William Grant & Sons Reviews

Updated 7 Jun 2020

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3.9
78%
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William Grant & Sons Chief Executive Simon Hunt
Simon Hunt
27 Ratings
  1. "Brand Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    Strong portfolio Growing brands Flexibility and empowerment

    Cons

    Constant managerial changes taking place

  2. "A family owned company in an exciting stage of growth"

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

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The culture is really special, people are passionate about the brands and the business and work really hard to deliver exceptional results. Diversity and Inclusion is one of the key business priorities and we are starting to see it's impact.

    Cons

    The business has grown significantly and our systems and processes have some catching up to do. There is investment behind this now. The company has a lot of ambition which means prioritisation can be a challenge resulting in people feeling stretched.

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  3. "Spirit supply"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Spirit Supply in Dufftown, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working hours, well paid, Staff sales

    Cons

    Shortage of body’s, Constantly training good agency workers then letting them leave

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Would not recommend this company, very hierarchical, no enthusiasm/vision"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Richmond Hill, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Richmond, where the London offices are based is a nice town

    Cons

    No innovation Siloed working Docs are all over the shop Very poor leadership Inflexible Hierarchical No real idea what anybody is doing All about the money No progression opportunities

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  5. "Reasonable employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellshill, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Reasonable pay, good benefits and great pension

    Cons

    Everyone is overworked, projects are understaffed and diversity and inclusion is a tick box exercise within operations.

  6. "Manager"

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

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work , able to make an impact

    Cons

    People are feeling quite stretched

  7. "ambassador"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Hackney, England

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    like to work with others and on my own

    Cons

    worked as an ambassador that was one of my great work.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "On surface looks good"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons

    Pros

    Great brands and some really passionate people who are working very very hard to live the values and legacy

    Cons

    Unfortunately this company just looks good on the surface and scratch it and you find at the main site in Scotland terrible behaviour, culture and politics!! Most of the good people who are not tied to final salary pensions are looking to leave!!

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  9. "Customer Marketing Manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company with so many benefits, people are lovely however there is a distinct lack of leadership

    Cons

    Salary for the amount of work you do

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  10. "You won’t be bored"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at William Grant & Sons full-time

    Pros

    Variety Exciting opportunities if your face fits

    Cons

    Company politics Very high expectations with little support

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