Sidcup, Kent

2013 Annual 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

  • 2013 was a record year for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any year in history.
  • The second half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.
  • Q4 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.
  • November 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous November.
  • December 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous December.

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 (2013)

    2013 was a record year for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any year in history.

    A total of 547 companies were formed in Sidcup in 2013. This total is 7.5% higher than in 2012 and compares equally to the UK figure of a 7.6% growth compared to 491,893 the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2013547529,363
    2012509491,893
    2011457452,870
    2010490400,358
    2009492362,675
    Record Year2013 (547)2013 (529,363)
    New Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

    The second half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.

    In the second half of 2013 a total of 262 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 18.6% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 8.9%.

    The highest total for a second half year in Sidcup occurred in 2013 when a total of 262 were formed.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    2013262259,931
    2012221238,743
    % change18.6%8.9%
    Record Year2013 (262)2013 (259,931)
    New Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

    Q4 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.

    A total of 122 companies were registered in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2013 (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 1.7% versus the same period last year (Q4 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 6.1% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013)SidcupUK
    2013122127,247
    2012120119,875
    % change1.7%6.1%
    Record Year 2013 (122) 2013 (127,247)
    New Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2013)

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

    New Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    New companies in 2013514526
    New companies in 2012603327
    % change-15.0%36.4%-3.7%
    Record Year2012 (60)2013 (45)2004 (30)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Annual Data (2013)

    A total of 403 companies were dissolved in Sidcup in 2013. This total is 22.1% higher than in 2012 and compares favourably to the UK figure of 13.1% growth compared to the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2013403332,213
    2012330293,729
    2011354314,524
    2010351342,233
    2009441533,789
    Record Year2009 (441)2009 (533,789)
    Dissolved Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

    In the second half of 2013 a total of 190 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 5.6% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of 21.3%.

    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
    2013190177,021
    2012180145,935
    % change5.6%21.3%
    Record Year2009 (208)2009 (244,544)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

    A total of 97 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2013 (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 12.8% versus the same period last year (Q4 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 29.7% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013)SidcupUK
    20139790,851
    20128670,027
    % change12.8%29.7%
    Record Year 2013 (97) 2013 (90,851)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2013)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Closed companies in 2013382930
    Closed companies in 2012442220
    % change-13.6%31.8%50%
    Record Year2012 (44)2011 (35)2013 (30)

Net Company Growth

  1. Annual Data (2013)

    A total of 144 companies were added to the company register for Sidcup in 2013. This number represents growth of 26.3% in the total number of active companies, which compares unfavourably to the UK figure of 37.2%.

    This number is 35 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
    2013144197,150
    2012179198,164
    2011103138,346
    201013958,125
    200951-171,114
    Record Year2007 (310)2007 (237,353)
    Net Growth by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

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

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    20137282,910
    20124192,808
    Record Year1998 (107)2003 (117,772)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2013 (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013) was 25 companies.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013)SidcupUK
    20132536,396
    20123449,848
    Record Year 2008 (51) 2012 (49,848)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Net growth in 20131316-4
    Net growth in 201216117
    Record Year2001 (24)2009 (29)2004 (22)

UK Company Share

  1. Annual Data (2013)

    In 2013 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is no change on 2012 when Sidcup was responsible for 0.1% of all UK companies.

    YearSidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960)2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

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

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)Sidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

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

    fourth quarter (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013)Sidcup
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2001 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-21.0%34.0%-12.5%
    Record Year2001 (0.2%)1991 (0.2%)1990 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Annual Data (2013)

    The average age of a director in 2013 was 43.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.9%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.0% compared to the UK figure of 4.2%.

    Director Age by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

    The average age of a director in the second half of 2013 was 43.4.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.3% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.8%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

    The average age of a director in the fourth quarter of 2013 was 43.2.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.5% compared to the UK figure of 5.1%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Annual Data (2013)

    The record year for female directors in Sidcup was 1980 when 100.0% of all directors were female.

    The percentage of female directors in Sidcup in 2013 was 27.1%. The average for the UK during this time was 26.0%

    Director Gender by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2013)

    The record second half year for female directors in Sidcup was 2005 when 37.5% of all directors were female.

