Costa Overview

  • www.costa.co.uk
  • Dunstable, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1971
  • Company - Private
  • Food & Beverage Shops
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

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In 1971 two brothers, Bruno and Sergio, moved to London. Coming from Italy, they were disappointed with the coffee they tasted. ‘Why are you settling for mediocre?’ they asked. And the Costa dream was born. From tiny beans, great big Mochas grow, and for 10 consecutive years, we ...
Mission: We aim to deliver more cups of great coffee, to more people more often.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2017(#50)

Costa Reviews

3.5
52%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
Approve of CEO
Jill McDonald
Jill McDonald
226 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Excellence"

Oct 18, 2021 - Barista
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Everything brilliant loving it the best company

Cons

None yet fast paced hectic

Advice to Management

Be as you are it’s the best
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Diversity & Inclusion at Costa

3.7
(501 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Costa?

...Very hierarchal and unfortunately a culture of bullying from the senior management...Read More

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Costa Interviews

Experience
Positive66%
Negative17%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online51%
In Person38%
Employee Referral5%
Difficulty
2.2
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  1. Barrister Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Simple questions and interviewer was very friendly and calming. They offered the job not too long after the interview. Asked not too difficult questions and asked about availability. Gave a quick tour of the shop.
    Interview

    What is your availability during the week?

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Company Updates

April 30, 2020
To read more about how we're helping our communities then head to our website.
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July 19, 2016
We’re excited to share that we've signed up to the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) and Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group’s (PCRRG) Manifesto which aims to significantly increase paper cup recovery and recycling rates by 2020.

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Costa FAQ

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Does Costa offer massages?

...Good job perks (2 free drinks during work and 50% discount) staff can get one free coffee from any Costa branch in the country along with the 50% discount...

September 15, 2021

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