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  • Best thing

    Early start, early finish

    Worst thing

    Cut backs, lack of staff, bad management

    7.0

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    People and agile working

    Worst thing

    The union and slow to change

    9.3

    Employee, September 2021

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  • Best thing

    Short days

    Worst thing

    Can be too busy

    8.0

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Being part of a team. Feeling suported by my manager.

    Worst thing

    Being overwhelmed, overloaded and working in extream weather conditions. And rude customers

    7.6

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Being out of the office

    Worst thing

    The weights of sacks of mail

    9.4

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Outside work no bosses

    Worst thing

    Stress of work overload

    6.1

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with friends

    Worst thing

    Keeping to despatch times

    7.9

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Working shift
    Colleagues
    The work i do

    Worst thing

    No sick pay
    Workin long hours and no overtime rates

    5.2

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Job is easy. Get to travel around. Staff are great. Works there.

    8.6

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Not 2 days off together and 1 day off is up to them so feels like only ever get Sundays off

    3.0

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Long weekends, holidays, fresh air

    Worst thing

    Physical fatigue, stress, too much work/overtime

    6.5

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Out and about in the fresh air, good pay compared to other similar companies.

    Worst thing

    Can be quite tiring.

    8.9

    Employee, August 2021

  • Worst thing

    Management are clueless,seniority policy not able to get holidays

    2.5

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Pay, early finish, stress free easy job

    6.4

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Very good environment to work there

    7.5

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    People money and delivering

    Worst thing

    Manager attitude and injuries

    5.2

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Best pay in the country for Engineering.

    Worst thing

    Long hours. Stress.

    7.8

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Working by myself

    Worst thing

    Not being told what's happening

    6.6

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Chatting with people out on job
    Being outside

    Worst thing

    Time and pressure
    Not being given full time contract even though I do full time hours

    4.9

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Set hours and okay pay

    Worst thing

    Physically hard work and can leave you exhausted.

    4.2

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    I get paidt

    Worst thing

    Not treated fairly

    5.2

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Most of the staff there are a friendly bunch including manager.

    Worst thing

    Cleaning blocked toilets

    8.6

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Early starts , early finish , close to home , working outdoors. Ok pay

    7.0

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Lovely customers on my regular round, being active

    Worst thing

    Weather, stress from workload/finishing late as I have a child in school

    6.0

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Being out in the fresh air, stay healthy walking 11 miles a day working with good people

    Worst thing

    Old dirty vans not being updated. Some of the round are unfair in the amount of time you get to complete the job can be very challenging heavy work

    8.8

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    No COVID measures at all

    6.0

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Most of it repetitive

    5.5

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    you can work alone

    Worst thing

    listening to others moaning , unfairness and favourtism

    4.8

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    my work mates

    Worst thing

    bulling, not enough time to do the job,

    3.5

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Keeping fit by doing loads of steps

    Worst thing

    Not given enough time to do the job not having a vehicle and waiting. Starting in the afternoon

    4.3

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Free Time in the afternoon

    Worst thing

    Weather

    6.0

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    My workmates

    Worst thing

    Royal mail appears to be run under rules that make delivery easy in heavily populated areas and rural areas are kept to the same rules which doesn't work well.

    5.0

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Once you are out side the leave you alone

    Worst thing

    Dogs, horrible people, management

    3.1

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    My work colleagues, the pention, the benefits and everything

    Worst thing

    Being fit 😆

    9.0

    Employee, June 2021

  • Worst thing

    Company doesn’t care about you one jot

    2.5

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Wages

    Worst thing

    Bad management at local level

    6.2

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Good pension scheme. Uniform provided. Decent wage

    Worst thing

    Bad weather

    9.5

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    I work well outside

    Worst thing

    Driving

    7.4

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Working by myself

    Worst thing

    The vehicle I drive isn't suitable for some of the surfaces I have to drive on

    10.0

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Half the shift out on delivery

    Worst thing

    Inept managers. Bullying and harassment from both colleagues and managers

    6.3

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Being out and about.

    Worst thing

    Quite demanding on the legs.

    8.3

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Getting plenty of exercise

    Worst thing

    Out in all weather
    Not feeling valued at all
    Unfair treatment amongst staff
    Working Saturdays
    Being set unrealistic targets

    3.1

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    People are friendly

    Worst thing

    Meeting the targets have to go faster than i want to.

    8.9

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Weather when its nice and banter with colleagues

    Worst thing

    The rest of it

    4.7

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    You get on with it on your own when you get out.

    Worst thing

    to much work for my time.

    4.3

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    You feel like your own boss on a walk go as quickly or as slowly as you would prefer.

    Worst thing

    Low opportunity to become contracted full time.

    7.9

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Pays ok paid breaks

    Worst thing

    Managers treat you like awful expected to work twice as hard

    3.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Plenty off exercise (walking) speaking to the public

    Worst thing

    Walking in the rain,snow etc

    4.9

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Getting home at a reasonable time

    Worst thing

    Lack of structured training

    5.2

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Very satisfying. You provide a service to gratefully customers

    Worst thing

    The weather

    8.2

    Employee, May 2021