Compare De La Rue vs Essentra BETA

See how working at De La Rue vs. Essentra compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at De La Rue vs. Essentra. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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De La Rue

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Essentra

Employee Ratings

  • De La Rue scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Essentra scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 99 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 291 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.4
Career Opportunities
2.9
Essentra employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
De La Rue employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.2
Senior Management
2.8
Essentra employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
3.0
Essentra employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
De La Rue Ceo Clive Vacher
56%
56%Clive Vacher
CEO Approval
Essentra Ceo Paul Forman
80%
80%Paul Forman
Essentra employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
36%
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Essentra employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
21%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Essentra employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than De La Rue employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Essentra has 24 more total submitted salaries than De La Rue.
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What Employees Say

  • "People good" was the most mentioned Pro at De La Rue.
  • "Good people" was the most mentioned Pro at Essentra.
  • Essentra had 8 more reviews than De La Rue that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"People good"(in 8 reviews)
"Great people"(in 8 reviews)
Pros
"Good people"(in 19 reviews)
"Free tea"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 7 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 15 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Production

I worked at De La Rue full-time for more than a year

Pros

Work hard and in time you will be rewarded, great opportunities for promotion

Cons

Unfortunately commuting to the workplace could be very tiring due to my home location

Advice to Management

Always HR department extremely helpful, efficient and fair

Former Employee - Quality Technician

I worked at Essentra full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Over the past few years the company has grown from strength to strength, they where in a bad place from previous poor management but have grown, have stability and a focus. Better systems and people... are working together not just within a team but inter department team working. Good communication although there is still room for improvement. Health and safety is at the front of every thing, the company don’t just talk the talk with this but they walk the walk as well.

Cons

Some employees are still bitter about pre ious management and are living in the past, making them a thorn in the side of everyone who wishes to grown, change and succeed in the future market place

Advice to Management

Communication and honesty

Job Postings

Both De La Rue and Essentra have 52 of recently posted open jobs.