Cubitt and West

  www.cubittandwest.co.uk
  www.cubittandwest.co.uk
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Gready company, long hours and no work life balance

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales Advisor in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Sales Advisor in London, England (UK)

I worked at Cubitt and West full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great branding and they get a lot of business so there's no need to canvas for it.
Opportunities out there if your willing to be a backstabbing lying worker.
Pension scheme, capital bonds scheme
Yearly awards ceremony

Cons

Long hours for a rubbish basic. 20% pay cut after the company announced a record profit year in 2012.
Bad management and unfair treatment of staff.
Staff have no input to the work style in the office (depends on office)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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    horrible company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Brighton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Brighton, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cubitt and West full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the training - but it will cost you

    Cons

    Employees are made to sign a contract, to try and reduce staff turnover. They call it their "training fee". If you miss having a life, and don't want to work 12 hour days anymore; then they will charge you £1000 out of your salary to leave.

    Lunch breaks, or any breaks for that matter aren't permitted.

    The company claim to be the best - and they do this by promising Homeowners an over ambitious price for their property. The company bully their customers in to doing everything in-house (mortgage, conveyancing, etc) in order to secure the property of their dreams... but even if a deal is made; there's nothing to stop someone else coming in with a higher offer.

    This might sound great for the people that are selling their homes; but in my experience any property that has achieved an asking price higher than expected will only be down-valued by the surveyors anyway,

    So if you want to work for less than minimum wage, and say goodbye to your life; this is the job for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in your employers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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