HGV driver at Argos

People in this role may also be known as HGV and LGV drivers.

5 workers in this role at Argos have taken the survey.

How much does Argos pay HGV drivers?

HGV driver at Argos
£12.67–18.14
Typical range
£9.50–15.38

HGV driver employees at Argos are typically paid £12.67–18.14 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for HGV driver employees at Argos?

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Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do HGV drivers get of their shift pattern at Argos?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 40% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for HGV drivers to book a holiday at Argos?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for HGV drivers to take sick leave at Argos?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    80% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Argos managers change HGV drivers shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    20% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do HGV drivers at Argos get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do HGV drivers at Argos do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    20% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Easy work with mostly good hours

    Worst thing

    The 'down time' when we don't have any deliveries or much work to do

    7.6

    Employee, April 2021

    • £10.25 per hour

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Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do HGV drivers get enough training when they start at Argos?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from HGV drivers at Argos

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  • Best thing

    the team i work with

    9.4

    HGV driver, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £18.56 per hour
    • 25 or older

How Argos ranks

Argos ranks joint 22nd to work for in HGV or LGV driver employers

  1. 18= Travis Perkins
    6.5
  2. 22= Argos
    6.4
  3. 22= FedEx
    6.4