Aviva Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 2, 2021

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Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc
Amanda Blanc
149 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relaxed, work life balance, good management(in 129 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for all employees(in 70 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Too much plurality that senior management don't manage effectively(in 30 reviews)

  • "Hit a ceiling when at senior level - career progression quite limited beyond that(in 26 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great benefits

      Jan 2, 2021 - Head of Proposition in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Comprehensive benefits package, support to work life balance and flexible working, female CEO

      Cons

      Risk averse, lack of leadership stability in recent years

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok job if you get the right team/manager but very hard to move about/up

      Oct 28, 2020 - Customer Service Representative I in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting, fast paced, large office, social events, big teams and some good team leaders, decent starting salary

      Cons

      Poor work life balance, unsociable hours/Bank holidays/weekends/evenings hard to work your way up matter of luck with who is your leader/manager, constantly watched and timed on everything, no trust you are doing your job. Bullying within the office, very 'cliquey'

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Actuarial Intern

      Sep 24, 2020 - Actuarial Intern in York, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance Some very friendly people - always with a positive attitude

      Cons

      Can't think of any cons

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    4. 5.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Excellent & very happy place to work

      Sep 17, 2020 - Lead Solution Architect in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People, Work-life balance, culture, social

      Cons

      Clique in some teams - not all

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Healthy work environment, not too strenuous

      Sep 15, 2020 - Actuarial Trainee in York, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Working hours -Good work life balance -Supportive environment

      Cons

      -Lack of varied work -Lots of red tape in decision making

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Very comfortable, but not much progression

      Nov 5, 2020 - Solution Architect in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, flexible hours, fairly relaxed atmosphere

      Cons

      Very slow to change, little progression and relatively low pay if early in career

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Sep 17, 2020 - Customer Service Advisor in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      benefits, flexible working, work life balance

      Cons

      Constant restructures, Management, pay increases

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    8. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Good place to work

      May 15, 2020 - Intern in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work at home, good work life balance, there is an internal canteen

      Cons

      No training, pay is below average

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    9. 5.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      A Great Company

      Mar 31, 2020 - Systems Engineer in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance and growth encouragement

      Cons

      Stressful sometimes when it's busy

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    10. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      A friendly place to work

      Nov 29, 2019 - Solutions Architect in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, good work life balance, flexible working, agile development, focus on digital and mobile development on AWS infrastructure.

      Cons

      Shareholder value does not equal job security!

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