Investec Reviews

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Investec Group CEO  Fani Titi
Fani Titi
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Pros
  • "Work hard but good salaries / bonus / perks etc Great culture too(in 51 reviews)

  • "Investec has a good work life balance(in 39 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Career progression difficult (flat structure doesn’t help your long term prospects)(in 21 reviews)

  • "Not ideal for career progression(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      admin at invested

      Aug 3, 2022 - Administrative in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company to work for, people are nice

      Cons

      progression can be abit limited

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great employer

      Jul 25, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Perks include: Flat culture, strong social engagement, opportunities for internal mobility and progression, open and honest.

      Cons

      Smaller than a bulge bracket bank and more entrepreneurial if one is seeking bulge bracket experience this isn't the place.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      survival of fittest

      Aug 3, 2022 - Software Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      you get to work on great projects

      Cons

      lot of people leaving constantly.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good work environment, average pay

      Jul 28, 2022 - Investment Banking Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, great team, they value their employees highly

      Cons

      Can spend a lot of time pitching for things and not winning given M&A brand is not there, pay is below market and every year bonuses are also

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

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      Jul 12, 2022 - Investment Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      peoples business, excellent colleagues, top rated AM

      Cons

      some unsettled staff due to pay

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to start

      Jul 11, 2022 - Banker 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Role looks good on your CV

      Cons

      Limited room for career advancement

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to work

      May 28, 2022 - Finance Assistant in Reading, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great colleagues and a friendly atmosphere

      Cons

      I have no cons here

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      Investec Response

      Social Media Online engagement manager

      Great to hear that you enjoy the work atmosphere, thank you for sharing this feedback with us, much appreciated.

    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

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      Jun 7, 2022 - Trainee Research Analyst in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, good exposure to senior people

      Cons

      Slow paced, poor technology infrastructure

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      Investec Response

      Social Media Online engagement manager

      Great to hear that you enjoy the culture . Thank you for sharing this feedback with us, I will share your feedback with our HR department.

    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Collaborative but not competitive

      May 17, 2022 - IT Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Collaborative, people are encourage to think outside the box and get involved Currently a good mix of working from home/office

      Cons

      Wages have always been average at best, but usually makes up for it with bonus, pay rises and bonuses have been near to non-existent over the past three years and there is a overwhelming feeling that should this continue it will result in talent loss. I personally feel that they are banking on job security as being a overriding factor over pay rises (or lack off)

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      Investec Response

      Social Media Online engagement manager

      Thank you for sharing this feedback with us, much appreciated. If you would like to chat more about this with us, please can you send us an email on online.queries@investec.co.uk.

    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Another private bank

      May 10, 2022 - Financial Adviser in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, good locations and nice offices.

      Cons

      Another old fashioned private bank where IM’s try to rule the roost when, in fact, they are just relationship managers that cost the client 1% in fees. Expensive.

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      Investec Response

      Social Media Online engagement manager

      We are sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience working with us. Thank you for sharing the positive feedback about the benefits and our offices. If you would like to chat more around this, please can you send us an email, online.queries@investec.co.uk.

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    Investec has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 582 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at Investec to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Investec employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Investec. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    84% of Investec employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Investec 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Investec to be benefits, career development, culture and the cons to be diversity and inclusion, senior leadership, management.

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