G1 Group

G1 Group is a Scottish venue operator. They run multiple restaurants, bars, cinemas, nightclubs and hotels.

g1group.co.uk

Based on responses from 10 employees at G1 Group.

Not great
  • No career progression

    Are people given support to progress at G1 Group?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report not 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 10 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.

  • Uninformed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how G1 Group is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    60% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at G1 Group?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    70% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 10 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.

  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at G1 Group?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    50% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 10 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.

  • Breaks are paid

    Do workers at G1 Group get paid breaks?

    Usually. Most people get paid breaks

    How we know this

    70% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    Do G1 Group pay enough to live on?

    Most people are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    70% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 10 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. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

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

  • People recommend their team

    Do people at G1 Group recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 10 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.

How G1 Group ranks

G1 Group ranks 8th to work for out of restaurants.

  1. 7 Hard Rock Cafe
    6.2
  2. 8 G1 Group
    6.1
  3. 9= Wagamama
    6.0

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 23 May, 2022.

G1 Group job reviews

  • Best thing

    There’s not really much to say other than the fact that the team members are really nice folk and you get to have a good banter with them.

    Worst thing

    Stressful, underpaying, minimum chance of progressing, getting weekends off is nonexistent unless if you asked well in advance.

    6.4

    G1 Group Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Money and close to home

    Worst thing

    High stress people I work with, no always teamwork

    1.4

    G1 Group Administrator, February 2021

Handy to know

How are people paid?

80%
by the hour
20%
an annual salary

Based on 10 G1 Group employees

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