Hargreaves Lansdown Reviews

Updated 5 Mar 2021

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4.2
82%
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94%
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Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer  Christopher Hill (no image)
Christopher Hill
67 Ratings
Pros
  • "The company has fantastic values which really do create a great working environment- everyone is driven to do their best(in 11 reviews)

  • "As well as opening a tech hub in Warsaw, HL is recruiting heavily in its bristol offices(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Disconnect between senior management and what happens on the ground(in 8 reviews)

  • "Staff are treated as replaceable, very high turnover(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Online Support 

    I have been working at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time

    Pros

    Love it love it love it

    Cons

    Long hours, can be tiring

  2. "Hargreaves Lansdown"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student in London, England

    I worked at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time

    Pros

    Get to talk to clients

    Cons

    Changing shift patterns each month


  3. "Good company although it comes down to your manager"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You were given the ability to get things done Great office If you do well and work hard you can be noticed by senior management

    Cons

    Too much micro management started to come Too much process for process sake

  4. "Ihd"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Helpdesk Consultant in Bristol, England

    I have been working at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time

    Pros

    Fun and friendly place to work

    Cons

    All day on the phones can be draining

  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good experience in a FTSE 100 investment company

    Cons

    Poor career progression and lack of training

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  6. "Overall frustrating but getting better"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IOS Developer in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time

    Pros

    Well paid, Good benefits, great colleagues and working environment

    Cons

    Restricted wording environment Lack of trust for developers

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  7. "Decent company and benefits, but you are a small fish in a big pond"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Test Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time

    Pros

    Good company benefits, staff generally appreciated

    Cons

    Lots of staff, boring repetative work, treated like a resource, not a person

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  8. "A good place to learn"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investment Helpdesk Consultant in Bristol, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people you work with are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Helpdesk are often expected to help manage call flows by working a lot of overtime, often at short notice. Salary isn't competitive.

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Operations Support Specialist in Bristol, England

    I worked at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They have fun and close knit teams

    Cons

    Having every unit of work recorded to measure productivity

  10. COVID-19

    "Easy progress"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Investment Helpdesk Consultant in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hargreaves Lansdown full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    A lot of people working from the office even during lockdown which isn't safe at all.

    Cons

    Friendly and young environment at the Helpdesk.

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