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Royal London Reviews

Updated 16 Mar 2020

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4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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Royal London CEO Barry O’Dwyer
Barry O’Dwyer
13 Ratings
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  • "I think we can find more ways of extracting these ideas so that they are heard by senior management e(in 8 reviews)

  • "Career progression was very limited due to there only being a limited amount of roles in the office(in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Administrative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great flexible benefits Good support Good pay Great teamwork

    Cons

    Parking can be problematic if you arrive after 9am.

    Royal London2020-03-04
  2. "Good Employer who value staff"

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    Current Employee - Proposition Manager in Wilmslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Bonus Scheme Staff Pension Holidays Flexible Working

    Cons

    Bureaucracy No other cons to note

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    Royal London2020-03-02
  3. "Best company I've worked for"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Consultant in Wilmslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance with the option for overtime. Excellent benefits such as the option to buy/sell holidays, free shuttle buses from the local train stations and discounted insurance. Friendly and welcoming teams and management Slightly better than average salary

    Cons

    None that I can think off

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    Royal London2020-02-28
  4. "White middle aged men? welcome onboard"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Laid back culture, relaxed working day and some great people to work with. Collaborative culture and could be a pro or con demanding on viewpoint - compared to other financial sector organisation more tolerant with individual performance

    Cons

    Recent CEO and plethora of new management recruitments / senior exec promotions in 2020 have all been - White Middle aged men! Equality workplace - what is that? Attitude For fighting chance to thrive in demanding markets company needs to modernise and get better control of how business is run

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    Royal London2020-03-13
  5. "Nice working environment and great people"

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Trainee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Sociable working hours, friendly teams, generous pension

    Cons

    Data processes are clunky and hold back progress

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    Royal London2020-02-23
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal London full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible working and some decent benefits

    Cons

    Poorly trained TM's a mixed bag of middle managers and an HR department that is ineffective

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    Royal London2020-02-28
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Support Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pension , double match pension plan Good perks Yearly Bonus Great holiday allowance

    Cons

    Career opportunities can be limited Training opportunities are not always available to everyone

    Royal London2020-02-01
  8. "Well managed"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Royal London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great location. Good management support. Flexible working allowed to a degree.

    Cons

    It's like many large organisation in that work satsfaction depends mostly on working well with your immediate colleagues and manager.

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    Royal London2020-01-21
  9. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Contract and Tax Reporting Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal London full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good culture, yearly bonus, good staff pension scheme

    Cons

    Lower salary than other financial services companies in the area

    Royal London2020-01-16
  10. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Copy Center Associate in Wilmslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Some toxic individuals have a significant effect on team morale.

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    Royal London2020-01-14
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