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Royal Bank of Scotland Manchester Reviews

Updated July 11, 2017
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Manchester, England (UK)

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Royal Bank of Scotland Group Chief Executive Ross McEwan
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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - L&D Consultant in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - L&D Consultant in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working
    Fantastic facilities
    Good leadership

    Cons

    The decision making process is lengthy


  2. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Training
    Lovely staff
    Relaxed environment
    Cheap cafeteria food
    Good job to tide you over as a new graduate

    Cons

    Not much room for progression
    Don't get to meet a lot of higher ups in the company
    Repetitive

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  3. "Great employer"

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    Former Employee - Business Associate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Associate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Great attitude to staff.
    - Respect issues of sickness and provide brilliant support.
    - Respectful benefit structure.

    Cons

    - Difficult to progress career when costs are being cut due to the state of the company.

    Advice to Management

    - Actively push staff to progress to retain for the future.


  4. "Good but recent times understaffed and over worked"

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    Current Employee - Business Relationship Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Relationship Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Stability, personal progression, large brand and more manoeuvre to more around the RBS Group. Large bank so has more ethical processes.

    Cons

    Massive push on selling, target driven, micro management, difficult to understand bonus procedure and lack of staff in offices. Long hours


  5. "Goood"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    high managements Keep filling their pockets

    Cons

    High management just think about themselves

    Advice to Management

    Keep filling their pockets


  6. "Customer service CPB"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service CPB in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Service CPB in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Holiday pay, sick pay, pension, life insurance, disability cover, bonuses but they have now stopped on clerical level. Supportive management

    Cons

    Booking holidays a year in advance, late finishes, a lot of favouritism from the management with individual colleagues not fair with new opportunities, constant change to processes ect..

    Advice to Management

    To be fair to colleagues stop with favouritism.


  7. "You will succeed with certain amount of ambition"

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    Former Employee - Senior Change Analyst in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Change Analyst in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good office location in Manchester (spinningfields )
    Decent canteen
    Great people (mailny)
    Good benefit package
    Good pension scheme benefit
    Share plans
    Paid for qualifications on certain roles

    Cons

    Huge company where you might end up as a number.
    Changing vision and long term plans (due to 2008 financial crisis )
    In 2017 rbs is contracting and many jobs are going - lack of security

    Advice to Management

    Even due to its size management can still try to be closer to people and remain big talent

  8. "n/a"

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

    Pros

    friendly, productive advocate trust honest

    Cons

    timely mean unkind lazy not honest

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  9. "RBS"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Manchester, England (UK)

    Pros

    Relatively good pay, flexible hours, get the help people

    Cons

    say one thing, do another, management communication not consistent etc


  10. "Salary"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Personal Development and learning opps

    Cons

    Lack of reward and recognition

    Advice to Management

    retain the talent


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