Wrexham

Q3 2012 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.
  • August 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous August.
  • July 2012 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham 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 2012)

    Q3 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 128 companies were registered in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 19.6% versus the same period last year (Q3 2011). This figure compares well 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)WrexhamUK
    2012128118,868
    2011107114,512
    % change19.6%3.8%
    Record Year 2012 (128) 2012 (118,868)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    September 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.

    August 2012 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous August.

    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2012424442
    New companies in 2011364229
    % change16.7%4.8%44.8%
    Record Year2003 (44)2012 (44)2012 (42)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    A total of 78 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012).

    This figure is an increase of 9.9% 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)WrexhamUK
    20127874,772
    20117172,230
    % change9.9%3.5%
    Record Year 2010 (98) 2009 (159,401)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    July 2012 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2012322818
    Closed companies in 2011312515
    % change3.2%12.0%20%
    Record Year2012 (32)2008 (45)2009 (43)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the third quarter of 2012 (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012) was 50 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)WrexhamUK
    20125044,096
    20113642,282
    Record Year 2003 (92) 2003 (60,597)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2012)

    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2012101624
    Net growth in 201151714
    Record Year2003 (37)2003 (26)2003 (29)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2012 - Sep 2012)Wrexham
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    20080.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1981 (0.2%)
    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%
    % change4.6%5.6%43.2%
    Record Year1978 (0.2%)1971 (0.3%)1960 (0.4%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2012)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2012 was 41.8.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 7.4% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 1.6% 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 Wrexham was in 1862 when 50.0% of all directors were female.

    29.1% of all director appointments in Wrexham 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
    ENGINEERING1.26%CONSULTING5.06%
    (WREXHAM)1.15%MANAGEMENT4.77%
    MANAGEMENT1.15%CONSULTANCY3.29%
    WREXHAM0.92%PROPERTY2.36%
    CONSULTING0.80%TRADING2.08%
    D0.80%DESIGN1.87%
    BUILDING0.69%ASSOCIATES1.83%
    PROPERTIES0.69%ENGINEERING1.83%
    J0.69%CONSULTANTS1.76%
    PROPERTY0.69%BUSINESS1.72%
    P0.69%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    K0.57%MEDIA1.68%
    JOINERY0.57%LONDON1.67%
    HOUSE0.57%J1.55%
    ELECTRICAL0.57%GLOBAL1.54%
    CONSULTANCY0.57%INVESTMENTS1.47%
    ENTERPRISES0.46%IT1.43%
    PVT0.46%PROPERTIES1.34%
    NORTH0.46%CARE1.32%
    WALES0.46%M1.27%
    HEATING0.46%BUILDING1.22%
    STONE0.46%ENTERPRISES1.21%
    TRANSPORT0.46%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    CAR0.46%S1.17%
    PLUMBING0.46%SECURITY1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied181228,243
    99999 - Dormant Company4337,912
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management4228,990
    56302 - Public houses and bars294,262
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2450,446
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1811,950
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified1820,742
    74990 - Non-trading company1613,641
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1521,969
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1414,809
    41100 - Development of building projects107,545
    7487 - Other business activities916,361
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate86,519
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation83,880
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified86,008
    93199 - Other sports activities83,010
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment84,426
    43210 - Electrical installation75,151
    62012 - Business and domestic software development76,943
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet75,760

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08166594 A.E. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES LTD 03 Aug 2012
    08176587 PROSERVE LOGISTICS LIMITED 13 Aug 2012
    08188485 GWENNOL ENTERPRISES LTD 22 Aug 2012
    08189803 AMBER ROSE HAIR & BEAUTY LOUNGE LIMITED 23 Aug 2012
    08193153 REGAL CLEANING SERVICES LIMITED 28 Aug 2012
    08194126 JDS MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING SERVICES LIMITED 29 Aug 2012
    08195178 VMAX TYRES LTD 29 Aug 2012
    08165500 PEAL O' BELLS HOLT LIMITED 02 Aug 2012
    OC377442 LUKAS TRANSPORT - HAULAGE CONTRACTOR LLP 06 Aug 2012
    08171430 TOTAL BRAND MANAGEMENT LTD 07 Aug 2012
    08173813 THE BRICK MERCHANT LIMITED 09 Aug 2012
    08175341 MARFORD ELECTRICAL LIMITED 10 Aug 2012
    08175814 SPRINT MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED 10 Aug 2012
    08192132 STEVE RAVEN BRAND SERVICES LTD 28 Aug 2012
    08170377 A & BMC WARBURTON LTD 07 Aug 2012
    08171399 BOWLING FARM DRAINAGE LIMITED 07 Aug 2012
    08174217 COMBINED SECURITY NORTH WALES LTD 09 Aug 2012
    08177114 SNEYD GLOBAL LTD 13 Aug 2012
    08182413 TEMPAY LTD 16 Aug 2012
    08184426 CHOUDHARY PVT LTD 20 Aug 2012
    08186452 JESSICA RICHARDS LTD 21 Aug 2012
    08197017 BELGRAVIA RESIDENTIAL SERVICES LTD 31 Aug 2012
    08171460 ANDREW WRIGHT (WREXHAM) LTD 07 Aug 2012
    08186711 CROES FOEL ESTATES LIMITED 21 Aug 2012
    08195047 BIJOU JEWELLERY LTD 29 Aug 2012