Transport for London Reviews

Updated Jun 28, 2022

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3.9
81%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Transport for London Commissioner Andy Byford
Andy Byford
137 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent company to work for with a great work-life balance(in 136 reviews)

  • "free travel benefits for employees and nominee(in 120 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "lack of diversity in senior management(in 53 reviews)

  • "Don’t think there any cons at tfl(in 48 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good employer

      Feb 9, 2022 - Senior Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance Good pension 30 days annual leave

      Cons

      Salary less than market Red tape

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good stable job environment

      Jun 27, 2022 - Senior Scrum Master 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Agile, Payment platform, manages a very complex transport netwrok efficiently and safely. Good pension scheme.

      Cons

      Not a good pay master

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Well looked after

      Jun 20, 2022 - Business Analysis Team Leader 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Management do look after staff and you feels sense of belonging. Free oyster card for you and another person at your address.

      Cons

      Can be very hard to get things done. A lot of red tape and operational staff resistant to the slightest change

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Interesting Work - Lots of bureaucracy

      Jun 18, 2022 - Programmer Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Caring attitude towards staff Interesting work Service centric approach Really believe that "Every journey matters"

      Cons

      Lots of bureaucracy and processes to follow

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Benefits

      Jun 28, 2022 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good benefits. Discounts are available on a number of venues

      Cons

      Pay to be reviewed to competitive rates

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Organisation to work for

      Jun 13, 2022 - Senior QA Automation Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Has good work life balance, free travel on all tfl modes of transportaion and private healthcare benefits

      Cons

      Politics can be prevalent in some departments and teams

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Station Staff

      Jun 12, 2022 - Station Staff 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good company with a lot of people

      Cons

      a bit busy sometimes but that's a job

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Grad Scheme

      Jun 8, 2022 - Graduate Quantity Surveyor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good grad scheme, good benefits, pay is ok. Workload can vary which can be a pro or a con depending how you look at it

      Cons

      Workload can vary so sometimes not much to do

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jun 8, 2022 - Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good place to work, salary is nice too

      Cons

      There aren’t any to be honest

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Brilliant but currently under strain

      Jun 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Important contribution to London that you can clearly measure.

      Cons

      Politicians using us as pawns

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    Transport for London has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 1,109 reviews left anonymously by employees. 81% of employees would recommend working at Transport for London to a friend and 42% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Transport for London employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Transport for London. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    81% of Transport for London employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Transport for London 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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