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Royal London Overview

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London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1861
Company - Private
Insurance
£2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year
Aviva, Scottish Widows, Standard Life
Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £106 billion. Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ 3,449 people. (Figures quoted are as at 30 June ... Read more

Mission: Royal London is very different from its rivals, because it is owned by its customers who are members. The business is run entirely in the interests of its customers and members. There are no shareholders. Royal London competes through the quality and value for money provided by ... Read more


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Highest Rated CEOs: 2017 (#10)

Royal London Reviews

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    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in Edinburgh, Scotland
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    I have been working at Royal London full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I've been with Royal London for almost a year now and have joined at a time of great change. Royal London are really embracing Agile, and backing that up with training and support. The people are friendly and supportive.

    Cons

    There are still remnants of old ways of thinking and working, and the IT is woefully behind. And as a UX designer I'm expected to work with a limited toolset and have no access to the actual users I'm supposed to be designing for, so it feels frustrating at times. Designs decisions are being made by those who think they know what the user needs rather than letting me do my job and finding out what that actually is. I often work on designs on my own PC at home as I have the software I need to get the job done but its not ideal. Change takes time.

    Advice to Management

    I think you are doing an amazing job, it's a huge change for the organisation so I'm completely supportive and understand it will take time and will be frustrating for a while. But hopefully you can give people the tools they need to do their job.

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Royal London Photos

Royal London photo of: Royal London Banner ad
Royal London photo of: Phil Loney - CEO, meeting the Wilmslow Corporate Responsibility Champions and the charity partner, The Joshua Tree
Royal London photo of: Phil Loney, CEO, discussing with the Wilmslow Corporate Responsibility Champions
Royal London photo of: Staff Roadshow 2017
Royal London photo of: Staff Roadshow 2017
Royal London photo of: Staff Roadshow 2017
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Royal London Interviews

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Royal London (Edinburgh, Scotland) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Interview was brief and focused around the role specific skills and organisational fit. Some questions were competency based, like 'Describe the time where you had to manage stakeholder expectations', other questions were more focused around technical skills and past experiences. Overall, the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly - made me feel at ease.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you ensure that the data in the report is accurate?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • We are proud of our achievements in the first six months of our new partnerships including fundraising and volunteering in our local communities.

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    Royal London H1 2017 results press release

    All the latest detail on how Royal London is performing and our views about pensions, life assurance and investments.

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Royal London Awards & Accolades

  • Company of the Year, FTAdviser Online and Innovation Service Awards, 2016
  • Company of the Year, Money Marketing Financial Services Awards, 2016
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