Compare Tesco Bank vs first direct BETA

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Tesco Bank

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Employee Ratings

  • Tesco Bank scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • first direct scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 279 reviews)
Tesco Bank employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 53 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
first direct employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Tesco Bank employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Tesco Bank employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesco Bank Ceo Gerry Mallon
76%
76%Gerry Mallon
Tesco Bank employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
67%
67%Joseph Gordon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Tesco Bank employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
45%

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What Employees Say

  • Tesco Bank had 12 more reviews than first direct that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Tesco Bank.
  • "Call centre" was the most mentioned Con at first direct.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
"Great people"(in 17 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 5 reviews)
"Benefits package"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"No progression"(in 2 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"23 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Analyst

I worked at Tesco Bank full-time

Pros

Good culture, nice team, lots to learn

Cons

Limited work from home options

"Great"17 May 2020

Current Employee - Collections

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

Pros

Good place to work great staff

Cons

No issues to really say

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