Royal Bank of Scotland
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www.rbs.com Edinburgh, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews in Manchester, England

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3.4 7 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Chief Executive Ross McEwan

Ross McEwan

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67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Case Handler (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland as a contractor for less than a year

ProsMy team mates were the best. The management was quite flexible with fantasic working conditions. Free lattes, cappuchinos, tea and coffee. Also, we were rewarded with gifts such as wine, chocolates, shopping vouchers for increased productivity.

ConsA lot of people got sacked due to poor performance. Very little margin to make errors.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time giving quality training as I found I had to learn nearly everything on the job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Finance (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 5 years

ProsTheoretically some great Employer Frameworks and also some very knowledgeable employees and managers

ConsInability of the organisation to manage egos such as Fred Goodwin which has badly impacted the business and cost many employees their jobs

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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rbs are good to work for

Branch Manager (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 3 years

Prosvalue account, you receive an additional 25% of your salary which can be used for pension contributions, buy life, ci cover or just take the money

Consbosses are very demanding, however, I dont know of any business worth their salt that arent

Advice to Senior Managementwe are in a world of change, targets aredisappearing and service is increasing, do not wave the big stick at us

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Superb experience for graduates

Graduate Trainee (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent training, good management and competent mentors
Compensation may be attractive and at times higher than its competitors
Friendly working culture that really supports you in your work and assignments

ConsWorkload maybe too much, insufficient time provided for completion of difficult tasks, high expectation

Advice to Senior ManagementDo invest more time and effort on graduates

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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it is an exciting experience

Customer Adviser (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland

Prosgood pay, teamwork, friendship, good leadership

Conspay not too good, long hours, early start, sometimes weekend

Advice to Senior Managementkeep it up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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boring

Associate (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland

Prosgood reputation
good locatio in London

Conslow salary
very hierarchical
poor management decision making process.
No information flow among different departments.

Advice to Senior Managementpay more atention for talent program

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A long time coming

Team Manager (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland

ProsFellow team managers can work well together, however this is rare in the current climate. There are still a number of middle managers in the organisation that can guide entry level managers and show them some undrstanding and trust.

ConsPromotions are by and large along the sadly cliched state of, if the face fits. They rearely come through talent alone, not that this isn't a factor; however praise tends to come as it did in Stalin's Russia: If you say and do what senior management want to hear then you'll do well.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees, especially your long standing managers. They may be so far out of sight that you forge there were rungs on the ladder that far down but they know what they're talking about. When you pay visits to centres the people you meet 'by chance' are hand picked and you can be assured that they will toe the party line.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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