SSE Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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3.5
66%
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73%
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SSE CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies
Alistair Phillips-Davies
306 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours and remote time(in 44 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, great place to work(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Zero-risk approach to health and safety is commendable but can occasionally seem strange and unique in an office-based environment(in 24 reviews)

  • "Poor performance isn't generally managed very well which leads to incompetent senior management as those people progress(in 24 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Sep 15, 2021 - Collections Representative in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good teams to work with and everyone friendly

      Cons

      Workload and targets too hard

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Business Energy Digital Support

      Sep 17, 2021 - Customer Service in Reading, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great work place lovely people, good hours

      Cons

      average pay, not enough career opportunities

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Leading the way

      Sep 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Looked after its people and have a great vision

      Cons

      Tech a bit behind the times!

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Engineering Manager

      Sep 11, 2021 - Engineering Manager in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Flexible working, good culture, safety first

      Cons

      Low pension, slow changes, many levels of management

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work-life balance and a workplace that promotes the new way of working!

      Sep 9, 2021 - Junior Commercial Analyst in Reading, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance Employee support network and positive culture

      Cons

      Rigid governance Lack of defined strategy to some extent

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Cool

      Sep 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun and friendly people to work with

      Cons

      Does get slightly repetitive now and again

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good package with FTSE 50 company

      Aug 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary, Overtime, Benefits and Opportunities

      Cons

      Work-life balance can be poor at times, standby requirement (some jobs)

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Safe

      Sep 7, 2021 - Linesperson in Salisbury, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Safe will always get paid

      Cons

      Poor treatment of industrial staff

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing

      Aug 19, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great teams, colleagues and managers.

      Cons

      Traffic on the way to work.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good money

      Sep 1, 2021 - Customer Service Advisor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good money for what you do and good part time hours

      Cons

      No time between calls to actually finish your work for the previous client, managers very pushy over targets

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