Compare Mitchells & Butlers vs first direct BETA

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Mitchells & Butlers

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Employee Ratings

  • Mitchells & Butlers scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • first direct scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 915 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 65 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Mitchells & Butlers employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
first direct employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Mitchells & Butlers employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.5
first direct employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Mitchells & Butlers employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
4.0
first direct employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Mitchells & Butlers employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Mitchells & Butlers Ceo Phil Urban
78%
78%Phil Urban
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
82%
82%Joseph Gordon
first direct employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Mitchells & Butlers employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
first direct employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Mitchells & Butlers employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Pubs" was the most mentioned Pro at Mitchells & Butlers.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at first direct.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Mitchells & Butlers.
  • "Call centre" was the most mentioned Con at first direct.
Pros
Pros
"Pubs"(in 46 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 45 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 6 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 89 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"Unsociable hours"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Shift Supervisor

I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

Pros

Fun supportive environment for opportunities for career progression

Cons

Very long hours with little flexibility for time off

"decent"23 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

I have been working at first direct full-time for more than a year

Pros

nice work environment availability to work remotely

Cons

no real progression opportunities available

Job Postings

Mitchells & Butlers has 36 more recently posted open jobs than first direct.