Rated People

RatedPeople.com is the UK’s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with over 50,000 local tradespeople, nationwide. Its goal is to dramatically change the £14bn UK home improvement market, offering an easier and more reliable approach to sourcing high quality, available local tradespeople, and offering trade businesses a highly flexible and cost-effective marketing channel. Since its launch, RatedPeople.com has seen more than 4 million jobs posted and has accumulated more than 600,000 community ratings of its trade members, using the unique closed-loop system, meaning that only homeowners who have used the service and had a job completed can leave a review. The company has national coverage and covers all major trade types, including building, roofing, plumbing, electrical, joinery, painting & decorating and gardening work. Rated People - The Go To Place to Get Things Done.
Company Growth (employees)
Greater London, GB
Size (employees)
93 (est)
Rated People was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB

Rated People Office Locations

Rated People has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
240 Blackfriars Rd

Rated People Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$15 m

Latest funding size

$9.9 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


Rated People's latest funding round in February 2014 was reported to be $9.9 m. In total, Rated People has raised $15 m

Rated People Financial Metrics

Rated People's revenue was reported to be £11.3 m in FY, 2015 which is a 15% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

11.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

6.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(1.7 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


12.1 m13.3 m11.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.6 m4.1 m4.5 m

Gross profit

8.5 m9.2 m6.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

(5 m)(4.6 m)(2.1 m)

Net Income

(5 m)(4.2 m)(1.7 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


2.6 m1 m1.5 m

Accounts Receivable

71.8 k114.5 k894.7 k

Current Assets

2.9 m1.8 m2.4 m


119.7 k610.4 k494.6 k


44 k29.3 k14.7 k

Total Assets

3.1 m2.4 m2.9 m

Accounts Payable

616.2 k1.4 m1 m

Current Liabilities

9.7 m4.2 m2.8 m

Total Liabilities

12.8 m10 m4.3 m

Retained Earnings

(5 m)(4.2 m)(1.7 m)

Total Equity

(9.7 m)(7.6 m)(1.4 m)

Financial Leverage

-0.3 x-0.3 x-2.1 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(949.9 k)(4 m)(762 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.8 m2.8 m1.3 m

Income Taxes Paid

(2.8 k)393.6 k313.7 k
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

-2.1 x

Traffic Overview of Rated People

Rated People Online and Social Media Presence

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