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Close Brothers Overview

London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1878
Company - Public (CBGPF)
Lending
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Aldermore Bank, Lombard, Investec
Close Brothers is a leading UK FTSE 250 merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, financial advice, investment management and securities trading. We employ 3,000 people, principally in the UK.

We support our clients as they grow by providing ... Read more

Close Brothers Reviews

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    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Incredible company-great career progression and amazing talent and people. Fair working hours and lovely people!

    Cons

    Perhaps lower salary than market but offset by location in wimbledon and good working hours

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Close Brothers Photos

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Close Brothers Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hove, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Close Brothers (Hove, England) in November 2017.

    Interview

    45 min interview, during which the interviewers appeared to send messages on their phones, presumably to each other! Even if they were not messaging, they were certainly looking at their laps and had their hands there, so not paying attention to me, even in a short interview. Not the sort of people I can work with, so declined the job before they had the chance to offer it to me. Then a few days later the London office called to say I had been unsuccessful!!! Stay clear of Close Brothers if you have any self respect, I can only imagine the sort of whispering and back-stabbing that would go on if you worked there.

    Reasons for Declining

    As stated above

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