First Security (Guards) Ltd
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Sometimes great fun mostly routine

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It was an easy job but found the local management micro managed the day to day business and sucked the fun out of the job. The national management was a lot better.

Pros

Light duty good training

Cons

Long hours very political atmosphere
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Poor Managment Avoid

Terrible atmosphere at this company , too many lazy and complacent duty managers who are not interested in the staff .Newcomerss are not made to feel welcome and they will do everything to stop you getting your leave days when requirerd and your shifts will be less come the following month .If you raise any concerns or issues you wiĺl not be listened to.And there is no confidentiality from management who thrive on the gossip culture .

Pros

BBC scotland location has great transport links

Cons

Dont ask for holidays they dont like it
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Terrible comps

A terrible company. They care about their reputation than employees! If you don’t want to be respected, talked down to. Never get any promotion. Then go for it.

Pros

Nice uniform

Cons

Poorly managed
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1 star rating... see below why

High rate of staff turnover, management living in each others pockets, DSMs don't let you earn over a certain threshold a month. Rubbish low wages

Pros

Nice uniform

Cons

Low wages, bad management
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Poor Management

The Management here is very poor and the stress that the managers put you through is horrendous. All the managers care about is what they can get out of it for themselves and offer no support to Officers. Do Not Apply it's not worth the Stress. Very fast turnover of staff. Due to staff leaving all the time.
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Awful management with most sites being under staffed and no work life balance.

This company is awful the senior management are all related and are a bunch of bullying racist thugs. The management would rather plot and push people out of the business then focus on pushing the business forward they struggle to protect the contact on a daily basis with the amount of dropped shifts they get weekly due to the conveyor belt of staff consequently being fined off the client.
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Productive at work

One of the best security company I have worked. The management and the staff are very good and has helped me in shaping my career. The over all is good and is recommendable to anyone. The organisation have now emerged with Knightsbridge security and is controlled by Interserve.
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Shockingly treated

Would definately not recommend my worst enemy to work on the particular site (bbc manchester). Treated by those people in charge like robots. Giving you unnecessary roles and they put yes robotic numptys in a supervisory role. I would liken it to military, although more a Disney company, with Disney characters in charge.
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Fair company

A good company to work for, they provided a respectable uniform and good communication with management. Worked with fair colleagues and management were also fair regarding holiday leave. Awkward hours not a regular 9-5 and anti-social hours. The site I worked at was enjoyable a good workplace environment.

Pros

A nice uniform

Cons

Anti social hours
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Management is a joke

Decent pay rate and good professional sites. But "upper" management is a joke. Constantly changing managers and nobody is informed. They look out for one another and make fake promises for staff. They favoritise and do no care about officers who work long hours.

Pros

Paid lunches

Cons

Long hours
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Great manager and team.

Very professional and friendly. Manager he was very fair and helpful and friendly. And made me feel at ease immediately and happy to be part of a great team.

Pros

Professional great management
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Terrible Management

Control room slack and have bad attitude. Manager I had was very pushy in a negative way. Would not recommend unless you wish to just be treated as a number.

Pros

Fixed contract

Cons

everything else
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Awful company to work for!

First Security is a terrible company to work for because their management is absolutely clueless! They are very bad at communicating, they have no personal skills... Do not apply for a job with them! Don't waste your time! Avoid at all cost!

Pros

None

Cons

See above!
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false

Offer you a job then a few days later the postion is filled, the managers have no clue either. Fake stolen falor mangers.. wouldnt even bother with them

Pros

none

Cons

offer you a job, managers lie
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amazing working place with good pay

best place to work lovely people and management lots of overtimes and good payment great place to work chance work in different environment always respect to the staff

Pros

lots of overtimes

Cons

long hours
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productive with training

Very good company that helped me on my security career. They got me qualified and enough experience. I got to work at different sites to gain experience. Management very helpful.
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ok`

not too bad of a company they do have a few contracts however not the bests i was working in armani as a supervisor for them it was okay til they cut the security staff and numbers which left me with no job.

Pros

lovley managers
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some of the them fun workplace some of them are not.

not bad for working as security officer as other coworker are helpful and some of them are not. the management team are not responsible enough in order to communication.
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productive and amazing place to work for

Professional management and professional team . They are offering both clients and stuff world class customer service
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Terrible employer

Do not work for this company - they are a bunch of con artists who will use every trick in the book to steal your pay cheque from you. Account managers are lazy and useless Control Room and Resource managers are lazy and incompetent.

Pros

none

Cons

everything
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Unprofessional "upper" management

There's actually not much to say. The company was hateful to work for, management still had the 1800's attitude towards females.

Pros

None

Cons

Terrible management
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