Farnell Global Reviews

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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3.1
42%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
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Farnell Global President Chris Breslin
Chris Breslin
10 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible and good work/life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • "Great people, always the opportunity to develop and stretch yourself if that is what you want(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Visibility of senior management, Location, Management style, Reducing benefits(in 8 reviews)

  • "very bad management in all areas, management, communication and decision-making(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Excellent Company

      Jan 25, 2021 - Supply Chain Specialist in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with. Very passionate about doing the right thing

      Cons

      Sometimes there were a lot of hoops to jump through to get things done

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee

      If you want progression, its not for you

      Oct 7, 2021 - Account Manager in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Higher than average annual leave

      Cons

      High stress, underpaid Poor management Non-existent company culture

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Finance

      Aug 16, 2021 - Accountant in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing team and very supportive colleagues

      Cons

      Outsourced finance, reduced opportunity to progress

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      workload

      Jun 11, 2021 - Buyer in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible working arrangements, good pension scheme

      Cons

      high workload and low pay, continues pressure and high expectations

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Mar 21, 2021 - Administrator in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pay was fine at my level

      Cons

      none, it was ok mostly

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Feb 16, 2021 - Senior Software Developer in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good challenging projects with a lot learning opportunities

      Cons

      management level politics does not help morale

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Ok place to work - lots of opportunity if in the right department

      Jan 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunities to develop in your role

      Cons

      Lots of change in the business

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Modern and open

      Nov 4, 2020 - Product Author in Preston, North West England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      HR, opportunities, training, staff, resources

      Cons

      corporational character, pay, commuting by public transport is a hell

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good overall experience

      Nov 11, 2020 - Trainee Accountant in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Exposure in a multinational company and different accounting aspects

      Cons

      adequate style of management and progression

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor experience ce

      Sep 9, 2020 - Sales Coordinator in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, work life balance

      Cons

      Low paid, Bad management, almost no opportunity growth

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