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Updated Nov 25, 2020

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Office for National Statistics National Statistician Ian Diamond
Ian Diamond
90 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexi-hours system guarantees a great work-life balance(in 18 reviews)

  • "Excellent flexible working pattern(in 17 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Quite a bit of red tape - given it is Civil Service(in 7 reviews)

  • "Pay could be better and more freedom in influencing decision making(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent work environment

      Nov 12, 2020 - Transformation Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Development and progression opportunities. Work life balance.

      Cons

      Public sector pay is poor relative to the market.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Work-life balance good

      Nov 25, 2020 - Executive Officer in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance, supportive line manager

      Cons

      Hierarchy, decision making process is lengthy

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Office for National Statistics

      Oct 3, 2020 - Student in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment with good work life balance and opportunities to develop.

      Cons

      Pay was low and no benefits

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      not a good experience

      Sep 23, 2020 - Business Analyst in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work life balance and flexibility

      Cons

      staff were not pleasant to work with

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Statistical Methodologist in ONS

      Aug 3, 2020 - Statistical Methodologists in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work life balance and environment.

      Cons

      Some times things move slowly in terms of change/transformations

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    6. 5.0
      Former Intern, more than 1 year

      Great learning experience

      Jul 28, 2020 - Assistant Officer in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of training and development opportunities Great corporate culture Healthy work-life balance

      Cons

      Location of head office Slow on-boarding process

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pretty good place to work

      Aug 6, 2020 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Inclusive place to work, good work-life balance, access to lots of powerful data

      Cons

      Bureaucratic at times, fairly low salary, can be siloed

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Placement year at ONS

      May 24, 2020 - Placement data analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexi-hours system guarantees a great work-life balance. Plenty of opportunities for self-development. Opportunity to work for the public good. Opportunities to have responsibilities in projects and publications.

      Cons

      I would have preferred a higher salary.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company, fantastic team and good work-life balance

      Apr 23, 2020 - Recruitment Consultant in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic work life balance and very supportive of employees wellbeing. In general there is an atmosphere of collaboration and support across the business, as people really do want to move things forward and embrace change.

      Cons

      Salary is average for the work done. However, the work life balance does make up for this a lot. Can sometimes take a long time to get things done due to complexities of department and managerial structure.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work overall, Newport is a bit out of the way though

      Nov 16, 2019 - HEO Assistant Economist in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
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      Pros

      Culture and work/life balance is great, work is interesting and relevant overall

      Cons

      Quite far from most other Government departments/Whitehall, could have have impact on development/opportunities

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