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14% of employees recommend this company to their friends


“Flexible working hours but mad pace of work and not many opportunities to get on”

I like the fact that the shift patterns are flexible Dealing directly with customers is enjoyable mostly

There is not enough staff for the amount of work, so that means we never get proper breaks, if any and the work just doesn't stop. The top management don't really care about their staff, they have no people focus whatsoever. We are just numbers to them. There is no obvious way to progress careerwise if you start on the customer service side Management in general do not seem to have any proper training in how to manage staff

We're in a catering sector but there is no discount for staff. How does that work!

“A decent working system in place, with some faults”

A rather less known, but prestigious and large group. They have a lot of good systems in place that make everyday work easy and stress free. They have decent pay and benefits. And the management largely stays out of your way.

The hours can get very long. The work can get very boring. And if you stick around for a year or so, both of those things will start to happen more frequently. This can slowly becoming boring, soul crushing work for a large multi national.

Nothing to write home about

“An appalling company that treats its staff like sh*t.”

Leaving and going to a job with prospects

The lies, the convenient forgetting to pay the staff, the illegal dismissals. The degrading ways in which the client is referred to as "the enemy" they are not your friend...WTF

They pretend everything is ok. The fact they claim to be concerned about nutrition and then use packet mixes to feed children in schools whilst acting like its normal practice

“Disorganized lying bullshit company”

Handing in my notice

Working with low standards and lying to the client, unprofessional unsupportive company, processed poor quality food in all schools

How they lie about employing nutritionists to keep the menu healthy when really its all out of salt/sugar/preservative loaded instant packets of very poor quality fast food

“"You look disgusting"”

Finding out they're the worst most discriminative people to work for ever and swerving them in good time.

EVERYTHING. No training. Rude. I was told I can't work in FOH because I have stretched ears and they're horrible. No help. Rude. They have no idea what they're doing with their staff. Oh and did I mention RUDE?

The on going vile attitude towards staff. Oh and to the woman on the phone who said "can I just ask personally, how do you expect to get a job with holes in your ears?" I don't like to justify myself, but I've found a new brilliant job, surprisingly in hospitality. Who actually let their staff have personality and do not judge them on their appearance. I hope people see this company for what it is. Discriminative assholes.

“driving wages down while driving sales volume up.”


Exploited workforce. Bullying management. Lousy product.


“Worse Company To Work For”

There IS No Good thing

Poor Management, Poorly Organised, I was a Manager for the Cleaning, and Guess where we Sat and done everyones wages? Thats Right PC world In Thurrock Lakeside.. How Disgusting is that.. Very Shit, ,If there wasnt enough money my Manager would tell me to cut hours from staff and don't pay them..

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£9.50 - £9.50 phr - London
Senior Sous Chef - Mayfair
£7.50 - £7.50 - South West
Senior Sous Chef - Mayfair
£8 - £8 - South West
Kitchen Assistant
£7.05 - £7.50 phr - Scotland
Catering Assistant
£7.97 - £7.97 phr - East Anglia
Compliance Administrator
£18000 - £18000 pa - West Midlands
Cafe Manager
£22000 - £22000 pa - South West
Cafe Manager
£25000 - £30000 pa - London
£7.72 - £7.72 phr - East Anglia
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Compass Group PLC is a world-leading food and support services company, which generated annual revenues of £16.9 billion in the year to 30 September 2012. It operates in around 50 countries, employs 509,000 people and serves over 4 billion meals every year. The company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Defence, Offshore & Remote, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio. By combining fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Behind everything we do at Compass Group is a focus on Great People, Great Service and Great Results! This approach is key to our provision of food and support services to clients across the globe. Increasingly clients ask us to provide a consolidated range of support services as well. With experts in place to deliver hotel support services, cleaning, building maintenance, reception and security, to name but a few, the Compass team has all the skills clients need when outsourcing other non-core activities. Compass Group has been listed among the world’s “Most Admired Companies” in FORTUNE Magazine's 2012 survey, which measures the corporate reputations of the world's largest companies.

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