Milton Keynes Council Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2021

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Milton Keynes Council CEO Michael Bracey
Michael Bracey
9 Ratings
  1. "Great organisation"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HLTA in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    So far no cons at all

  2. "Not good"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Milton Keynes Council full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working Parking close by

    Cons

    A culture of what I hear described as strong management and close oversight but felt more like a bullying culture from very senior managers. So much scrutiny that it was impossible to move anything forward. I left as I didn’t feel I could be professionally competent in my role as there was so much scrutiny and performance monitoring and this got progressively worse to the extent it took over everything and in the end I was desperate to leave.

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  3. "Horrible and miserable place to be"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Rents Officer in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Milton Keynes Council full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    None, believe me. Avoid this place.

    Cons

    Nepotism, pally-pally recruitment, abusive management

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  4. COVID-19

    "Covid"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Milton Keynes, England

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council part-time

    Pros

    The hours are great for me

    Cons

    Working conditions not Covid safe

  5. "Genuinely welcoming and friendly"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Barrister in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council full-time

    Pros

    What a breath of fresh air it is to work here. I felt valued from the moment I arrived, with engaging management and helpful colleagues.

    Cons

    Like all public sector employers, the role involves walking a tight political line and working with members can be challenging but also enjoyable

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  6. "Good Employer depending on your department Manager"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Business Support Administrator in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Milton Keynes Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexi-time, Ability to buy holidays great colleagues

    Cons

    Your department manager can refuse you flexi-time I had to take a 1/2 days holiday to take my son to hospital appointments and when I was late back she was on the phone to me and told me I have to take a whole day as I was 30 mins late but considering I had flexi-time contract, you get the feel of what it was like

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  7. "Forward looking supportive organisation"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative, fresh ideas, focussed leadership, good opportunities

    Cons

    Inertia, resistance, bureaucracy, under resourced

  8. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good holiday and flexible working

    Cons

    Nothing good place to work can't think of negative

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  9. "Greed, maddness and stupidity"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Garbage Collector in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council full-time

    Pros

    Milton Keynes is a nice town

    Cons

    Everything else, e.g. salary, rats, working conditions, the laziness of management, incompetence

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  10. "Would like to progress here"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Care Team Leader in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Milton Keynes Council part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good staff benefits and discounts

    Cons

    Staff turnover not the best

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