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PwC City of London Reviews

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City of London, England (UK)

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PwC Chairman and Senior Partner PwC UK & Middle East Alliance Kevin Ellis
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is truly practiced with flexible work arrangements (in 568 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 341 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Unpredictable"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in City of London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Director in City of London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting and varied work opportunities
    Talented colleagues
    Great reputation

    Cons

    Highlycompetitive and hard work
    Extremely political at all levels
    Doesn't practice what it preaches (i.e. diversity)

    Advice to Management

    Stop controlling and allow people to shine


  2. "An excellent place to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in City of London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in City of London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's a great place to start the career as the learning process is very quick, employees work with different engagements within different teams that facilitates to improve professional communication, project & team management and reporting skills. Also, the Company pays big attention to the continuous learning & development through various training programmes.

    Cons

    The work/life balance is poor. Employees are encouraged to work efficient & hard. Compensation & benefits could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Actions should be taken to address the work/life balance issue.


  3. "Good opportunity, educational, but a too stuffy."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in City of London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Intern in City of London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The job offered good pay and good title to to put on your resume.

    Cons

    Was a little stuffy and to many guidelines

    Advice to Management

    Give employees and little bit more space.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "hard work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in City of London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in City of London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    variety of work and flexibility of working hours

    Cons

    Pay compared to peers is lower

    Advice to Management

    need to be better communication within the firm


  6. "All good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The place is fancastically easy to work out - nice people and helpful staff.

    Cons

    Operationally appalling and currently hiring people of varying quality.

    Advice to Management

    Consider whether growth can best be affected by hiring indiscriminately


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not a great culture but a big firm none the less."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in City of London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate in City of London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It's a big firm with proper recognition in the market place. They secure some big projects which are interesting to be in.

    Cons

    The culture is not so great, compared to IB where you can feel the buzz and confidence. Less interesting people to work with and diversity issues are not adressed properly.

    Advice to Management

    They should put more focus on HR and helping employees with their personal and professional development.


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