Sidcup, Kent

2014 Annual Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • 2014 was a record year for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any year in history.
  • The second half of 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.
  • Q4 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.
  • December 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous December.
  • November 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous November.
  • The second half of 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.
  • December 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous December.
  • The second half of 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.
  • December 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous December.
  • November 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous November.
  • October 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous October.

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 (2014)

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

    A total of 674 companies were formed in Sidcup in 2014. This total is 23.2% higher than in 2013 and compares favourably to the UK figure of a 10.0% growth compared to 529,363 the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2014674582,051
    2013547529,363
    2012509491,893
    2011457452,870
    2010490400,358
    Record Year2014 (674)2014 (582,051)
    New Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

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

    In the second half of 2014 a total of 334 companies were formed in Sidcup. This figure is 27.5% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 8.2%.

    The highest total for a second half year in Sidcup occurred in 2014 when a total of 334 were formed.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    2014334281,320
    2013262259,931
    % change27.5%8.2%
    Record Year2014 (334)2014 (281,320)
    New Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

    Q4 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q4.

    A total of 168 companies were registered in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2014 (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 37.7% versus the same period last year (Q4 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.4% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014)SidcupUK
    2014168137,906
    2013122127,247
    % change37.7%8.4%
    Record Year 2014 (168) 2014 (137,906)
    New Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2014)

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    New companies in 2014575556
    New companies in 2013514526
    % change11.8%22.2%115.4%
    Record Year2012 (60)2014 (55)2014 (56)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Annual Data (2014)

    A total of 403 companies were dissolved in Sidcup in 2014. This total is 0.0% higher than in 2013 and compares unfavourably to the UK figure of 10.8% growth compared to the previous year.

    YearSidcupUK
    2014403367,937
    2013403332,213
    2012330293,729
    2011354314,524
    2010351342,233
    Record Year2009 (441)2009 (533,789)
    Dissolved Companies by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

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

    In the second half of 2014 a total of 212 companies were dissolved in Sidcup. This figure is 11.6% higher than last year, which compares badly to the UK wide change of 7.7%.

    The highest total for a second half year in Sidcup occurred in 2014 when a total of 212 were closed.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    2014212190,730
    2013190177,021
    % change11.6%7.7%
    Record Year2014 (212)2009 (244,544)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

    A total of 78 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2014 (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014).

    This figure is a decrease of 19.6% versus the same period last year (Q4 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 2.0% against the same period last year.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014)SidcupUK
    20147889,060
    20139790,851
    % change-19.6%-2.0%
    Record Year 2013 (97) 2013 (90,851)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2014)

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

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Closed companies in 2014202533
    Closed companies in 2013382930
    % change-47.4%-13.8%10%
    Record Year2012 (44)2011 (35)2014 (33)

Net Company Growth

  1. Annual Data (2014)

    A total of 271 companies were added to the company register for Sidcup in 2014. This number represents growth of 40.2% in the total number of active companies, which compares favourably to the UK figure of 36.8%.

    This number is 127 companies higher 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
    2014271214,114
    2013144197,150
    2012179198,164
    2011103138,346
    201013958,125
    Record Year2007 (310)2007 (237,353)
    Net Growth by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

    The second half of 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous second half year.

    In the second half of 2014 the company register for Sidcup increased by 122 companies.

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)SidcupUK
    201412290,590
    20137282,910
    Record Year2014 (122)2003 (117,772)
    Net Growth by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the fourth quarter of 2014 (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014) was 90 companies.

    fourth quarter (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014)SidcupUK
    20149048,846
    20132536,396
    Record Year 2014 (90) 2012 (49,848)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2014)

    December 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous December.

    November 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous November.

    October 2014 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous October.

    Net Growth by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    Net growth in 2014373023
    Net growth in 20131316-4
    Record Year2014 (37)2014 (30)2014 (23)

UK Company Share

  1. Annual Data (2014)

    In 2014 Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is no change on 2013 when Sidcup was responsible for 0.1% of all UK companies.

    YearSidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960)2009 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

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

    Half Year (Jul-Dec)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

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

    fourth quarter (Oct 2014 - Dec 2014)Sidcup
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2001 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  4. Monthly Data (Oct, Nov & Dec 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    OctoberNovemberDecember
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change6.3%16.0%84.3%
    Record Year2001 (0.2%)1991 (0.2%)1990 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Annual Data (2014)

    The average age of a director in 2014 was 42.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.3% compared to the UK figure of 4.0%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 5.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.0%.

