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phs Group Reviews

Updated 10 November 2018
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Pros
  • "well established company, great people, great products, free lunch, dress down Fridays" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Great people, good leadership who care about making a positive change for our Customers" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Terrible Service - Terrible Customer Service and Terrible Managers" (in 4 reviews)

  • "head office a little cramped & short on parking" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A CompanyOn the Up"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at phs Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company has gone through a lot of changes and have recently employed a new Sales Director who has a vision and making really positive changes with training, recruitment, remuneration, incentives, CRM. I am really excited about the future

    Cons

    Operational challenges but these are improving

    Advice to Management

    invest more in your people


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Outdated"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at phs Group full-time

    Pros

    Fairly decent tools to do your job

    Cons

    Benefits especially sick pay and Holidays are poor. No opportunities to progress, a lot of people have worked their all their lives and are resistant to change.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "I CANT SEE HOW THIS COMPANY IS ON THE UP"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Sales in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at phs Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    mmmmmm I can't think of any

    Cons

    Terrible Service - Terrible Customer Service and Terrible Managers

    Advice to Management

    Sack the immature nodding dog managers


  4. "Great company, real investment in its people"

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

    I have been working at phs Group full-time

    Pros

    Over recent years the company has become much more customer centric and at the same time focused on improving employee engagement and retention

    Cons

    Still needs to work on its processes and ensuring all of he good work it is doing is understood at a field level


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Rubbish wages"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company its self is very reliable and push you to learn new things, your given amazing training.

    Cons

    The wages are not worth the amount of work they want you to do.
    There's no progression or room to grow.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "once great now 3years of hell. finishing next month"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in West Bromwich, England
    Current Employee - Driver in West Bromwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at phs Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    early finish although not as early these days

    Cons

    massive wage cut
    no longer free to do routes
    managers have no power

    Advice to Management

    you have mucked up big time intoducing 360 and cutting wages and scrapping bonus and you know it


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Driver"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Stoke-on-Trent, England
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Stoke-on-Trent, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at phs Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dont pay for fuel to and fro to work

    Cons

    Money orientated by management.
    Drivers are paid least and do most.
    Its never managements fault.
    No incentives
    All you need is a licence. It will be the worst move you ever make.

    Advice to Management

    Sack Them and employ drivers to manage. Only ones who know whats going on

  8. Helpful (8)

    "Shambolic field sales job"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Sales Executive in Caerphilly, Wales
    Former Employee - Field Sales Executive in Caerphilly, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at phs Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Can't think of any? Maybe the company car, and there is commission to be made if you can stand the other nonsense

    Cons

    Management making you do press ups if you're late, or other consequences if you come bottom in a test in training? Humiliating! No proper support, very cliquey, and not welcoming!

    Advice to Management

    Ditch the army style antics it doesn't breed camaraderie, it creates a childish, unprofessional regime


  9. "not bad not great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people I worked with

    Cons

    No benefits package on offer


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Phs"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Caerphilly, Wales
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Caerphilly, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at phs Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Used to be a friendly family type atmosphere

    Cons

    Selling off divisions of the company making people redundant

    Advice to Management

    Look after your staff and they will look after your clients


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