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UK Power Networks Reviews

Updated 11 July 2018
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UK Power Networks Chief Executive Officer Basil Scarcela
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Pros
  • "The office tends to empty at 5pm so work life balance is excellent" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Annual bonus, health scheme, good salary" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor organisation for jobs not being ready from people's job roles not being done with too many middle management" (in 3 reviews)

  • "lack of diversity in Senior management" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Business Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Other in London, England
    Former Employee - Other in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UK Power Networks full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great leadership, values and company vision
    Lots of opportunities to move around the company
    Employee engagement is important and it shows

    Cons

    Work load different across the directorates


  2. "Risk Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunities
    Flexible working
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Blame culture
    Poorly resourced (more for less mentality)
    Negative environment - everyone stressed

    Advice to Management

    Senior management start listening to your employees they are you're most valuable resource!!

  3. "Great Company with great Progression"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Performance Team Leader in Ipswich, England
    Current Employee - Performance Team Leader in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Progression, Good Salary, Great benefits

    Cons

    You are expected to deliver a lot


  4. "Not so great"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chatham, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chatham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good wage good staffs no truth from the management team.

    Cons

    everything is so slow when it goes wrong you are on your own your manager will not back you.

    Advice to Management

    It not as safe as you call it some of the SAP do know what they are doing


  5. "UK Power Netowrks"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good oportunity to develop and grow within the organisation

    Cons

    Playing politics is a big part in your job


  6. "I like working here"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition - Trainee Programmes Coordinator in London, England
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition - Trainee Programmes Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of networking opportunities.
    my manager is awesome and very caring.

    Cons

    cannot listen to music at my desk and no office uniform.

    Advice to Management

    allow headphones in the office and an offical office uniform


  7. "Work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Relations in London, England
    Former Employee - Customer Relations in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UK Power Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits

    Work life balance

    balanced workload

    people

    xmas party

    Cons

    Progression

    Culture\

    Atmosphere

    Facilities / toilets

    Location

    lack of bonus

    Advice to Management

    Change

  8. "Great place to learn and develop!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Lots of opportunities to move between roles for development
    - Intelligent people to learn from

    Cons

    - Not all employees take ownership


  9. "The Times 11th Best Company to work for in the UK"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice Coordinator in London, England
    Current Employee - Apprentice Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I started as an apprentice and have now been with the company for over 2 years, in that time I have grown considerably and that is due to continued support, great team work and working for a company that is run on strong principles,

    Cons

    Would like to have uniform for office staff (that's my opinion)

    Advice to Management

    Take on board ideas from all parts of the business


  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great employee welfare
    Good benefits, including attractive bonus scheme

    Cons

    Outdated culture
    Uninspiring and outdated office environments


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