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Cabinet Office Reviews

Updated 29 May 2019

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3.0
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34%
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78%
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Cabinet Office CEO Nick Clegg
Nick Clegg
11 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Very set ways of working unique to the Civil Service(in 6 reviews)

  • "Senior management bullying and lack of any clarity around what they want you to do(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Forward thinking and supportive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cabinet Office full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Technology Flexible working Supportive leadership Progression opportunities

    Cons

    Salaries lower than other government departments

    Cabinet Office2019-05-30
  2. "Average"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time

      Pros

      Flexi working and child care

      Cons

      Salary salary salary salary salary

      Cabinet Office2019-05-28
    • "At the heart of a Government with no heart"

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      Current Employee - Senior Policy Advisor in London, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      You are in the thick of it, many projects and opportunities to grow your experience

      Cons

      The organisation does not care about the individual. You are easily replaceable

      Advice to Management

      Walk the talk

      Cabinet Office2019-05-26
    • "Private Office"

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      Current Employee - Private Secretary in London, England

      I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Pace, variety, stretch, development, learning

      Cons

      Pay, churn, diversity (lack of), responsibility, reward

      Cabinet Office2019-04-15
    • Helpful (1)

      "Cabinet Office"

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      Former Employee - Grants Manager 
      Recommends

      I worked at Cabinet Office full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Good working environment and good opportunities for progression.

      Cons

      Very set ways of working unique to the Civil Service.

      Cabinet Office2019-04-10
    • "Good department to progress in a Civil Service career."

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

      I worked at Cabinet Office full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Varied work at the heart of Government. Lots of opportunities to progress.

      Cons

      Not as well paid as other departments.

      Cabinet Office2019-04-15
    • "PA to DD"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Cabinet Office full-time

        Pros

        Friendly colleagues and flexible working

        Cons

        Lack of development opportunities and difficult to move up ladder.

        Cabinet Office2019-04-28
      • "Fast Stream"

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        Current Employee - Fast Streamer in London, England
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Great Scheme Lots of responsibility

        Cons

        Great Scheme - there aren't any real cons.

        Advice to Management

        N/A

        Cabinet Office2019-04-05
      • "A place to make a difference"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Cabinet Office

          Pros

          - opportunity to take on huge and worthwhile challenges - lots of talented people and a diverse workforce - truly the heart of government, if you perform here you can perform anywhere

          Cons

          Long hours, modest pay, some bureaucracy challenges for the uninitiated...

          Advice to Management

          Keep listening, pay better

          Cabinet Office2019-03-19
        • "Good"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I worked at Cabinet Office full-time

          Pros

          Great office and location- really good place

          Cons

          Can be quite formal at times, a bit old school

          Advice to Management

          Embrace flexible working culture beyond IT

          Cabinet Office2019-02-16
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