Compare Tesco Bank vs first direct BETA

See how working at Tesco Bank vs. first direct compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Tesco Bank vs. first direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Tesco Bank

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first direct

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco Bank scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • first direct scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 290 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 67 reviews)
first direct employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
first direct employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Tesco Bank employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.9
first direct employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesco Bank Ceo Gerry Mallon
74%
74%Gerry Mallon
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
82%
82%Joseph Gordon
first direct employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
first direct employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
first direct employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Tesco Bank employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • Tesco Bank had 11 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 6 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"Unsociable hours"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review
"It's fine"19 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Digital Product Owner

I worked at Tesco Bank full-time for more than a year

Pros

Money, plus it's not very hard work

Cons

If you want to get things done, you'll get frustrated

"Don’t bother"14 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at first direct full-time for more than a year

Pros

Moneys decent after a year or two working there

Cons

Two faced office environment, feels like slave labour to take calls constant, if your a minute over your break or go to the toilet your will get pulled up

Advice to Management

Relax, your nothing outside of work

Job Postings

Tesco Bank has 13 more recently posted open jobs than first direct.