Sidcup, Kent

2013 Half Year 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

  • Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous April.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous April.

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 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 285 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 1.0% lower than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide figure of 6.4%.

    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
    2013285269,432
    2012288253,150
    % change-1.0%6.4%
    Record Year2007 (294)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.

    A total of 151 companies were registered in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 6.3% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares equally to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)SidcupUK
    2013151134,630
    2012142121,659
    % change6.3%10.7%
    Record Year 2013 (151) 2013 (134,630)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    April 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous April.

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2013585439
    New companies in 2012475936
    % change23.4%-8.5%8.3%
    Record Year2013 (58)2012 (59)2007 (45)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 213 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 42.0% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of 5.0%.

    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
    2013213155,192
    2012150147,794
    % change42.0%5.0%
    Record Year2009 (233)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    A total of 115 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 38.6% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 3.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)SidcupUK
    201311577,278
    20128380,218
    % change38.6%-3.7%
    Record Year 2009 (146) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2013443932
    Closed companies in 2012164027
    % change175.0%-2.5%19%
    Record Year2013 (44)2009 (78)2010 (37)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 the company register for Sidcup increased by 72 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    201372114,240
    2012138105,356
    Record Year2007 (223)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013) was 36 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)SidcupUK
    20133657,352
    20125941,441
    Record Year 2007 (101) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 201314157
    Net growth in 201231199
    Record Year2007 (34)2007 (30)2008 (41)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2012 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Sidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)Sidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change3.7%-11.1%-2.0%
    Record Year2001 (0.2%)1996 (0.2%)1997 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2013 was 43.2.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.6% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.2% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2013 was 42.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.5% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The record first half year for female directors in Sidcup was 2005 when 33.9% of all directors were female.

    24.7% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2004 when 33.9% of all directors were female.

    25.0% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.5% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING2.86%CONSULTING5.25%
    CONSULTANCY1.91%MANAGEMENT4.80%
    MANAGEMENT1.67%CONSULTANCY3.41%
    DESIGN1.07%PROPERTY2.48%
    ELECTRICAL1.07%TRADING2.05%
    PROPERTY0.95%ENGINEERING1.81%
    CONSULTANTS0.95%DESIGN1.79%
    G0.84%LONDON1.77%
    CREATIVE0.84%BUSINESS1.77%
    H0.72%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    LONDON0.72%CONSTRUCTION1.68%
    S0.72%ASSOCIATES1.67%
    PROPERTIES0.72%GLOBAL1.59%
    D0.72%MEDIA1.57%
    KENT0.60%CARE1.55%
    BUILDING0.60%J1.53%
    J0.60%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    M0.60%IT1.40%
    ASSOCIATES0.60%PROPERTIES1.40%
    P0.48%M1.26%
    TRAINING0.48%BUILDING1.22%
    (KENT)0.48%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    INVESTMENTS0.48%ENTERPRISES1.18%
    ENGINEERING0.48%CAPITAL1.16%
    L0.48%TRAINING1.16%

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 classified17854,555
    None Supplied174257,517
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities5725,583
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5033,633
    99999 - Dormant Company2344,817
    41100 - Development of building projects218,876
    43210 - Electrical installation205,611
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1712,578
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1624,324
    62011 - Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development151,347
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing145,253
    74990 - Non-trading company1114,303
    86900 - Other human health activities118,687
    64999 - Financial intermediation not elsewhere classified114,977
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation114,452
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1117,095
    62012 - Business and domestic software development108,590
    90030 - Artistic creation83,872
    71129 - Other engineering activities84,494
    73110 - Advertising agencies83,475

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08512318 JAMIE'S DINER LIMITED 01 May 2013
    08513532 ALBUM COVER ART SHOW LIMITED 02 May 2013
    08515594 AUSTRO-HUNGARY LTD 03 May 2013
    08515910 VGSC HOLDINGS LIMITED 03 May 2013
    08526630 BEAUTIFUL NAILS (SIDCUP) LTD 13 May 2013
    08528119 CSTECH LTD 14 May 2013
    08534127 POPLAR ESTATES LIMITED 17 May 2013
    08534618 MGM 75 LIMITED 17 May 2013
    08537134 DIEGO JACQUET CONSULTANCY LIMITED 20 May 2013
    08537469 SEASONS PROPERTY INVESTMENTS LIMITED 21 May 2013
    08537545 INTERNESSY LIMITED 21 May 2013
    08537550 ONCE UPON A HOME LIMITED 21 May 2013
    08537586 BDT ELECTRICAL/MECHANICAL LIMITED 21 May 2013
    08541308 CAREY ELECTRICAL CONTRACTS LIMITED 23 May 2013
    08544352 GOLDEGGS PROPERTIES LTD 24 May 2013
    08544362 MAX MILNER ELECTRICAL LIMITED 24 May 2013
    08549278 SOAR TRAINERS LTD 30 May 2013
    08517639 DOGS LIFE UK LTD 07 May 2013
    08517994 GGSC PLUMBING AND GAS LTD 07 May 2013
    08520589 E-INSTAR LIMITED 08 May 2013
    08524900 M.B.MOTIONS LTD 13 May 2013
    08532387 P J H PLUMBING & HEATING LIMITED 16 May 2013
    08532964 SHORTEN CONSULTING LTD 17 May 2013
    08535905 CEDCONSULT LTD 20 May 2013
    08536297 ADLASY LIMITED 20 May 2013