Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2013 Business Confidence Report

NOTICE: We have improved our calculations of the statistics in these reports, so some figures and records may not match previous reports.

Headlines

  • January 2013 saw a new record in company closures 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 2013)

    A total of 134 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 8.2% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 2.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)SidcupUK
    2013134134,802
    2012146131,491
    % change-8.2%2.5%
    Record Year 2007 (157) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2013484541
    New companies in 2012514847
    % change-5.9%-6.3%-12.8%
    Record Year2012 (51)2012 (48)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    A total of 98 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 46.3% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)SidcupUK
    20139877,914
    20126767,576
    % change46.3%15.3%
    Record Year 2013 (98) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2013492722
    Closed companies in 2012301720
    % change63.3%58.8%10%
    Record Year2013 (49)2010 (27)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) was 36 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)SidcupUK
    20133656,888
    20127963,915
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2013-11819
    Net growth in 2012213127
    Record Year2012 (21)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    In the first quarter of 2013, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)Sidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-15.6%-6.9%-9.8%
    Record Year1991 (0.2%)2004 (0.2%)2009 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2013 was 46.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 6.3% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.1% compared to the UK figure of 1.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2005 when 35.6% of all directors were female.

    22.9% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 28.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2012-Mar 2013)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING2.41%CONSULTING5.18%
    CONSULTANCY1.57%MANAGEMENT4.78%
    MANAGEMENT1.57%CONSULTANCY3.30%
    PROPERTY1.20%PROPERTY2.44%
    CONSULTANTS0.96%TRADING2.06%
    DESIGN0.96%DESIGN1.79%
    CREATIVE0.84%ENGINEERING1.78%
    D0.84%BUSINESS1.77%
    LONDON0.84%ASSOCIATES1.75%
    S0.72%LONDON1.72%
    M0.72%CONSULTANTS1.71%
    C0.60%CONSTRUCTION1.69%
    BUILDING0.60%MEDIA1.63%
    P0.60%GLOBAL1.57%
    ELECTRICAL0.60%J1.56%
    JAMES0.60%CARE1.46%
    H0.60%IT1.43%
    ASSOCIATES0.60%INVESTMENTS1.41%
    MY0.48%PROPERTIES1.36%
    CARRADALE0.48%M1.25%
    JEWELLERY0.48%BUILDING1.21%
    RED0.48%ENTERPRISES1.19%
    TRAINING0.48%ELECTRICAL1.18%
    INTERIORS0.48%TRAINING1.17%
    PROPERTIES0.48%SECURITY1.15%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified17454,531
    None Supplied162249,183
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities5924,894
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5432,624
    99999 - Dormant Company2643,384
    62090 - Other information technology service activities2412,664
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development231,318
    43210 - Electrical installation175,625
    41100 - Development of building projects168,637
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1623,532
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation114,332
    86900 - Other human health activities118,465
    49320 - Taxi operation101,515
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing105,145
    74990 - Non-trading company1014,129
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment105,248
    7487 - Other business activities97,556
    62012 - Business and domestic software development98,099
    71129 - Other engineering activities84,226
    64999 - Financial intermediation not elsewhere classified84,819

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08386994 REFLEXIONS GYM LIMITED 04 Feb 2013
    08387171 UK AUTOSCREENS LIMITED 04 Feb 2013
    08388109 BUTON LIMITED 04 Feb 2013
    08388347 PASSION PRINT LIMITED 05 Feb 2013
    08394252 SILVER KNIGHT CREATIVE LIMITED 07 Feb 2013
    08396375 SW19 CONSULTANCY LIMITED 11 Feb 2013
    08403439 MAMA MIA BISTRO LIMITED 14 Feb 2013
    08403807 TAYLORS LANE (UK) LIMITED 14 Feb 2013
    08409508 SMALL CARE LIMITED 19 Feb 2013
    08410270 H H WEALTH LIMITED 19 Feb 2013
    08410286 H J RECRUITMENT LIMITED 19 Feb 2013
    08413591 LEFA PROPERTY LTD 21 Feb 2013
    08414119 SIMON KEMP JEWELLERS LIMITED 21 Feb 2013
    08417959 WHITES CHIMNEYS AND STOVES LIMITED 25 Feb 2013
    08423664 LOREK LIMITED 28 Feb 2013
    08388420 THE CUPCAKE CART LIMITED 05 Feb 2013
    08395325 OLU M&E SURVEY SERVICES LIMITED 08 Feb 2013
    08396182 A WOMENS TOUCH LTD 08 Feb 2013
    08397508 JOHN PAUL OWENS LIMITED 11 Feb 2013
    08399597 JPO INDUSTRIES LIMITED 12 Feb 2013
    08408813 MALVERN HOUSE TRAINING LIMITED 19 Feb 2013
    08415086 HALIL IT SOLUTIONS LTD 22 Feb 2013
    08420519 THE LONDON CAKERY LTD 26 Feb 2013
    08420622 7-ELEVEN & DIGI TECH LTD 26 Feb 2013
    08424493 DPSS LIMITED 28 Feb 2013