HR survey: Field Fisher Waterhouse


HR head
Elaine Elliot.

Trainee retention rate
90 per cent.

Assistant attrition rate
17 per cent.

Salaries
NQ – £46,000;
3PQE – £58,000.

Bonuses
None.

Training
Full range of professional and managerial skills training.

Appraisals
In some areas, appraisals are 360°. Annual appraisals, informal reviews and monthly figures on targets.

Billable hours target
1,500 plus a 200-hour per annum non-chargeable hours target.

Flexible and part-time working
Offered.

Holiday entitlement
Twenty-five days for each band of assistant.

Benefits
Bupa, life assurance, permanent health insurance and private GP service. A contributory pension is offered at all levels at 7 per cent after a qualifying period.