Anglian Home Improvements
2.1 of 5 7 reviews
www.anglianhome.co.uk Norwich, United Kingdom

Anglian Home Improvements Reviews

Updated May 14, 2014

Be The First To
Add Photos

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.1 7 reviews

                             
7 Employee Reviews
in
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    referance

    Salesman (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    Prosefficient made from own materials , made to measure , fast professional, rich clients, top ranges and choice great guaranteeing

    Consexpensive for the average customer

    Advice to Senior Managementgood keep goingx

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Not a good a company as it is made out to be

    Sales Representative (Current Employee)
    Southampton, England (UK)

    ProsYou are your own boss

    ConsNot a very good insentive to do sales as money in return is not very high

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould give more incentives to there employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Anglian offers a wealth of experience, however in a company with a short-term mind-set.

    Management Accountant (Current Employee)
    Norwich, England (UK)

    ProsBecause of the short-term mind-set of Anglian and the demand for quick results, as an employee you have much exposure to all inter-related functions surrounding your job role. There are few barriers in place to inhibit your develop and Anglian does offer considerable training support in comparison to rival and local companies.

    ConsCommunication amongst departments is weak and although a controversial point, top management in areas of the company appears to have been awarded their positions based on who they know rather than on merit. If you're not in the right social circles, opportunities for promotion could be non-existent. There are large salary gaps between employee levels and the short-term approach adopted by senior management raises concerns over long term viability of the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake a seriously hard look at top management and recognise the voices within that crowd that talk good business sense and those that are disguising a lack of ability. A modern approach to business management is required to utilise concepts that enable effective strategic planning as opposed to short-term wins.

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
  • We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Ok for an office job - entering data and answering the phone

    Temping In the Purchasing Department (Former Employee)
    Norwich, England (UK)

    ProsNot too stressfull.
    No one really cared if I ate a snack or drank at my desk (not drank as in alcohol obviously!)
    Always something to do.
    The work was fairly easy.

    ConsThe office could have been cleaner.
    The people were mainly very boring and unsociable.
    Was expected to pick it up quite quickly, couldn't quite manage at first.
    I only got feedback and told what they were not happy with as I was being sacked / moved on (it was a temp job) - when I could no longer do anything to change it!

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't tell someone how they should have been better when they are about to leave. My particular boss was also very distant and barely spoke to me; could have been friendlier.

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Rubbish product cheep and nasty worst ive ever installed

    Installations (Current Employee)
    Bar Hill, England (UK)

    ProsAbsolutely none should be called rip off home improvements

    ConsIf you buy anglian you have been . I work for anglian as an installer and can honestly say you really can buy anything worse . Bad quality composit doors faid and peel .most windows and doors are damage in one way or another we bodge them with silicone so you dont notice till after you've paid . Sorry but pls buy off you local small company fror a fraction of the price and far better quality , anglian are appalling you have been WARNED

    Advice to Senior ManagementHow do you seep at night

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Evil company

    TELESALES Representative (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsGood hours, only 3 hour shifts, paid hourly + commission.

    ConsTargets are unreasonable, records are kept on paper, they push for sales on OAP's and the disabled

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop hiring scum bags

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Misleading

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMost of the people within the company are really nice to work with

    ConsThe protocols around payment make it extremely difficult to actually get the money you've spent your time earning.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you are going to ask people to go out canvassing, at least be upfront about the fact they are unlikely to get much/any money. Alternatively, change your protocols.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    Was this review helpful?
    Yes | No
    Add Employer Response Flag Review
RSS Feed Embed

Worked for Anglian Home Improvements? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Anglian Home Improvements reviews and ratings. All 7 reviews posted anonymously by Anglian Home Improvements employees.