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Angus Council is a local authority. They oversee local services.

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Based on responses from 11 employees at Angus Council.

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Angus Council pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Good
  • Most people get sick pay

    Do Angus Council pay sick pay?

    Yes. Most people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Angus Council get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Workplace

    Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do people at Angus Council get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Good
  • Most people recommend their team

    Do people at Angus Council recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    82% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Angus Council feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Angus Council?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    36% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Angus Council?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    60% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Angus Council head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    70% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

How Angus Council ranks

Angus Council ranks joint 33rd to work for out of public sector bodies.

  1. 27= Stevenage Borough Council
    7.7
  2. 33= Angus Council
    7.6
  3. 33= Staffordshire County Council
    7.6

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 1 July 2022.

Angus Council job reviews

  • Best thing

    Supportive team, treated with respect and lovely tenants.

    Worst thing

    Pay not great compared to other Angus council workers no extra payment for weekend work.

    9.8

    Angus Council Employee, April 2021

Handy to know

How are people paid?

55%
by the hour
45%
an annual salary

Based on 11 Angus Council employees