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3.3
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Pros
  • "Great people, with a shared work ethic and real sense of ambition(in 27 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, eg great maternity(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management poor/no decision making(in 14 reviews)

  • "Does not offer the same benefits to subsiduary employees at Focus Solutions s it does its own in Edinburgh(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good work-life balance

      Jul 10, 2021 - Marketing Specialist in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive environment, great people, chances to develop.

      Cons

      Nothing bad at all to say.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good pension, average pay, bad development opportunities

      Nov 19, 2021 - Business Development Executive in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pension and good people and culture

      Cons

      Pay and professional development opportunities

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good base salary

      Oct 28, 2021 - Business Management in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good base salary and benefits

      Cons

      Bonus removed for lower paid staff

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Its okay

      Oct 21, 2021 - Central Operations Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of time off Investment in education flexible working

      Cons

      less competitive salaries in my experience lots of internal change to navigate Bureaucratic

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Oct 14, 2021 - Graduate Accountant in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good wages and amazing pension scheme

      Cons

      Not a lot of social aspect to it

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Oct 14, 2021 - Pricing in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent culture, good team atmosphere, challenging work

      Cons

      Fixed contract, difficult to stay in the company even if showing drive and good performance

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Oct 27, 2021 - Analyst in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pension, Reasonable hours, Nice people

      Cons

      Bonus is not market competitive

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      development

      Oct 22, 2021 - Investment Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You have ample opportunities to develop

      Cons

      Moving from a desk to a desk it's like moving from one golf club to another

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Lots of opportunities

      Oct 7, 2021 - Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great employee benefits and lots of opportunities given our growth plans

      Cons

      Roles and responsibilities not always clear!

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great benefits little progression

      Oct 6, 2021 - IT Analyst in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits package Competitive salary Decent lower level management Hybrid working being embraced by lower management

      Cons

      Bonus scheme was scrapped Little opportunities for progression Worryingly little amount effort being made to replace leavers Hybrid working doesn't appear to be accepted by senior management

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