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Standard Life is a finance company. They specialise in pensions and life savings accounts.

standardlife.co.uk

Based on responses from 11 employees at Standard Life.

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Standard Life 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 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

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  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Standard Life get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    36% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Standard Life?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

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

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

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  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Standard Life?

    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 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Standard Life feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do people at Standard Life get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    91% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Standard Life?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

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  • Most people recommend their team

    Do people at Standard Life recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    73% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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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  • Most people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Standard Life?

    Most people got enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    100% of people report they got enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

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  • Most people feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Standard Life is doing?

    Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    90% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2020 and July 2022.

    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.

How Standard Life ranks

Standard Life ranks 1st to work for out of financial services providers.

  1. 1 Standard Life
    9.4
  2. 2 Aon
    9.3
  3. 3 Willis Towers Watson
    8.6

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 16 August 2022.

Standard Life job reviews

  • Best thing

    Pensionable salary, training, progression and diversity, benefits, bonus each year

    Worst thing

    Call centre environment

    9.7

    Standard Life Customer service representative, November 2020

Handy to know

How are people paid?

An annual salary 100% of people report they get paid an annual salary.

Based on 11 Standard Life employees