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PwC UK Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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  • Great people; Training; Clear career progression; Great client list ; Good remuneration; Work life balance (in 591 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 358 reviews)

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  1. "Senior associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, opportunities, good on cv

    Cons

    The commuting and hours can be long


  2. "PwC"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Audit in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Great people, good perks of the job

    Cons

    Long hours and easy to get 'lost' as an employee due to the size of the company

    Advice to Management

    Put more focus back onto your employees

  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Director in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Still love it after ten years

    Cons

    Large and sometimes too slow to react

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "PwC"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Risk and Assurance Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - IT Risk and Assurance Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Development investment. Ability to build strong network. Broad exposure to different areas. Nice offices. Interesting engagements. Generally flexible around working arrangements.

    Cons

    Long hours, lower compensation than industry. Partners do not always consider engagement alignment when allocating staff to engagements. Internal applications are poor


  5. "grad scheme"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good bunch of people and challenging leaning environment. Seeing lots of clients and people management opportunities early.

    Cons

    Audit audit audit audit audit

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more innovation - young people understand tech


  6. "PwC Deals Strategy"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate II in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate II in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    + Lots of smart, hardworking people
    + Some great clients and projects
    + Promotion is quick compared to other firms

    Cons

    - The office culture is depressing
    - The hours are punitive
    - Pay rises only come with promotion (i.e. no in-grade annual pay rise)


  7. "Great career opportunities here"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    High quality people, good training, challenging work especially in Deals and Consulting for non-accountants

    Cons

    Can require nonstandard work hours but you get TOIL

  8. "Great company!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities, hours and flexibility

    Cons

    The work gets often intense

    Advice to Management

    Reorganize the teams so that resources will be allocated more efficiently


  9. "Associate - Forensics"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate - Forensics in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate - Forensics in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good use of Tech, Talented co-workers.

    Cons

    Pay, Expected overtime, Little room to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Don't moderate all disciplines via same procedure.


  10. "Overview"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, people orientated, and good benefits package

    Cons

    It is still a very hierarchical organisation


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