UK Government - Forestry Commission
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Very productive to achieve my goal

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I have incredible experience at work, excellent management & workplace culture. Very helpful colleagues. To adjust with different culture people was quite difficult initially, afterwards, It was fun to know people globally.
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A great place to work

Despite a chaotic transition (still in progress) from one agency type to another this is a great place to work with lovely people, excellent benefits and great support.
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  • Ability to learn new things
  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Supportive environment
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  • Overall satisfaction
  • General feeling of work happiness
  • Fair pay for job

Great company to work for, shame it won't last

The Forestry Commission as it currently exists is a great company to work for. Everyone is friendly and helpful, it's like being part of a group of friends working on something together. However due to the Country split, the Forestry Commission as it stands will cease to exist soon, and I think the new company will become like many others and will be a sterile and non-personal one to work for.


Flexi time.


Morale currently low due to division.
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State of limbo and uncertainties

State of limbo and uncertainties surrounding future of Forestry Commission has affected the atmosphere. Little information about end date and future opportunities.
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Fun place to work

Rented out holiday cabins to people, cash handling, customer service, general office duties including telephone bookings


Free holidays


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Based on 44 reviews

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4.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
4.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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