Sidcup, Kent

Q1 2015 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q1 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q1.
  • Q1 2015 was a record quarter for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any quarter in history.
  • February 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.
  • February 2015 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.
  • January 2015 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

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 2015)

    Q1 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous Q1.

    Q1 2015 was a record quarter for company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 201 companies were registered in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015).

    This figure is an increase of 29.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2014). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 6.9% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)SidcupUK
    2015201161,156
    2014155150,722
    % change29.7%6.9%
    Record Year 2015 (201) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    February 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.

    January 2015 saw a new record in company registrations in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2015656868
    New companies in 2014454664
    % change44.4%47.8%6.3%
    Record Year2015 (65)2015 (68)2007 (77)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    A total of 87 companies were dissolved in Sidcup during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015).

    This figure is an increase of 1.2% versus the same period last year (Q1 2014). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.7% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)SidcupUK
    20158789,523
    20148682,370
    % change1.2%8.7%
    Record Year 2013 (98) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    February 2015 saw a new record in company closures in Sidcup when compared to any previous February.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2015223530
    Closed companies in 2014322430
    % change-31.3%45.8%0%
    Record Year2013 (49)2015 (35)2009 (52)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    Net company growth for Sidcup during the first quarter of 2015 (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015) was 114 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)SidcupUK
    201511471,633
    20146968,352
    Record Year 2007 (122) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    January 2015 saw a new record in net growth in Sidcup when compared to any previous January.

    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 2015433338
    Net growth in 2014132234
    Record Year2015 (43)2007 (35)2007 (67)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    In the first quarter of 2015, Sidcup formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2015 - Mar 2015)Sidcup
    20150.1%
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1991 (0.2%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2015)

    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20150.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change41.6%36.1%-3.2%
    Record Year1991 (0.2%)2004 (0.2%)2009 (0.2%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2015 was 43.3.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 1.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2015)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Sidcup was in 2007 when 28.3% of all directors were female.

    20.9% of all director appointments in Sidcup in the first quarter of 2015 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 2014-Mar 2015)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING1.60%CONSULTING5.23%
    ELECTRICAL1.26%MANAGEMENT4.56%
    PROPERTY1.26%CONSULTANCY3.62%
    CONSULTANCY1.18%PROPERTY2.72%
    CARE1.18%CONSTRUCTION2.19%
    MANAGEMENT1.09%CARE2.13%
    LONDON1.01%ENGINEERING2.12%
    RAIL1.01%LONDON1.91%
    CONSULTANTS0.92%TRADING1.88%
    PLUMBING0.84%TRANSPORT1.82%
    BUILDING0.76%ELECTRICAL1.76%
    DESIGN0.67%DESIGN1.65%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.67%PROPERTIES1.63%
    J0.59%CO.,1.58%
    PROPERTIES0.50%J1.55%
    CAM0.50%CONSULTANTS1.54%
    MAINTENANCE0.50%BUSINESS1.49%
    PARK0.50%INVESTMENTS1.49%
    PRODUCTIONS0.50%GLOBAL1.46%
    ENGINEERING0.50%ASSOCIATES1.44%
    M0.50%DEVELOPMENTS1.36%
    S0.50%BUILDING1.31%
    DIGITAL0.42%IT1.30%
    CONSTRUCTION0.42%MEDIA1.28%
    TRADING0.42%M1.27%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied191288,953
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified16358,522
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5443,081
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3829,218
    41100 - Development of building projects3411,863
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities3030,825
    43210 - Electrical installation256,139
    74100 - specialised design activities234,892
    99999 - Dormant Company2049,474
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1712,862
    73110 - Advertising agencies174,181
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1419,098
    56101 - Licensed restaurants148,909
    86900 - Other human health activities1313,990
    49320 - Taxi operation121,740
    41202 - Construction of domestic buildings117,797
    62012 - Business and domestic software development119,651
    74990 - Non-trading company1013,794
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified109,080
    71129 - Other engineering activities96,278

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09376632 TOP NOTCH CARPENTRY DECORATING AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LIMITED 07 Jan 2015
    09379839 APPROVED USED CARS KENT LTD 08 Jan 2015
    09380368 THE FACULTY SOLUTIONS LIMITED 08 Jan 2015
    09381191 THIS IS GILL LTD 09 Jan 2015
    09390920 SANDALE IT CONSULTANCY LIMITED 15 Jan 2015
    09393325 MADRIGAL CONSULTING LTD 16 Jan 2015
    09399949 CARTHAGEIA LIMITED 21 Jan 2015
    09400869 FBS BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED 22 Jan 2015
    09401432 PARK JEWELS LIMITED 22 Jan 2015
    09402630 C H HEWITT LIMITED 22 Jan 2015
    09402722 G&D SERVICES (M&E) LTD 22 Jan 2015
    09402761 A LIWAG LTD 22 Jan 2015
    09405013 LS PARTNERS LIMITED 26 Jan 2015
    09408265 TIM DODD DIGITAL LIMITED 27 Jan 2015
    09409686 REALLY NICE IMAGES LTD 28 Jan 2015
    09410405 SWANLEY TYRES LIMITED 28 Jan 2015
    09411012 OCCIPITAL LTD 28 Jan 2015
    09413645 SARAH BRENNAN LIMITED 30 Jan 2015
    09373241 TESFA LTD 05 Jan 2015
    09374001 CASEYSSCHOOLWEAR LTD 05 Jan 2015
    09378514 A J BAILEY LTD. 08 Jan 2015
    09387749 VNP CAKE DESIGN UK LTD 14 Jan 2015
    09398210 PJS RECRUITMENT SERVICES LIMITED 20 Jan 2015
    09399407 NICOLA ARDLEY CONSULTING LIMITED 21 Jan 2015
    09406090 SURGINOVI LIMITED 26 Jan 2015