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Newton Europe Reviews

Updated 14 October, 2017
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Pros
  • Huge focus on personal development, with excellent training opportunities (in 14 reviews)

  • The work itself is diverse and you can get great responsibility early on by proving you can handle it (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Working away from home during the week; can be quite tough with longer hours when projects get busy (in 32 reviews)

  • A lot of travel and at times need to put in some long hours (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Accelerated development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is absolutely focused on your development. Good pay, great people, great autonomy. You'll never work a weekend. Ever.

    Cons

    Away from home most of the week. Can be intense work at times.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Awesome place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Office based, amazing / intelligent people, work trips, great pay packages, personal development and prospects.

    Cons

    None as yet, although could do with a bit more parking!

    Advice to Management

    Keep the culture!


  3. Helpful (5)

    "Genuinely awesome company to work for!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work with and for oustanding people
    Rapid career progression
    Challenging work with good variety
    Supportive & fun culture

    Cons

    Lots of time away from home - this can be managed to an extent, and Newton are flexible, but it's tough to do the job without being on-site. Expect to be away 4 nights a week on average

    Advice to Management

    Keep supporting people's development
    Maintain the entrepreneurial feel as we grow
    Keep the balance of sectors to make sure there is always variety of work
    Make sure salaries compete with those that compete for our people, not just those who compete with us for work


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  5. Helpful (8)

    "Great for interns, otherwise give it a skip"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Positive
    Energetic
    Can-do attitute all over the place
    Smart people

    Cons

    Arrogant culture
    Very young group of consultants (could be a pro if you're young too - 20-24yrs)
    Drinking, drinking, drinking (again - could be a pro for some)
    Hotel lifestyle
    Very low pay - acceptable for interns

    Advice to Management

    Why not getting more experienced people in (30+ yrs of age) and doing even better.


  6. Helpful (5)

    "Challenging and Rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time

    Pros

    Early responsibility, working on problems that really matter and making change happen not writing endless powerpoint. Amazing team of people, team spirit and culture. Work is intense rather than long hours, weekends are work free. Growth of the business means lots of opportunity to step up.
    I've haven't seen a client role I'd want in preference to my consulting role, so it suggests I'm in the right place.

    Cons

    Working full time on client sites we're expected to deliver and there is nowhere to hide or coast. Working away from home is not for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    As our projects get bigger, make sure we keep the entrepreneurial feel of the project teams and the business. Make sure that the people think business first before their sector.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Rewarding, fun and challenging"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abingdon, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abingdon, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The opportunities to grow personally and to grow a large part of the business in an environment where I feel supported to succeed. Plus great clients and a great team, many have become strong personal friends.

    Cons

    The fast growth brings strains at times and we work hard to keep the quality really high and the environment fun. So it's not an easy job.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the development of the management skills of the team, as the improvements in recent years have been positive. All of the people from other professional firms who join Newton have brought a lot of value and there is plenty still to learn to ensure we are remain a great company to work for with a great culture.


  8. Helpful (4)

    "An exciting challenge with brilliant people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    #1 - the people - everyone here is so smart and driven, and they're also amazing to have a laugh with
    #2 - the culture - there's a huge desire to grow, both personally and as a whole
    #3 - the variety - the range of sectors and roles is awesome

    Cons

    The lifestyle can get a little tough, having to be away from home during the week. This gets better as you get more senior, and to be honest I've never had to work on the week - I've been there 3 years now.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the culture and keep recruiting amazing people!


  9. "A fantastic journey"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing people and clients.
    People - There are not many companies where you can genuinely be inspired by and learn from all your colleagues. A huge amount of effort goes into selecting and developing the best people. Programme structures and financial incentivisation deliberately designed to create a sense of team work and access to support should this be required. Tangible and impressive culture.
    Client work - The scale of work Clients ask us to support them with grows in magnitude and importance every year. Having the opportunity to make massive change across all our sectors.

    Cons

    As expected lifestyle is more challenging in consulting roles. As you progress and become more senior this becomes more manageable. Change is constant - as the business grows it needs to re-invent part of itself every 18 months - not necessarily for everyone

    Advice to Management

    Keeping true to those bits which have made us successful to date - client needs first, contingent fee model, relentless focus on recruiting and developing the best people. Continually challenging and re-inventing those bits which need to change as we grow


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Great people, great fun but hard travelling"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Newton Europe full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people are fantastic, a very smart and ambitious group who work hard but have great fun doing so. Interesting and varied work that stretches you with great additional perks such as a brand new BMW and various work trips and events.

    Cons

    Work is site based so being away from loved ones is difficult at times. Senior roles are becoming more and more focused on managing large teams which is fantastic for personal development but loses some of the entrepreneurial vibe of the business.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Great career choice"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Extremely bright, young and energetic team
    No limit to personal growth
    Very credible list of clients
    Strong culture and sense of belonging

    Cons

    Lifestyle out of a suitcase in hotels


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