Fitness First UK Reviews

Updated 15 Jan 2021

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3.4
57%
Recommend to a Friend
48%
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Fitness First UK CEO Martin Long (no image)
Martin Long
14 Ratings
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  • "Head office views you as just a number(in 25 reviews)

  • "Pay was minimum wage and you didn’t receive commission and no real employee benefits(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Lovely team"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Membership Consultant in Romford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fitness First UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely team very nice gym

    Cons

    Not the best commission and a lot of out reach

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  2. "Good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Fitness First UK full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    environment, people, customers, free gym

    Cons

    Administration, communication, reaction time, training

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  3. "Great environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Member Service Manager in London, England
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fitness First UK full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere with possibilities to be promoted if you show the right attitude

    Cons

    Salary, early shifts and not too many company benefits

  4. "Friendly colleagues but a lot of work expected for minimal pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Gym Receptionist in London, England

    I worked at Fitness First UK part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, energetic, supportive environment to work in

    Cons

    a lot is expected from you for such a small wage

  5. "Front of House"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Front of House in Cheltenham, England

    I have been working at Fitness First UK part-time

    Pros

    flexible working hours, fun environment to work in

    Cons

    difficult to reach HR or anyone high up

  6. "Great"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Fitness First UK part-time

    Pros

    Adjustable hours Great management Types of job

    Cons

    Amount of money you earn

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  7. "Y"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Fitness First UK part-time

    Pros

    friendly staff and it was good learning about different sports gear

    Cons

    too many targets to hit no comission

  8. "Was good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Canterbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Fitness First UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salaried Fast paced good management thats about it

    Cons

    Hours, head office spoke to you poorly sometimes

  9. "Decent"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Front of House Supervisor in Banstead, England

    I have been working at Fitness First UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good team to work with

    Cons

    Pay is not great for the company

  10. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Former Employee - General Manager Leisure Facilities in Bury, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Fitness First UK full-time

    Pros

    Excellent health and safety, compliance policy training. Well supported by all departments.

    Cons

    Closed down when DW went into administration

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