Sidcup, Kent

2014 Half Year Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2014 was a record first half year for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any half year in history.
  • Q2 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.
  • Q2 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any quarter in history.
  • June 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2014 saw a new record in company registrations 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 2014)

    The first half of 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2014 was a record first half year for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any half year in history.

    In the first half of 2014 a total of 340 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 19.3% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 11.6%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Sidcup occurred in 2014 when a total of 340 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    2014340300,731
    2013285269,432
    % change19.3%11.6%
    Record Year2014 (340)2014 (300,731)
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    Q2 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q2.

    Q2 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 185 companies were registered in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 22.5% versus the same period last year (Q2 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.4% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)SidcupUK
    2014185150,009
    2013151134,630
    % change22.5%11.4%
    Record Year 2014 (185) 2014 (150,009)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    June 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous June.

    May 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous May.

    April 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous April.

    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2014626459
    New companies in 2013585439
    % change6.9%18.5%51.3%
    Record Year2014 (62)2014 (64)2014 (59)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    In the first half of 2014 a total of 191 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 10.3% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of 14.2%.

    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
    2014191177,207
    2013213155,192
    % change-10.3%14.2%
    Record Year2009 (233)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    A total of 105 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014).

    This figure is a decrease of 8.7% versus the same period last year (Q2 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 22.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)SidcupUK
    201410594,837
    201311577,278
    % change-8.7%22.7%
    Record Year 2009 (146) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2014334230
    Closed companies in 2013443932
    % change-25.0%7.7%-6%
    Record Year2013 (44)2009 (78)2010 (37)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    In the first half of 2014 the company register for Sidcup increased by 149 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)SidcupUK
    2014149123,524
    201372114,240
    Record Year2007 (223)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the second quarter of 2014 (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014) was 80 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)SidcupUK
    20148055,172
    20133657,352
    Record Year 2007 (101) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2014292229
    Net growth in 201314157
    Record Year2007 (34)2007 (30)2008 (41)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    In the first half of 2014 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2013 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2014 - Jun 2014)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-3.6%9.5%31.0%
    Record Year2001 (0.2%)1996 (0.2%)1997 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2014 was 42.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.7% compared to the UK figure of 4.3%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.5%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2014)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2014 was 42.0.

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

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2014)

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

    23.0% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first half of 2014 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 2014)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2005 when 31.1% of all directors were female.

    22.1% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.9% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    MANAGEMENT1.82%CONSULTING5.16%
    ELECTRICAL1.72%MANAGEMENT4.64%
    CONSULTING1.62%CONSULTANCY3.50%
    CONSULTANCY1.21%PROPERTY2.66%
    PROPERTY1.21%TRADING2.03%
    LONDON1.21%ENGINEERING1.99%
    CONSULTANTS1.01%CONSTRUCTION1.93%
    J0.81%LONDON1.93%
    SPARE0.81%CARE1.85%
    OFFICE0.81%DESIGN1.75%
    PRODUCTIONS0.81%CONSULTANTS1.73%
    DESIGN0.71%BUSINESS1.69%
    R0.71%PROPERTIES1.63%
    IT0.71%TRANSPORT1.58%
    PLUMBING0.71%GLOBAL1.55%
    BUILDING0.61%INVESTMENTS1.55%
    CONTRACTORS0.61%J1.51%
    S0.61%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    HEALTH0.61%MEDIA1.44%
    G0.61%ELECTRICAL1.40%
    SIDCUP0.51%IT1.33%
    CARPENTRY0.51%DEVELOPMENTS1.33%
    PROPERTIES0.51%BUILDING1.26%
    B0.51%M1.24%
    RAIL0.51%CO.,1.20%

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 classified17957,421
    None Supplied162261,557
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5540,250
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities4729,029
    41100 - Development of building projects3110,527
    99999 - Dormant Company2448,436
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2428,352
    43210 - Electrical installation196,050
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1813,024
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1719,058
    62012 - Business and domestic software development169,834
    74100 - specialised design activities164,703
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings147,053
    73110 - Advertising agencies144,055
    86900 - Other human health activities1411,292
    74990 - Non-trading company1214,351
    56101 - Licensed restaurants128,585
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing105,855
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation95,075
    64999 - Financial intermediation not elsewhere classified95,836

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09020698 CEH CREATIVE LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020763 VISUAL & RELEVANT LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09020910 A PALMER ELECTRICAL LIMITED 01 May 2014
    09026905 BILBY OLDCO PLC 07 May 2014
    09028027 ADDOBECK LIMITED 07 May 2014
    09030259 JT RAIL SERVICES LIMITED 08 May 2014
    09031625 THE TOY GEEKS LIMITED 09 May 2014
    09033352 YOUR HOME PROJECT MANAGEMENT LIMITED 09 May 2014
    09035846 CHELMSFORD PROPERTY LIMITED 12 May 2014
    09036731 RJ ARNOLD SERVICES LIMITED 13 May 2014
    09045622 TONIINT 74 LIMITED 19 May 2014
    09045671 NEIL CONVEY LIMITED 19 May 2014
    09046970 AYGUN CONSULTING LTD 19 May 2014
    09047189 AJ HUGGETT 2014 LIMITED 19 May 2014
    09047214 G COWTAN SERVICES LIMITED 19 May 2014
    09049056 TRUE BLUE SERVICES LONDON LTD 20 May 2014
    09055598 REISS WRIGHT CONTRACTS LIMITED 23 May 2014
    09056084 SATORI LIMITED 27 May 2014
    09063924 FWD TRAINING & CONSULTANCY LIMITED 30 May 2014
    09027934 PETER ELY PLUMBING AND HEATING LIMITED 07 May 2014
    09028628 TONY FURZE LIMITED 07 May 2014
    09036207 MIDDLETONMURRAY INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES LIMITED 13 May 2014
    09043802 HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND A RECRUITMENT SERVICES LIMITED 16 May 2014
    09045190 K.S.H CONTRACT SERVICES LIMITED 19 May 2014
    09046242 ACMED SERVICES LTD 19 May 2014