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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated 18 October 2018
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Royal Bank of Scotland Group Chief Executive Ross McEwan
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  • "Work-life balance and flexible working could be better" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Corporate speak / company so huge I have no idea who half the people referred to are in all the memos updating us about senior management changes" (in 92 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and interact with customers.

    Cons

    There are no cons working here.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Average place to work. Could be better, could be worse"

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    Former Employee - Business Support Officer in Liverpool, England
    Former Employee - Business Support Officer in Liverpool, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of training given

    Cons

    Slightly micro managed. Manage your break times very intensely

    Advice to Management

    Focus less on how long people take to use the toilet and more on staff moral and attitude

  3. "Technology Graduate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to various business areas.

    Cons

    You have to find the right people for support.


  4. "RBS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work culture and overtime allowances were good

    Cons

    salary was not as per rbs standards


  5. "Great people, working hard to change the way it runs things"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - User Experience Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - User Experience Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people, support and variety of businesses

    Cons

    Middle management who talk a lot but do very little

    Advice to Management

    Be clear, be more transparent and recognise the talent in your teams.


  6. "Quality Assurance Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and good benefits

    Cons

    Restricted development opportunities due to continued restructuring


  7. "Not what it used to be."

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    Current Employee - Bank Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Bank Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, increases each year based on your performance.

    Cons

    No job security in current climate.

  8. "Associate Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Brilliant Perks and great work life balance

    Cons

    The work could have been better and a little more freedom from technology stand point


  9. "Bureaucratic"

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    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance with generous benefits.

    Cons

    Management is predominately Male, Pale and Stale.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate and promote talent and experience rather then practicing nepotism.


  10. "Remediation Project"

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    Former Employee - Remediation Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Remediation Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, great team , great team

    Cons

    there are none to mention


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