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Government of the United Kingdom Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2020

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3.5
82%
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Government of the United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron
David Cameron
13 Ratings
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  • "Lots of red tape, low pay and deteriorating terms and conditions(in 3 reviews)

  • "Fairly low wages compared to private sector(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "I would love to put my foot in the door and learn new experiences I'm ready for any type of challenges"

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    Current Employee - Stand Up Forklift Operator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary benefits retirement 401k learning new experience medical, dental, vision, health insurance, paid vacations

    Cons

    Motivation, strong work ethics, team leader or team player, always be on time for work.

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    Government of the United Kingdom2020-01-17
  2. "Great people, interesting work"

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    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom

    Pros

    Very good benefits, generous PTO, great people, interesting work, good training courses available

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive, small chance of promotion

    Government of the United Kingdom2014-07-21
  3. "SHEF"

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    Current Employee - SHEF Advisor in Gloucester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pension and team easy to get to.

    Cons

    Not appreciated by the organisation bad pay

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    Government of the United Kingdom2019-12-04
  4. "Providing independent support to progress government’s agenda"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working patterns, meaningful work

    Cons

    Political decisions often delay progress

    Government of the United Kingdom2019-10-28
  5. "Great potential to deliver impact, without the resources or support"

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    Current Employee - Head of Secretariat 

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Meaningful work, committed colleagues and great opportunities for progression and to work in different areas.

    Cons

    Lack of resources, poor management, no mentorship or senior support.

    Government of the United Kingdom2019-08-21
  6. "Some amazing opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are many complex issues to deal with in the UK, so some very very interesting roles for those who want a challenge.

    Cons

    You need to work in the right area to deal with the challenges, chose the department wisely, but it does depend on what you want to do.

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    Government of the United Kingdom2019-03-27
  7. "Hospitality"

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    Current Employee - Hospitality Team Member in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Secure and safe/very friendly staff n management

    Cons

    Be prepared n organise/look Wats happen before n report immediately to Ur supervisor

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    Government of the United Kingdom2019-03-04
  8. "Constituency Support Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, Scotland

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Situated locally, training available, pension,

    Cons

    Difficult problems to manage

    Government of the United Kingdom2019-02-14
  9. "Economic Adviser"

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    Current Employee - Economic Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You enjoy varied work and have the chance to influence real change. The opportunities to change to different post and work in flexible manner to fit in with lifestyle.

    Cons

    Pay should not be a motivation - 10 year freeze - you do do not work here to earn vast sums.

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    Government of the United Kingdom2019-01-10
  10. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good atmosphere New technologies Agile environment Positive relationship with customers Flexible working Good pension

    Cons

    Frequent policy changes Average to low pay scale

    Government of the United Kingdom2018-09-24

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