Working in a Betting Office is a series of ups and downs in my opinion, no two days are ever the same. Sometimes it will be quiet all day and not stressful at all, the next day could be absolutely manic, none-stop all day and your head is spinning even after you get home at night with no time to even think about anything else other than making sure bets are on time etc. Culture is a mismatch too, most people I worked with were really nice people, made out of work friends of most of them, the job while stressful can be a real laugh with the right colleagues. The hardest part of the job I would say is trying to get your basic job done which is taking bets while there is a thousand other job related things going on in your head. Most enjoyable part I would say is the big Racing Festivals, Cheltenham, Ascot, Goodwood & the Grand National etc, just the speed at which you learn to work is incredible.
Lunch can be taken whenever. Mostly nice customers(contrary to popular beliefs). Flexible Hours.
Struggle to get a break when its busy, Company doesn't seem to know which direction it wants to go in one month to the next.