Barclays Wealth
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www.barclayswealth.com London, United Kingdom

Barclays Wealth Reviews in London UK

Updated May 22, 2014
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Peter Horrell

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38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good potential for progression

    Investments Executive (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsClarity and focus. Good career growth with internal movement options

    ConsOrganisational challenges, politics and burocracy much like any large corporate.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork life balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Moving target. Every year new management and new plan.

    Vice President (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    Proswork life balance and training is good

    Consno carrer development, no success culture

    Advice to Senior ManagementSort out execution, develop a plan and stick to it for 2 years

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good work/life balance

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsFriendly employees, interaction with senior directors, amazing building, office culture

    ConsHard work, room for employee development

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore interaction with high level executives

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good to work for the company

    Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    Proslot of available opportunities fro improvement

    Consbureaucracy, red tape , difficult career progression, volaality

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Compliance: Great Environment and People

    Intern (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsVery bright workforce from top universities
    Extremely nice colleagues that contribute to build a great and friendly environment
    Top management very approachable and nice

    ConsSkill level across teams is very heterogeneous

    Advice to Senior ManagementOffer more training to your interns

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent package, zero work life balance, treated as a number.

    Senior Sales Assistant (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsGood hard working support staff

    ConsFirm is too big, too many IT systems which don't interact.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    if you like hard work your in the right place

    Business Analyst (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsGreat people, never bored at work as busy workplace.

    ConsToo much red tape and cost constraints to get changes made.
    Lots of computer program's to learn

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter training plans and career opportunities all Over the barclays network need to be encouraged rather than penned to one area.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Experienced AVP in the project space

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsGood employer all round, would recommend to anyone at any level. Demands high-performance and integrity but will reward this.

    ConsUsual institutional problems that face all very large companies. Snr management are commitment to changing this as much as possible and are making good progress.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep going!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    BW London

    Private Banking (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsFast Growing company, good career opportunity if you manage to get into the graduate programme

    Consinteresting corporate culture, career pass internally could be challenging, high turnover, be ready to work with 25 internal IT systems

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    No Career Progression. Too much bureaucracy. HR do not uphold grievances or assist employees

    Credit Specialist (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsReputable organisation, where senior management appear to be making an effort at making this a good place to work

    ConsNo Career progression. New joiners start on much higher salaries than those who have been doing the job well for several years. No development opportunities

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmploy managers who actually know what they are doing and manage staff fairly and actually promote the brand values

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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