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Cancer Research UK Reviews

Updated 25 Feb 2020

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3.8
73%
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87%
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Cancer Research UK CEO Michelle Mitchell (no image)
Michelle Mitchell
27 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Press Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic culture, great core values and enjoyable variety of work

    Cons

    Quite large so sometimes fragmented

    Cancer Research UK2020-02-25
  2. "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    interesting marketing opportunities available and projects to work on

    Cons

    Have a very top down approach to working

    Cancer Research UK2020-02-20
  3. "Friendly place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive 

    I worked at Cancer Research UK full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, social, good location, learning, chances to progress

    Cons

    lots of barriers in place, not convinced by leadership

    Cancer Research UK2020-02-08
  4. "A great cause and friendly internal culture"

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    Current Employee - Internal Communications Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - flexible working - friendly people - great pension - lovely office - great progress with EDI agenda

    Cons

    - very heirarchial - HR policies don't make sense

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    Cancer Research UK2020-01-20
  5. "Fun and useful"

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    Former Employee - Stock Associate/Sales Associate 

    I worked at Cancer Research UK part-time

    Pros

    learned about retail gained some experience got to speak to some cool people

    Cons

    a lot of the same, repetitive tasks- but still fairly therapeutic

    Cancer Research UK2020-01-14
  6. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working Like-minded colleagues that really care about the cause Trusted to do my job Great personal development

    Cons

    Slow decision making from management at times

    Cancer Research UK2020-01-02
  7. "Scientists"

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    Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Secure and minimum stress with generally good facilities. Great holidays

    Cons

    Terrible pay structure, moral and HR

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    Cancer Research UK2020-01-13
  8. "just volunteered"

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    Current Employee - Volunteer 

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK part-time

    Pros

    lots of fun and get to meet lots of people

    Cons

    sometimes customers are not very nice

    Cancer Research UK2019-12-17
  9. "Wonderful cause wonderful company"

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    Current Employee - Events Assistant in Watford, East of England, England
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    In every aspect a team company, all levels work kindly together to get optimum results.

    Cons

    Wish the days were longer and more frequent!

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    Cancer Research UK2019-11-20
  10. "Great place to work, needs a better structure for progression"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Executive 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Research UK full-time

    Pros

    Good working hours, positive and inspiring team

    Cons

    Progression to manager level is limited

    Cancer Research UK2019-11-07

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