Smiths News Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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Smiths News Managing Director Jonathan Bunting
Jonathan Bunting
15 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent

    Aug 24, 2020 - Area Manager in Maidstone, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexibility, supportive, good career prospects

    Cons

    Travel expenses can prove sometimes costly

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    A good workplace

    Jul 29, 2021 - Warehouse Operative/Picker 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    General positive attitude amongst fellow employees. Fast paced, never a dull moment across the warehouse

    Cons

    At the time roles were emptying but weren't being refilled, leaving existing employees to fill in as well as their existing work.

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Smith News

    Jun 12, 2021 - Field Sales Representative in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Enjoyable work place. Work life balance

    Cons

    No progression, Poor commission structure

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good for part-time work

    Feb 17, 2021 - Supply and Allocation Executive 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Plenty of extra benefits available such as counselling

    Cons

    Prospects are low, as are chances for promotion

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Used to be ok

    Jan 13, 2021 - Human Resources Administrator in Stockport, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Staff are great Made many lovely friends

    Cons

    System changes became impossible to deal with

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  6. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Just another Job

    Nov 15, 2020 - Twilight Colleague 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Not a lot, pays just above minimum wage, close to home

    Cons

    No communication, toxic environment, clear favoritism, some but not all of the foreign staff are rude, management won't even speak to them in their own language or have some one do it to allievate any misunderstandings, some staff are lazy and don't work hard

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Packing at Smiths

    Oct 8, 2020 - Picker/Packer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good team work,regular communication,great team spirit,decent pay,regular health and safety information

    Cons

    Long shifts,heavy work,no customer feedback

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Being made redundant

    May 16, 2020 - Customer Service in Wednesbury, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Working as a part of the team

    Cons

    Not enough jobs going as they are transferring call centre to india

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  9. 2.0
    Current Employee

    don't know

    May 13, 2020 - Team Leader 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good atmosphere, after 1 year full sick pay

    Cons

    poor money, only favourites, no communication

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Experienced professional looking for new opportunities

    Jan 11, 2020 - Senior Accounts Payable Clerk 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly, flexible great company to work in

    Cons

    FSSC Office closing in Bradford

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