I've read, agreed with and experienced most of the situations mentioned in the reviews I've read.
Having worked in six different delivery offices, I can say that the experience of working for Royal Mail massively depends on where you work and who for.
I've been forced/expected to work overtime without pay.
I've also been able to book overtime without - more... supervision or question.
I've worked for fair bosses and people who should not be in a supervisory role!
I've worked with good natured, friendly, hard working posties and some lazy, dishonest, whingers.
It's a great job that's very easy and ... - less