Wrexham

2013 Half Year 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

  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any half year in history.
  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any half year in history.
  • Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q2.
  • Q2 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any quarter in history.
  • Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q2.
  • Q2 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any quarter in history.
  • June 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous April.
  • June 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous June.
  • May 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.
  • April 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous April.
  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.
  • The first half of 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.
  • May 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.
  • May 2013 was a record month for net growth in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.
  • May 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.
  • May 2013 was a record month for net growth in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.

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. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any half year in history.

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2013 was a record first half year for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any half year in history.

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 287 companies were formed in Wrexham. This figure is 10.4% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 6.4%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Wrexham occurred in 2013 when a total of 287 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013287269,432
    2012260253,150
    % change10.4%6.4%
    Record Year2013 (287)2007 (279,097)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 287 companies were formed in Wrexham. This figure is 10.4% higher than last year, which compares well to the UK wide figure of 6.4%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Wrexham occurred in 2013 when a total of 287 were formed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013287269,432
    2012260253,150
    % change10.4%6.4%
    Record Year2013 (287)2007 (279,097)
    New Companies by Half Year
    New Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q2.

    Q2 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any quarter in history.

    Q2 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q2.

    Q2 2013 was a record quarter for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any quarter in history.

    A total of 159 companies were registered in Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 38.3% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013159134,630
    2012115121,659
    % change38.3%10.7%
    Record Year 2013 (159) 2013 (134,630)
    New Companies by Quarter

    A total of 159 companies were registered in Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 38.3% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 10.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013159134,630
    2012115121,659
    % change38.3%10.7%
    Record Year 2013 (159) 2013 (134,630)
    New Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    New Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2013525750
    New companies in 2012444526
    % change18.2%26.7%92.3%
    Record Year2013 (52)2013 (57)2013 (50)
    AprilMayJune
    New companies in 2013525750
    New companies in 2012444526
    % change18.2%26.7%92.3%
    Record Year2013 (52)2013 (57)2013 (50)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 132 companies were dissolved in Wrexham. This figure is 4.3% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of 5.0%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Wrexham occurred in 2009 when a total of 194 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013132155,192
    2012138147,794
    % change-4.3%5.0%
    Record Year2009 (194)2009 (289,245)

    In the first half of 2013 a total of 132 companies were dissolved in Wrexham. This figure is 4.3% lower than last year, which compares well to the UK wide change of 5.0%.

    The highest total for a first half year in Wrexham occurred in 2009 when a total of 194 were closed.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013132155,192
    2012138147,794
    % change-4.3%5.0%
    Record Year2009 (194)2009 (289,245)
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
    Dissolved Companies by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    A total of 56 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 21.1% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 3.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    20135677,278
    20127180,218
    % change-21.1%-3.7%
    Record Year 2009 (104) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter

    A total of 56 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 21.1% versus the same period last year (Q2 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw a decrease of 3.7% against the same period last year.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    20135677,278
    20127180,218
    % change-21.1%-3.7%
    Record Year 2009 (104) 2009 (181,179)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    Dissolved Companies by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2013201521
    Closed companies in 2012232127
    % change-13.0%-28.6%-22%
    Record Year2009 (25)2009 (47)2010 (33)
    AprilMayJune
    Closed companies in 2013201521
    Closed companies in 2012232127
    % change-13.0%-28.6%-22%
    Record Year2009 (25)2009 (47)2010 (33)

Net Company Growth

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.

    The first half of 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous first half year.

    In the first half of 2013 the company register for Wrexham increased by 155 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013155114,240
    2012122105,356
    Record Year2013 (155)2007 (171,296)

    In the first half of 2013 the company register for Wrexham increased by 155 companies.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)WrexhamUK
    2013155114,240
    2012122105,356
    Record Year2013 (155)2007 (171,296)
    Net Growth by Half Year
    Net Growth by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013) was 103 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    201310357,352
    20124441,441
    Record Year 2013 (103) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the second quarter of 2013 (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013) was 103 companies.

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)WrexhamUK
    201310357,352
    20124441,441
    Record Year 2013 (103) 2007 (60,014)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    May 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.

    May 2013 was a record month for net growth in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.

    May 2013 saw a new record in net growth in Wrexham when compared to any previous May.

    May 2013 was a record month for net growth in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.

    Net Growth by Month
    Net Growth by Month
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2013324229
    Net growth in 20122124-1
    Record Year2007 (39)2013 (42)2008 (37)
    AprilMayJune
    Net growth in 2013324229
    Net growth in 20122124-1
    Record Year2007 (39)2013 (42)2008 (37)

UK Company Share

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    In the first half of 2013 Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2012 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year

    In the first half of 2013 Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies. This is the same as the 2012 figure of 0.1%.

    Half Year (Jan-Jun)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

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

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter

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

    second quarter (Apr 2013 - Jun 2013)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  3. Monthly Data (Apr, May & Jun 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    Company Share by Month
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-0.7%23.1%74.0%
    Record Year1993 (0.1%)2013 (0.1%)1995 (0.1%)
    AprilMayJune
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change-0.7%23.1%74.0%
    Record Year1993 (0.1%)2013 (0.1%)1995 (0.1%)

Director Age

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2013 was 44.5.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year

    The average age of a director in the first half of 2013 was 44.5.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 3.9% compared to the UK figure of 4.1%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.8% compared to the UK figure of 3.3%.

    Director Age by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2013 was 45.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.2% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

    The average age of a director in the second quarter of 2013 was 45.0.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.6%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 2.2% compared to the UK figure of 3.8%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Half Year Data (Jan-Jun 2013)

    The record first half year for female directors in Wrexham was 2007 when 34.5% of all directors were female.

    27.9% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the first half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year

    The record first half year for female directors in Wrexham was 2007 when 34.5% of all directors were female.

