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“Warning of this agency!”

Written on: 03/08/2015 by Jadyn209 (1 review written)

This agency have the manners of a rat! There so called advice and guidance is silly. If you are keen on a job and have experience, do not listen to there advise, listen to your self. After listening to this agency worker, even tho deep down, thinking to my self, this seems to much! For a simple interview. I listened to her, which resulted in me not getting the job. She even said on the phone the next day. "You where too prepared, sorry about that, understand you where just listing to me", my… Read Full Review

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“Staff at agency too busy to answer queries”

Written on: 08/07/2015 by esWatkins59 (1 review written)

I visited the Ludgate Hill catering and hospitality section in June 2015, London. I found that the staff dealing with recruiting me were too busy when I went in to register, and too busy to return my phone calls. It seems that they don't have enough staff who are willing to help with useful information about work. Also it would have been a two stage process to register. One to fill in the long application form, and then two to come in again and fill in papers before you start working there. Not… Read Full Review

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“Don't go to this agency!”

Written on: 14/06/2015 by 440North (1 review written)

After only one bad feedback received I wasn't given more shifts and the staff there made me feeling unwelcome. Disgusting behaviour!… Read Full Review

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“More like Broken Arrow!”

Written on: 29/05/2015 by Bragg166 (1 review written)

I was tuped across to Blue Arrow in January. When the company was awarded the contract everybody seemed fairly optimistic about the future with Blue Arrow. I have worked in my current job for around 8 years with another agency. They werent the best company to work for but ultimatley if they messed up with wages, time off or anything else theyd do what they could to ammend the problem. Just under 5 months into my employment with this shower of clowns my wages have been wrong to the tune of… Read Full Review

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“Rip off!”

Written on: 21/05/2015 by arMedeiros128 (1 review written)

I have recently completed a 5 weekend contract with the company. They refuse to pay for the induction session & now are trying to get out of paying everyone holiday pay… Read Full Review

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“wasted my time and lied”

Written on: 13/05/2015 by Humphriesuw183 (1 review written)

I applied for a vacancy through blue arrow swansea I signed up registered was told I was in 3 weeks later I finally got a call to go into a job ,the "guy" said yes start thursday 2pm til midnight thursday and friday I thought brilliant was well up for the job then on the wednesday afternoon before I was due to start I got a call why didnt you go to work , I said hang on you said I start tomorrow !!!!!!!!!! I was then told no we said wednesday by the "guy" well in fact both my partner and… Read Full Review

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“put on hold”

Written on: 12/05/2015 by DorianCarr16 (1 review written)

I was advised to ask for a job in their branch in Bradford West Yorkshire, first time I called I was given wrong number of a recruiter, second time I called I gave them my name and address,I was put on hold for nearly 20 minutes hearing it will take few more minutes my credit run out twice they never called back to confirm when will I have the interview. Best wishes… Read Full Review

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“Brighton Branch reduced me to tears!”

Written on: 31/03/2015 by palominopony (1 review written)

This is the worst agency I have ever dealt with. They seem to be incapable of keeping accurate records and then blame you when things are not correct. Dealt with two account managers the first of whom was friendly, the second was possibly the rudest human being I have ever met and actually reduced me to tears over the phone. Pay was never on time. A joke… Read Full Review

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“ in bellshill branch they never pay.”

Written on: 07/02/2015 by Beck47 (1 review written)

Worked for bellshil branch for months and not once did i get paid on time. Then when i called to say about this every week they would just start an argument. The only thing i could say to be positive is close the place down or get new saff !!! absaloutly shocking service!!!!!… Read Full Review

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“worst agency ever”

Written on: 24/01/2015 by qyCaldwell230 (1 review written)

They don't pay you on time. They delayed one of my payments of £400 for up to a month. They end your contract without any notice. I would say use this agency as a last resort. All you are to them is just another ran number on there system… Read Full Review

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“No pay for work done.”

