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United Utilities Overview

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Warrington, North West England, England
5001 to 10000 employees
2008
Company - Public (UUGRY)
Utilities
£1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

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Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020 (#19)

United Utilities Reviews

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Warrington, North West England, England
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Warrington, North West England, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at United Utilities full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very friendly company, office setting feels fairly informal and comfortable, lots of perks such as food, drinks and ice creams for hard work or during bust periods to keep up morale

    Cons

    hard to change shift patterns if circumstances change

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United Utilities Photos

United Utilities photo of: Another successful year for our charity fun run, Santa Dash!
United Utilities photo of: Happy Christmas Jumper Day, we will be donating money raised to Macmillan.
United Utilities photo of: United Utilities' annual Christmas fair raising money for Macmillan.
United Utilities photo of: What an amazing achievement to be in the top 20 of Glassdoor Best Places to Work!
United Utilities photo of: To celebrate National Inclusion Week our LGBT+ Network hosted our very first Pride parade at our head office.
United Utilities photo of: Our graduates and apprentices have taken on new challenges getting involved in outdoor activities.
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United Utilities Interviews

Experience

Experience
88%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
76%
12%
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6

Difficulty

3.2
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    Operator Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at United Utilities.

    Interview

    The process was really smooth. It was a while from when I sent my cv until my interview date but that gave me lots of time to prepare. The interview was tell me a time questions where you had to give examples of situations you had been in relating to the question. Make sure you prepare on these as there is about 12 questions like this. Give an example about what you did and how you resolved or dealt with the situation.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time when you have helped someone in a work environment   Answer Question
    • Tell me a time you have demonstrated health and safety   Answer Question
    • Tell me a time of when you have received feedback you didn't agree with and what did You do.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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United Utilities Awards & Accolades

  • Silver Corporate Partner status, IChemeE, 2016
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards, UK Ministry of Defence, 2016
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