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  • "Lots of red tape, low pay and deteriorating terms and conditions(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Flexible working"

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    Current Employee - Strategic Planning in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working, empowerment and appreciated.

    Cons

    Restricted funding cycle with a bearcatic system sometimes limiting opportunity and thinking.

    Government of the United Kingdom2020-03-18
  2. "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
  3. "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
  4. "HMG"

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

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

    Pros

    Emphasis on learning, interesting and varied work, flexible working environment

    Cons

    High staff churn Mixed performance management

    Government of the United Kingdom2017-11-04
  5. "Content but not happy"

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    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in Saint Albans, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Variety, autonomy, self development, cutting edge technology, knowledgeable colleagues, home and flexible working options, lots of contact with private, commercial and government stakeholders

    Cons

    Salary significantly less than similar position in private sector. Poor technology resources. Being too security conscious is holding back efficient working, domain silos restricts innovation

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    Government of the United Kingdom2017-07-19
  6. "Good training, Poor pay"

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    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom

    Pros

    Good training Flexible Working Good work/life balance Inclusive and friendly environment

    Cons

    Relatively low pay Slow moving No bonus scheme

    Government of the United Kingdom2016-10-17
  7. "Good, bad and a little bit ugly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible working Reasonable salary scales if you can get on a decent level Good facilities Friendly staff Some travel

    Cons

    Impossible to progress unless you fail badly and get "promoted"out of your department. The higher up you go the more incompetent managers are. A lot of spurious job titles Too many pointless meetings Hundreds of comms staff who can't communicate. Shambolic IT run by clueless dinosaurs Them and Us culture between office staff and on road traffic officers.

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    Government of the United Kingdom2016-07-07
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