Barratt Developments Reviews

Updated 13 Aug 2020

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4.6
91%
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99%
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Barratt Developments Chief Executive David Thomas (no image)
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33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good company that looks after you(in 5 reviews)

  • "Good place to work and good people to work for(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "High pressure particularly at certain times of the year, some senior management quire old-fashioned outlook and somewhat risk adverse(in 5 reviews)

  • "long hours and low pay compared to other sectors in finance(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly, great benefits, nice office culture

    Cons

    Really aren't many, some bureaucracy

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    Barratt Developments Response

    July 13, 2020Recruitment Coordinator

    Thank you for leaving your feedback and it's great to hear that you are enjoying working for us. We feel it is important to provide a good working culture and it is positive that you feel this as well. Thank you again and we wish you all the best going forward.

  2. "Steady eddie"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time

    Pros

    They look after their own

    Cons

    what if you’re not one?


  3. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Labourer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time

    Pros

    The Pay and bonus is good

    Cons

    Not enough annual leave for Holidays

  4. "Tough"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASM in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barratt Developments full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Quick career progression within in

    Cons

    Got their monies worth in

  5. "Sales Advisor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barratt Developments full-time

    Pros

    Support and training, hours and commission

    Cons

    Working weekends, customers behaving difficultly

  6. "Excellent Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Systems Training Manager in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Started\ with Barratts as a Contractor, and then became PAYE employee, my role is varied and I travel quite extensively in the UK, supporting the Construction New Starters in learning the IT Systems used by Construction. Barratts are at the forefront of Constructuion IT Systems,a nd are never afraid to be innovative Great Culture, Great People, Great Job, never any regrets about joining Barratts. I was off with illness for three months, and they were so supportive, I was grateful for this. Come and join Barratts, you will not regret it!!

    Cons

    None as such, they are a large company, but handle the distributed culture well

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  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Agent in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time

    Pros

    Supportive, give lots of training, can build a career

    Cons

    Not the best pay or company cars

  8. "Selling off plan housing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities lots of training happy work place

    Cons

    No flexibility on hours or days

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  9. "Industry leading company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Coalville, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barratt Developments full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The senior management have a clear vision to lead the house building sector and this is implemented throughout the business. The environment, customer care, CSR are all top notch. There are great rewards for hard work and team working is natural.

    Cons

    As a nationally operating company sometimes approaches can be fragmented and diluted. Cooperation is sometimes difficult.

  10. "Hes"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barratt Developments full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good shares and reasonable profits

    Cons

    Not a big brand and expensive

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