In 1995, became the first recruitment website offered by a recruitment agency in the UK.

Since then, has branched out to become the UK's #1 job site, featuring vacancies from over 10,000 recruiters, including private and public sector employers, leading recruitment agencies and consultants from Reed's network of 350 offices across the UK, and around the world. 

Each month, more than 5 million jobseekers turn to in their search for work, making over 100,000 applications every day. 

As a registered user of, you can receive email job alerts, apply for vacancies, manage your applications and store your CV securely online. You can also make it available to be searched for by thousands of recruitment agencies.'s Courses features a full course search from a range of learning providers and partners and includes distance learning, online, classroom-based and free courses. 

We also offer a range of career advice, news and information, all designed to help create the most successful jobseeking experience. 

Direct employers and recruitment agencies can choose from a range of services, including: job advertising with full applicant management, CV search, branding, display advertising and email services.
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London, GB
Size (employees)
480 (est)+2%
reed is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at reed

James Reed

James Reed

Martin Warnes

Martin Warnes

Managing Director
Wayne Giddens

Wayne Giddens

Finance Director & General Manager
Jamie Bodkin

Jamie Bodkin

Head of Marketing
Vickie Birnage

Vickie Birnage

Head of Product Effectiveness

reed Office Locations

reed has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
27-29 Macklin Street
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reed Financials and Metrics

reed Financials

reed's revenue was reported to be £55.73 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

55.7 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

54.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

9.2 m

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

412 k
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


4.7 m3.2 m10.5 m13.9 m18.6 m23.8 m31.1 m41.7 m51.6 m55.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

322 k137 k39 k337 k823 k1.2 m1.4 m993 k1.5 m

Gross profit

4.4 m3.1 m13.9 m18.2 m23 m29.8 m40.3 m50.6 m54.2 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


590 k1.3 m131 k127 k282 k450 k777 k1.2 m412 k

Accounts Receivable

1.2 m2 m1.3 m1.5 m2 m2.4 m3.5 m3.8 m3.5 m3.7 m

Current Assets

1.2 m2.8 m3.3 m3.9 m6.5 m7.8 m16.6 m29.9 m37.1 m44 m


130 k394 k658 k921 k723 k511 k374 k508 k551 k
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

123 k557 k(57 k)(940 k)1 m201 k4.2 m8 m10.8 m9.2 m

Dividends Paid

8 m5 m

Income Taxes Paid

(1.2 m)(2.1 m)(2.8 m)
GBPY, 2017


128.2 k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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reed Online and Social Media Presence

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reed News and Updates

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Unlikely Masters winner Patrick Reed credits his success to listening to a specific song before play — and it holds an important lesson on peak performance

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