Government of the United Kingdom Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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Government of the United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron
David Cameron
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Pros
  • "incredibly interesting work area and great work-life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great organisation to work for, really provide a lot of training, flexible working and respect a healthy work/life balance(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lots of red tape, low pay and deteriorating terms and conditions(in 4 reviews)

  • "Fairly low wages compared to private sector(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Civil Servant in London, England

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    incredibly interesting work area and great work-life balance

    Cons

    the pay could be better

  2. "a good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Head of Content in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    good career progression, great work life balance, learning and development opportunities

    Cons

    salaries are below industry average


  3. "Good chance to make a difference"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of training opportunities and Great work life balance

    Cons

    Can be a bit slow to react and get things dond

  4. "Civil Service"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Service Executive Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Great organisation to work for, really provide a lot of training, flexible working and respect a healthy work/life balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes processes can be bureaucratic for the sake of it, just because things haven't been changed over time.

  5. "Good Employer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working allowing work/life balance

    Cons

    Low Salary which is not competitive in the market

  6. "Good training, Poor pay"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom

    Pros

    Good training Flexible Working Good work/life balance Inclusive and friendly environment

    Cons

    Relatively low pay Slow moving No bonus scheme

  7. "Restricted job and restricted opportunities"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Team Support in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly environment - Good work life balance - flexi-time

    Cons

    - Job was very admin based - not much opportunity to expand - Career opportunities felt very restricted

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  8. "Deputy Head of Communications"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work environment and excellent people. Inclusive and diverse culture. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Salaries and benefits way below what the market applies. No career plan or opportunities for growing.

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  9. "Excellent work life balance"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Government of the United Kingdom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance for women

    Cons

    Poor pay master not a great place if you want to grow

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