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Hiscox Reviews

Updated 11 Feb 2020

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4.2
85%
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96%
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Hiscox CEO Bronislaw Edmund Masojada
Bronislaw Edmund Masojada
128 Ratings
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  • "there are no cons for me right now, others may have a different view(in 7 reviews)

  • "They train really good underwriters but struggle retaining them(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Still good but watch the culture as the company grows"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hiscox full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, low level of politics, good opportunities to succeed

    Cons

    Becoming more like other companies as Hiscox grows

    Hiscox2019-11-28
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Catastrophe Modeling Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hiscox full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good workplace culture, interesting work, awesome team

    Cons

    Busy during Christmas - like the rest of the reinsurance market

    Hiscox2020-02-04
  3. "Underwriter"

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    Current Employee - Underwriter 

    I have been working at Hiscox full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, lovely people

    Cons

    Overtime required but no additional payment for time.

    Hiscox2020-02-11
  4. "Great place to work, figuring out how to become a large organisation"

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    Current Employee - Financial Accountant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hiscox full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - People focused and supportive - Teams work hard for each other - Innovative and brave - Want the best to be the best

    Cons

    - A lot of change currently (and more required)

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    Hiscox2020-01-03
  5. "Interesting and Friendly"

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    Current Employee - Senior Change Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hiscox full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly interesting changing rapidly entrepreneurial

    Cons

    Fire fighting siloed growing rapidly

    Hiscox2019-12-16
  6. "Wonderfull company to work"

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    Current Employee - Underwriter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good conditions; good balance between work and personal live

    Cons

    Nothing to apoin in this subject

    Hiscox2019-12-13
  7. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hiscox full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Care about hiring the best. Excellent art work

    Cons

    Too London centric for a global company

    Hiscox2019-12-03
  8. "Very good company but could be great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hiscox full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture Flexible working Investing in future Good medium to long term business outlook

    Cons

    Below average pay Multiple change projects increasing workload

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    Hiscox2019-12-16
  9. Helpful (4)

    "Company went wrong."

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    Former Employee - Underwriter in Birmingham, England
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hiscox full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Quality business. Good products. Nice offices

    Cons

    Staff pressurised. Confusing leadership. Too much change.

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    Hiscox2019-11-13
  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hiscox full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities for progression and learning

    Cons

    Pay is not the best compared to the work you put in

    Hiscox2019-11-13

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