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  • Best thing

    Being left to get on with it

    Worst thing

    The shifts and how they effect my life

    7.9

    Employee, April 2021

    • Β£64,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Good money, plenty of time off

    Worst thing

    The shifts

    8.9

    Employee, April 2021

    • Β£67,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
  • Best thing

    The pay is good and I have a great rappor with people I work with

    7.4

    Revenue protection officer, April 2021

    • Β£19.20 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
  • Best thing

    The camaraderie of my team, the travel perks, and the continual training

    Worst thing

    Sometimes when things go wrong the abuse from customers can be horrible

    8.4

    Employee, March 2021

    • Β£27,300 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The shifts and time off and pay

    Worst thing

    The late finishes

    10.0

    Lead host, January 2021

    • Β£32,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Salary , hours , company perks, final salary pension.

    Worst thing

    Shift working

    8.5

    Employee, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • Β£47,000 per year, working a 34 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Mostly left to get on with it with no supervision. Good pay and benefits. I enjoy the work.

    Worst thing

    Shifts. Early starts and late finishes. Working weekends and public holidays.

    8.8

    Train driver, December 2020

    • Β£60,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Free travel. 35 hour week

    Worst thing

    Unsocial hours

    8.1

    Train driver, November 2020

    • Β£39.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    My office moves

    Worst thing

    Night shifts

    9.5

    Train driver, November 2020

    • Β£54,100 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    People, places I go

    Worst thing

    Shifts, responsibility, other people

    7.4

    Driver, October 2020

    • Β£60,100 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with the public.

    Worst thing

    The unsocial hours

    10.0

    Train guard, October 2020

    • Β£13.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Great team, good shifts, lots of time off, good money, no stress.

    Worst thing

    Nights shifts, big company bullshit.

    9.5

    Technician, August 2020

    • Β£26.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The people and no two days are the same

    Worst thing

    Senior management

    8.3

    Customer host, July 2020

    • Β£26,100 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    People I work with, number of hours.

    Worst thing

    Difficult customers, working bank holidays

    9.4

    Gateline, June 2020

    • Β£13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Overtime is 13.50 an hour, relaxed atmosphere.

    Worst thing

    3pm-11pm shifts. Busy days when it’s call after call.

    9.3

    Customer experience advisor, January 2020

    • Β£9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old