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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 65 ratings in 2018)
"Approachable and innovative."
7.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
7.8 / 10
7.1 / 10
7.9 / 10
6.8 / 10


  • There’s a lot of socialising in the offices and the open-plan layout makes the hierarchy feel minimal.
  • Graduates are able to work on a variety of high-value projects early on.
  • Employees are shareholders in the company and are therefore able to benefit directly from its success.
  • There is a wide range of perks on offer including generous pension contributions and many discounts.


  • There are graduates who would like more direct contact with senior managers.
  • The paths to career progression are seen as being non-transparent.
  • Some of the offices and technology are dated and in need of upgrades.
  • The salary, while fair, is not particularly competitive in the market.

What insiders say about...

"Show off your skills and experience. Don't be afraid to show your personality as..."

"The culture reflects a high level of team work and communication. While there is..."

"The offices are well located, clean and spacious. The dress code is smart/casual..."

"I don't personally get flexible hours and have to work a pretty set 9.00 am to 5.00..."

"Pay and bonuses are not something which is discussed with staff. I have found that..."

"For me the unofficial perks are the best e.g. site visits around the NW Highlands,..."

"Interview process (once you get through) is fairly relaxed and straight forward...."

"I was asked to talk through my experiences in my CV and was asked to provide further..."

"The company have produced a carbon tracker and each project must now track its carbon..."

"Local management is very good at being approachable and helps you to progress through..."

"The office I work in is very good on gender equality with most teams having a ratio..."

"Career progression has been made more clear recently. It is still something that..."

"I have helped to organise improvement projects at local community scout huts and..."

"I lead the environmental inputs on projects and work with environmental specialists..."

"The business cares about the work it's doing and its employees. I feel that I have..."

"We are a large, global organisation so there is always a lot of development and change..."

"We do a lot of work in education in other countries."

"Passionate, enthusiastic, driven."

"Great job opportunities and a number of international opportunities."

"The initial learning and mandatory training are well organised. However, I've only..."

"There are many internships offered by the company for positions such as apprentices...."

"A greater effort to introduce new graduates to the company on a social level."

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