTRUCTION1.71%
    M0.77%BUSINESS1.70%
    ASSOCIATES0.55%MEDIA1.69%
    KENT0.55%LONDON1.68%
    C0.55%J1.57%
    INTERIORS0.55%GLOBAL1.51%
    MY0.55%INVESTMENTS1.48%
    ELECTRICAL0.55%IT1.42%
    CONSTRUCTION0.55%CARE1.31%
    HEATING0.55%PROPERTIES1.31%
    ENGINEERING0.44%M1.26%
    EDUCATION0.44%ELECTRICAL1.23%
    L0.44%BUILDING1.23%
    HOLDINGS0.44%SECURITY1.19%
    MAINTENANCE0.44%S1.18%
    IT0.44%ENTERPRISES1.17%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied188244,457
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified12435,447
    7487 - Other business activities9047,029
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3720,390
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3315,280
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development26800
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply246,356
    62090 - Other information technology service activities198,258
    7414 - Business & management consultancy1710,978
    99999 - Dormant Company1726,088
    43210 - Electrical installation123,557
    9999 - Dormant Company1116,469
    4531 - Installation electrical wiring etc.91,631
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified814,220
    9305 - Other service activities87,926
    4521 - General construction & civil engineering84,644
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation82,716
    86900 - Other human health activities75,222
    4534 - Other building installation71,741
    49320 - Taxi operation6929

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08092210 FORMULA ONE BAILIFF ENFORCEMENT SERVICES LIMITED 01 Jun 2012
    08092565 WHATSINSTALLED.COM LIMITED 01 Jun 2012
    08092596 SAVAGE SCAFFOLD CONSULTANCY LIMITED 01 Jun 2012
    08092683 NNA FINANCIAL LIMITED 01 Jun 2012
    08093872 C M JAMES LIMITED 06 Jun 2012
    08099139 JOHN SCHOFIELD LIMITED 11 Jun 2012
    08100856 MERGE RECRUITMENT LTD 12 Jun 2012
    08101124 JTB CONSULTANTS (UK) LIMITED 12 Jun 2012
    08104578 SVENCHURCH STREET LIMITED 14 Jun 2012
    08104599 JAMJAR (UK) LIMITED 14 Jun 2012
    08105726 FINACARE LIMITED 14 Jun 2012
    08107250 SIGNATURE STYLE CAKES LIMITED 15 Jun 2012
    08110223 HARDY CARPETS (ELTHAM) LIMITED 19 Jun 2012
    08111889 RJ PARSONS (UK) LIMITED 20 Jun 2012
    08120332 STIMULATION THROUGH EDUCATION LTD 26 Jun 2012
    08123512 NEOBT LTD 28 Jun 2012
    08091612 DREAM HOUSE AGENCY LTD 01 Jun 2012
    08093004 FARMOUT CREATIVE LTD. 01 Jun 2012
    08095949 WHITER WEALTH MANAGEMENT LIMITED 07 Jun 2012
    08096254 WATERWISE TRAINING LIMITED 07 Jun 2012
    08107635 WARD BROTHERS TECHNICAL SERVICES LIMITED 15 Jun 2012
    08111113 COLOURED RED PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 19 Jun 2012
    08112758 AMS IT SOLUTIONS LTD 20 Jun 2012
    08113154 CITY PROJECT MANAGEMENT LTD 20 Jun 2012
    08113431 SECTOR UMBRELLA SERVICES LIMITED 20 Jun 2012