BBC Employee Reviews about "flexible working"

Updated Nov 23, 2021

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Pros
  • "Colleagues and work/life balance were amazing(in 145 reviews)

  • "Great company to work for with good benefits and flexible working(in 93 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "I'd like to see faster career progression(in 78 reviews)

  • "Long hours, lots of middle management(in 52 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company

      May 26, 2021 - Researcher in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for with good benefits and flexible working.

      Cons

      Hours can be long but that is expected with TV production

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Solid Employer

      Nov 23, 2021 - Executive Producer in Salford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Solid, safe, good pension, excellence, flexible working

      Cons

      Safe, risk averse, difficult to be adventurous

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      great place to work

      Nov 18, 2021 - Software Engineer in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working with great colleagues

      Cons

      Needs to be more lean

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Enjoying so far

      Sep 23, 2021 - Assistant Accountant in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team Flexible working BBC academy Scope for progression

      Cons

      Challenging work Training could have been better

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Undervalued if you work in an area considered a "cost center"

      Sep 16, 2021 - Broadcast Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good holiday and flexible working terms.

      Cons

      Poor rates of pay. You will often managed by people who couldn't and/or have never done your job.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great institution but needs to get with the times

      Aug 20, 2021 - Lead Project Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working, great and amiable people, opportunities to move and develop in different roles, access to best in market tools and tech, largely empowered and able to self-drive

      Cons

      Decision making is slow and a bit of a blame culture, quite a few 'lifers' on golden packages waiting for VR or retirement which makes you feel undervalued if new to the org

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture, exciting place to work

      Aug 13, 2021 - Senior Resourcing Advisor in Salford, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working, company culture, vibrant

      Cons

      Pay and reward, base salary is lower than market rate

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Not what they used to be

      Aug 8, 2021 - Technical Producer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great flexible working if you're an office worker

      Cons

      Pay falling behind. Conditions for operational staff worsening.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Wonderful and secure place to work

      Jul 18, 2021 - Music Librarian in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good facilities, flexible working, varied workload

      Cons

      Extremely difficult to move up or across due to a lot of bias

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Overall good organisation to work for

      Jun 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England
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      Pros

      Work life balance and flexible working

      Cons

      Limited career progression and development opportunities

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