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Royal Mail

335 job reviews

6.6/10
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Overview of Royal Mail

Royal Mail is a major British postal service, which has been operating for over 500 years. They are run by Royal Mail Group Limited, who also run Parcelforce Worldwide. Royal Mail are known for their bright red pillar post boxes, that can be found across the UK.

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Pay

Royal Mail pays £10.46–13.55 per hour

Jobs

Royal Mail are currently hiring

Featured job reviews

  • 2.7/10

    Best thing

    The hour I can finish so can be home when my child finishes school

    Worst thing

    The managers the work load the stress that goes with it

    Postman, September 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Best thing

    Being outside and start/ finish times

    Worst thing

    Amount of work

    Postman, September 2020

Royal Mail shifts and hours

  • This employer mostly uses part time and full time contracts

  • Most people work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

    Good
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Excellent
  • Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    Not great
  • Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    Good
  • Most people don't get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Not great
  • Most people find it hard to change shifts

    Not great

Royal Mail benefits

  • Most people get proper breaks

    Good
  • People find it easy to take sick leave

    Excellent
  • Most people find it hard to book holidays

    Not great

Royal Mail teams and managers

  • Most people don’t feel stressed here

    Good
  • Most people recommend working with their team

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • Students say this is a good place to work if you’re studying

    Excellent
  • Most people say this is a good place to work if you care for a child or other relative

    Good
  • Most people get enough training when they start

    Good
  • People think their workplace is safe

    Excellent
  • Only some people are given support to progress here

    Not great
  • Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Good
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    Bad

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