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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Fun, friendly and forward-thinking."
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
8.8 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • The offices boast a wide range of facilities including restaurants, a gym and a cinema.
  • The salary is considered good for a graduate programme and graduate employees seem confident in how it will increase over time.
  • Most managers are approachable and willing to help whenever required. Regular feedback is also provided.
  • The flexible hours and agile working helps graduates to maintain a good work/life balance.

Cons

  • Some consider the office to be quite distant from central London.
  • As with any company of this size, administrative matters can take a long time to complete.
  • There are graduates who feel that the fast-paced environment puts them under pressure.
  • Some would like to see more efficiency within some departments.

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"Having more workers from different countries."

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