Royal Mail Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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3.6
65%
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Simon Thompson
32 Ratings
Pros
  • "lots of work available, good pay(in 201 reviews)

  • "Good pay Early starts/early finish(in 60 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Sometimes hard to get overtime than contract part-time hours(in 39 reviews)

  • "fast-paced, long hours, can be repetitive(in 36 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Not bad

      Sep 15, 2021 - Postman With Driving in Llangefni, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good hours,good company to work for

      Cons

      Cold in winter,but lovely in summer

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great pay and benefits - Stressful working environment

      Sep 13, 2021 - Annual leave cover manager in Salisbury, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay Comradery amongst the staff leads to a (mostly) friendly working environment Diverse challenges Mentally stimulating

      Cons

      High stress Obliged to be answerable outside of working time High levels of accountability Large numbers of tasks which need to be completed every day

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 14, 2021 - PMO Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexi working Share options Relaxed culture Annual leave entitlement

      Cons

      No full annual bonus the last 3 years

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      NDC Crick

      Sep 12, 2021 - Sorter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      equal opportunities, good pay also opportunities to transfer

      Cons

      work is heavy, repetitive and you needed transport

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Recommended

      Sep 11, 2021 - Cover Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very well looked after, good progression opportunities, always busy doing different things

      Cons

      Needs modernising (underway), can be very stressful

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Sep 10, 2021 - Clerk in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great great great great great

      Cons

      none none none none none

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good job

      Sep 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Enjoy the outdoors every day

      Cons

      Working outdoors every day gets you

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good pay

      Sep 7, 2021 - Mail Sorter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The good thing is you get paid weekly. And I worked with some really great staff

      Cons

      I was working very far from home .

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      rewarding work

      Sep 7, 2021 - Postman in Harrow, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      rewarding, career, excercise, good company,

      Cons

      hardwork, weather, customer complaints, stressfull

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      .......

      Sep 6, 2021 - Delivery Office Manager in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working hours if not a night job

      Cons

      culture not where expected now

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