The British Army Reviews

Updated May 16, 2022

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Found 1,793 of over 1,826 reviews

3.8
76%
Recommend to a Friend
55%
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The British Army Chief of the General Staff Nicholas Patrick Carter (no image)
Nicholas Patrick Carter
398 Ratings
Pros
  • "Variety, benefits and opportunities to travel(in 87 reviews)

  • "Great benefits such as adventure training(in 75 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "spend alot of time away but you get used to it(in 128 reviews)

  • "Away from home most of the year(in 111 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great

      May 16, 2022 - HM Forces in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some of the best experiences of my life

      Cons

      Nothing to say at fault

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Loved it

      May 16, 2022 - Captain 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Achieved what I wanted - confidence, excitement, challenges, deployments, and a great number of friends

      Cons

      You do what the Army tells you, which is fair enough, you should know what you sign up for!

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Strong career option with plenty of opportunities

      May 14, 2022 - HR Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Career progression Personal and professional development Adventure training Sports and Fitness (Physical training) Dental and Medical State of the art gymnasiums

      Cons

      Workload Commitment and lifestyle Ageing workforce not adapting to the times

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Couldn't have asked for more

      May 12, 2022 - Liaison Officer in Telford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great support, amazing and inspirational people, exceptional leadership, fantastic opportunities.

      Cons

      Demanding, process driven, structure can be sometimes restrictive, lacks creativity.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Dynamic

      May 12, 2022 - Captain in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working relationships Plenty of variety in both location and work

      Cons

      Reporting procedures Flexibility of worklife balance

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      SNCO

      May 11, 2022 - SNCO 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Training, Responsibility, Adventure training, Qualifications, Benefits

      Cons

      Time away from home can be dangerous

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Logistics Manager

      May 9, 2022 - Operations and Logistics Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      See the world Life experience

      Cons

      Being away from family and friends

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      logistics Manager

      May 9, 2022 -  in Washington, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      life experience see the world Great opportunity

      Cons

      being away from loved ones

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Fairly good

      May 8, 2022 - Infanteer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Development and travel is good.

      Cons

      Can be inflexible at times

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Army

      May 7, 2022 - E-7 Staff Sergeant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and allowances once you get up the ranks

      Cons

      Work life balance can be very difficult

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    The British Army has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 1,826 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at The British Army to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, The British Army employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at The British Army. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

    76% of The British Army employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated The British Army 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

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