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
    08198644 DODO STUDIO LIMITED 03 Sep 2012
    08199051 MOUNT KEMBLA COMMUNICATIONS LTD 03 Sep 2012
    08203789 GAMA PHARMED SOLUTIONS LIMITED 06 Sep 2012
    08206437 BERKSHIRE REMOVALS LIMITED 07 Sep 2012
    08206622 IDILITY LIMITED 07 Sep 2012
    08207028 INSTEP PROJECTS LTD 07 Sep 2012
    08212084 WHISTLE CLEANING LIMITED 12 Sep 2012
    08213072 A KENNEDY CONSULTANCY LIMITED 13 Sep 2012
    08214271 CELLBASE LIMITED 14 Sep 2012
    08214297 HG TRUSTEE LIMITED 14 Sep 2012
    08214616 LOOK AFTER MY BOOKS LIMITED 14 Sep 2012
    08215158 XCEL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 14 Sep 2012
    08223768 SOLSAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED 21 Sep 2012
    08233784 AMH TECHNICAL SERVICES LIMITED 28 Sep 2012
    08200481 EXPERT RENOVATIONS LTD 04 Sep 2012
    08204253 MY REDWOOD HOME LIMITED 06 Sep 2012
    08206288 FINTECHSERVICES LIMITED 07 Sep 2012
    08207324 ENSWARM LTD 10 Sep 2012
    08207943 SOMETHING FUN LIMITED 10 Sep 2012
    08209001 NEWLINE LABS LIMITED 11 Sep 2012
    08210960 LAYEN UK LIMITED 12 Sep 2012
    08217870 SGA ACCOUNTANCY LIMITED 17 Sep 2012
    08230205 REDWOOD ROOFING LIMITED 26 Sep 2012
    08231476 LOVE SPORT AND EDUCATION LIMITED 27 Sep 2012
    08231955 REBEL ANGEL LTD. 27 Sep 2012