BBC Reviews

Updated Oct 19, 2021

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3.9
80%
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76%
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BBC Director-General  Tim Davie  (no image)
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65 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work/life balance is unbeatable(in 109 reviews)

  • "Generous holiday and flexible working in most roles- plenty of ways to help with work/life balance(in 71 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Career progression is very limited(in 45 reviews)

  • "too much red tape which needs to go(in 40 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work.

      Jul 27, 2021 - Service Development in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility / Friendly staff / Benefits / Progression

      Cons

      It is a large corporation, but if you enjoy the challenge of standing out you will love it.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Oct 19, 2021 - Lawyer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generally good working hours and policies

      Cons

      Poor pay; lack of career progression

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Studio Director + Studio Manager BBC News Radio

      Oct 15, 2021 - Studio Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working on programmes with global audience of millions

      Cons

      Overnights, early starts, weekend working

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to learn

      Oct 12, 2021 - Senior Producer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Huge opportunities and trainings to develop and learn

      Cons

      Bureaucracy makes everything slow and tiring

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Very good

      Oct 13, 2021 - Account Manager in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great business, nice people. Very interesting

      Cons

      None it’s a great place

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      A great place to learn

      Oct 12, 2021 - Senior User Experience Designer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is very smart and passionate - so many people to learn from. Work hours are great

      Cons

      The pay is not competitive.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      BBC

      Oct 10, 2021 - Recruiter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working for a high profile organisation, lots of experience and exposure to projects

      Cons

      Salary- not competitive or consistent

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Its a good place

      Oct 8, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer In Test in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - very good tech stack - Learning resources, lots of training - Nice people

      Cons

      - Too many org re-structures - Many managers leaving - Some people are not encouraged in terms of Career switch (switching to another role) - Pay is very less compared to other companies

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Planner

      Oct 7, 2021 - Planner in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Really good to work for

      Cons

      No downsidees for me at tbem oment

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    11. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Choose wisely

      Oct 6, 2021 - Service Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The company has many great people. The technology can be as cutting edge as you wish to make it. There are many people who are keen to collaborate. The output is stimulating and has public value, so very satisfying.

      Cons

      There is still some old thinking, so choose wisely for whom you work and what you want to get out of the job.

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