Financial Times Reviews

Updated Sep 13, 2021

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Financial Times CEO John Ridding
John Ridding
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Pros
  • "Understanding of need for positive work life balance(in 45 reviews)

  • "Amazing culture and great people(in 19 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Inadequate pay, not much career progression(in 24 reviews)

  • "Senior management seem focused on money and self and don't seem to care for the staff (team dependant but not uncommon across many departments)(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Brilliant Place to Work

      Sep 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
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      Pros

      It is one of the best places to work in my 20 years of work exp. The organisation genuinely cares about you

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Benefits don't outweigh HR issues

      Sep 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
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      Pros

      The benefits of working there are great. People are generally nice too.

      Cons

      If you don't work on the paper, you don't matter. Treated dreadfully towards end and was signed off but nobody checked in on me once.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Prestigious Newspaper but toxic culture

      Sep 5, 2021 - Data Research Executive in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Salary - Corporate environment - Office facilities and location (canteen, free coffee & tea, gym, changing room, game room) - FREE FT subscription - Office parties

      Cons

      - Toxic work culture - Little career progression

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      a nice company for the long term

      Aug 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      really good senior management and take good care of people

      Cons

      the team structure could be better

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jul 22, 2021 - Customer Success Manager in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Employees come first at all times

      Cons

      Salary could be better. It’s hot awful but it ain’t great

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Financial times

      Jul 21, 2021 - Warehouse Worker 
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      Pros

      Very fulfilling enables you to be active

      Cons

      Hardly any time off 7days a week

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Internship at FT

      Jul 13, 2021 - Intern in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Very supportive of me and gave me help if requested

      Cons

      Not enough guidance and left me to my own devices

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great, but hard work

      Jul 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Rewarding place to work, great colleagues, every day is different

      Cons

      You're expected to work a lot of hours.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Recommend

      Jul 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      The culture, people and work

      Cons

      Lower pay than competition and progression based on tenure

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great People, Lots of Work

      Jun 24, 2021 - Internship in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Learning curve, connections and the pace of the newsroom are great.

      Cons

      You really need to learn to get off social media

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