You might think that a self-confessed ‘nerd’ from Accrington who protested about bad business ethics would be unlikely to launch his own company.

But there’s more to Reason Digital founder Matt Haworth than meets the eye.

Haworth has only just turned 30 and started the Manchester-based social enterprise digital innovation agency with Ed Cox in 2008.

Nine years later its turnover has broken through the £1m mark – all of which has been achieved without a penny in external funding.

We spoke with Matt about the agency’s work with charities and how he only pays himself the average company salary.

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