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William Grant & Sons Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2020

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4.0
81%
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98%
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William Grant & Sons Chief Executive Simon Hunt
Simon Hunt
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great brands and some Good people(in 11 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, small enough to connect with most people(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor work life balance and not enough employees(in 4 reviews)

  • "Don't get to Scotland as much as I would like(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Superb business"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    Brands and people are outstanding

    Cons

    If you are seeking lots of process then it's not us. But if you revel in creating the story yourself and step changing the future then you will love us

    William Grant & Sons2019-06-10
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    "Worst Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The brands and history of the company

    Cons

    - Politics at senior levels - pro foreigners and locals are bullied like they are cheap labour - management has incredible ability to make staff cry

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    William Grant & Sons2020-01-09
  3. "Nice culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    Like a startup, nice people

    Cons

    Too many systems, not coherent

    William Grant & Sons2019-08-22
  4. "okay company"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great Fun - Office is fantastic - People are generally good to work with

    Cons

    - Lacks communication - Lacks clear direction and collaboration - People are not driven - No progression plan for individuals

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    William Grant & Sons2019-05-08
  5. "Fantastic Family Company with amazing values and ethos"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons

    Pros

    Great Brands, amazing people, great career support

    Cons

    Poor work life balance and not enough employees

    William Grant & Sons2020-02-17
  6. "Great team"

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    Former Employee - Experienced Brand Ambassador in Sydney

    I worked at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Family owned, amazing brands, attracts great people.

    Cons

    Low pay wages compared to industry standards.

    William Grant & Sons2020-02-13
  7. "Great company to develop"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company values and premium brands portfolio

    Cons

    Local markets will dictate priority

    William Grant & Sons2020-02-04
  8. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Tour Guide in Inverness, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    representing a good brand.

    Cons

    repetitive nature of the work

    William Grant & Sons2020-01-30
  9. "Great family run business to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Luxury Customer Marketing Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great brands, better team, fun, you can make a difference and affect change, good perks!

    Cons

    Location of UK office is not convenient

    William Grant & Sons2020-01-21
  10. "You Can Do Much Better"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Brands and Simon Hunt is a fair and honest leader.

    Cons

    Very cliquey and toxic due to NYC management team. These are people with power that has gone to their heads and made them out of touch with the majority of their employees. Want to succeed? Succumb to the clique and become part of those who have nothing to do but spread rumors and choose thier next victim. Horrible new hires with little experience come and go. At least 100 in the past 5 years like a revolving door have left this place.

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    William Grant & Sons2020-02-23
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