Close Brothers Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Nov 9, 2021

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39 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance is good in this(in 28 reviews)

  • "Big company with a very good benefits package(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Favouritism with senior management(in 17 reviews)

  • "Working hours flexibility, Career progression,(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing place to work

      Nov 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, Work-life balance, Interesting work and great teams to work with

      Cons

      Slow moving with any changes

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      Close Brothers Response

      HR Business Partner

      Thank you for providing your feedback, we are so glad to hear that our efforts to foster a supportive and inclusive culture make a real difference to our colleagues

    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      N/A

      Jun 6, 2021 - Senior Business Operations Administrator in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work life balance for employees

      Cons

      Not much I can think of.

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      Close Brothers Response

      HR Business Partner

      Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Employee wellbeing is a real priority for us at Close Brothers so it's great that you feel you have a good work life balance.

    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Engages with employees

      May 10, 2021 - Sales Support in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Can progress within the Group Great work life balance

      Cons

      The pay is probably not the best

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      Close Brothers Response

      HR Business Partner

      Thank you for sharing your views on Close Brothers. We really value engaging with our employees and our recent employee opinion survey has given us our strongest ever engagement results.

    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      May 4, 2021 - Reward Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance is good in this

      Cons

      None of them i noticed..

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Working at Close Brothers

      Jan 26, 2021 - Director in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Unlike traditional FS culture Close Brother has a sense of community that has been long standing. Ensure there is a diverse and talented set of employees across all functions Flexible work / life balance

      Cons

      None that I have seen so far.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Company with extraordinary legacy.

      Oct 26, 2020 - Risk and Assurance Manager in Wimbledon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work-life balance and unique business model

      Cons

      The toxic atmosphere is driven by senior managers

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Mar 3, 2020 - Paraplanner in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work/life balance Good colleagues Team socials

      Cons

      Blame culture Pay below market rate Limited progression opportunities

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company with great work life balance

      Feb 11, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance Majority of colleagues are nice people

      Cons

      Slow change Low ambitions No clear paths for career progression

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Not bad place to work

      Sep 17, 2019 - Infrastructure Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits Work life balance lots of new technologies

      Cons

      Unstructured approach Politics No career progression

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company

      Aug 14, 2019 - Administrative Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work/life balance, they really care about you as an employee and good career progression

      Cons

      No cons or negative feedback

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