Compare Yorkshire Building Society vs first direct BETA

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Yorkshire Building Society

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Employee Ratings

  • Yorkshire Building Society scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • first direct scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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 151 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 67 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.3
first direct employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
first direct employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Yorkshire Building Society employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.3
first direct employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.9
first direct employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Yorkshire Building Society Ceo Mike Regnier
89%
89%Mike Regnier
Yorkshire Building Society employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
82%
82%Joseph Gordon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
first direct employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
32%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
first direct employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Yorkshire Building Society employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Yorkshire Building Society.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at first direct.
  • "Ybs" was the most mentioned Con at Yorkshire Building Society.
  • "Call centre" was the most mentioned Con at first direct.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 12 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 6 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Ybs"(in 7 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"Unsociable hours"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good benefits"18 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at Yorkshire Building Society part-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good team, fair salary and good benefits

Cons

Senior Management based in Bradford and making redundancies in Peterborough

"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

Yorkshire Building Society has 5 more recently posted open jobs than first direct.