HM Treasury Reviews

Updated 4 Mar 2021

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HM Treasury Chancellor  George Osborne
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  1. "Best place in government"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Policy Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast-paced, excellent colleagues, great culture, interesting work

    Cons

    Not especially well paid, even for civil service

  2. "HMT"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Policy Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HM Treasury full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Central department with opportunities to learn a lot

    Cons

    Long hours and no opportunities for more pay beyond promotion.


  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Diary Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, good opportunities to take on additional responsibilities

    Cons

    Benefits and rewards are not the best...

  4. "Interesting work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Policy Advisor in London, England

    I have been working at HM Treasury full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, fast paced for public service. Flexitime is great

    Cons

    The pay is low and the graduate scheme training isn't the most useful

  5. "Economist"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Economist in London, England

    I worked at HM Treasury full-time

    Pros

    Big numbers, varied interesting work

    Cons

    Lot of days when there wasn’t much to do

  6. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Policy Advisor in London, England

    I have been working at HM Treasury full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work with interesting roles.

    Cons

    Can be busy and subject to stress.

  7. "Interesting work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Policy Advisor in Hammersmith, England

    I have been working at HM Treasury full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, good work life balance

    Cons

    Old fashioned organisation processes. Pay flattens out as you progress.

  8. "Really insightful work, enjoyable and good people"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Industrial Placement Student in London, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HM Treasury full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - People are supportive - Interesting and varied work - Very good work/life balance

    Cons

    - None, all very positive

  9. "interesting work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Policy Advisor in London, England

    I have been working at HM Treasury full-time

    Pros

    interesting work, genuinely care about career progression

    Cons

    low relative pay compared to other departments

  10. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Policy Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, great culture, work-life balance, lots of responsibilities

    Cons

    Salary is good, but not great at entry level. Gets better after the first promotion

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