The Very Group Reviews

Updated 3 May 2021

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The Very Group Group Chief Executive Henry Birch
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  1. Featured Review

    "Customer service role"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good money for the job

    Cons

    High pressure a lot of the time

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    The Very Group Response

    April 16, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Hi there, thanks for leaving a review on your time at Very so far. Sorry to hear that you're feeling under pressure in the role, we'd really encourage you to speak to your line manager about this in the first instance to see how they can help with workload or support you through a busy time. Alternatively, you can always contact glassdoor@theverygroup.com to be connected to someone in the people team who are here to help you.

  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Secretary in Liverpool, England, England

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefits, staff treated like human beings

    Cons

    None it's a good company to work for


  3. "Lovely people but company progression needs work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Design Assistant in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people to work with, everyone is friendly and happy to help with anything you need

    Cons

    Progression is little to none which means loss of talent

  4. "Proud to work at Very"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to develop and progress, across the business as well as upwards. Offers a great rewards package, holidays are really generous. Always looking for ways to improve the colleague experience based on feedback from staff.

    Cons

    It is fast-paced here, but if you can keep up with it, and are up for the challenge, it's a really exciting place to be.

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  5. "Great development"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Colleague Experience Lead in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Very Group have an ambition to grow their internal talent and support colleagues who own their career.

    Cons

    nothing to report at this stage

  6. "There's no better place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Culture & Communications Director in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Career development opportunities; flexibility; warm, inclusive and supportive culture; great package; the chance to make a real difference every day

    Cons

    It's fast-paced but if you love that there's no better place. I'm nearly 10 years in and have no cons to report!

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  7. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Shaw, North West England, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, great working atmosphere

    Cons

    I can't think of any

  8. "Great company where to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Platform Engineer in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    Never get bored the company is in a digital transformation phase, so there's tons of stuff to do and more to learn.

    Cons

    Some of the old management is still working the old ways, which makes hard to work with.

  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Digital Marketing in Liverpool, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relaxed environment with good colleagues.

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement were few

    The Very Group Response

    April 16, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Thanks for leaving a positive review on your time at The Very Group. Glad to hear the people and work environment were something you enjoyed over your 3/4 years with us, we wish you the best for the future, take care!

  10. "Good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Ops Support in Derby, England, England

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work. Easy to get a job at Very

    Cons

    High turnover. Poor senior management.

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