Compare Marston's vs Costa BETA

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Marston's

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Costa

Employee Ratings

  • Marston's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 378 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2086 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Marston's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Marston's employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Marston's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marston's Ceo Ralph Findlay
78%
78%Ralph Findlay
Marston's employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
62%
62%Jill McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Marston's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Marston's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Costa has 1,690 more total submitted salaries than Marston's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager47 Salaries
£22,291/yr
General Manager79 Salaries
£39,634/yr
Team Leader5 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista566 Salaries
£9/hr
Manager32 Salaries
£25,122/yr
Student16 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Pub" was the most mentioned Pro at Marston's.
  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • Costa had 92 more reviews than Marston's that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Costa had 27 more reviews than Marston's that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Pub"(in 12 reviews)
"Marston's"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 23 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 115 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Area Manager

I have been working at Marston's full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Feel valued, one of the team. Rewards and recognition are very good.

Cons

Still a big company so sometimes slow to get things done.

Current Employee - Barista Costa Coffee

I have been working at Costa full-time for less than a year

Pros

Not bad pay for the work you do especially if you enjoy working as a barista.they give everyone a chance.

Cons

Depending on why you're applying for this job customer service can be hard but same with evey job I guess there's ups and down

Advice to Management

I guess once they was a barista before coming a manager so maybe think back how hard it was and take that into consideration when things ain't going right.

Job Postings

Costa has 1,399 more recently posted open jobs than Marston's.