Why does De Vere get a rating of 5.4?

5 De Vere employees told us the following about their jobs.

5 employees told us the worst thing about this employer…

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 60% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 20% report getting three weeks notice
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Not great
  • People are not paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    40% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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 Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • People are paid below market rates

    How we know this

    40% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • Opportunities to progress

    How we know this

    In the last year, 80% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • People recommend their team

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

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About

De Vere is a hotel operator. Many of their hotels are in converted manor houses.

devere.co.uk

How De Vere ranks

De Vere ranks joint 11th to work for in hotels

  1. 10 Britannia Hotels
    5.5
  2. 11= De Vere
    5.4
  3. 11= Greene King
    5.4

Handy to know

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

60% report getting one week notice or less
20% report getting three weeks notice
20% report getting four weeks notice or more

Based on 5 employees

How are people paid?

60%
by the hour
40%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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