Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2014 Business Confidence Report

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 2014)

    A total of 155 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 15.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.8% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)SidcupUK
    2014155150,722
    2013134134,802
    % change15.7%11.8%
    Record Year 2007 (157) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2014454664
    New companies in 2013484541
    % change-6.3%2.2%56.1%
    Record Year2012 (51)2012 (48)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    A total of 86 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014).

    This figure is a decrease of 12.2% versus the same period last year (Q1 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 5.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)SidcupUK
    20148682,370
    20139877,914
    % change-12.2%5.7%
    Record Year 2013 (98) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2014322430
    Closed companies in 2013492722
    % change-34.7%-11.1%36%
    Record Year2013 (49)2010 (27)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2014 (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014) was 69 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)SidcupUK
    20146968,352
    20133656,888
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2014132234
    Net growth in 2013-11819
    Record Year2012 (21)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    In the first quarter of 2014, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2014 - Mar 2014)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-12.3%-5.6%30.3%
    Record Year1991 (0.2%)2004 (0.2%)2009 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2014 was 44.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.5% compared to the UK figure of 4.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2014)

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

    23.9% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.4% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2013-Mar 2014)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING2.05%CONSULTING5.22%
    CONSULTANCY2.05%MANAGEMENT4.67%
    ELECTRICAL1.72%CONSULTANCY3.49%
    MANAGEMENT1.51%PROPERTY2.64%
    PROPERTY1.08%TRADING2.05%
    CONSULTANTS1.08%LONDON1.88%
    SPARE1.08%ENGINEERING1.86%
    OFFICE1.08%CARE1.79%
    R1.08%CONSTRUCTION1.75%
    PROPERTIES0.75%DESIGN1.75%
    LONDON0.75%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    DESIGN0.75%BUSINESS1.71%
    S0.75%PROPERTIES1.60%
    IT0.75%INVESTMENTS1.60%
    BUILDING0.65%GLOBAL1.58%
    HOLDINGS0.65%J1.48%
    INVESTMENTS0.65%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    PRODUCTIONS0.65%MEDIA1.48%
    J0.65%IT1.33%
    RAIL0.65%TRANSPORT1.30%
    G0.65%DEVELOPMENTS1.29%
    HEALTH0.65%BUILDING1.24%
    RANGEFORD0.54%M1.21%
    CLEANING0.54%CAPITAL1.20%
    LITTLE0.54%ELECTRICAL1.19%

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 classified18456,411
    None Supplied172280,210
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5537,882
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities5427,750
    41100 - Development of building projects249,855
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2126,700
    99999 - Dormant Company2147,084
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1912,813
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1618,491
    86900 - Other human health activities1410,273
    73110 - Advertising agencies143,882
    43210 - Electrical installation135,885
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing125,521
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings126,559
    62012 - Business and domestic software development119,509
    74990 - Non-trading company1114,135
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation104,866
    74100 - specialised design activities104,475
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment96,236
    56101 - Licensed restaurants97,965

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08874249 P3S SOLUTIONS LIMITED 04 Feb 2014
    08879933 PINK GROUNDWORKS LIMITED 06 Feb 2014
    08882623 ENHANCING SPORTS ACADEMY LTD 07 Feb 2014
    08885764 SHEET METAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 11 Feb 2014
    08886685 DMSG LIMITED 11 Feb 2014
    08891087 BAMBINO BIBS LIMITED 12 Feb 2014
    08897622 MAYBECK SOLUTIONS LIMITED 17 Feb 2014
    08899522 BZHL LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08899938 KENTISH TOURS LTD 18 Feb 2014
    08900057 TDS PARTNERSHIP LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08900619 SPECIAL PROJECTS STUDIO LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08901074 ENERGEE CONTROLS LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08901950 HAPPY HOME PROPERTIES LTD 19 Feb 2014
    08903293 TJC MEDIA LIMITED 19 Feb 2014
    08903482 GROVE TYRES. (UK) LIMITED 20 Feb 2014
    08903499 DJS COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICES LIMITED 20 Feb 2014
    08907338 BIG B SECURITY LIMITED 24 Feb 2014
    08912028 RHYTHM HEALTH LIMITED 26 Feb 2014
    08895553 FLAVCOS LIMITED 14 Feb 2014
    08896098 RANGEFORD CAPITAL LIMITED 14 Feb 2014
    08897167 CHESTER RECOVERIES LIMITED 17 Feb 2014
    08899930 JILL FULLER LIMITED 18 Feb 2014
    08904457 RANGEFORD CIRENCESTER LIMITED 20 Feb 2014
    08911917 MAAUD LIMITED 26 Feb 2014
    08915833 MARIO'S PIZZERIA LIMITED 27 Feb 2014