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Centrica Leicester Reviews

Updated December 28, 2017
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Leicester, England (UK)

2.5
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Centrica Chief Executive Iain Conn
Iain Conn
2 Ratings

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Pros
  • Flexibility/ good work life balance policies (in 27 reviews)

  • Flexible working conditions, CPD opportunities and internal opportunities for growth (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Constant restructuring, slow decision-making and not enough employee empowerment (in 5 reviews)

  • Culture of favoritism, bad financial reward for doing a good job, lack of communication on company strategy (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Human Resources Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Leicester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, people and package. Good flexibility too. Really good company to work for.

    Cons

    Moving to a shared service model which means future opportunity will be very limited


  2. "Low morale"

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    Current Employee - Workflow Analyst in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Workflow Analyst in Leicester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are amazing. Very customer focused.

    Cons

    Poor processes, poor correction or review of bad processes & systems.

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to your staff.

  3. "Changing times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people
    Interesting place to work
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Slow decision-making
    Very hierarchical and too much focus on this

    Advice to Management

    Devolve some of the decision-making
    Not so much focus on HQ


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Nice working environment, with little scope for growth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Centrica has good Flexible working hours

    Cons

    -Centrica needs to value its people

    Advice to Management

    - People need to be appreciated a lot more


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