FAQ’s

Below are the answers to the most common questions about Syndication. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please contact us.

What is Syndication?

Syndication refers to the supplying of articles and content for customers to republish in their own media via various channels (online, in newspapers or magazines etc.).

What is Licensing?

This refers to the rights and legal permission that an owner of intellectual property will give to a third party, allowing them to use content under certain contractual terms and arrangements.

Can I put articles on a website or in an email?

Generally we do allow permission to use our articles and content, however it depends on the information contained.

Please contact our experienced Syndication team, detailing the article headline (or include a link), and advise which part of the content you would like to use.

Can I provide a link to an article on a website or in email?

We usually will allow permission to post a link to an FT article on a website or in an email. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions (Access and Use) section, or contact us for further information.

Do I have to pay to use FT articles or content?

Depending on the circumstances, generally there is a charge to use FT content. Please refer to our How to Buy section or contact our team for further information.

How do I obtain permission to republish content?

We have a dedicated team to answer any queries regarding your Syndication requirements, whether you need one-off ad-hoc articles or long term permission to republish content.

Please contact us at syndication@ft.com.

Is it possible to republish content from editorials and columnist analysis / commentary?

Yes, the FT does syndicate our highly popular columns and editorial commentary.

Please contact us and provide details of the content you would like to use.

Who are our main Syndication customers?

FT content is used by more than 100 customers worldwide. These include international newspapers, the corporate sector as well as book and magazine publishers.

Read what some of our customers have to say.

As a student, can I use content for an assignment or dissertation?

Generally content may be used provided that the Financial Times is properly credited for the article (including author / photographer name, publication / report name and date), and the content is not republished outside of your school or university / college.

As a teacher, can I use FT articles and content in the classroom?

In most circumstances you would need to obtain a license or permission to reprint our articles. We do offer options for Education providers. Please email syndication@ft.com for more information.

How do I obtain back copies of content?

Our archives of articles and content are available online at ft.com to subscribers of the FT. We archive publications -

FT.com – 7 year archive

FT Press Cuttings: – since 1st April 2010

Today’s edition of the ePaper – for 3 weeks (including FT Weekend)

ePaper Archive – since November 2005

Special Reports – 3 year archive

For older content, we partner with Back Issue Newspapers. Please email them directly for further information info@backissuenewspapers.co.uk.