Wrexham

Q1 2013 Business Confidence Report

NOTICE: We have improved our calculations of the statistics in these reports, so some figures and records may not match previous reports.

Headlines

  • January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.
  • January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham 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 2013)

    A total of 128 companies were registered in Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 11.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 2.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013128134,802
    2012145131,491
    % change-11.7%2.5%
    Record Year 2012 (145) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter

    A total of 128 companies were registered in Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 11.7% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 2.5% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013128134,802
    2012145131,491
    % change-11.7%2.5%
    Record Year 2012 (145) 2007 (166,814)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.

    January 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.

    New Companies by Month
    New Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2013423947
    New companies in 2012404956
    % change5.0%-20.4%-16.1%
    Record Year2013 (42)2012 (49)2012 (56)
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    New companies in 2013423947
    New companies in 2012404956
    % change5.0%-20.4%-16.1%
    Record Year2013 (42)2012 (49)2012 (56)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    A total of 76 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 13.4% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    20137677,914
    20126767,576
    % change13.4%15.3%
    Record Year 2009 (90) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter

    A total of 76 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 13.4% versus the same period last year (Q1 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 15.3% against the same period last year.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    20137677,914
    20126767,576
    % change13.4%15.3%
    Record Year 2009 (90) 2009 (108,066)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.

    January 2013 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous January.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2013391918
    Closed companies in 2012252319
    % change56.0%-17.4%-5%
    Record Year2013 (39)2008 (30)2010 (45)
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Closed companies in 2013391918
    Closed companies in 2012252319
    % change56.0%-17.4%-5%
    Record Year2013 (39)2008 (30)2010 (45)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) was 52 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    20135256,888
    20127863,915
    Record Year 2012 (78) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the first quarter of 2013 (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) was 52 companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)WrexhamUK
    20135256,888
    20127863,915
    Record Year 2012 (78) 2007 (111,282)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    Net Growth by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 201332029
    Net growth in 2012152637
    Record Year2003 (18)2003 (31)2007 (39)
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    Net growth in 201332029
    Net growth in 2012152637
    Record Year2003 (18)2003 (31)2007 (39)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    In the first quarter of 2013, Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2003 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter

    In the first quarter of 2013, Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    first quarter (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2003 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jan, Feb & Mar 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    Company Share by Month
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-5.8%-21.0%-13.3%
    Record Year1994 (0.1%)2005 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)
    JanuaryFebruaryMarch
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-5.8%-21.0%-13.3%
    Record Year1994 (0.1%)2005 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2013 was 43.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

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

    Director Age by Quarter

    The average age of a director in the first quarter of 2013 was 43.9.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.9% compared to the UK figure of 5.8%.

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

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q1 Jan-Mar 2013)

    The record first quarter for female directors in Wrexham was in 2007 when 33.9% of all directors were female.

    26.2% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the first quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 28.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

    The record first quarter for female directors in Wrexham was in 2007 when 33.9% of all directors were female.

