Royal Mail
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How are the working hours at Royal Mail?

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  • Expect to do atleast an extra 8 hrs a week minimum and forget your breaks if you want to finish anywhere remotely on time.

  • 8 hour shifts 1/2 hour for food and 2 x 15 minute breaks.Usually there is overtime available. Managers are usually lenient for hospital/doctors/children related appointments.

  • 30 hour contract with loads of overtime if wanted. shifts i done were from 6am-2 pm / 6am- 6.30 pm / 8am-2pm /3.30 pm -6 pm plus 40 -70 hour weeks 3 week christmas spell

  • Some good some not so good ,as a part timer had to do 3 days which was great,then changed contract to 4 days working every Saturday not good

  • I think the working hours are really good.

  • Very manageable

  • Good - they have family friendly hours, which was ideal for me.

  • 8 hours overnight Mon-Fri, Sat/sun Overtime available

  • Long hours and insufficient breaks.
    they should prolong breaks at least to 35 mins.

  • Very long hours , till 6 am

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