Centrica Reviews

Updated 9 Aug 2020

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3.2
54%
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15%
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Centrica Chief Executive Iain Conn
Iain Conn
133 Ratings
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  1. "Poor salary"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Market Risk Analyst in Windsor, South East England, England

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are the best thing about the company

    Cons

    Salaries are not up to standard

  2. "Downward spiral"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Oxford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people, Management staff are nice to deal with

    Cons

    Cost cutting over last few years, Less benefits, little recognition for hard work or for long service, employ people who aren’t cut out for the role


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting work and good working environment

    Cons

    Lacking consistency on strategic direction

  4. "Working at centrica"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good culture, nice environment and modern office

    Cons

    not much scope for career progression

  5. "Ups and downs"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing Manager in Windsor, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible working, close to home, on-site gym

    Cons

    Regular restructures/redundancies, offices not close to any town centres,

  6. "Good Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Analyst in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    collaborative environment with lots of learning for grads

    Cons

    organisation is a bit too big

  7. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Good progression in this company

    Cons

    Frequent redundancies every year which is frustrating

  8. "Comsi Comsa"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Service Manager in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, excellent offices, overall not a bad place to work.

    Cons

    lack of training and development.

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  9. "Sadly the culture and values of this once great organisation have declined at the same rate as it’s share price"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefits good, flexible working in some roles

    Cons

    Used to be a great place to work however over the last 5 yrs has been a downward spiral of cost cutting, constant reorganisation, politics and poor strategy. This environment has led to people being treated as numbers on a balance sheet and behaving accordingly.

  10. "Good employer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planning Analyst in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay and great people and career progression opportunities

    Cons

    Job uncertainty and constant reorgs

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