Royal Mail Reviews

Updated Jan 22, 2022

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3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
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Simon Thompson
98 Ratings
Pros
  • "lots of work available, good pay(in 295 reviews)

  • "Great pay & keeps you fit and healthy(in 71 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours on your feet or crouching(in 68 reviews)

  • "Extra work (lapsing) still a continuous occurrence because Royal Mail will not employ enough staff to cover all walks(in 62 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      work benifits

      Dec 29, 2021 - Truck Driver in Beckton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Reasonable schedules, satisfactory training,and good advisers

      Cons

      communication, feedback,leadership ,direction&clarifacation could be better

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Serving the community

      Jan 22, 2022 - Postman in Newry, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interacting and meeting people and keeping them in touch

      Cons

      Outdoors in all weather's and very stressful sometimes

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Nice

      Jan 15, 2022 - Mail Sorter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good nice very good everyone

      Cons

      Nothing wrong with any one

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      newbie

      Jan 13, 2022 - Postman 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay, being outside keeping fit. Most of work colleagues seem really good and i can talk to easily.

      Cons

      Not getting breaks, or very short breaks eg 10 minutes or so in 7 to 8 hour shift. Not very good training being put with lots of different people on different routes when being new.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Job

      Jan 12, 2022 - Postman in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay for unskilled manual work. Get to work outdoors. Paid exercise. Good hours. Plenty of overtime opportunities.

      Cons

      Lots of changes in the business which makes seeing what the job would look like down the line difficult.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Getting more difficult

      Jan 12, 2022 - Operation Manager in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pension sick pay share scheme

      Cons

      Workload due to restructure doubled

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Jan 11, 2022 - Post Person 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      Lack of overtime, cold weather

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Jan 10, 2022 - Postman in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Early start, Weekly salary, Exercise

      Cons

      Early start, weekly salary, heavy Work load

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Every day different

      Jan 10, 2022 - Delivery Driver 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Feeling part of a team

      Cons

      Not having enough hours will be sorry to leave

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jan 10, 2022 - Post Man/Driver 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, hours, friendly staff

      Cons

      Rude customers, too physical, injuries

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