    28.7% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.9% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2013)

    The record fourth quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2005 when 36.9% of all directors were female.

    29.0% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the fourth quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.6% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTANCY2.08%CONSULTING5.22%
    CONSULTING1.86%MANAGEMENT4.72%
    MANAGEMENT1.75%CONSULTANCY3.45%
    ELECTRICAL1.42%PROPERTY2.59%
    CONSULTANTS1.31%TRADING2.08%
    PROPERTY0.98%ENGINEERING1.87%
    R0.98%LONDON1.86%
    LONDON0.87%DESIGN1.76%
    S0.87%CONSTRUCTION1.73%
    DESIGN0.87%CARE1.73%
    PROPERTIES0.77%BUSINESS1.71%
    CARE0.66%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    HOUSE0.66%GLOBAL1.58%
    KENT0.66%INVESTMENTS1.56%
    BUILDING0.66%PROPERTIES1.54%
    LITTLE0.55%ASSOCIATES1.53%
    SIDCUP0.55%J1.51%
    CREATIVE0.55%MEDIA1.50%
    (KENT)0.55%IT1.35%
    TRAINING0.55%DEVELOPMENTS1.23%
    CLEANING0.55%M1.23%
    H0.55%BUILDING1.21%
    J0.55%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    HOLDINGS0.55%CAPITAL1.19%
    IT0.55%ENERGY1.14%

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 classified17455,342
    None Supplied155266,814
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities5827,183
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5636,164
    99999 - Dormant Company2346,762
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2026,001
    41100 - Development of building projects189,485
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1712,511
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1518,034
    86900 - Other human health activities149,543
    73110 - Advertising agencies143,709
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing145,405
    62012 - Business and domestic software development129,360
    43210 - Electrical installation115,730
    74990 - Non-trading company1114,223
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings116,191
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation104,687
    74100 - specialised design activities94,309
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment96,000
    64999 - Financial intermediation not elsewhere classified95,309

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08720529 ISIS PHILAE LIMITED 07 Oct 2013
    08720689 SCULLSON ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 07 Oct 2013
    08723786 SS COMMISSIONING SERVICES LIMITED 08 Oct 2013
    08725337 BLACKWELL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LIMITED 09 Oct 2013
    08728928 LEGAL INTERMEDIARIES LIMITED 11 Oct 2013
    08730779 MY FRIEND QP LIMITED 14 Oct 2013
    08733429 CAB RENTALS LONDON LIMITED 15 Oct 2013
    08733687 BEANY BOOS LIMITED 15 Oct 2013
    08741455 WORLD PREMIER SPORTS LIMITED 21 Oct 2013
    08741462 ACTORAD LIMITED 21 Oct 2013
    08746067 JRC PLUMBING SERVICES LIMITED 24 Oct 2013
    08747516 NKI LEADERSHIP CONSULTANTS LIMITED 24 Oct 2013
    08749546 LKR SOLUTIONS LIMITED 25 Oct 2013
    08751190 INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE LIMITED 28 Oct 2013
    08751579 KILO DELTA FACILITIES MANAGEMENT LIMITED 28 Oct 2013
    08754428 LEECHCROFT CARPENTRY SERVICES LIMITED 30 Oct 2013
    08713406 EGERTON STEPHENS RECRUITMENT LIMITED 01 Oct 2013
    08714147 WESTWOOD PROPERTY SERVICES SIDCUP LIMITED 01 Oct 2013
    08714204 WHITE HAT WEB MARKETING LTD 02 Oct 2013
    08723027 ICE BREAKER PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 08 Oct 2013
    08735331 VYRUS (U.K.) LIMITED 16 Oct 2013
    08741904 TIM CARROLL CONSULTANCY LIMITED 21 Oct 2013
    08754536 SOFIA HOUSE FREEHOLD LIMITED 30 Oct 2013
    08756229 JJH DUCTWORK SERVICES LIMITED 31 Oct 2013
    08725531 VANITTO LIMITED 09 Oct 2013