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How are the working hours at Royal Mail?

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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.

Answered - Christmas Casual Mail Sorter (Former Employee) - Greenford, Greater London

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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

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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

Answered - Royal mail postman/driver (Former Employee) - Batley, West Yorkshire

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I think the working hours are really good.

Answered - Postman/Driver (Former Employee) - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Very manageable

Answered - Mail sorter (Former Employee) - Slough, Berkshire

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

Answered - Philatelic Customer Service Advisor (Former Employee) - Edinburgh

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

Answered - Mail sorter (Former Employee) - Greenford Branch London

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

Answered - Mail Sorter (Former Employee) - London

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Very long hours , 9.pm till 6 am

Answered - Postman (PHG) (Former Employee) - London, UK

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Early starts for full time employees. 39 hours per week usually over 6 days with 2 days off. Saturday working on a rota bas is. Paid lunch breaks.

Answered - Administrative Officer (Current Employee) - Bradford, West Yorkshire

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