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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2017)
"Fun, caring and fast-moving."
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Working hours at the firm are reasonable, allowing trainees to maintain a good work/life balance.
  • Work provided to trainees is seen as interesting, stimulating and varied.
  • The firm's regular social events encourage a friendly culture both inside and outside of work.
  • Feedback and communication are effective at the firm ensuring that development is continual.

Cons

  • Work at the firm is challenging at times and there can be a steep learning curve.
  • The company is currently growing and this can require more flexibility than usual.
  • While salary is seen as good for graduates, there are concerns about how it progresses.
  • Some would like more flexible working options, such as working from home.

What insiders say about...

"I think that the application process is excellent. You should be outgoing, confident..."

"Teamwork is very good, and management hierarchy is loosely observed - there is no..."

"The UK office is a spacious environment with two floors (top floors), a lot of light..."

"We work from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm every day. I rarely have to stay later than this..."

"Pay and bonus are good, although it can feel quite a long time between the initial..."

"The company meetings give small projects with junior staff the chance to present...."

"One phone interview, two in-person interviews at the company offices."

"Why do people offer asset finance? Why would a client pay Alfa for our software?..."

"At the moment we keep bees on the roof, and other than that personally I think that..."

"All managers I have had to date have been very easy to talk with, offering good advice..."

"I wouldn't say it is the most historically diverse company but it is still quite..."

"For the first two years promotions happen every six months. After this promotion..."

"We try to do a bit, and certainly donate a lot to charity. There is an allowance..."

"The work is always interesting and presents a new opportunity to learn."

"Fantastic people, great opportunities for travel and an incredibly positive and motivating..."

"We need to follow a strict logging of working hours."

"Between all of our employees we can cover every European language."

"Ambitious, fair, rewarding."

"The professional development and travel opportunities."

"For the first two years, there is a standard curriculum of courses which all new..."

"I don't know the social backgrounds of most of my colleagues. Recruitment is primarily..."

"It all depends on project requirements. But there will always be something that needs..."

"Make the office more interesting."

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