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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2017)
"A successful, caring, fair and fun employer."
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..."

"The company structure is fairly flat, and you will be treated quite equally regardless..."

"Open office space, hot desks apply (sort of), location is great, facilities are as..."

"The normal hours are 9:00am-6:00pm with an hour for lunch. But this is flexible if..."

"The pay is very generous! However I would like to see us enrolled in the bonus structure..."

"The best perk is the health insurance and private GP. Following that, the free fruit,..."

"Thousands of top applicants from top universities apply each year for only a handful..."

"What kinds of asset finance are there? What is a commonly financed asset? Describe..."

"Although I think that the green initiatives at the firm could be mentioned more frequently..."

"Regular and meaningful feedback - communication is not an issue. Managers are very..."

"Our company tries hard to recruit more women - We have a 'women in consultancy' event..."

"Some people seem to move up far faster than others, but I don't see this as unfair..."

"CHP is very good at this; they are very supportive of charity, as evidenced by the..."

"I'm currently working on development. This can be frustrating at times because developing..."

"The company culture. Everyone is very friendly and approachable and there's a real..."

"I think that some of the work that I undertake can be challenging to complete."

"Every year we take the entire company from around the world on a long weekend away..."

"Vibrant work culture and amazing people."

"Not only did I apply to the firm because of its reputation, but my experience as..."

"Internal/external training courses seem to arrive at the right time and are pitched..."

"During my interview process the company had no idea whether I was from a privileged..."

"Very varied. Typically the level of stress is quite low, but sometimes issues arise..."

"Make the office more interesting."

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