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David Lloyd Leisure Reviews

Updated 5 Dec 2019

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3.0
50%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
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David Lloyd Leisure CEO Glenn Earlam
Glenn Earlam
58 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Work/life balance is inconsistent(in 22 reviews)

  • "Long hours, broken equipment takes ages to be replaced or repaired(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Finance Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Lloyd Leisure full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, friendly staff, great perks

    Cons

    Pay isn't the best, parking in head office can be an issue

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-11-07
  2. "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Lloyd Leisure full-time

    Pros

    Free use of health club facilities

    Cons

    Implementation of robotic sales techniques

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-12-05
  3. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Lloyd Leisure full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free membership to DL clubs countrywide. Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Poor pay. Poor management.

    Advice to Management

    Stop forcing promotions onto members and invest in the upkeep of the club.

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-11-25
  4. "Good company to start as PT"

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    Current Employee - Personal Trainer in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Lloyd Leisure part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Floor hours to have some income until you get enough personal training sessions, free membership for your family

    Cons

    They take a big piece of your income from your sessions

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-11-24
  5. "No Reward or Recognition"

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    Current Employee - Tennis Manager in York, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Lloyd Leisure full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free Membership at a premium leisure club

    Cons

    continuously asked to go above and beyond with no recognition in return

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-11-19
  6. "Great people, great company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Experience Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Lloyd Leisure full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -great atmosphere -sociable working environment -access to state-of-the art gym -early access to wages via wagestream -company ethics come through strongly on day to day basis

    Cons

    -shift work and some shifts end quite late e.g. 11pm depending on role and responsibilities

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-10-16
  7. "Bar assistant"

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    Former Employee - Bar Assistant in Farnham, South East England, England

    I worked at David Lloyd Leisure part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible shifts changes per week

    Cons

    busy working environment and short staffed

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-10-14
  8. "Good"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Personal Trainer 

    I worked at David Lloyd Leisure full-time

    Pros

    None applicable at this section

    Cons

    Good work, people, environment and facilities

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-10-14
  9. "Management Careers"

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    Current Employee - Health and Safety Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Lloyd Leisure full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High internal progression Free membership for yourself and a family member 6 Friends and Family discounted memberships 50% Discount in Food & Beverage department Investment into club facilities

    Cons

    No over time pay for management Some contractors are not good enough which decreases member experience Work/life balance is inconsistent

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-10-14
  10. "Working at david lloyd"

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    Former Employee - Food and Beverage Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Lloyd Leisure part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free gym membership to use at some clubs

    Cons

    Priorities new staff to be given shifts rather than older staff.

    David Lloyd Leisure2019-10-11
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