William Grant & Sons Reviews

Updated 11 May 2021

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William Grant & Sons Interim CEO Giles Wilson
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Global Marketing Manager

    14 Jan 2021 - Global Marketing Manager in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Always interesting work. Travel. Growing business.

    Cons

    Leadership can be disorganised at times

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work. Very innovative and dynamic

    15 Nov 2020 - Research and Development Scientist in Girvan, Scotland, Scotland
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    Pros

    Good place to work. Very innovative and dynamic

    Cons

    Management style is classic and can create frictions. However people is very professional and focus

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Room for improvement

    29 Oct 2020 - Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Wellbeing agenda Decent benefits in line with common corporate benefit scheme

    Cons

    Harder for women to earn promotions High roles in the business and exec board still ''very white and very male'' despite their announced commitment of equality in the past few years Pay gap Toxic environment in some departments in their London office

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Good company to work for

    27 Aug 2020 - Software Engineer in Bellshill, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Friendly, supportive, good training provided

    Cons

    Erratic leadership and unclear objectives

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    A family owned company in an exciting stage of growth

    16 Aug 2019 - Leadership Role in Richmond, London, England, England
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    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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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Fantastic Family Company with amazing values and ethos

    17 Feb 2020 -  
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great Brands, amazing people, great career support

    Cons

    Poor work life balance and not enough employees

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great family run business to work for!

    21 Jan 2020 - Senior Luxury Customer Marketing Manager in London, England, England
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    Pros

    Great brands, better team, fun, you can make a difference and affect change, good perks!

    Cons

    Location of UK office is not convenient

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great company to develop

    4 Feb 2020 - Sales Manager in London, England, England
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    Pros

    Great company values and premium brands portfolio

    Cons

    Local markets will dictate priority

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good company to work for

    30 Jan 2020 - Tour Guide in Inverness, Scotland, Scotland
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    Pros

    representing a good brand.

    Cons

    repetitive nature of the work

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Exciting place to work

    12 Dec 2019 - Team Member in Dufftown, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay,benefits and pension. Exciting projects and strong brand portfolio. Plenty career growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Sometimes Staffing is stretched. Too many sudden plan changes.

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