Wrexham

Q3 2014 Business Confidence Report

Headlines

  • Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.
  • Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.
  • September 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.
  • July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.
  • July 2014 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 2014)

    Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.

    Q3 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous Q3.

    A total of 169 companies were registered in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 28.0% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.1% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    2014169143,414
    2013132132,684
    % change28.0%8.1%
    Record Year 2014 (169) 2014 (143,414)
    New Companies by Quarter

    A total of 169 companies were registered in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 28.0% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 8.1% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    2014169143,414
    2013132132,684
    % change28.0%8.1%
    Record Year 2014 (169) 2014 (143,414)
    New Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.

    July 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.

    September 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous September.

    July 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.

    July 2014 was a record month for company registrations in Wrexham when compared to any month in history.

    New Companies by Month
    New Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2014734353
    New companies in 2013502953
    % change46.0%48.3%0.0%
    Record Year2014 (73)2012 (44)2014 (53)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    New companies in 2014734353
    New companies in 2013502953
    % change46.0%48.3%0.0%
    Record Year2014 (73)2012 (44)2013 (53)

Closed Companies (dissolved)

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    A total of 106 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 55.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 18.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    2014106101,670
    20136886,170
    % change55.9%18.0%
    Record Year 2014 (106) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter

    A total of 106 companies were dissolved in Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014).

    This figure is an increase of 55.9% versus the same period last year (Q3 2013). This figure compares poorly to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 18.0% against the same period last year.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    2014106101,670
    20136886,170
    % change55.9%18.0%
    Record Year 2014 (106) 2009 (159,405)
    Dissolved Companies by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.

    July 2014 saw a new record in company closures in Wrexham when compared to any previous July.

    Dissolved Companies by Month
    Dissolved Companies by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2014432637
    Closed companies in 2013181634
    % change138.9%62.5%9%
    Record Year2014 (43)2008 (45)2009 (43)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Closed companies in 2014432637
    Closed companies in 2013181634
    % change138.9%62.5%9%
    Record Year2014 (43)2008 (45)2009 (43)

Net Company Growth

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014) was 63 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    20146341,744
    20136446,514
    Record Year 2006 (72) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter

    Net company growth for Wrexham during the third quarter of 2014 (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014) was 63 companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)WrexhamUK
    20146341,744
    20136446,514
    Record Year 2006 (72) 2013 (46,514)
    Net Growth by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    Net Growth by Month
    Net Growth by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2014301716
    Net growth in 2013321319
    Record Year2003 (37)2003 (26)2003 (29)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    Net growth in 2014301716
    Net growth in 2013321319
    Record Year2003 (37)2003 (26)2003 (29)

UK Company Share

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    In the third quarter of 2014, Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)Wrexham
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2014 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter

    In the third quarter of 2014, Wrexham formed 0.1% of all UK companies.

    third quarter (Jul 2014 - Sep 2014)Wrexham
    20140.1%
    20130.1%
    20120.1%
    20110.1%
    20100.1%
    Record Year (since 1960) 2014 (0.1%)
    Company Share by Quarter
  2. Monthly Data (Jul, Aug & Sep 2014)

    Company Share by Month
    Company Share by Month
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change32.6%41.3%-8.2%
    Record Year2014 (0.1%)2006 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)
    JulyAugustSeptember
    UK formation share in 20140.1%0.1%0.1%
    UK formation share in 20130.1%0.1%0.1%
    % change32.6%41.3%-8.2%
    Record Year2014 (0.1%)2006 (0.1%)1993 (0.1%)

Director Age

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2014 was 44.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

    The average age of a director in the third quarter of 2014 was 44.1.

    The percentage of directors under the age of 25 was 4.4% compared to the UK figure of 3.7%.

    The percentage of directors over the age of 65 was 4.1% compared to the UK figure of 4.5%.

    Director Age by Quarter

Director Gender

  1. Quarterly Data (Q3 Jul-Sep 2014)

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

    27.8% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the third quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.3% 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.

    27.8% of all director appointments in Wrexham in the third quarter of 2014 were female. This compares to a UK average of 26.3% for the same period.

