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.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
473 (est)+2%
reed is headquartered in London, GB

Key People 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

reed Data and Metrics

reed Financial Metrics

reed's revenue was reported to be £992 m in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

992 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

34.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

10.8 m

Cash (30-Jun-2016)

1.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


833.3 m896.9 m931.5 m992 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

809.8 m867.5 m896.6 m957.8 m

Gross profit

23.6 m29.4 m34.9 m34.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

25.4 m21.1 m23.2 m24.8 m

Pre tax profit

5.5 m10.1 m13.6 m

Net Income

4.2 m8 m10.8 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


450 k777 k1.2 m

Accounts Receivable

3.5 m3.8 m3.5 m

Current Assets

16.6 m29.9 m37.1 m


511 k374 k508 k

Total Assets

17.2 m30.3 m37.6 m

Accounts Payable

1.2 m2.1 m841 k

Current Liabilities

11.9 m17.1 m21.5 m

Total Liabilities

12 m17.2 m21.6 m

Retained Earnings

4.2 m8 m2.8 m

Total Equity

5.1 m13.1 m15.9 m

Financial Leverage

3.3 x2.3 x2.4 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(1.2 m)(2.1 m)(2.8 m)
GBPY, 2016


2.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.4 x

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