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Civil Service United Kingdom Reviews

Updated Nov 19, 2019

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3.9
76%
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84%
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Civil Service United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary  Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood
48 Ratings
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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Intern 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Given lots of responsibility and pay is good

    Cons

    no negatives for the company

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-05
  2. "Excellent team"

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    Current Employee - Duty Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of benefits , flexibility in shift

    Cons

    Weekend work sometimes , pay scales should be same as private

    Advice to Management

    Keep as it is , treat everyone in same scale

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-18
  3. "very good"

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    Former Employee - HEO in City of Westminster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    very clever people to work with

    Cons

    sometimes over think things, gradism, p

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-13
  4. "Clerical Officer"

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    Former Employee - Clerical Officer 

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. Promotion prospects

    Cons

    salary not as good as private sector

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-10
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Civil Service Fast Stream 

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Good community and felt looked out for

    Cons

    Bad work hours and locations of offices

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-04
  6. "Excellent Organisation"

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    Current Employee - Policy Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great and improving culture. Good work-life balance and the chance to make a real impact.

    Cons

    Too contingent on Ministerial whims and sometimes a lack of long-term thinking.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-10-30
  7. "Not too bad"

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    Former Employee - Generalist 

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Great teams and great atmosphere Overall good management

    Cons

    Long hours Sometimes hard to balance life and work

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-11-11
  8. "Indefinido"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in London, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Good salary Reliable Decent chance of promotion

    Cons

    Poor management Lack of clarity from management Graduates priority

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-10-20
  9. "Interesting and rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Policy Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting work with good access to development opportunities. Inclusive employer.

    Cons

    Many acronyms! Communicating across different IT systems is sometimes frustrating.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-10-16
  10. "Pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Policy Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting work. Good work life balance. Good pension.

    Cons

    Uncompetitive pay. Poor it and infrastructure.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2019-10-30
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