Prospectus

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Established for almost 60 years, Prospectus is a specialist recruitment consultancy and recruitment advertising and design agency working exclusively with the beyond profit sector.

Prospectus was founded on the belief that the demanding challenges civil society organisations are addressing, and the innovative solutions this requires, deserves the highest calibre talent and leadership from all sectors of the economy.

We offer a range of recruitment services and appoint at every level, from temporary Administrator to Chief Executive and Board roles. What underpins our work is a commitment to working in partnership with clients and deliver a service of the highest quality, with energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking.


TypePrivate
Founded1956
HQGreater London, GB
Websiteprospect-us.co.uk
Employee Ratings4.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)82(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2016)£9.7 M(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Prospectus

Borge Andreassen

Borge Andreassen

Managing Director
Ian Burpitt

Ian Burpitt

Managing Director
Andy Tonner

Andy Tonner

Managing Director
Peter Beeby

Peter Beeby

CEO & Director
David Gold

David Gold

Executive Chair
Fiona Wansborough

Fiona Wansborough

Associate Director, Global Search
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Prospectus Office Locations

Prospectus has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
20-22 Stukeley Street
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Prospectus Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1956
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Prospectus Revenue

Prospectus's revenue was reported to be £9.67 m in FY, 2016 which is a 6.4% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

9.7m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

6.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

3.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

40.1%

Net income (FY, 2016)

368.5k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

538.6k

EBIT (FY, 2016)

477.6k

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

1.0m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3.4m3.1m4.9m7.4m9.3m12.4m11.9m9.5m8.2m9.1m9.5m10.2m9.8m8.6m7.9m7.3m7.8m9.1m9.7m

Revenue growth, %

16%6%

Cost of goods sold

2.9m2.8m4.2m6.4m8.0m10.6m10.2m8.0m6.9m7.2m7.4m7.5m6.9m6.1m5.4m4.9m5.2m5.8m5.8m

Gross profit

407.8k360.4k704.7k965.8k1.2m1.8m1.8m1.5m1.4m1.9m2.1m2.8m2.9m2.4m2.5m2.4m2.6m3.2m3.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.7k3.9k120.3k5.7k80.5k267.0k1.1m1.0m933.4k986.3k606.1k316.5k702.3k1.4m1.2m1.5m1.7m596.0k684.8k733.7k754.2k1.2m1.0m

Accounts Receivable

380.1k514.1k660.6k1.0m1.1m1.6m1.2m954.4k1.0m1.0m1.0m1.6m1.4m1.0m1.4m898.0k1.0m1.4m1.1m1.3m1.4m1.1m1.2m

Current Assets

398.8k536.2k815.8k1.1m1.3m1.9m2.4m2.1m2.0m2.1m1.8m2.0m2.2m2.5m2.6m2.5m2.9m2.0m3.0m3.4m3.4m3.6m3.5m

PP&E

20.1k29.4k35.1k97.4k87.8k125.0k101.0k204.0k219.3k195.1k189.2k117.7k142.1k137.8k165.4k177.8k148.3k140.9k147.0k140.6k145.7k118.6k89.3k
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

115.8k94.8k246.5k199.9k323.4k461.0k256.0k119.8k38.7k144.1k183.6k149.4k192.8k219.4k89.7k59.3k137.6k238.0k259.9k368.5k

Cash From Operating Activities

1.0m307.2k39.1k82.5k206.8k(129.9k)633.8k738.5k(73.9k)479.9k225.6k330.3k358.9k565.3k

Dividends Paid

72.0k45.0k30.0k30.0k46.0k100.0k100.0k200.0k161.4k210.3k347.0k

Cash From Financing Activities

(141.2k)(92.9k)
GBPFY, 1996

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Prospectus Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Prospectus Online and Social Media Presence

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Prospectus News and Updates

Origin Therapeutics Files Preliminary Prospectus and Announces Initial Portfolio Companies

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

Tamilnad Mercantile Bank IPO Prospectus Lays Bare History Of Governance Lapses

A host of regulatory lapses and investigations cloud Tamilnad Mercantile Bank's IPO.

Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Files Draft Prospectus For IPO

Tamilnad Mercantile Bank is looking to issue 1.58 crore fresh equity shares as part of its IPO.

Lexagene Files Preliminary Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION OR DISSEMINATION DIRECTLY, OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES

XBT Provider Receives Approval for and Publishes Updated Prospectus

STOCKHOLM – August 31, 2021 – 

Warby Parker’s IPO Prospectus Made My Day

Warby Parker’s IPO Prospectus Made My Day
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Prospectus Blogs

Green skills are essential for a low-carbon UK – the third sector has a huge role to play

Research shows only 7% of people in the UK associate climate action with jobs - but research also shows that greening the world economy could result in 60 million new jobs by 2030. Here, Harriet Lamb, CEO at Ashden Climate Solutions, talks us through the amazing impact that charities are having, …

Getting your staff ready to become the Head Of a department

How do you know if your staff are ready to make the step up to become the Head Of a function? What do other charities in the sector look for the their Head of marketing, finance, IT and other areas? How can you appease your current staff and their ambition to make the role theirs? Find out and s…

What's it like being a Kickstarter in the not-for-profit (charity) sector?

The Kickstart Scheme is open to all 16-24 year olds in the UK that are eligible for Universal Credit. But just what do Kickstart roles entail, and why is the not-for-profit/charity sector an amazing place to begin your career? Find out from Josh Shelton, an Advertising Administrator working at P…

How to step up and become the Head Of a function

Are you looking to make the step up to your first senior management position? Do you know the key traits you’ll need to have to make the leap? Find out from our Senior Recruitment specialist, Matt Till, exactly what you need to know and how you can refine these skills in your current role.

Disability and Leadership roles - addressing the balance

How can organisations facilitate change, both in methods and practically, to increase the representation of those with a disability on leadership teams in the charity sector and beyond? Watch or listen to this panel and podcast with Disability Rights CEO, Kamran Mallick, and Steph Cutler, Founde…

Your Fundraising Job Description

What do fundraising candidates want to know from a job description? How can you best articulate the very best attributes of your organisation and the role they're applying for? Our team of senior fundraising consultants discuss the key requirements, the nice to have's and everything inbetween in…
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Prospectus Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Prospectus founded?

    Prospectus was founded in 1956.

  • Who are Prospectus key executives?

    Prospectus's key executives are Borge Andreassen, Ian Burpitt and Andy Tonner.

  • How many employees does Prospectus have?

    Prospectus has 82 employees.

  • What is Prospectus revenue?

    Latest Prospectus annual revenue is £9.7 m.

  • What is Prospectus revenue per employee?

    Latest Prospectus revenue per employee is £117.9 k.

  • Who are Prospectus competitors?

    Competitors of Prospectus include Good Talent, Morris Recruiting & Consulting and Indian Marketing Concept.

  • Where is Prospectus headquarters?

    Prospectus headquarters is located at 20-22 Stukeley Street, Greater London.

  • Where are Prospectus offices?

    Prospectus has an office in Greater London.

  • How many offices does Prospectus have?

    Prospectus has 1 office.