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
    09160838 TAFARA HEATHCARE LIMITED 05 Aug 2014
    09167913 CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION LIMITED 08 Aug 2014
    09169656 JJAM PROPERTIES LTD 11 Aug 2014
    09176629 DIGITALISSUE PUBLISHING LIMITED 14 Aug 2014
    09179862 HASSELL CRAIG 0669 LIMITED 18 Aug 2014
    09183329 TAFARA CARE SERVICES LTD 20 Aug 2014
    09188202 KRZYSZTOF DUDA TRANSPORT LTD. 28 Aug 2014
    09194178 APEX BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED 29 Aug 2014
    09169323 STEGGLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT LIMITED 11 Aug 2014
    09195423 RECIPE FOR AWESOME LTD 29 Aug 2014
    09159491 NIGHT'S WATCH LIMITED 04 Aug 2014
    09166886 CITY NIPPA LTD 07 Aug 2014
    09172745 M3 THINKING LTD 12 Aug 2014
    09178511 IRENEUSZ CHUCHRO TRANSPORT LTD. 15 Aug 2014
    09182069 ADVATEK (UK) LIMITED 19 Aug 2014
    09188325 SMART SOLUTIONS PROPERTY MAINTENANCE SERVICES LTD 28 Aug 2014
    09195247 LUKASZ BABIARZ TRANSPORT LTD. 29 Aug 2014
    09156770 WILLIAMS LIFESTYLE SERVICES LIMITED 01 Aug 2014
    09157122 MARTIN JONES TRANSMISSIONS LTD 01 Aug 2014
    09157148 PERSSONCORP LTD 01 Aug 2014
    09159024 VENOM WEAR LTD 04 Aug 2014
    09168854 BLEND52 LIMITED 11 Aug 2014
    09170290 DRINKMATSUK.COM LTD 11 Aug 2014
    09174867 MORE THAN MARKET RESEARCH LTD 14 Aug 2014
    09194961 H AND H PROMOTIONS LIMITED 29 Aug 2014