Bridgegate Security
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I got the job because I worked for the previous area manager before and she asked me to join. It’s only weekend work so not enough to live on but it’s extra money to top up my salary. Always paid on time but occasionally it’s not correct. Don’t get payslips but always work available. There’s been sometimes I haven’t had shifts but that was because the area manager left but after a few months the new one called me up and I work every weekend. Been a few hiccups along the way but otherwise ok. I do get sent all over the place. Would like to have a set venue, otherwise fine. I have a cp license but work on doors of venues on weekends. A lot better than my other retail security job (I work for 3 companies)Can be stressful when there’s an incident but that’s part of the job. Generally no problems working for bridgegate. Some of the staff are lazy or not good otherwise fine.

Pros

Free food at most venues, paid on time, plenty of shifts available

Cons

Not always paid correctly, have to request payslips
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Outstanding security company to work for!

Joined a team based in fleet, quickly learned who I was working with and what they expected and from then on tried to progress which happened nicely! Always supported by my area manager and head office. Moved on from head door a while ago but still go back to help.out and earn some extra every so often. Fully recommended company to work for.

Pros

Clear objectives, always supported, paid on time every time

Cons

N/a
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Not bad company

Area manager is not to be seen or heard of and I guess if hears about this I won’t be needed again but it’s true. No welfare checks or support of just asking how the teams are doing. Defo seen when a problem though and very unprofessional.
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Never had issue with pay

Good company to work for. Never had a big issue with this company. Good hours depending on where you work but managers will always insure hours a fair and what you’ve asked for
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Really good company to work for they listen to you and if you have any problems they will try to help you out or even sort out the problem for you the

I have worked for bridgegate for over 4-5 years its probably the best company I have ever been working for I live in Leicester I started off from pubs and clubs moved to hotels and then did subway and did street marshal work for about 4 years my area manager is brilliant he has always helped me if I had any problems or if I needed extra work and he always use to check up on me regular while I was working to make sure I'm alright. Definitely recommend bridgegate I give them 5 stars..

Pros

Great pay rates, and never had any problems with wages ever, always ever week the money was in my account

Cons

None
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organised and productive

great level of organisation, very well structured company with a clear cut emphasis on productivity. great communication from the area manager at all times.
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Not great

As security it was always tough. Job security is at a minimum. Dealing with some issues lead to unexpected issues. It could be very socially and emotionally difficult.

Pros

N/a

Cons

Management could be difficult
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A good starting company

I fell really safe where I work the team that I’m working along side are all friendly and helpful , as I’m new to the security Industry I am very grateful for all of the help and guidance that I get from the team that I work with . The wages is always in your account when they say it will be there . There’s always good and bad points for every company but for me they have helped me get my experience that I need I’m grateful to them for giving me the job opportunity as they have taught me so much over the time I have been with the company. You are on your feet a long time but nothing you don’t expect doing this sort of work

Pros

Fantastic team

Cons

As expected long hours
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Average security company

The industry is poorly regulated. Because of this many people are opting to leave the industry, which I can understand why. Bridgegate security are one of the better organized employers in my opinion

Pros

None

Cons

Possible missed payments
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A good support network

I worked for Bridgegate for 9 years in Notts and was mainly happy. The pay was on time and the hours available. Only left as the venue's were squeezing the hours and not leaving much to work for. A good starting company with good support and training.

Pros

Good payers

Cons

Area manager changes
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Never dealt with brigegate directly.

During my contracted position I was working a busy Cardiff nightclub and was thankful for the experience and the opportunity. Overall I haven’t got a bad thing to say about the company as I never spoke direct with them.

Pros

A nice wage.

Cons

Nowhere near enough hours or respect for their relief staff.
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if youve got a good team then you're laughing!

When I worked for this company there was a good team and everyone watched each others back. It depends on the venue and staff you work with but it seems everyone looks after number one on the doors now. As for the company it wasn't that bad. money could be better though.

Pros

good laugh, doesn't feel like work

Cons

money, career advancement non existant
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Great company

Really good company to work for, great team behind the company, paid on time and without fail, also great venues to work in, always looked after with Bridgegate
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Great Team

I left this company over 15 years ago but it was a great place to work and taught me a a lot for my future career and a lot of life skills that I have taken forward and developed.
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Doorwork

Good company. this company was my first in the doorman industry. Managers and other colleagues were so helpful. recommended
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Professional, Reliable

BG have gained a reputation as the most professional and personable company providing door supervisors to the licensed trade and remain one of the best companies to work for.

Pros

Constant contact from line management

Cons

movable positions
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Great company to work for

Great company to work for and gained lots of experience while with the company. Helped me to gain new news and confidence within the Security sector.
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Based on 77 reviews

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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.8 out of 5 stars for Management
3.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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