    26.2% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the first quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 28.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Mar 2012-Mar 2013)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM1.95%CONSULTING5.18%
    MANAGEMENT1.19%MANAGEMENT4.79%
    ENGINEERING0.97%CONSULTANCY3.31%
    CONSULTING0.97%PROPERTY2.44%
    D0.97%TRADING2.05%
    CENTRE0.87%DESIGN1.80%
    (WREXHAM)0.87%ENGINEERING1.78%
    J0.76%BUSINESS1.78%
    HOUSE0.76%ASSOCIATES1.75%
    G0.65%LONDON1.73%
    TRANSPORT0.65%CONSULTANTS1.70%
    PROPERTY0.54%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    HOLDINGS0.54%MEDIA1.63%
    TYRES0.54%GLOBAL1.58%
    CAR0.54%J1.56%
    ELECTRICAL0.54%CARE1.46%
    GARAGE0.54%IT1.42%
    PROPERTIES0.54%INVESTMENTS1.42%
    P0.54%PROPERTIES1.36%
    ONE0.43%M1.26%
    HAIR0.43%BUILDING1.21%
    CONSULTANCY0.43%ENTERPRISES1.19%
    TRAVEL0.43%ELECTRICAL1.18%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.43%TRAINING1.17%
    INN0.43%SECURITY1.15%
    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM1.95%CONSULTING5.19%
    MANAGEMENT1.19%MANAGEMENT4.79%
    ENGINEERING0.97%CONSULTANCY3.32%
    CONSULTING0.97%PROPERTY2.45%
    D0.97%TRADING2.05%
    CENTRE0.87%DESIGN1.80%
    (WREXHAM)0.87%ENGINEERING1.78%
    J0.76%BUSINESS1.78%
    HOUSE0.76%ASSOCIATES1.75%
    G0.65%LONDON1.73%
    TRANSPORT0.65%CONSULTANTS1.70%
    PROPERTY0.54%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    HOLDINGS0.54%MEDIA1.63%
    TYRES0.54%GLOBAL1.58%
    CAR0.54%J1.56%
    ELECTRICAL0.54%CARE1.47%
    GARAGE0.54%IT1.42%
    PROPERTIES0.54%INVESTMENTS1.41%
    P0.54%PROPERTIES1.36%
    ONE0.43%M1.26%
    HAIR0.43%BUILDING1.21%
    CONSULTANCY0.43%ENTERPRISES1.19%
    TRAVEL0.43%ELECTRICAL1.18%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.43%TRAINING1.18%
    INN0.43%SECURITY1.15%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied179232,560
    99999 - Dormant Company4844,156
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3833,439
    56302 - Public houses and bars355,164
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2855,469
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2324,207
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2016,712
    74990 - Non-trading company1714,226
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1625,414
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation154,486
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1412,879
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified137,155
    86900 - Other human health activities138,698
    41100 - Development of building projects138,901
    93199 - Other sports activities113,460
    43210 - Electrical installation105,795
    69102 - Solicitors92,350
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate97,760
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet97,407
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment85,408
    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied179232,252
    99999 - Dormant Company5144,046
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3733,533
    56302 - Public houses and bars355,189
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2855,321
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2224,177
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2016,693
    74990 - Non-trading company1714,180
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1625,461
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation154,496
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1412,890
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified137,166
    86900 - Other human health activities138,710
    41100 - Development of building projects138,933
    43210 - Electrical installation105,811
    93199 - Other sports activities103,458
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate97,798
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet97,435
    69102 - Solicitors92,340
    96020 - Hairdressing and other beauty treatment85,408

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08446408 APPLIANCE REPAIR DIRECT LIMITED 15 Mar 2013
    08446481 GD CARE LTD 15 Mar 2013
    08446726 SIONED HAF LIMITED 15 Mar 2013
    08455519 BYTE CONTROLS LIMITED 21 Mar 2013
    08456660 H&H MEDICS LIMITED 21 Mar 2013
    08458258 HOME APPLIANCE REPAIR LIMITED 22 Mar 2013
    08461582 TEMPCON STUDIOS LTD 25 Mar 2013
    08465103 DANT Y COED DENTAL PRACTICE LIMITED 28 Mar 2013
    08424993 SWEET ADDICTS LIMITED 01 Mar 2013
    08425868 MARK WEAVER CMMS SERVICES LIMITED 01 Mar 2013
    08436921 WREXHAM USED CAR PARTS LTD 08 Mar 2013
    08445547 M GIBSON & SONS LIMITED 14 Mar 2013
    08447183 ERZULIE LTD 15 Mar 2013
    08448240 CHANDRAN LIMITED 18 Mar 2013
    08462118 C HOWELLS LTD 26 Mar 2013
    08439629 ECO-MOW COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY 11 Mar 2013
    08451719 LAKE DISTRICT LODGE HOLIDAYS LTD 19 Mar 2013
    08454540 TYRE HAPPY LIMITED 21 Mar 2013
    08465319 PREMIUM DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED 28 Mar 2013
    08465847 DIAMOND COMPANIES LIMITED 28 Mar 2013
    08467031 YOUR SAVERS LIMITED 28 Mar 2013
    08433544 NEW VINTAGE LTD 07 Mar 2013
    08448033 ROKESMITH LTD 18 Mar 2013
    08446738 LLANGOLLEN PIZZERIA LIMITED 15 Mar 2013
    08458495 APPSANDPHONES.CO.UK LTD 22 Mar 2013