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6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"Values its employees and offers a wide range of roles and careers."
Pros: 
  • The company is flexible with regards to hours as long as work gets done.
  • Colleagues are very friendly, welcoming and happy to offer help.
  • Grants are provided if you need to relocate at the start of the scheme.
  • Managers are very approachable and take their mentoring role seriously.
Cons: 
  • There can be lots of travelling to client sites or relocation required.
  • Career development processes are fair but are only done annually.
  • Graduates in Wales are paid less than their counterparts in England.
  • Many trainees felt that the formal training was lacking.
Culture
7.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.3 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.1 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.7 / 10
 
 
Training
4.9 / 10
 

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