Wokingham, Berkshire

Q3 2012 Business Confidence Report

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 2012)

    A total of 89 companies were registered in Wokingham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is a decrease of 12.7% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.8% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)WokinghamUK
    201289118,868
    2011102114,512
    % change-12.7%3.8%
    Record Year 2009 (111) 2012 (118,868)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2012362330
    New companies in 2011383430
    % change-5.3%-32.4%0.0%
    Record Year2009 (45)2009 (37)2004 (34)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    A total of 82 companies were dissolved in Wokingham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 57.7% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 3.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)WokinghamUK
    20128274,772
    20115272,230
    % change57.7%3.5%
    Record Year 2009 (94) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2012282628
    Closed companies in 2011211813
    % change33.3%44.4%115%
    Record Year2009 (30)2008 (43)2009 (49)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    Net company growth for Wokingham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012) was 7 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)WokinghamUK
    2012744,096
    20115042,282
    Record Year 2011 (50) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 20128-32
    Net growth in 2011171617
    Record Year2007 (22)1999 (22)2004 (23)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    In the third quarter of 2012, Wokingham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)Wokingham
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1966 (0.3%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20110.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-15.0%-31.8%-1.2%
    Record Year1987 (0.3%)1968 (0.5%)1966 (0.5%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2012 was 44.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 5.0% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 3.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.2%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    The record third quarter for female directors in Wokingham was in 1862 when 50.0% of all directors were female.

    33.9% of all director appointments in Wokingham in the third quarter of 2012 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.7% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Sep 2011-Sep 2012)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    CONSULTING3.07%CONSULTING5.05%
    CONSULTANCY1.61%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    MY1.17%CONSULTANCY3.28%
    IT1.02%PROPERTY2.35%
    MANAGEMENT1.02%TRADING2.08%
    COMMUNICATIONS0.88%DESIGN1.87%
    TRAINING0.88%ASSOCIATES1.84%
    20120.88%ENGINEERING1.83%
    BERKSHIRE0.88%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    DIVECREW0.88%BUSINESS1.72%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.88%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    PROPERTY0.73%MEDIA1.67%
    CLEAN0.73%LONDON1.67%
    ASSOCIATES0.58%J1.55%
    INVESTMENTS0.58%GLOBAL1.53%
    TECHNOLOGY0.58%INVESTMENTS1.46%
    MARKETING0.58%IT1.43%
    ECO0.58%PROPERTIES1.34%
    CONSULTANTS0.58%CARE1.32%
    ENGINEERING0.44%M1.27%
    SIMPLY0.44%BUILDING1.22%
    COURT0.44%ENTERPRISES1.20%
    WOKINGHAM0.44%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    PLUMBING0.44%S1.17%
    TO0.44%SECURITY1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied262331,455
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management5419,425
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities4214,774
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2633,677
    7487 - Other business activities2635,545
    62090 - Other information technology service activities207,869
    7414 - Business & management consultancy208,437
    99999 - Dormant Company1225,035
    62012 - Business and domestic software development104,584
    7260 - Other computer related activities94,979
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified99,891
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities94,119
    7222 - Other software consultancy and supply84,997
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified713,716
    9305 - Other service activities76,142
    74990 - Non-trading company79,203
    9999 - Dormant Company612,598
    63990 - Other information service activities not elsewhere classified62,350
    43210 - Electrical installation53,387
    70100 - Activities of head offices52,514

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08126120 YUEN LIMITED 02 Jul 2012
    08129137 JENMAR LTD 04 Jul 2012
    08134856 SIMPLY INTROS LIMITED 09 Jul 2012
    08137883 COBHAM COURTYARDS LIMITED 10 Jul 2012
    08138324 SIMPLY ALPACA LIMITED 11 Jul 2012
    08139944 PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED 12 Jul 2012
    08140721 AKEROLABS LIMITED 12 Jul 2012
    OC376964 WARDOUR INVESTMENTS LLP 17 Jul 2012
    08147458 HERACLES CONSULTANTS LIMITED 18 Jul 2012
    OC377112 GARY SHIELDS WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLP 20 Jul 2012
    08154802 HEYNS ADVISORY LIMITED 24 Jul 2012
    08159423 KIRKBY ACCOUNTANTS LTD 27 Jul 2012
    08161073 JCP&I CONSULTANTS LIMITED 30 Jul 2012
    08125528 NAIL SALES LTD 02 Jul 2012
    08125599 TANNING FOR ALL LTD 02 Jul 2012
    08127050 DIVECREW TRAINING 2012 LIMITED 02 Jul 2012
    08134693 RBAB HOLDINGS LIMITED 09 Jul 2012
    08136981 UBIKA TECHNOLOGIES LTD 10 Jul 2012
    08147294 ATTEYA UK LIMITED 18 Jul 2012
    08148368 COGMOTIVE LTD 18 Jul 2012
    08148828 COMMERCIAL BOILER SERVICING LIMITED 19 Jul 2012
    08152615 DEREK FINNIE ASSOCIATES LTD 23 Jul 2012
    08157185 AURA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS LIMITED 26 Jul 2012
    08160683 PLAYER ID LTD 30 Jul 2012
    08161090 BALLCOCK PLUMBING LIMITED 30 Jul 2012