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Bank of Ireland is a commercial bank operation in Ireland and one of the traditional Big Four Irish banks.

bankofireland.com

Rating based on 13 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Bank of Ireland

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Bank of Ireland pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Good
  • Most people are paid market rates

    Do Bank of Ireland pay market rates?

    Most people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    80% of people are paid above average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Good
  • Most people get sick pay

    Do Bank of Ireland pay sick pay?

    Yes. Most people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Hours and flexibility

    Okay
  • Can be hard to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Bank of Ireland?

    Some people find it hard to book holiday.

    How we know this

    36% of people report it’s hard to book holidays.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Bank of Ireland?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    100% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Bank of Ireland?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    55% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Bank of Ireland recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    36% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Bank of Ireland?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    36% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

How Bank of Ireland ranks

Bank of Ireland ranks joint 13th to work for out of banks.

  1. 13= Citibank
    8.0
  2. 13= Bank of Ireland
    8.0
  3. 13= HSBC
    8.0

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 25 May 2024.