The Independent

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The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published by Independent Print Limited. Nicknamed the Indy, it began as a broadsheet, but changed to tabloid (compact) format and later left only its digital editions. The newspaper is focused on areas such as culture, politics, economic issues, and more. It has not affiliated itself with any political party and features a range of views given on its editorial and comment pages.

TypePrivate
Founded1986
HQLondon, GB
Websiteindependent.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)626(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£24.8 M(+12%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at The Independent

Josie Cox

Josie Cox

Business Editor

The Independent Office Locations

The Independent has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
2 Derry St
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The Independent Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1986
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The Independent Revenue

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The Independent's revenue was reported to be £24.8 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

24.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

8.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

32.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.4m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

3.0m

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

3.7m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

8.2m14.3m22.2m24.8m

Cost of goods sold

4.5m9.8m13.9m16.8m

Gross profit

3.7m4.5m8.3m8.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

45%31%37%32%
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

745.0k2.9m1.7m3.7m3.7m

Accounts Receivable

1.7m815.0k1.7m2.7m1.7m

Current Assets

2.5m5.1m5.6m10.0m8.7m
GBPFY, 2014

Financial Leverage

5.6 x
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The Independent Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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76/100

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The Independent Online and Social Media Presence

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The Independent News and Updates

The Botanist Partners With The Independent Restaurant Coalition To Support The Hospitality Industry This Spring

NEW YORK, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Botanist Islay Dry Gin today announced its partnership with the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) to support local restaurants and bars as they continue to rebuild their businesses and navigate the impacts of COVID-19. The partnership is...

The Independent hails ‘unicorn’ status after third year of profit

The Independent today posted its third consecutive year of profit thanks to a successful shift to digital, prompting its chairman The post The Independent hails ‘unicorn’ status as it posts third year of profit appeared first on CityAM.

The Independent Clinical Laboratory Market in China, 2019 to 2025 - KingMed Diagnostics Dominated 2018 with 22.8% Market Share

DUBLN, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "China Independent Clinical Laboratory Industry Report, 2019-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. China's independent clinical laboratory industry is still in its infancy. In 2018, it only saw the penetration rate of...

The Independent wins 21 awards at the New York Press Association's 2018 Better Newspaper Contest

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent today announced that it won 21 awards at the New York Press Association 2018 Better Newspaper Contest Awards in Albany. The Independent was up against over 160 daily and weekly newspapers throughout New York State and over...

The Independent Group is considering an electoral alliance with the Liberal Democrats

The Independent Group is considering an electoral alliance with the Liberal Democrats. As part of the plan, TIG and the Lib Dems would be independent parties under the same "umbrella" but have joint candidates in certain seats at future elections. Sources familiar with talks compared it to the Lab…

The Independent Group applies to become an official political party

The Independent Group has registered to become a political party. The eleven former Conservative and Labour MPs will name the new party "Change UK – The Independent Group." The group launched in February in protest at the state of former party's stances, including on Brexit. TIG has moved now to …
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The Independent Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Independent founded?

    The Independent was founded in 1986.

  • Who are The Independent key executives?

    The Independent's key executives are Josie Cox.

  • How many employees does The Independent have?

    The Independent has 626 employees.

  • What is The Independent revenue?

    Latest The Independent annual revenue is £24.8 m.

  • What is The Independent revenue per employee?

    Latest The Independent revenue per employee is £39.6 k.

  • Who are The Independent competitors?

    Competitors of The Independent include Guardian News & Media, Mediahuis Nederland and Chuco.

  • Where is The Independent headquarters?

    The Independent headquarters is located at 2 Derry St, London.

  • Where are The Independent offices?

    The Independent has an office in London.

  • How many offices does The Independent have?

    The Independent has 1 office.