FTSE Group Reviews

Updated April 7, 2015
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  1. Amazing

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)

    I worked at FTSE Group as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good and interesting people
    Amazing workplace
    Good communication

    Cons

    Hard to have a fixed agenda

    Advice to Management

    More planning

  2. Fantastic place, full of enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at FTSE Group

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly, great morale, knowledge-sharing, work/life balance is great, huge consideration to staff e.g. free tea/coffee, plush offices, free gym membership. Very good atmosphere

    Cons

    remuneration isn't IB level, despite it being the FTSE i.e. very high-profile.

    Advice to Management

    no gripes at all with management, they are great at boosting morale

  3. Great place to work for

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at FTSE Group

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great balance work/life
    Very nice work environment
    People all very friendly
    Good opportunities within the company
    Good training and perks

    Cons

    Bonus schemes not as remunerative as in other companies
    Sometimes little cooperation between teams
    Difficult to innovate as teams tend to ignore other team's advice

    Advice to Management

    It would be nice to have more innovation within the company in terms of new technologies and approaches towards everyday problem solving

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  5. One of the best working experiences I've had

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Head of EMEA Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Head of EMEA Marketing in London, England (UK)

    I worked at FTSE Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to work across the company

    Cons

    Constant change of management

  6. just some thoughts for reference

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    Former Intern - Research Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at FTSE Group as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    professional environment and good reward

    Cons

    sometimes reqired to work under high pressure

    Advice to Management

    do some change to management

  7. good place to start with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FTSE Group

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work life balance was easily achieved
    relatively easy-going culture
    helpful colleges
    good compensation for managerial level

    Cons

    not compensating interns well (mostly unpaid internships)

  8. Helpful (2)

    ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Index Research in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Intern - Index Research in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at FTSE Group as an intern

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good reward for an intern

    Cons

    index industry is very small...may not good for future career development

  9. Helpful (2)

    Just Ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quantitative Research in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Quantitative Research in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at FTSE Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great salary as a part-time staff, not working under pressure

    Cons

    Limited career development, small-scale Hong Kong Branch, communication inefficiency with the London headquarter

  10. Helpful (1)

    sales

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FTSE Group

    Pros

    brand name is worldwide which helps for future prospect
    company is still growing and expanding

    Cons

    lack of communication within the organisation.
    progression limited
    feedback is limited
    resources

  11. Helpful (2)

    Index Analyst

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    Current Employee - Index Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Index Analyst in New York, NY

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Layback and lets employees just do their job without too much restrictions.

    Cons

    UK centric. Not a lot of room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved with non management employees.

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