Barclays Work Life Balance FAQ

Read what Barclays employees think about work life balance at the company and make sure this fits your lifestyle. Employees have questions about everything from the work from home policy, overtime and flexibility.

Barclays has a work life balance rating of 3.8.

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2 March 2021

What is working from home like at Barclays?

Pros

Work from home, flexible working, supportive team, good performance development, lots of opportunities, good salary, company pension

Cons

Back to back meetings, workload pressure and deadlines

Advice to Management

None

Work from home, flexible working, supportive team, good performance development, lots of opportunities, good salary, company pension

2 March 2021

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7 February 2020

How is the work/life balance at Barclays?

Pros

Colleagues, benefits package, focus on diversity and inclusion, positive culture and good work life balance

Cons

Low bonus, hierarchical structure, bureaucracy causes slow pace for making decisions and implementing change

Colleagues, benefits package, focus on diversity and inclusion, positive culture and good work life balance

7 February 2020

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16 May 2019

What is it like traveling for work at Barclays?

Pros

The location was great, the environment helped to inspire creativity, the people on design were some of the best to work with.

Cons

The commute was not fun for me

The commute was not fun for me

16 May 2019

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3 March 2021

What is overtime like at Barclays?

Pros

Very good organisation to work with

Cons

Extra work hours and no overtime pay

Extra work hours and no overtime pay

3 March 2021

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23 February 2021

How are flexible working hours at Barclays?

Pros

Good flexibility in working hours/from home, pension and other ad hoc benefirs

Cons

Internal promotions can be given unfairly and with bias.

Advice to Management

Stop creating promoted roles for preferred hand picked candidates.

Good flexibility in working hours/from home, pension and other ad hoc benefirs

23 February 2021

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