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Government of the United Kingdom Reviews

Updated September 24, 2018
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  1. "Great people, interesting work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive, small chance of promotion


  2. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

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

  3. "Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Noida (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Its good organisation, Professional culture and great learning oportunities

    Cons

    Poor perks and bad transport services

    Advice to Management

    To be more professional with team members


  4. "Site Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Major projects they are involved in across the country

    Cons

    too many companies are involved


  5. "solid employer to carry out government work"

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    Current Employee - Policy Officer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Policy Officer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexitime
    stable salary monthly paid

    Cons

    salary freeze
    old-school networking
    overly political

    Advice to Management

    listen to the front line more


  6. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Good annual leave and flexible benefits

    Cons

    More to do to increase manager capability


  7. "Difficult to progress"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Government of the United Kingdom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work hours, interesting work, lots of holiday

    Cons

    Overly bureaucratic and difficult to progress up the chain.

  8. "UK government"

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    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable empkoyment. Good working conditions.

    Cons

    Poor salary. Resource difficulties due to austerity.


  9. "Civil service employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Excellent pension and good support practices most of the time

    Cons

    Depends on line management. Change commitment is massive.


  10. "Great place"

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

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

    Pros

    Working hours are good and flexible

    Cons

    No pay rises due to austerity

    Advice to Management

    Listen and evolve, still in the dark ages with tech


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