Royal Mail FAQ

Have questions about working at Royal Mail? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

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 Royal Mail.

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51 English questions out of 51

31 January 2019

Does Royal Mail offer relocation assistance?

Pros

Good annual leave and benefits package, flexibility

Cons

Poor communication, poor planning and strategy

Good annual leave and benefits package, flexibility

31 January 2019

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3 February 2020

Does Royal Mail have a pension plan?

Pros

Good employee benefits share scheme paid sick leave pension. Delivery can be exiting and challenging.

Cons

Be prepared to be micro managed.

Advice to Management

Look after your good managers.

Good employee benefits share scheme paid sick leave pension.

3 February 2020

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29 January 2019

Does Royal Mail offer parental leave?

Pros

Great well recognized and trusted brand, generally great people and good support packages like private healthcare and maternity leave etc.

Cons

Slow to change, bureaucratic, diseconomies of scale, Royal Mail need to implement significant change if they are to keep up with competitors, however this is difficult to achieve whilst keeping the union happy

Advice to Management

Increase your appetite for risk, improve recruitment process and build solid internal technical team

Great well recognized and trusted brand, generally great people and good support packages like private healthcare and maternity leave etc.

29 January 2019

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11 January 2019

Does Royal Mail offer a wellness program?

Pros

Career Development, Health and safety, pension

Cons

Working hours, unsociable hours, dogs

Advice to Management

Be fair

Career Development, Health and safety, pension

11 January 2019

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3 January 2020

Does Royal Mail assist with or provide childcare?

Pros

Great for fitting round childcare

Cons

Hard going in bad weather and christmas rush

Great for fitting round childcare

3 January 2020

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