Wrexham

Q3 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

  • Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.
  • Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.
  • September 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.
  • July 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.
  • September 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.
  • July 2013 saw a new record in company registrations 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 2013)

    Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.

    Q3 2013 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 132 companies were registered in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 3.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013132132,684
    2012128118,868
    % change3.1%11.6%
    Record Year 2013 (132) 2013 (132,684)
    New Companies by Quarter

    A total of 132 companies were registered in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is an increase of 3.1% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares badly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.6% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    2013132132,684
    2012128118,868
    % change3.1%11.6%
    Record Year 2013 (132) 2013 (132,684)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

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

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

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

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

    New Companies by Month
    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2013502953
    New companies in 2012424442
    % change19.0%-34.1%26.2%
    Record Year2013 (50)2012 (44)2013 (53)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2013502953
    New companies in 2012424442
    % change19.0%-34.1%26.2%
    Record Year2013 (50)2012 (44)2013 (53)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    A total of 68 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 13.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    20136886,170
    20127975,908
    % change-13.9%13.5%
    Record Year 2010 (98) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter

    A total of 68 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013).

    This figure is a decrease of 13.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2012). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 13.5% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    20136886,170
    20127975,908
    % change-13.9%13.5%
    Record Year 2010 (98) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2013181634
    Closed companies in 2012322819
    % change-43.8%-42.9%79%
    Record Year2012 (32)2008 (45)2009 (43)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2013181634
    Closed companies in 2012322819
    % change-43.8%-42.9%79%
    Record Year2012 (32)2008 (45)2009 (43)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013) was 64 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    20136446,514
    20124942,960
    Record Year 2006 (72) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the third quarter of 2013 (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013) was 64 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)WrexhamUK
    20136446,514
    20124942,960
    Record Year 2006 (72) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    Net Growth by Month
    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2013321319
    Net growth in 2012101623
    Record Year2003 (37)2003 (26)2003 (29)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2013321319
    Net growth in 2012101623
    Record Year2003 (37)2003 (26)2003 (29)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

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

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 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 third quarter of 2013, Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2013 - Sep 2013)Wrexham
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    20090.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 1993 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2013)

    Company Share by Month
    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change6.6%-39.5%10.7%
    Record Year1999 (0.1%)2006 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20120.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change6.6%-39.5%10.7%
    Record Year1999 (0.1%)2006 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2013 was 43.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.8% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2013 was 43.7.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 2.7% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.8% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2013)

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

    33.4% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the third quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

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

    33.4% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the third quarter of 2013 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.2% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

