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Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at BBC.

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48 English questions out of 48

8 June 2019

Does BBC offer relocation assistance?

Pros

The pride in the brand

Cons

Pay scales and benefits package

Pay scales and benefits package

8 June 2019

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26 March 2021

Does BBC offer dental insurance?

Pros

Flexible working, option to buy health and dental insurance. Some nice people work there

Cons

Too much politics Lack of communication

Advice to Management

Start communicating with people and treat them like adults

Flexible working, option to buy health and dental insurance.

26 March 2021

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18 August 2021

Does BBC have a pension plan?

Pros

Good benefits including pension and some perks at work benefits which are worth using

Cons

Seem to be very behind the market rate, certainly after the pandemic

Advice to Management

Wages should reflect similar roles across the industry, rather than sampling against lower paid cohorts within your own organisation

Good benefits including pension and some perks at work benefits which are worth using

18 August 2021

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25 February 2021

Does BBC offer parental leave?

Pros

Good training, networking, content making, employment benefits; sick, holiday, maternity, pension

Cons

Promotion limited, recruitment process not transparent, freelancers recruited and promoted over staff, institutional bullying and blacklisting

Advice to Management

Treat your staff better!

Good training, networking, content making, employment benefits; sick, holiday, maternity, pension

25 February 2021

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6 February 2020

Does BBC offer a wellness program?

Pros

Brilliant resources, amazing reach and endeavour

Cons

Not acknowledging their own issues, such as discrimination within their news

Advice to Management

Don’t make the same mistake twice. Very simple.

Brilliant resources, amazing reach and endeavour

6 February 2020

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