    Director Age by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

    The average age of a director in the second half of 2014 was 42.6.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 6.4% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

    The average age of a director in the fourth quarter of 2014 was 43.5.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.1% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.3% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Annual Data (2014)

    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 2014 was 23.2%. The average for the UK during this time was 26.1%

    Director Gender by Year
  2. Half Year Data (Jul-Dec 2014)

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

    23.4% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the second half of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  3. Quarterly Data (Q4 Oct-Dec 2014)

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

    22.5% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the fourth quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.8% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.81%CONSULTING5.22%
    ELECTRICAL1.63%MANAGEMENT4.58%
    LONDON1.27%CONSULTANCY3.57%
    MANAGEMENT1.27%PROPERTY2.66%
    CONSULTANCY1.27%CONSTRUCTION2.12%
    PROPERTY1.18%ENGINEERING2.10%
    RAIL1.09%CARE2.02%
    PLUMBING1.00%TRADING1.94%
    CARE0.82%LONDON1.93%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.82%TRANSPORT1.93%
    CONSULTANTS0.73%DESIGN1.66%
    G0.64%CONSULTANTS1.64%
    J0.54%ELECTRICAL1.62%
    CAM0.54%PROPERTIES1.62%
    INVESTMENTS0.54%BUSINESS1.56%
    BUILDING0.54%J1.54%
    CONTRACTORS0.54%CO.,1.50%
    CONSTRUCTION0.54%GLOBAL1.49%
    ENGINEERING0.45%INVESTMENTS1.48%
    PROPERTIES0.45%ASSOCIATES1.47%
    HOME0.45%DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
    PARK0.45%MEDIA1.33%
    CREATIVE0.45%IT1.31%
    M0.45%BUILDING1.29%
    CARPENTRY0.45%M1.22%

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 classified16658,068
    None Supplied164265,608
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5742,290
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3829,009
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3230,178
    41100 - Development of building projects3211,397
    74100 - specialised design activities234,841
    99999 - Dormant Company2348,509
    43210 - Electrical installation225,985
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1712,837
    86900 - Other human health activities1512,976
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1419,049
    73110 - Advertising agencies144,140
    56101 - Licensed restaurants138,782
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings127,559
    43390 - Other building completion and finishing115,931
    62012 - Business and domestic software development119,752
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified108,761
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation105,189
    49320 - Taxi operation101,731

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09252633 MAYFAIR COLLECTIONS LTD 07 Oct 2014
    09253975 KYLE PARRY LIMITED 08 Oct 2014
    09261283 D.J. BAKER ELECTRICAL SERVICES LIMITED 13 Oct 2014
    09262698 GJD BUILDING CONTRACTORS LIMITED 14 Oct 2014
    09265380 ILLYRIA CONSULTING LIMITED 15 Oct 2014
    09265518 GOLDTEC SIDCUP LIMITED 15 Oct 2014
    09273245 AVEHO REMOVALS LTD 21 Oct 2014
    09278927 MCBRIDES CORPORATE FINANCE LIMITED 24 Oct 2014
    09280061 VICTORIA DEVELOPMENTS (S.E) LTD 24 Oct 2014
    09280239 CEGO CONSULTING LIMITED 24 Oct 2014
    09287274 SJT ELECTRICS LIMITED 29 Oct 2014
    09289463 MJ RAIL OPERATIONS LIMITED 31 Oct 2014
    09289957 MATHIEU CUVELIER LTD 31 Oct 2014
    09290611 CYAN BUSINESS SOLUTIONS LTD 31 Oct 2014
    09243184 MARCOS CUCINA LTD 01 Oct 2014
    09246015 KAFT INVESTS LTD 02 Oct 2014
    09247130 AURORA ELEMENTS CONSULTANCY LIMITED 02 Oct 2014
    09251557 HOLBEACH GARDENS 1965 LIMITED 07 Oct 2014
    09262742 LINNA1990 LIMITED 14 Oct 2014
    09270534 PECKHAM AIR LTD 20 Oct 2014
    09277436 MARK BROWN MEDIA EUROPE LIMITED 23 Oct 2014
    09278331 TULIP COFFEE AND RESTAURANT LTD 23 Oct 2014
    09282686 SPB LETTINGS LIMITED 27 Oct 2014
    09286242 NEW GEN CONNECT LIMITED 29 Oct 2014
    09289955 GREEN WASTE CARE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 31 Oct 2014