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Grant Thornton Reviews in United Kingdom

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2.3 3 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Grant Thornton CEO Stephen Chipman

Stephen Chipman

(90 ratings)

100% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Meaningless staff augmentation projects will allow you to have a great work life balance(in 45 reviews)

  • Great people to work with and my team tries to be proactive about a work/life balance(in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • High turnover: Work-life balance does not exist if you're consistently short staffed(in 22 reviews)

  • Less competitive in terms of brand name in comparison to Big 4 audit firm(in 22 reviews)

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    Public Assurance Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat reputation, Very competent employees, high Public sector market share

    ConsWork can be repetitive at times

    Advice to Senior ManagementTo maintain the high level of standard they have achieved as a top 5 accounting firm

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    Good company to start / complete your training.

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

    ProsResponsibilities are given at early stages. Company has ambitious but achievable growth plans.

    ConsThere are shortages of staff at qualified level, therefore some jobs are under tight timing / budget pressure.

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

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    Heavy politics, intimidation and incompetent supervisors

    Manager (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsCheap food in the subsidised cafeteria
    Once a year there is a staff conference involving a trip to a nice location

    ConsHeavy politics
    Intimidation when you stand up for yourself
    Favouritism
    Poor work life balance / no time for family life
    Incompetent supervisors who do not understand the basics
    Unrealistic budgets
    Pressure on staff to not charge actual hours worked/ to work copious amounts of overtime and not charge it
    Weak methodology and procedures

    Advice to Senior ManagementShape up

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

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