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Biffa Reviews

Updated May 4, 2017
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  1. "Senior Business Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Regional Managers very supportive, Proactive company

    Cons

    Work life balance could be managed more proficiently


  2. "loader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loader in High Wycombe, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Loader in High Wycombe, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa full-time

    Pros

    Like this job becouse I will do every day diferent think.

    Cons

    I don't know what mean its cons

    Advice to Management

    Management is briliant on this company.


  3. "Environmental Control Advisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Control Advisor
    Current Employee - Environmental Control Advisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work, varies daily. outdoor work

    Cons

    limited progression dependent on areas


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  5. "Tough times ahead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Wolverhampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Wolverhampton, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Steady employment, keep your nose clean and you will have work for life ,overtime aplenty if that's what you want, company recently floated on the stock market and seems to be on the way up

    Cons

    Work life balance zero ,company is tied up with crap local authority contracts ,that cant fund the business for improvements ,the company says its municipal side is losing money .trucks falling to pieces workforce and office staff worn out

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your No1 asset YOUR WORKFORCE ,You are running us into the ground


  6. "BDM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Biffa full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Leave you to get on with the job

    Cons

    too much admin and paper work


  7. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in High Wycombe, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in High Wycombe, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Would definitely recommend Biffa, especially if you are looking to develop within a company rather than further education. My experience of management has been great, and there is a continued focus on employees.

    Cons

    Sometimes communication but this is always improving

    Advice to Management

    I wouldn't have any


  8. "Corporate account manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Account Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Corporate Account Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people loyal great brand

    Cons

    Processes salary lower that competition

    Advice to Management

    Money talks to get the best


  9. "zero hour"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Erth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Erth, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The moneys not bad for the job

    Cons

    corrupt supervisors/management. You can cover all the hours that others don't like, but in the end the supervisors/management look after there own. even though they sleep on the job. very disappointed

    Advice to Management

    you need to open your eyes and stop thinking £££


  10. "Poor communication"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biffa full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Biffa values are the core of the business
    Good H&S
    Good communication at higher overall business level

    Cons

    Poor middle management at divisional level
    Lack of communication on changes within the business (at local level)

    Advice to Management

    Provide loyalty and respect to your employees,


  11. "Bifacom group ltd"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in South Kinangop (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Accountant in South Kinangop (Kenya)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Biffa part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Having opportunity to learn and apply all your energies and knowledge without fear or intimidation

    Cons

    No use of paperwork at all.


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