Grant Thornton UK LLP Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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Grant Thornton UK LLP CEO Dave Dunckley
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  • "Great management and work life balance(in 80 reviews)

  • "The move to flexible working is a big plus and very well handled(in 55 reviews)

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  • "More potential for work life balance should be understood during busier periods(in 44 reviews)

  • "High pressured environment, expectation to work long hours(in 42 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Trainee

      Sep 30, 2021 - Audit Associate 
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      Pros

      Work life balance Good team Exceptional business school

      Cons

      nothing its a good company

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great firm to work for

      Sep 16, 2021 - Marketing Manager 
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      Pros

      There is a great culture within the firm, with a good work/life balance. There is also a strong focus on inclusion and diversity which shines through and everyone seems to understand and believe the values of the firm. It's clear you can build a long and rewarding career here, so many people have been here for years and the firm has a real focus on training and developing staff.

      Cons

      So far, I haven't experienced any downsides.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Sep 15, 2021 - Senior Manager in London, England
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      Pros

      Partners are supportive Great work life balance

      Cons

      Salary structure is not competitive

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Aug 28, 2021 - Audit Executive in London, England
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      Pros

      Good work life balance at Grant thornton UK LLP

      Cons

      Low salaries at Grant Thornton Uk LLP

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Aug 15, 2021 - Audit Assistant in Birmingham, England
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      Pros

      Great culture, supportive staff, great support with study and great work life balance

      Cons

      Pay below market average, intense first year of study and work

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Some great people, poor leadership

      Jul 28, 2021 - Human Resources Business Partner in London, England
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      Pros

      Some really great people who really care about doing a good job good work life balance Good focus on wellbeing/ diversity Future - should be better under Dave Dunkley

      Cons

      Very poor leadership from some partners - massive egos, poor decision making Its "who you know" lack of focus on future planning / success

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Below standard ethics and archaic managerial practices

      Jul 27, 2021 - Senior Manager in London, England
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      Pros

      A handful of good colleagues

      Cons

      - Micro management - Hierarchical structures - Poor work/life balance - Expected to work above contractual hours - Told it’s your problem if you can’t handle workload - Non fee earning staff get treated as a cost

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Brilliant place to work

      Jun 24, 2021 - Audit Manager in Sheffield, England
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      Pros

      Amazing work/life balance Have looked after their staff incredibly well through the pandemic. Asking for input from the firm the whole way through. Great opportunities for career progression.

      Cons

      Salaries not always reflected in roles. Particularly roles that sit outside of the “normal”.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to train

      Jul 1, 2021 - Audit Associate in London, England
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      Pros

      Helpful people, lots of learning, and nice office

      Cons

      Heavy workload and poor work life balance

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

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      Jun 30, 2021 - Tax Manager in Leicester, England
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      Pros

      Work life balance is good

      Cons

      A lot of staff changes

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