Civil Service United Kingdom Reviews

Updated May 22, 2020

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3.9
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Civil Service United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary  Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood
52 Ratings
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  1. "excellent"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    excellent management, growth oriented, positive environment

    Cons

    no cons to list today

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-12-19
  2. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, team work, relaxed atmosphere, pension

    Cons

    Salary, lack of promotion opportunities

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-22
  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Statistician in London, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Empathetic management. Steady workflow.

    Cons

    Pay is low, and no scope for negotiation. You have to move to get pay rises.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-18
  4. "Great flexible working"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in London, England

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    stimulating working environment with flexibility

    Cons

    takes time to get anything done

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-16
  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Extensive training available.

    Cons

    Beaurocracy in approval process. Some departments can be graduated.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-13
  6. "It's quite straight forward"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in North Tidworth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    I would like to raise money for 1 RHA First Trust Charity Number 298965. the money i will earn will go towards the charity and the company can declare it on their tax returns.

    Cons

    Travelling more than 10 miles from where i live, Tidworth Wiltshire as i will doing it for charity.

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    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-07
  7. "Good for Career Progression"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Communications in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Once into the civil service, it is much easier to progress and there are hundreds of jobs in a wide range of areas

    Cons

    The pay can be poor

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-05-03
  8. "Great place to work, highly recommend"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Economist in London, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexi time, working from home

    Cons

    bureaucracy could be a bit too much

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-04-09
  9. "Cool"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Executive Officer 

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Stability, Good routine, Opportunities and Choice

    Cons

    Lack of progression and impartiality

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-03-22
  10. "Amazing opportunities"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Strategist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing opportunities to work on high profile issues of national importance with national and international experts

    Cons

    Paperwork, national politics can be tricky to understand and manage.

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    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-03-04
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