    27.9% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the first half of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.1% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Half Year
  2. Quarterly Data (Q2 Apr-Jun 2013)

    The record second quarter for female directors in Wrexham was in 2006 when 37.9% of all directors were female.

    29.2% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the second quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.5% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

    The record second quarter for female directors in Wrexham was in 2006 when 37.9% of all directors were female.

    29.2% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the second quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 25.5% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM2.80%CONSULTING5.25%
    CENTRE1.20%MANAGEMENT4.81%
    D1.00%CONSULTANCY3.41%
    MANAGEMENT0.90%PROPERTY2.48%
    ENGINEERING0.90%TRADING2.04%
    CONSULTANCY0.80%ENGINEERING1.81%
    TYRES0.80%DESIGN1.80%
    CONSULTING0.70%LONDON1.77%
    J0.70%BUSINESS1.77%
    ELECTRICAL0.70%CONSTRUCTION1.68%
    (WREXHAM)0.60%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    TRAINING0.50%ASSOCIATES1.68%
    PROPERTY0.50%GLOBAL1.59%
    GARAGE0.50%MEDIA1.58%
    G0.50%CARE1.55%
    TRANSPORT0.50%J1.54%
    TRAVEL0.50%INVESTMENTS1.47%
    CAR0.50%PROPERTIES1.41%
    DIGITAL0.50%IT1.40%
    P0.50%M1.26%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.50%BUILDING1.22%
    BUSINESS0.50%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    TYRE0.40%ENTERPRISES1.18%
    C0.40%CAPITAL1.16%
    INN0.40%TRAINING1.16%
    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM2.81%CONSULTING5.25%
    CENTRE1.20%MANAGEMENT4.82%
    D1.00%CONSULTANCY3.42%
    MANAGEMENT0.90%PROPERTY2.48%
    ENGINEERING0.90%TRADING2.05%
    TYRES0.80%ENGINEERING1.82%
    CONSULTANCY0.80%DESIGN1.79%
    ELECTRICAL0.70%LONDON1.78%
    CONSULTING0.70%BUSINESS1.77%
    J0.70%CONSTRUCTION1.68%
    (WREXHAM)0.60%CONSULTANTS1.68%
    CAR0.50%ASSOCIATES1.68%
    P0.50%GLOBAL1.60%
    BUSINESS0.50%MEDIA1.58%
    PROPERTY0.50%CARE1.55%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.50%J1.53%
    TRAVEL0.50%INVESTMENTS1.47%
    G0.50%PROPERTIES1.41%
    TRAINING0.50%IT1.40%
    DIGITAL0.50%M1.26%
    TRANSPORT0.50%BUILDING1.22%
    GARAGE0.50%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    TRADE0.40%ENTERPRISES1.18%
    HIRE0.40%CAPITAL1.17%
    CONSTRUCTION0.40%TRAINING1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied173239,154
    99999 - Dormant Company4945,704
    56302 - Public houses and bars395,353
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3934,490
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2955,604
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2725,110
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1917,438
    74990 - Non-trading company1814,505
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1826,164
    86900 - Other human health activities158,930
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation154,580
    41100 - Development of building projects139,173
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified137,453
    93199 - Other sports activities113,612
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate118,120
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1112,885
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet108,032
    43210 - Electrical installation95,775
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles94,921
    69102 - Solicitors82,385
    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied173237,080
    99999 - Dormant Company5245,726
    56302 - Public houses and bars395,402
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3834,652
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified2955,568
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified2625,168
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified1917,454
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1826,270
    74990 - Non-trading company1814,483
    86900 - Other human health activities158,957
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation154,603
    41100 - Development of building projects139,235
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified137,478
    62090 - Other information technology service activities1112,920
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate118,176
    93199 - Other sports activities103,619
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet108,083
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles94,945
    43210 - Electrical installation95,801
    69102 - Solicitors82,380

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08553093 DS PRODUCTIVITY SERVICES LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08555474 WREXHAM FORK LIFT TRAINING LTD 04 Jun 2013
    08579276 KEAN CONSTRUCTION LTD 21 Jun 2013
    08582877 JKD MOTORS LIMITED 25 Jun 2013
    08585014 DOGETY LIMITED 26 Jun 2013
    08557641 FLOWERS IN THE WINDOW LIMITED 05 Jun 2013
    08566612 MILLWOOD TRAINING LIMITED 12 Jun 2013
    08572258 ONTODAY LIMITED 17 Jun 2013
    08572937 FORTIS TRAINING LIMITED 17 Jun 2013
    08574809 N M ROBERTS LTD 18 Jun 2013
    08580490 LDMA CONSULTANCY LIMITED 21 Jun 2013
    08553609 WREXHAM PLASTERING SOLUTIONS LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08555919 NPFROOM LIMITED 04 Jun 2013
    08560158 ZOMB LIMITED 07 Jun 2013
    08568150 CABINET DOORS LIMITED 13 Jun 2013
    08569177 MAELOR AUTO SERVICES LIMITED 14 Jun 2013
    08569712 LADY D DESIGNS LTD 14 Jun 2013
    08572523 FAR EAST JOURNEYS LIMITED 17 Jun 2013
    08576314 TYRES WREXHAM LTD 19 Jun 2013
    08579646 247 MOT LTD 21 Jun 2013
    08552783 J WILSON CONTRACTORS LTD 03 Jun 2013
    08558603 N C HEATING & PLUMBING SERVICES LTD 06 Jun 2013
    08564298 KANIRES LIMITED 11 Jun 2013
    08568587 WYTHAWD CYF 13 Jun 2013
    08572328 CHIRK AIRFIELD MUSEUM OF AIRCRAFT, MACHINARY AND MINING LIMITED 17 Jun 2013