United Utilities FAQ

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22 English questions out of 22

8 September 2020

Does United Utilities have a pension plan?

Pros

-Positive and supportive working environment -Fantastic opportunities and benefits such as on-site gym, employee benefits, good pension scheme, annual leave -Great work/life balance and future prospects

Cons

I am yet to find any.

-Fantastic opportunities and benefits such as on-site gym, employee benefits, good pension scheme, annual leave

8 September 2020

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26 April 2018

Does United Utilities offer employee discounts?

Pros

Good Office - nice views, hub on site Annual bonus - although now reduced Great Pension Water discount - through wages

Cons

Politics , dishonesty and corruption Favouritism - staff promoted dishonestly through corruption and family connections Managers allowed to bully staff, question time spent in toilet No formal action taken for staff who have large number of absence instead promoted ... face fits No compassion from certain managers - complaints made no action Timing owning- days and weeks still outstanding and will never get back or paid for! Made to cancel holidays to fit with senior leadership Killing of the geese onsite!

Advice to Management

Just because someone has been there 8 , 10 , 13 years doesn’t always mean they are right Why allow staff members to fix interviews for friends and family? Allow answers, presentations and questions to be shared (leaked) Stop the corruption it’s right under your nose!

Water discount - through wages

26 April 2018

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22 August 2018

How are the career development opportunities at United Utilities?

Pros

Healthcare scheme, bonus, good holiday entitlement.

Cons

Vacant roles not backfilled and employees being put on to do more and more work. Pension scheme not as good as it used to be. Very strict sickness policy which can also be very unfair. No career progression as roles are not backfilled or salary is not as good as can get outside of UU

No career progression as roles are not backfilled or salary is not as good as can get outside of UU

22 August 2018

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9 October 2019

What kind of career opportunities exist at United Utilities?

Pros

Lots of growth opportunity Support from management Opportunity for flexible working and benefits

Cons

Onsite food is expensive, bring your own lunch.

Lots of growth opportunity

9 October 2019

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13 November 2018

How are promotions handled at United Utilities?

Pros

- Great pay as you'd expect from FTSE 100 company - Loads of benefits - Lingley Mere is a lovely place to work. Nothing beats eating your lunch looking out at the wildlife in the pond

Cons

- Promotions are more like secondments

- Promotions are more like secondments

13 November 2018

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