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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2017)
"Innovative, ambitious, supportive, progressive and friendly!"
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Formal Training
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
8.0 / 10
 
Salary
5.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.8 / 10
 
Pro Bono
4.8 / 10
 
 

Pros

  • Trainees are given a variety of interesting work to complete, with early responsibility.
  • The firm is non-hierarchical and has a very friendly culture.
  • The training on offer is well structured and trainees are provided with plenty of support.
  • The firm has flexible hours and employees are able to work from home.

Cons

  • Only a limited number of trainees can do the most popular seats, meaning that these can be very competitive.
  • The seat selection process could be a little more transparent.
  • Some feel that remuneration is falling behind that of competitors.
  • Trainees would like the firm to have more environmental initiatives.

What insiders say about...

"Do your research on the firm and think about how you can demonstrate (through your..."

"The open-plan office helps to foster a friendly and non-hierarchical environment...."

"The training programme is wide and varied. It includes soft skills such as presentation..."

"My mentor has been an invaluable help to me. I feel that I can be very honest with..."

"The dress code recently became more relaxed. Basically, staff can wear whatever they..."

"There's no face-time culture so you don't need to stay late unnecessarily. Equally,..."

"I think that the salary should be increased with growing profitability, or there..."

"Taxis are paid for if you work beyond 11.00 pm. You can also order Strada takeaway..."

"There was an application form, psychometric tests and an interview for summer vacation..."

"Lots of competency based questions including focusing on areas such as teamwork,..."

"We have an electronic filing system and an energy efficient building. Still lots..."

"There are lots of programmes to encourage diversity here."

"I'm very satisfied. The supervisors really tailor the experience and workload during..."

"I was involved with clearing out a boatyard for local charity and some legal wal..."

"Working on top-quality work while still having a life. Feeling valued by my team..."

"My office has no kitchen facilities."

"The graduate manifesto, which portrayed RPC as a firm of the future; somewhere that..."

"I think that the overall retention isn't great. However, I am confident that I will..."

"The lifts give you static shocks."

"Ambitious, forward-thinking, down-to-earth."

"We are involved with Streets of Growth charity work and target days to give people..."

"More transparency in how seat moves are decided."

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