Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 2 Jul 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.4
59%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
Approve of CEO
Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs Interim Chief Executive Jim Harra (no image)
Jim Harra
48 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Below inflation pay rise for the last 10 years(in 28 reviews)

  • "There are to cons to working at HMRC(in 27 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

Reviews about "work life balance"

Return to all Reviews
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front Line Manager in Longbenton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great staff, good work life balance . Interesting, good prospects

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time

    Pros

    Decent pension, good work/life balance. Great training opportunties.

    Cons

    A very 20th century structure to promotion. Ok money but you can earn more outside.

    Continue reading

  3. "Meh"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Compliance Officer in London, England

    I worked at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time

    Pros

    Flexi time. Work life balance was very good

    Cons

    Very poor management. Little to no progression.

  4. "Good work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time

    Pros

    Able to wfh Flexi time Work life balance

    Cons

    Management can be poor Progression is limited in some areas

  5. "Little respect"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AO Advisor in Salford, North West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time

    Pros

    Flexi time is good for a work life balance

    Cons

    Management lack respect and empathy, little to no progression with everyone all reaching for the same jobs and having to jump through the hoops called behaviours. Little to no reward for exceeding. Computer systems are dated and poor, making work that should be simple difficult and frustrating.

    Continue reading

    Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs Response

    July 21, 2020Recruitment

    Thank you for letting us know about this. Your feedback helps us get better.

  6. "Good jobs"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs part-time

    Pros

    God work atmosphere, good work life balance

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of training

  7. "Avoid"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Litigation Executive in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, can move to other roles in the business

    Cons

    old style management , little support at work, no ambition preferred and poor training

    Continue reading

    Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs Response

    May 14, 2020Recruitment

    Thank you for posting a review and we’re sorry to hear that your experience was not what you expected. We would like the opportunity to investigate your feedback further please contact recruitmentmarketingandattraction@hmrc.gov.uk

  8. "Tax specialist"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pension Work life balance People

    Cons

    Progression Management Work Direction Development

  9. "Great benefits. Pay could be better."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Professional in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility working, work life balance

    Cons

    Pay progression is non existent

  10. "HMRC - FIS"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Criminal Investigation Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance. Some autonomy

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. CPS make life very difficult

Found 73 reviews