Vanquis Bank Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2021

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3.4
68%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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Vanquis Bank Managing Director Neil Chandler
Neil Chandler
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free fruit and cheap vending machines save me on some days(in 14 reviews)

  • "some of the little things like free fruit, free lunch once a month are in place and are nice touches(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "If you are friend of Team Leaders you get promotion opportunities, responsibilities and easy tasks if not all your efforts will not be recognised(in 12 reviews)

  • "Advancements in technology have previously suffered allowing Vanquis to somewhat lag behind competitors(in 9 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Past 12 months"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extremely supportive with transitioning to remote working, and the challenges presented with the pandemic.

    Cons

    Could perhaps set slightly longer term, return to work expectations so colleagues can plan better with regards to living arrangements.

  2. "Good employer"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Collections Agent 

    I worked at Vanquis Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It’s a good place to work

    Cons

    Mind sucking work that never ends


  3. "Decent stepping stone"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vanquis Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great people - Nice office - Able to learn and develop some new skills - Good work life balance

    Cons

    - Salary benchmarking is on the low end - Staff retention is poor. Losing highly skilled individuals because people are leaving for better salaries - Typically under staffed and therefore overworked

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  4. "Great potential, passionate people, bundles to get stuck into"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great vision A real desire to change Our people are in it together Everyone is so passionate about the company Talented people all around the business

    Cons

    Needs more innovation Sometimes lack pace of delivery

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  5. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vanquis Bank full-time

    Pros

    people are great to work with

    Cons

    not much chance for progression

  6. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Payment Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vanquis Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Vanquis Bank Response

    January 27, 2021Social Content and PR Specialist

    Thanks for taking time to leave this feedback!

  7. "Great Place To Start Your Career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very welcoming environment and everyone working here really wants to help the customer

    Cons

    not very respected bank but they are trying to turn that around

  8. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I have been working at Vanquis Bank full-time

    Pros

    Welcoming culture where employees clearly care about the customers

    Cons

    Some of the tech can be a bit outdated, but is improving

  9. "Best employer yet!!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Security Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vanquis Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, salary’s are inline with the bigger banks, camaraderie of a small firm with the investment and opportunities of a big one. Brilliant culture of innovation and ownership.

    Cons

    A little segmented between office locations.

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    Vanquis Bank Response

    January 28, 2021Social Content and PR Specialist

    Thanks so much for your positive feedback! We're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We are continually finding new ways to improve between office collaboration, if you have any further thoughts on this we'd love to hear it at careers@vanquisbank.co.uk

  10. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chatham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vanquis Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good pay Good community Good socials Work from Home

    Cons

    Large workload and high expectations

    Vanquis Bank Response

    January 28, 2021Social Content and PR Specialist

    Thanks for leaving this review. I would recommend speaking to your manager about your workload, they should be able to offer you some further support where needed.

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