Why work for us?

Rathbones recognises that our high standards of service and our reputation depends upon us employing the right people, with the right skills and experience.

We  recruit individuals who match our values – those that are passionate about client service, operate with the highest levels of integrity and have a strong results focus. We offer a nurturing, development-led working environment with a competitive benefits package. The results of our recent independent engagement survey score showed that employee engagement was 88% – far higher than the average for our sector. Many of our employees are also shareholders, something that we will continue to encourage.

Rewards and benefits

We offer a comprehensive remuneration package, which is regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains competitive. Other benefits include:

  • A company pension
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Life assurance
  • Company share scheme
  • Income protection
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of other voluntary benefits

Parental leave

Our Family Leave Policies are designed to support our dedicated employees throughout their career with us and ensure that both parents have the opportunity and reassurance that they can have both the time off and financial security to spend essential time with their child.

Maternity Leave
In addition to the Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) of 6 weeks at 90% of your salary, we offer enhanced Company Maternity Pay of 100% of salary (subject to 1 years’ service at the 15 week before the Expected Week of Childbirth (EWC) for the first 24 weeks (inclusive of SMP).

Adoption Leave
Mirroring our Maternity Leave Policy, we offer Company Adoption Pay of 100% of salary for the first 24 weeks of Adoption Leave, subject to the same eligibility criteria as Maternity Leave.

Paternity Leave
We offer 100% of salary for both weeks of Paternity Leave, subject to 1 years’ service at the 15 week before the EWC.  If you have less than one years’ service, but more than 26 weeks at the 15 week before EWC, we offer the first week of Paternity Leave at 100% of salary and the second week at Statutory Paternity Pay.

Shared Parental Leave
Our Shared Parental Leave Policy has been designed to support those parents who wish to share parenting responsibilities more evenly. We mirror our Maternity and Adoption Leave Policies by offering the first 24 weeks at 100% of salary (inclusive of Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) and the remaining weeks at ShPP.  This is subject to the same eligibility requirements as Company Maternity/Adoption Pay.

Diversity and inclusion

We are an equal opportunities employer and it is our policy to ensure that all job applicants and employees are treated fairly and on merit regardless of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious belief or sexual orientation.

When we signed up to the Women in Finance Charter in September 2018, we had 15.6% female representation. As of September 2022, we have 27% female representation in Senior Management. We believe we are on track to meet our Charter target of 25% by our deadline of September 2023.

We have two female non-executive directors, achieving our commitment to meet Lord Davies’s target of 25% female board representation. For the company as a whole, we broadly have a 50:50 gender balance.