Sidcup, Kent

Q3 2014 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q3.
  • August 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous July.

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 (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 166 companies were registered in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 18.6% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.1% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)SidcupUK
    2014166143,414
    2013140132,684
    % change18.6%8.1%
    Record Year 2014 (166) 2014 (143,414)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2014605650
    New companies in 2013494348
    % change22.4%30.2%4.2%
    Record Year2014 (60)2014 (56)2009 (55)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    A total of 134 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 44.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 18.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)SidcupUK
    2014134101,670
    20139386,170
    % change44.1%18.0%
    Record Year 2009 (134) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2014443753
    Closed companies in 2013254622
    % change76.0%-19.6%141%
    Record Year2014 (44)2013 (46)2009 (68)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014) was 32 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)SidcupUK
    20143241,744
    20134746,514
    Record Year 2007 (50) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 20141619-3
    Net growth in 201324-326
    Record Year2008 (30)1997 (24)2013 (26)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change11.3%24.1%-4.5%
    Record Year1993 (0.2%)1997 (0.2%)1984 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2014 was 41.8.

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

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 8.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2005 when 38.1% of all directors were female.

    24.2% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the third quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.3% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.75%CONSULTING5.17%
    ELECTRICAL1.75%MANAGEMENT4.63%
    MANAGEMENT1.56%CONSULTANCY3.55%
    CONSULTANCY1.36%PROPERTY2.62%
    PROPERTY1.36%ENGINEERING2.07%
    LONDON1.27%CONSTRUCTION2.05%
    RAIL0.97%TRADING2.00%
    CONSULTANTS0.88%LONDON1.95%
    PLUMBING0.88%CARE1.94%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.78%TRANSPORT1.76%
    SPARE0.78%DESIGN1.70%
    OFFICE0.78%CONSULTANTS1.70%
    CONTRACTORS0.58%PROPERTIES1.63%
    CAM0.58%BUSINESS1.62%
    M0.58%J1.53%
    PRODUCTIONS0.58%ELECTRICAL1.53%
    BUILDING0.58%GLOBAL1.51%
    J0.58%INVESTMENTS1.50%
    G0.58%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    SIDCUP0.58%MEDIA1.38%
    HOME0.49%CO.,1.36%
    CARPENTRY0.49%DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
    CREATIVE0.49%BUILDING1.30%
    IT0.49%IT1.30%
    S0.49%M1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied189278,481
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified17157,264
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5240,717
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities4029,313
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3528,224
    41100 - Development of building projects3110,604
    99999 - Dormant Company2548,286
    74100 - specialised design activities214,681
    43210 - Electrical installation205,922
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1812,795
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1618,890
    73110 - Advertising agencies154,036
    62012 - Business and domestic software development159,675
    56101 - Licensed restaurants148,546
    86900 - Other human health activities1311,807
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings137,151
    74990 - Non-trading company1114,006
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation105,083
    85590 - Other education not elsewhere classified96,045
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing95,786

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09199243 R32 DIGITAL LIMITED 02 Sep 2014
    09200763 FEEL BRAVE LTD 03 Sep 2014
    09201021 IMPEX LOGISTICS FACILITIES LTD 03 Sep 2014
    09201317 LONDON WASTE AND CONSUMABLES LTD 03 Sep 2014
    09203939 SENSIBLE CONTRACTS LIMITED 04 Sep 2014
    09209277 VISION-LED LIMITED 09 Sep 2014
    09218064 THERMOTEC PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LIMITED 15 Sep 2014
    09218290 CATHERINE FOX UX CONSULTANCY LTD 15 Sep 2014
    09218426 IDYNAMIX LTD 15 Sep 2014
    09222072 KOVA ASBESTOS CONSULTANTS LIMITED 17 Sep 2014
    09225927 THE ADDRESS PROPERTY SERVICES LIMITED 19 Sep 2014
    09227204 LANA CONSULTANTS LIMITED 19 Sep 2014
    09232584 FEMARTH CREATIVE SERVICES LTD 24 Sep 2014
    09234062 JBT ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED 24 Sep 2014
    09235714 THAMES ADMIN LIMITED 25 Sep 2014
    09236053 BLUELIGHT CARE LIMITED 25 Sep 2014
    09237229 ICICLE BOUTIQUE LIMITED 26 Sep 2014
    09238355 BURNING EYE LIMITED 29 Sep 2014
    09242560 LIQUID ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED 30 Sep 2014
    09200553 BC CONSULTANTS LTD 02 Sep 2014
    09201427 INNGENII LIMITED 03 Sep 2014
    09205277 JF COLLECTION SERVICES LIMITED 05 Sep 2014
    09205927 FLIP FLOP LIMITED 05 Sep 2014
    09208880 NORFOLK CRESCENT 1964 LIMITED 09 Sep 2014
    09229606 DUE RISK LTD 22 Sep 2014