Civil Service United Kingdom

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsFlexi time is the largest positive, pay is lower than equivalent positions in private sector and culture is much more laid back than in private sector

ConsPay is a significant con and there are always strikes related to this and the public sector. It is hard to justify over paying employees with public money.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good committed people, a good work/life balance and you're working for the public good

    Regional Head of Emergency Planning (Current Employee) Leeds, England (UK)

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Working for the public good. Committed, intelligent colleagues. Good work… Cons: Over-centralised. Little opportunity for rapid promotion unless on one of the various 'Fast Streams'.… Advice to Senior Management: Truly de-centralise and empower mid/senior managers. Use 'mission tactics' not… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Civil Service Life

    Higher Executive Officer (Current Employee) Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: As secure an occupation as likely these days. Levels of continuous change are extremely high which can be exhausting but also very… Cons: Work loads are far higher than non Civil Service imagine and DWP in particular has very high demands on productivity and always seeking more. Salary was… Advice to Senior Management: Listen more - don't pretend and then do what you want… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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