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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2017)
"People-focused, vast and with wide-ranging opportunities."
7.5 / 10
Offices & Dress
5.8 / 10
7.3 / 10
7.5 / 10
6.8 / 10
8.3 / 10


  • There are many opportunities for progression and personal development.
  • Graduates are given a high level of responsibility early on.
  • A lot of training is offered through several channels.


  • While the salary is seen as good, some feel it could be improved.
  • Hours can be long, depending on your role.
  • There are some who would like earlier notice regarding site moves.

What insiders say about...

"Questions are tailored to the critical performance requirements (CPRs) of the company...."

"There are a lot of small teams within departments and they all have a largely flat..."

"It's not a glamorous location to work in because of the nature of the business being..."

"This comes down to your manager and location. My hours have been the standard 9.00..."

"The starting salary is higher than the national average, but not by much. It may..."

"We get discounts and vouchers for some high-street retailers."

"People management is critical."

"There are a number of initiatives in place to reduce emissions from vehicles and..."

"Managers are very accessible and some make good mentors."

"The recruitment process appears to be great and the company has a very high retention..."

"Within the few years of the graduate scheme, progression is pretty linear and set..."

"I've been given interesting things to do from the start and, within my first four..."

"It's very people-based, which is reflected through the fact that more than half of..."

"You're required to be highly flexible throughout the graduate scheme and afterwards...."

"The CEO has been the CEO for about 20 years."

"People-focused, vast and with wide-ranging opportunities."

"I was keen on the fast progression that the graduate scheme could offer."

"I've been on lots of training courses and done my certificate of professional competence..."

"More advanced notice of site moves."

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