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Very Good Place To Work
Commercial Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London9 January 2019
Very calm and motivating environment where all colleagues work in teams to achieve the groups common goal.A typical day contains some paperwork, marketing tasks and phone calls and meetings. I learned that teamwork made things so much easier to complete.
Pros
Some Early Finishes Depending On When You Get In
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3.0
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Good life/work balance
Manager (Former Employee) –  London4 January 2019
Depending which business area you're in.
Good life/work balance
General culture is good, some bad managers but that's no different to other large companies.
Advancement is limited as many 'lifers'.
Pros
Pension
Cons
dependant on business area
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5.0
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You are always learning news things
East Africa Correspondent (Current Employee) –  NairobiI11 September 2018
Engrossing, cerebral , engaging and very intense.One has to be very smart and knowledgeable about the topics they cover.The company is very cosmopolitan.
Pros
Very professional
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5.0
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good place to work
Agile Project Manager (Former Employee) –  London25 June 2018
great place to work
Agile Project Manager for the Environments Infrastructure Programme working with a variety of teams in infrastructure. Coordinated releases for each team attended CAB meetings and wrote release plans for the IT department and the Business. Implemented the Scrum and Agile process for those teams. Successfully managed 8 teams with different infrastructures.
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5.0
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Friendly and fun environment to work in.
Retention Manager (Current Employee) –  One southwark Bridge,30 October 2017
Great support from colleagues on the same team and also from the editors and marketing team. Great opportunity to learn multiple aspects of the role and attend events.
Pros
Paid a weekly base salary then a monthly commissons on top
Cons
worked as a temporary and received one week notice to find another job due to change in process.
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1.0
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old boy's club
Sub Editor (print/online) (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London5 October 2017
good atmosphere - workflow fine - all good yes very nice all nice easy job - not demanding - cultured folk and all that and all the rest of that and stuff yes
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5.0
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Quality publishing house
Junior Editorial Assistant (Current Employee) –  Southwark20 August 2017
As my first job, I received a very high standard of training, especially in fact-checking, and invaluable exposure to the inner workings of an industry leading publication.
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3.0
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Great place to work overall!
Account Manager (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London14 August 2017
Great place to work because the people are great and there is a fantastic work social balance. However the pay can be poor and the bonuses also. Overall positive but don't expect to be a rich person anytime soon!
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4.0
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Great teams of motivated people
UX Architect (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London17 June 2017
Such a great group of people to work with but a few too many managers with buy in slowing down projects, and salary is poor with no advancement opportunities
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4.0
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Financial Times
Field Sales (Former Employee) –  London Bridge Station, Greater London16 April 2017
The Sales team at the Financial Times were a close-knit and friendly group. Our managers were well-trained and approachable and it was a great environment to hone your sales skills and lead development skills.
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5.0
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Productive and fun work place
Sales assistant (Current Employee) –  London4 January 2017
Productive and fun workplace without a doubt the best company I have worked for. Great company culture and work life balance.
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4.0
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Busy and Productive
Shadowing Senior Corporate Affairs Correspondent (Former Employee) –  London Bridge Station8 November 2016
Looked like a great place to work, shadowing my Dad for the week was great experience and there were many perks to the job. I would be very interested in trying to get a job their in the future!
Pros
Sociable job with good working hours
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5.0
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Thought provoking and cutting edge
Media Relations consultant (Former Employee) –  London28 July 2016
A very well informed organisation with agenda changing staff and real knowledge decision process. Offices are a little too small for the number of staff. Showers are not up to scratch
Pros
Fore front of change
Cons
Canteen
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5.0
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fun workplace
Researcher (Former Employee) –  London14 May 2016
It is a great experience working in a fun environment where people are supportive. The editors are really helpful and understanding and everything works according to plan.
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N/a
Partnership Manager (Current Employee) –  London5 April 2016
Not sure I could enclose any cons and pros in that regard. The FT is a fun place to live, people are warm and friendly. I am happy being part time working for the FT
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N/a
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4.0
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Friendly
Telephonist (Former Employee) –  Southwark, ENG8 May 2015
Fun place to work good environment great group of girls.
Handling 1200 calls a day some from war zones interesting work related to the paper so stories changed every day.

Interesting and educational place to work
Pros
Good place to work, great family fun days / parties, free restaurant
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A one off !
compositor (Former Employee) –  London, ENG11 February 2014
Excellent! work hard, played hard. Great people to work with etc.everyone going at the max.
Pros
everything
Cons
none
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productive and fun place
Sales Executive (Former Employee) –  London27 June 2012
Overall interesting and good experience, valuable brand very good atmosphere as long as you dont get into office politics could have been more challenging
Pros
great colleagues, good work and life balance, international travels
Cons
salary low, comission structure all over the place
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