Whitbread Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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3.4
60%
Recommend to a Friend
61%
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Whitbread Chief Executive Officer Alison Brittain
Alison Brittain
151 Ratings
Pros
  • "good working environment, great people to work with(in 22 reviews)

  • "If you want to work with nice people in a known name it can give you that(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours - contracted 48 hours over 7 days(in 33 reviews)

  • "The directions from the head office not always clear(in 22 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Head HR"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Human Resources in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Whitbread full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employer of choice, great organisation to work with

    Cons

    Plenty of good learning opportunities

  2. "very good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Accountant in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whitbread full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very talented people, learning, opportunities, diverse

    Cons

    pay review, grade system, pdp, communication


  3. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar and Restaurant Supervisor 

    I worked at Whitbread part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Were open and approachable to me

    Cons

    Large company so minimal contact time with managers

  4. "Amazing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Luton, East of England, England

    I have been working at Whitbread full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company, great staff and they support you well

    Cons

    No cons, great company and wished I stayed longer

  5. "Play Team member at Brewers Fayre"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Playroom Attendant in Swansea, Wales

    I have been working at Whitbread part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    well organised, support from management.

    Cons

    Weekend working is difficult sometimes

  6. "Decent company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whitbread full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Load of benefits through perks@work

    Cons

    Nature of the role is compatible with a typical family routine

  7. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Peterborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whitbread part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Professional company with good experience and look after staff

    Cons

    Hard work and pay not great

  8. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for working as a team

    Cons

    Nota greet location for everyone

  9. "3 stars"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Grill Chef in Glasgow, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Easy job, nice work colleagues

    Cons

    Bad pay, loss of hours

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  10. "Bipolar job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waiter in Aylesbury, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Whitbread part-time

    Pros

    Working with fun customers Getting on with tasks independently Problem solving

    Cons

    Having certain managers can result in harassment, wildly fluctuating hours and responsibilities Basically minimum wage The company doesn't care about you

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