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Updated 25 Jun 2019

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  1. "Plenty of opportunities and variety"

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    Current Employee - Analytics Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Career opportunities, variety in work, people agenda, personal development

    Cons

    Location is on the outskirts of Liverpool

    The Very Group2019-06-25

    The Very Group Response

    July 24, 2019Employer Brand Manager

    Hey! Thanks for reviewing your ten plus years working here :-) you've been a key part in our growth as a business to what we are today. It's great to hear you enjoy the variety of work and development opportunities you receive here at SD. We like to think that with transformation as ambitious and exciting as ours, it results in some brilliant opportunities for our people to progress and transform along with us too! Whilst we're only a 20 min uber/delta ;-) away from a visit to the docks, we hope that you can still enjoy some easy commuting options and brilliant facilities in the space we have onsite here at Skyways.

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  2. "Going from strength to strength"

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    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Over the past 5 years Shop Direct has undergone a major transformation and become a truly great place to work. Shop Direct gives you great flexibility in your working hours, including the ability to work from home (in IT at least), time to innovate (similar to Google's 20% policy, i.e. you have 20% of time to pursue your own ideas), a free gym, free bikes to get to and from work, and an on-site Costa/Grumpy Mule coffee for when you need to wake up... oh and I almost forgot, a hush room where you can go if you need a little downtime, or to focus on some work without distractions.

    Cons

    I would like to see some sleep pods being introduced into the Liverpool office - the London office already has these. Also, the Liverpool office could do with some more collaboration spaces, it's started setting these up but it's not quite as cool as the London office just yet.

    The Very Group2017-10-09

    The Very Group Response

    November 30, 2017Employer Brand Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Our management teams are always keen to hear suggestions of how together, we can make our business better so thank you for the positive feedback and suggestions!

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  3. "Excellent place to achieve your full potential"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    As a developer I have had full autonomy and the chance to constantly learn and grow. Here I am expected to come up with the new and innovative ideas that keep us ahead of our competitors whilst seeing them through from inception to testing and deployment. Current projects I am working on involve artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud and infrastructure as code. All really cool stuff :)

    Cons

    When I started I did quite a bit of travel between London and Liverpool

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    The Very Group2017-10-09

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