Compare The Very Group vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how River Island Clothing vs. The Very Group compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 113 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 497 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Very Group Ceo Henry Birch
93%
93%Henry Birch
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
81%
81%Will Kernan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Buying Assistant3 Salaries
£19,654/yr
Payment Negotiator4 Salaries
£17,053/yr
Buyer4 Salaries
£43,579/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager29 Salaries
£30,504/yr
Allocator23 Salaries
£20,912/yr
Deputy Manager10 Salaries
£25,353/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 11 reviews)
"Good people"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 135 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 5 reviews)
"Liverpool"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 53 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 47 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Head of Software Engineering

I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

Pros

Very consistent & clear communication Very clear process during recruitment/offer Very visible and accessible exec line Very inclusive and engaging culture Very ambitious and exciting plans

Cons

The onsite Costa, Juice bar, and restaurant are far too appealing!!

Advice to Management

More of the same right now please.

Former Employee - Fashion Advisor

I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for less than a year

Pros

Felt right at home on the first day. Friendly, funny and caring team members. There's always something new each day and good working hours. Pay is a good starting point of £8.70( 21+) Double pay on... boxing day, 40% discount and allowance for uniform.

Cons

Can be stressful near Christmas, boxing day and new years.

Advice to Management

giving more training on tills and updating hours sheets more often. (outdated)

Job Postings