uSwitch is a comparison site offering user-focused tools for people to find deals quickly. It provides online and telephone comparison and switching services. uSwitch helps customers to compare prices on a range of products and services, such as gas and electricity, solar panels, boilers, boiler repair, insulation, water, as well as broadband and home phone, broadband and television, television packages, home phone and landline, business broadband and wireless mobile broadband. The Company also enables customers to compare prices on mobiles, credit cards, loans, mortgages, bank accounts, credit reports, savings and ISAs, investments, insurance that includes car, home, life, health and black box insurance.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyZoopla
HQLondon, GB
Founded1998
Websiteuswitch.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
uSwitch was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in London, GB

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uSwitch Office Locations

uSwitch has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
The Cooperage 5 Copper Row
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uSwitch Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1998
uSwitch is a subsidiary of Zoopla

uSwitch Revenue

uSwitch's revenue was reported to be £140.85 m in FY, 2018
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

14.8m19.9m23.5m24.4m34.3m34.6k66.9m93.2m140.9m

Cost of goods sold

6.8m9.3m9.9m9.7m14.0m

Gross profit

7.9m10.6m13.6m14.7m20.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

54%53%58%60%59%
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

291.2k6.0m6.1m4.4m3.5k1.0m1.5m10.3m

Accounts Receivable

963.6k1.0m2.0m3.3m3.2m3.1k12.9m22.2m26.7m

Inventories

36.4k

Current Assets

4.2m11.9m20.5m8.7m18.7m23.3k31.6m23.9m48.5m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

(423.0)12.7m1.0m9.7m

Cash From Investing Activities

(544.0)(118.0k)(547.0k)(872.0k)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.0)(14.0m)

Net Change in Cash

(972.0)(1.5m)468.0k8.9m
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Human Capital Metrics

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uSwitch Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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uSwitch Online and Social Media Presence

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uSwitch News and Updates

Uswitch owner RVU picks up Confused.com in effort to broaden reach

London-based RVU, owner of comparison site Uswitch and financial planning outfit Money.co.uk, has announced a deal to buy Confused.com from The post Uswitch owner RVU picks up Confused.com in effort to broaden reach appeared first on CityAM.

Board Games Make A Lockdown Comeback, Uswitch Study Reveals

LONDON, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Board games have made a lockdown comeback with millions of Americans Googling old-school board games to play online at home, according to new data collected by Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service. Uswitch's Isolation (Play) Station study...

Households Owe £267 Million to Energy Suppliers Before Winter Begins - uSwitch Research

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 2.3 million households owe their energy suppliers a total of £267 million before winter has even begun, according to new research from uSwitch.com. Averaging £115 per household, the debt level is £126 million less (32%) than last year, while the...

Confused.com to provide car and home insurance to six million uSwitch and Money.co.uk customers

Confused.com is bringing hundreds of pounds in savings to six million customers of Zoopla Property G...

Ofcom reveals UK consumer telecoms value for money is improving

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a report into what people pay for their communications services and it implies we’re getting better at shopping around.

The mortgage dilemma

Regardless of whether the Bank of England announces a base rate increase tomorrow, there’s no question that the decade-long era of rock-bottom interest rates is now coming to a close. While the increase will be gradual, the worry is that it could creep up sooner than borrowers expect, making matt…
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uSwitch Blogs

Energy bills set to rise by £28 million this month as fixed plans end

This month sees 86 fixed energy plans coming to an end, adding an estimated £28 million to energy bills across the country, according to new uSwitch research. Approximately 200,000 households’ energy bills are affected — roughly equivalent to the population of Edinburgh. Those on the affected energy…

Standard tariff freezes for winter “false sense of security”

Earlier this week, small supplier GB Energy had to cease trading citing “difficulties relating to rising wholesale energy costs”. Safeguards put in place by Ofgem ensured customers and their credit were passed to Co-op Energy as the Supplier of Last Resort. Some of the big six suppliers however, hav…

Car insurance go into reverse in 2018

Car insurance premiums have fallen by 8.5% in 12 months, according to the latest car insurance price index published by Consumer Intelligence. The report measures the cost of real customer quotes across price comparison websites and direct insurers. The average comprehensive car insurance policy now…

How much do you remember about 2018 in energy?

We can’t believe 2018 is over! From fines and freezing weather to price rises and called-off mergers, it’s been a big 12 months as far as energy is concerned. We thought we’d use our last article of the year to take a look back at the key events that had tongues wagging. So without further […] The p…

Smart meter 2020 rollout target will not be met, says National Audit Office

Despite pledging that every home in the UK would have a smart meter installed by 2020, the Government appears set to miss that target, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The second generation of smart meters began rolling out in the summer of 2017, three years later than had o…

Home insurance prices are creeping up

The average cost of home insurance rose by 1.2% in the three months leading to October, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence. The latest Home Insurance Price Index revealed that cost of home insurance has started to creep back up after prices fell slightly earlier this year. However,…
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uSwitch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was uSwitch founded?

    uSwitch was founded in 1998.

  • How many employees does uSwitch have?

    uSwitch has 128 employees.

  • What is uSwitch revenue?

    Latest uSwitch annual revenue is £140.9 m.

  • What is uSwitch revenue per employee?

    Latest uSwitch revenue per employee is £1.1 m.

  • Who are uSwitch competitors?

    Competitors of uSwitch include Moneysupermarket.com, Bonsai and Loop Returns.

  • Where is uSwitch headquarters?

    uSwitch headquarters is located at The Cooperage 5 Copper Row, London.

  • Where are uSwitch offices?

    uSwitch has an office in London.

  • How many offices does uSwitch have?

    uSwitch has 1 office.