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

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM3.52%CONSULTING5.27%
    CENTRE1.61%MANAGEMENT4.75%
    MANAGEMENT1.11%CONSULTANCY3.45%
    D0.91%PROPERTY2.53%
    TYRES0.91%TRADING2.08%
    CONSULTANCY0.81%ENGINEERING1.83%
    ENGINEERING0.70%LONDON1.79%
    CAR0.70%DESIGN1.78%
    ELECTRICAL0.70%BUSINESS1.74%
    CONSULTING0.70%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    TRANSPORT0.60%CONSULTANTS1.69%
    (NW)0.60%CARE1.64%
    TRAINING0.60%ASSOCIATES1.61%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.60%GLOBAL1.59%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.60%J1.54%
    (WREXHAM)0.50%MEDIA1.54%
    HIRE0.50%INVESTMENTS1.53%
    BUSINESS0.50%PROPERTIES1.45%
    GARAGE0.50%IT1.39%
    DIGITAL0.50%M1.25%
    J0.50%ELECTRICAL1.20%
    TRAVEL0.50%BUILDING1.19%
    LLANGOLLEN0.50%CAPITAL1.19%
    G0.50%DEVELOPMENTS1.16%
    (NORTH0.40%TRAINING1.15%
    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM3.53%CONSULTING5.28%
    CENTRE1.61%MANAGEMENT4.76%
    MANAGEMENT1.11%CONSULTANCY3.46%
    TYRES0.91%PROPERTY2.54%
    D0.91%TRADING2.08%
    CONSULTANCY0.81%ENGINEERING1.84%
    CAR0.71%LONDON1.79%
    ELECTRICAL0.71%DESIGN1.78%
    ENGINEERING0.71%BUSINESS1.74%
    CONSULTING0.71%CONSTRUCTION1.70%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.60%CONSULTANTS1.69%
    TRANSPORT0.60%CARE1.64%
    (NW)0.60%ASSOCIATES1.61%
    TECHNOLOGIES0.60%GLOBAL1.60%
    TRAINING0.60%J1.54%
    G0.50%MEDIA1.53%
    GARAGE0.50%INVESTMENTS1.53%
    HIRE0.50%PROPERTIES1.45%
    BUSINESS0.50%IT1.39%
    LLANGOLLEN0.50%M1.25%
    (WREXHAM)0.50%BUILDING1.20%
    DIGITAL0.50%CAPITAL1.20%
    TRAVEL0.50%ELECTRICAL1.19%
    J0.50%DEVELOPMENTS1.17%
    C0.40%TRAINING1.16%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied194260,135
    99999 - Dormant Company5046,169
    56302 - Public houses and bars405,437
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3934,970
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3225,547
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified3254,854
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2017,715
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1926,675
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation164,590
    74990 - Non-trading company1614,228
    86900 - Other human health activities169,203
    41100 - Development of building projects129,271
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified127,590
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet118,475
    93199 - Other sports activities113,654
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles104,955
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate108,312
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities96,979
    43210 - Electrical installation95,724
    85590 - Other education not elsewhere classified95,576
    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied181244,464
    99999 - Dormant Company5547,068
    56302 - Public houses and bars405,596
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3835,731
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified3355,676
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified3126,207
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2118,024
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1927,242
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation164,710
    74990 - Non-trading company1614,457
    86900 - Other human health activities169,453
    41100 - Development of building projects129,527
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified127,818
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet118,691
    93199 - Other sports activities103,748
    43210 - Electrical installation105,855
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles105,065
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate108,541
    69201 - Accounting and auditing activities97,076
    85590 - Other education not elsewhere classified95,696

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    08673994 MJM & SONS CONTRACTING LIMITED 03 Sep 2013
    08686659 THE ZONE BARBER SHOP LIMITED 11 Sep 2013
    08700923 FAT DUBBERS LTD 23 Sep 2013
    08701640 WELLPECS LTD 23 Sep 2013
    08671803 AJW WEALTH MANAGEMENT LTD 02 Sep 2013
    08672399 ANCKA2 LIMITED 02 Sep 2013
    08676072 PHILIP JONES CONSULTANCY LTD 04 Sep 2013
    08676694 PARAMOUNT CONSULTANCY & TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED 04 Sep 2013
    08682303 CAPEL GROES LIMITED 09 Sep 2013
    08684993 AMANDA YORK LIMITED 10 Sep 2013
    08686225 BOLANDREW LTD 11 Sep 2013
    08690610 4-7 HOLLY COURT MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED 13 Sep 2013
    08705069 THE BUSINESSES FOR CHILDREN AWARDS LIMITED 25 Sep 2013
    08676106 RBG HEALTHCARE LIMITED 04 Sep 2013
    08677468 SANDSTONE BREWERY LTD 05 Sep 2013
    08679893 BULLS HEAD (MILL BOTTOM) LIMITED 06 Sep 2013
    08696620 WCD RESIN FLOORING LIMITED 19 Sep 2013
    08700447 HALE MONEY MANAGEMENT LIMITED 20 Sep 2013
    08710096 JIA HUA YING FEI LIMITED 30 Sep 2013
    08678921 JUST AS GOOD VIRTUAL SERVICES LIMITED 05 Sep 2013
    08690866 BUCKLEY ROOFLINE LTD 16 Sep 2013
    08696696 WPS CONTRACTORS (WREXHAM) LIMITED 19 Sep 2013
    08699142 EURISKO SOLUTIONS LTD 20 Sep 2013
    08699823 WYNNSTAY SECURITY LIMITED 20 Sep 2013
    08700704 LUDICOLOGY LTD 23 Sep 2013