Written on: 27/12/2014 by Simon33 (1 review written)

Contacted by an agent for a 1 month temporary telephone admin role. Informed them at the time of first contact that I would need two days off within the first two weeks to attend interviews for permanent jobs. They said they would confirm that it was ok with the employer. After working in the role for a week and informing the employer that I needed time off for an interview; was told blue arrow had made no attempt to contact them regarding the issue, and that I would not be allowed to attend… Read Full Review

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“gisgusting agency”

Written on: 19/12/2014 by gmcg84 (1 review written)

Had accident at work while working for bellshill branch at end of august, it is now mid-december and still havnt received a penny of ssp(sick pay) as i was told i hadnt followed contractual procedures! Was never given a copy of my contract and had phoned in to notify i would be absent long term and handed in all my lines to date! Staff very rude and despite several attempts to rectify the problem was told they would phone me back only to be left to do the chasing all over again! Absolutly… Read Full Review

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“good jobs”

Written on: 19/12/2014 by rbHanley198 (1 review written)

they are paying minimum wage even u work weekends or late shifts… Read Full Review

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“Aberdeen branch couldn`t give a damn”

Written on: 29/11/2014 by neverforgive (1 review written)

I was unlucky enough to be employed through this outfit for a year or so,and will never put myself through that ever again.Numerous mistakes ,over holiday dates and pay,but no apology.Staff were arrogant and rude.I would recommend this mob to my worst enemy-they deserve each other.Do not touch this lot with a Barge pole(even if it has Dettol on it) I honestly and truly feel for anyone who has had to deal with them ,or is currently having their life stressed out by them.They are on a par with… Read Full Review

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“NO PAY - Absolutely terrifying experience”

Written on: 19/11/2014 by waiID (1 review written)

I have been working with blue arrow for a few months and thank goodness it was over.Since the day I started working they have not paid me for the first few months despite following the correct procedure and calling them everyday. It was to the point that the specific person dealing with me was always away from the desk. Despite telling them I have no money to even get petrol to work and almost on the verge of crying,they took no sympathy. I then left the company and it took them further 6months… Read Full Review

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“an absolute joke”

Written on: 19/10/2014 by MadisonHowe (1 review written)

Wages unpaid. Holidays unpaid. Bad organisation and zero communication or thick people who talk to you like dirt. Avoid unless your truely desperate… Read Full Review

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Bagroup's Comment

Written on: 12/11/2014

Hi Madison, Sorry to hear about your bad experience. If you email us your details we will help to solve your unpaid wages if this is still an issue. Kind regards, Blue Arrow

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Faithinbluearrow's Comment

Written on: 29/11/2014

Its early on for me and for the first time I haven't been paid. Hopefully these horror stories won't be the case in my case. If they mess me about there's a v simple remedy. I won't work another day for them, check with the end customer who u have been working for and see if a charge for your time has been made. If the company are just sitting on the cash them u can either go legal or visit the branch. My respective branch with be struggling to work without computer equipment within the next week. The police don't get involved with civil matters unless violence is used so eBay might be busy this week ;).

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“Worst work experience ”

Written on: 26/09/2014 by Louise_marie (1 review written)

Worked for the agency last year and it was ok. If you couldn't commit to the work they would make you feel guilty and like you have some loyalties to them which you don't hench 'agency worker'. Currently got offered some work and because I had a job interview a very nasty and spiteful recruiter said she would take me off the full books for the following week which I had built up 30 hours which I needed. She then told me she is taking me off the books which I wasn't happy about but spoke to… Read Full Review

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“Horrible agency! 0 Stars!”

Written on: 23/09/2014 by OliverWare466 (1 review written)

Worked for the company for 6weeks, told them i was going to an interview one day and they rang me on the day and said don't bother coming back, very rude woman my pay was never right and not once did they correct it. Some of my fellow colleagues went without pay for 5weeks, don't bother going to them unless you 100% have to. … Read Full Review

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“absolute joke!!”

Written on: 01/09/2014 by exeterripper (1 review written)

usless agency, rude, greedy and selfish. messed up my holiday 3weeks in a row. refused to reconise their fault. hung up on phone on me. actualy shouted at down the phone for continuasly phone to see if they sorted wages out!! only care about getting their pay. would never recommend in a million years. liers say they will call back but never do. trust me and all the other ppl on here dont waste ur time they will do the same to you. shame they even got 1 star… Read Full Review

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“absolute joke!!”

Written on: 01/09/2014 by exeterripper2014 (1 review written)

usless agency, rude, greedy and selfish. messed up my holiday 3weeks in a row. refused to reconise their fault. hung up on phone on me. actualy shouted at down the phone for continuasly phone to see if they sorted wages out!! only care about getting their pay. would never recommend in a million years. liers say they will call back but never do. trust me and all the other ppl on here dont waste ur time they will do the same to you. shame they even got 1 star… Read Full Review

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