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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 97 ratings in 2016)
"A challenging yet supportive environment with endless opportunities."
Pros: 
  • There are many learning and development opportunities on offer.
  • The culture of the offices is friendly and supportive, meaning graduates find it a pleasant place to work.
  • Managers are accessible and regularly make time to help when needed.
  • Graduates get to work on a wide variety of tasks and projects.
Cons: 
  • The size of the company means that some graduates have to seek out their own work early on.
  • The salary increases over time, but some feel that it starts out lower than it could.
  • While hours can be flexible, the workload can mean that they are often long.
  • The large amount of training early on may be intimidating to some.
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.4 / 10
 

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