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OCS Group Reviews

Updated 10 Mar 2020

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3.0
55%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
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OCS Group CEO Peter Slator
Peter Slator
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good company in terms of growth(in 5 reviews)

  • "No pros whatsoever this company makes me feel ill(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours - long shift patterns can be tough, especially if you have a young family(in 6 reviews)

  • "low pay, zero hours contract, lots of travelling for what could be a 6 hour shift(in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Loved it"

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    Current Employee - Cleaner in Chippenham, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OCS Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff, amazing people, ok place

    Cons

    Not pay on time it was hard to get to big boses

    OCS Group2018-11-12
  2. "Low pay"

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    Former Employee - Scheduler in Orpington, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice people, nice office environent

    Cons

    Low pay, overtime not paid, no progression

    OCS Group2020-03-10
  3. "A family Company"

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    Former Employee - Bid & Support Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at OCS Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good community, strong people, friendly environment

    Cons

    poor communication, no work live balance, company works in silo's

    OCS Group2019-12-05
  4. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Cleaning Operative in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours Very busy in Winter Good Team

    Cons

    No work in Summer Management doesn't have a clue how to run the department

    OCS Group2019-11-26
  5. "An awful place to work"

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    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group

    Pros

    I’m struggling, I really am

    Cons

    The management team are inexperienced and ill equipped. The office conditions were grim- stuck at the end of a winding corridor next to a toilet with no window or extractor fan

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    OCS Group2019-12-12
  6. "Where do I start?"

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    Current Employee - Cleaning Operative in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at OCS Group part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discounts.

    Cons

    Not disabled friendly Short staff

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    OCS Group2019-10-17
  7. "Very hard work, limited staff"

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    Former Employee - Customer Care Agent in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    reasonable pay I guess ?

    Cons

    not enough staff more management no organisation

    OCS Group2019-09-02
  8. "Family business with great potential"

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    Current Employee - Regional Skills Trainer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OCS Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some of the contracts are a joy to work with and can be very rewarding.

    Cons

    Can by quite siloed with some sectors being neglected and overlooked.

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    OCS Group2019-06-25
  9. "Good while it lasted"

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    Former Employee - Support Manager in Orpington, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, lots of travel, some really hard working and dedicated teams

    Cons

    Lack of support, unstable environment, long hours, poor treatment

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    OCS Group2019-06-05
  10. "Cleaning operative"

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    Current Employee - Cleaning Operative in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I have been working at OCS Group part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Paid on time and good hours

    Cons

    Never paid correctly and not very appreciated

    OCS Group2019-04-09
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