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7.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 65 ratings in 2018)
"Responsible and staff-oriented."
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...

"Know what you are talking about and what you have applied for. If you have to give..."

"There are plenty of social activities that are organised outside of working hours..."

"Our offices are usually based in city centres and are nice, clean and open-plan...."

"Standard work hours are 37.5 hours a week. As a base line it is not flexible, with..."

"I believe my salary is on par with other companies offering the same role in this..."

"There are sports and social clubs that allow us to do personalised activities at..."

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

"I was asked open and challenging questions to test my thinking process and also to..."

"Each year the firm holds a sustainability week where different departments give talks..."

"Managers tend to be very good with frequent feedback on work undertaken. I think..."

"The company makes a real efforts to address the gender imbalance in our industry...."

"In my experience, getting a promotion is difficult but not unfair. It requires a..."

"Individual offices run local social responsibility schemes, under the directive of..."

"This job is heavily report-writing based, so your ability to write a technical report..."

"High-profile projects, good working environment, very helpful team and division."

"The holiday allowance could be more generous."

"There is a sports day organised by the company once per year where all the offices..."

"Broad opportunities in an inclusive environment."

"The global outlook and long history give the company a rich corporate memory from..."

"The graduate weekend gives you general training on how to act in a business, how..."

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

"I would increase the pay rises."

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