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Since our first school opened in 1955, we've created success stories for students from all over the world, transforming the lives of over 1 million people. We teach English to adults aged 16+ at our centres in Cambridge and London and to young learners aged 7-17 at schools around the UK. We teach subjects in English and academic skills to University Pathways students in preparation for studying subjects at an English-speaking University. You know you can trust the quality of teaching at Bell, because we are also teacher training experts. Our teacher trainers include world-class names such as our Head of Teacher Development Silvana Richardson and Bell Teacher Campus Academic Director Jim Scrivener.
TypePrivate
Founded1955
HQCambridge, GB
Websitebellenglish.com
Employee Ratings2.5

Locations

Bell English is headquartered in
Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)139(-1%)
Job Openings2
Revenue (FY, 2018)£13.1 M(-6%)

Key People/Management at Bell English

Frank Bell

Frank Bell

Founder
Silvana Richardson

Silvana Richardson

Head of Teacher Development
Jill Coleman

Jill Coleman

Team Leader
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Bell English Office Locations

Bell English has offices in Cambridge, Crowthorne, London, St Albans and in 2 other locations
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
Red Cross Ln
Crowthorne, GB
Duke's Ride
London, GB
Empire Warehouse, 1 Bear Gardens
St Albans, GB
Shenley Ln
Berkshire, US
Berkshire, NY 13736, USA
Washington, US
3101 Wisconsin Ave
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Bell English Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1955

Bell English total Funding

$12 m

Bell English latest funding size

$11.99 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Bell English investors

Bell English's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $12 m. In total, Bell English has raised $12 m
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Bell English Revenue

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Bell English's revenue was reported to be £13.09 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

13.1m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

5.7m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

43.3%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.1m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

884.0k

EBIT (FY, 2018)

667.0k

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

4.4m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

18.0m14.8m14.8m12.2m11.5m14.0m13.1m

Revenue growth, %

(18%)0%(18%)(6%)

Cost of goods sold

10.6m8.0m7.5m6.4m6.0m7.4m7.4m

Gross profit

7.4m6.8m7.3m5.8m5.5m6.7m5.7m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.4m1.9m1.8m2.8m3.7m4.7m4.4m

Accounts Receivable

605.0k348.0k458.0k300.0k84.0k119.0k120.0k

Current Assets

4.0m4.5m4.3m4.1m5.0m5.7m5.6m

PP&E

831.0k1.1m794.0k376.0k172.0k162.0k828.0k
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(82.0k)84.0k32.0k(613.0k)172.0k422.0k1.1m

Income Taxes Paid

(42.0k)(80.0k)80.0k
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

87.4k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Bell English Online and Social Media Presence

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Bell English Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bell English founded?

    Bell English was founded in 1955.

  • Who are Bell English key executives?

    Bell English's key executives are Frank Bell, Silvana Richardson and Jill Coleman.

  • How many employees does Bell English have?

    Bell English has 139 employees.

  • What is Bell English revenue?

    Latest Bell English annual revenue is £13.1 m.

  • What is Bell English revenue per employee?

    Latest Bell English revenue per employee is £94.2 k.

  • Who are Bell English competitors?

    Competitors of Bell English include Vipkid, Memrise and HinKhoj.

  • Where is Bell English headquarters?

    Bell English headquarters is located at Red Cross Ln, Cambridge.

  • Where are Bell English offices?

    Bell English has offices in Cambridge, Crowthorne, London, St Albans and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bell English have?

    Bell English has 8 offices.