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OCS Group Reviews

Updated 19 Jan 2020

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2.9
58%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
OCS Group CEO Peter Slator
Peter Slator
20 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. "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
  3. "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
  4. "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

    Advice to Management

    Leave. Step down. This really isn’t for you.

    OCS Group2019-12-12
  5. "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

    Advice to Management

    Need more staff, better management/supervisors

    OCS Group2019-10-17
  6. "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
  7. "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.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize the importance and value to training and the staff that deliver the training.

    OCS Group2019-06-25
  8. "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

    Advice to Management

    Look after the good management that work for you and not just the people who suck up

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

    StarStarStarStarStar
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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
  10. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at OCS Group full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    None really that I can think of

    OCS Group2019-03-04
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