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Arla Foods

10 job reviews

7.3/10
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Arla Foods hours and contracts

Do workers at Arla Foods worry about hours?

Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

Good

33% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

Based on 6 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

How easy is it for Arla Foods workers to change shifts?

People find it hard to change shifts

Bad

0% of people report that it’s easy to change shifts if they need to

Based on 5 employee responses

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Arla Foods?

People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

Excellent

  • 20% report getting one week notice or less
  • 0% report getting two weeks notice
  • 0% report getting three weeks notice
  • 80% report getting four weeks notice or more

Based on 10 employee responses

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.

Do Arla Foods workers get to choose the shifts they work?

People don't get enough choice over which shifts they work

Bad

22% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

Based on 9 employee responses

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Do Arla Foods managers change shifts at short notice?

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

Excellent

11% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

Based on 9 employee responses

Do people work the same number they are contracted for at Arla Foods?

Most people work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

Good

50% of people report working 8 hours or more than they’re contracted for each week

Based on 6 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, you should expect to work about the same number of hours that your contract guarantees you, most of the time.

It’s useful to pick up or drop a few shifts here and there, but if you often work a lot more hours every week than you’re contracted for, a good job should guarantee them.

This means you’re more likely to know when you’ll be working and how much you’ll earn in advance.

Do people at Arla Foods get proper breaks?

People get proper breaks

Excellent

100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

Based on 9 employee responses

What types of job contracts do Arla Foods use?

This employer mostly uses full time contracts

  • 100% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 6 employee responses

How easy is it to book a holiday at Arla Foods?

People find it easy to book holidays

Excellent

78% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

Based on 9 employee responses

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.

How easy is it to take sick leave at Arla Foods?

Most people find it easy to take sick leave

Good

70% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

Based on 10 employee responses