St. James's Place Wealth Management Employee Reviews about "head office"

Updated 17 Sep 2019

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St. James's Place Wealth Management Chief Executive Andrew Croft
Andrew Croft
28 Ratings
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  • "One thing I was particularly impressed by was the company's emphasis on a work-life balance(in 11 reviews)

  • "I worked at SJP for 3 years and was always made to feel very welcome(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "these are not reflective of work at SJP only, but rather industry wide(in 11 reviews)

  • "Outdated IT system in head office(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. James's Place Wealth Management for less than a year

    Pros

    Welcoming and open culture where the desire to improve the individual is at the fore. Moreover, everyone always has the time for you no matter where they sit within the company. In addition to this, the employees are driven and inspiring. Furthermore, for the short duration of my time at SJP the work life balance was great. Also, there is a great sense of interconnectedness of the business where many departments are interdependent. This is good as I was exposed to many different people and areas of SJP.

    Cons

    The location of the head office.

  2. Helpful (3)

    "A mixed bag"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Cirencester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at St. James's Place Wealth Management full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Dynamic organisation, still growing rapidly so lots of opportunities. Posh Christmas Parties and Company events, if that's your thing!

    Cons

    Outdated culture with little understanding of equality and diversity. 20+ years behind most other FTSE 100 companies in this respect. Inflexible working arrangements make it hard for anyone with childcare/caring responsibilities to get on in the company. Chronic under investment in Head Office IT systems and Head Office staff in general, who are less valued than those in the field. Poor wages in comparison with other financial services companies. Literally the worst HR Department you will see anywhere.

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  3. "Paraplanner"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Paraplanner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. James's Place Wealth Management full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great community and flexible working hours

    Cons

    Weak support from head office, back office admin

  4. "Fantastic place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Promotions Officer in Cirencester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at St. James's Place Wealth Management full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Brilliant culture and work environment

    Cons

    Progression is a little slow in head office as it is based in a small town so not much movement.

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    "Adviser"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at St. James's Place Wealth Management full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic brand and support network. Very strong transition support. Strong investment management approach. Good reputation within financial industry. Ambitious company.

    Cons

    Very corporate at times, at times the company can feel a but fragmented with all of head office based in Cirencester.

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