    Director Gender by Quarter

Naming Trends

  1. Previous 12 months (Sep 2013-Sep 2014)

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

    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM1.73%CONSULTING5.17%
    TRANSPORT1.18%MANAGEMENT4.63%
    JONES1.00%CONSULTANCY3.55%
    CARE0.91%PROPERTY2.62%
    CONSULTING0.82%ENGINEERING2.07%
    PROPERTY0.82%CONSTRUCTION2.05%
    M0.73%TRADING2.00%
    MANAGEMENT0.73%LONDON1.95%
    ENGINEERING0.73%CARE1.94%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.64%TRANSPORT1.76%
    CONSULTANCY0.64%DESIGN1.70%
    PARK0.64%CONSULTANTS1.70%
    PROPERTIES0.64%PROPERTIES1.63%
    CONSTRUCTION0.55%BUSINESS1.62%
    (WREXHAM)0.55%J1.53%
    COMMUNITY0.55%ELECTRICAL1.53%
    HOME0.46%GLOBAL1.51%
    ELECTRICAL0.46%INVESTMENTS1.50%
    BUSINESS0.46%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    S0.46%MEDIA1.38%
    CENTRE0.46%CO.,1.36%
    NORTH0.46%DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
    WILLIAMS0.46%BUILDING1.30%
    R0.46%IT1.30%
    (NW)0.36%M1.23%
    wordpercentageuk worduk percentage
    WREXHAM1.73%CONSULTING5.18%
    TRANSPORT1.18%MANAGEMENT4.63%
    JONES1.00%CONSULTANCY3.54%
    CARE0.91%PROPERTY2.63%
    CONSULTING0.82%ENGINEERING2.08%
    PROPERTY0.82%CONSTRUCTION2.05%
    M0.73%TRADING2.01%
    ENGINEERING0.73%LONDON1.95%
    MANAGEMENT0.73%CARE1.94%
    PROPERTIES0.64%TRANSPORT1.76%
    (WREXHAM)0.64%DESIGN1.70%
    PARK0.64%CONSULTANTS1.69%
    DEVELOPMENTS0.64%PROPERTIES1.63%
    CONSULTANCY0.64%BUSINESS1.63%
    NORTH0.55%ELECTRICAL1.53%
    CONSTRUCTION0.55%J1.53%
    COMMUNITY0.55%GLOBAL1.52%
    CENTRE0.45%INVESTMENTS1.50%
    HOME0.45%ASSOCIATES1.48%
    WALES0.45%MEDIA1.38%
    ELECTRICAL0.45%CO.,1.36%
    S0.45%DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
    WILLIAMS0.45%BUILDING1.30%
    BUSINESS0.45%IT1.30%
    PENDINE0.36%M1.23%

SIC Data

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

    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied229278,481
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified4928,224
    99999 - Dormant Company4648,286
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified3757,264
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3540,717
    56302 - Public houses and bars316,056
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2118,890
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles205,335
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1829,313
    41100 - Development of building projects1810,604
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation155,083
    86900 - Other human health activities1411,807
    45320 - Retail trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories141,139
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet149,914
    74990 - Non-trading company1314,006
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified138,501
    49410 - Freight transport by road129,960
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate1210,361
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets106,327
    43210 - Electrical installation105,922
    sic codenumber of companiesuk companies
    None Supplied215263,052
    99999 - Dormant Company5248,811
    96090 - Other service activities not elsewhere classified5028,864
    82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified3758,078
    70229 - Management consultancy activities other than financial management3541,421
    56302 - Public houses and bars316,211
    74909 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities not elsewhere classified2119,117
    45200 - Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles205,472
    62020 - Information technology consultancy activities1829,780
    41100 - Development of building projects1710,983
    86900 - Other human health activities1512,105
    43220 - Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation155,177
    47910 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet1410,125
    45320 - Retail trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories141,158
    43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified138,701
    74990 - Non-trading company1314,053
    68209 - Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate1210,684
    49410 - Freight transport by road1210,336
    43210 - Electrical installation106,050
    47990 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets106,458

Recent Companies

  1. Randomly selected companies from this quarter

    COMPANY NUMBERCOMPANY NAMEINCORPORATION DATE
    09200647 COLTA SERVICES LTD 02 Sep 2014
    09207529 KLM ELECTRICAL CONTRCTORS LIMITED 08 Sep 2014
    09211038 ALDERGROVE 61 LIMITED 10 Sep 2014
    09224496 JB PLATFORM HIRE LTD 18 Sep 2014
    09228479 DANIEL TAYLOR PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 22 Sep 2014
    09229358 ARTWORK WAREHOUSE LTD. 22 Sep 2014
    09230451 DKMD CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED 23 Sep 2014
    09241215 RAW ATHLETIC LTD 30 Sep 2014
    09222550 QUATREFOIL VENTURES LTD 17 Sep 2014
    09237770 UK LOAN LOCATOR LIMITED 26 Sep 2014
    09198138 LD TRADITIONAL BUILDERS LTD 01 Sep 2014
    09198499 REDSLADE COMMUNICATIONS LTD 01 Sep 2014
    09198867 I & M BOOTH LTD 02 Sep 2014
    09204534 LMP TRADING LTD 05 Sep 2014
    09207645 WREXHAM PROPERTY RENTALS LTD 08 Sep 2014
    09223796 FULTUM CONSULTANTS LTD 18 Sep 2014
    09228264 NEIL WHITEHEAD LTD 22 Sep 2014
    09228319 SOFIA'S STAR LIMITED 22 Sep 2014
    09232706 A W SERVICES (WALES) LIMITED 24 Sep 2014
    09235282 WREXHAM SCAFFOLDING LTD 25 Sep 2014
    09209646 REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES (WREXHAM) LTD 09 Sep 2014
    09210892 PG DEVELOPMENTS (WREXHAM) LIMITED 09 Sep 2014
    09219330 PS-TECH LTD 15 Sep 2014
    09227463 BRONYWAUN 1962 LIMITED 19 Sep 2014
    09229350 MEANCLEAN TEAM LIMITED 22 Sep 2014