Compare The Very Group vs AO BETA

See how working at The Very Group vs. AO 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 The Very Group vs. AO. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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The Very Group

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AO

Employee Ratings

  • The Very Group scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • AO scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 128 reviews)
The Very Group employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than AO employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 291 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
The Very Group employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than AO employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
The Very Group employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than AO employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Very Group Ceo Henry Birch
80%
80%Henry Birch
CEO Approval
AO Ceo John Roberts
82%
82%John Roberts
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
The Very Group employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than AO employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
The Very Group employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than AO employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

AO has 84 more total submitted salaries than The Very Group.
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Salaries for similar jobs
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£30,085/yr
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£63,537/yr
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£44,185/yr
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£22,223/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at The Very Group.
  • "Spa" was the most mentioned Pro at AO.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at The Very Group.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at AO.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 13 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Spa"(in 28 reviews)
"Starbucks"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 6 reviews)
"Liverpool"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 18 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 15 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Training Manager

I have been working at The Very Group full-time

Pros

Great development opportunities, fantastic culture and the people are lovely.

Cons

I can’t think of anything specific.

"Great"10 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at AO full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great, fun, money, growth, business

Cons

Bad, bad, bad, bad. Bad

Advice to Management

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Job Postings

AO has 283 more recently posted open jobs than The Very Group.