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
    09157779 GREEN9 LTD 01 Aug 2014
    09159534 ASCENT ROPE ACCESS LIMITED 04 Aug 2014
    09159863 CE ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 04 Aug 2014
    09159871 ADAMS ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 04 Aug 2014
    09162008 LJR RAIL LIMITED 05 Aug 2014
    09164255 JHB LAND LIMITED 06 Aug 2014
    09167686 AFFORDACALL LIMITED 08 Aug 2014
    09171074 SIRUI UK LIMITED 12 Aug 2014
    09178357 FRYING PAN (ORPINGTON) LIMITED 15 Aug 2014
    09183980 INDIRA BEAUTY LIMITED 20 Aug 2014
    09184227 DMR ELECTRICS LIMITED 20 Aug 2014
    09184699 OUTSTANDING CAR DETAILING LIMITED 21 Aug 2014
    09185167 HAVEN BATHROOMS LIMITED 21 Aug 2014
    09186148 HELLO SUNSHINE LIMITED 21 Aug 2014
    09186319 QUALITY THEATRES LIMITED 22 Aug 2014
    09186802 G D DESIGN AND BUILD LTD 22 Aug 2014
    09188639 MANZA DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED 28 Aug 2014
    09190602 LAXHMI FOOD LTD 28 Aug 2014
    09190653 QWATEX LTD 28 Aug 2014
    09194039 HULBERT LIMITED 29 Aug 2014
    09157617 APPY CHAPPY LIMITED 01 Aug 2014
    09175528 KADH TECH LTD 14 Aug 2014
    09176333 CEEL LTD 14 Aug 2014
    09178000 2K3K LTD 15 Aug 2014
    09187663 ASTONBROOK CARE LIMITED 22 Aug 2014