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Artisan People is a recruitment agency.

artisanpeople.com

Rating based on 11 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Artisan People

Pay

    Needs improving
  • Most people aren’t paid a living wage

    Do Artisan People pay a living wage?

    Most people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Artisan People get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    82% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do Artisan People pay sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Okay
  • Some people do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at Artisan People do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Artisan People?

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

    How we know this

    • 70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 0% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 10% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 20% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and December 2023.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people worry about their hours

    Do workers at Artisan People worry about hours?

    Most people worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    73% of people report they worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do Artisan People workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    40% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

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

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Artisan People?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

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

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Shifts can get changed at short notice

    Do Artisan People managers change shifts at short notice?

    Some managers change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    36% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Artisan People?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

  • Needs improving
  • People work a lot more hours than their contract

    Do people work the same number they are contracted for at Artisan People?

    Most people work a lot more hours than their contact..

    How we know this

    100% of people report working 8 hours or more than their contract.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

Workplace

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Artisan People feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    73% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do people at Artisan People get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    82% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Artisan People?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    40% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good
  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do people at Artisan People enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    70% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and December 2023.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Artisan People recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    36% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Artisan People?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    55% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2022 and January 2024.

    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.

How Artisan People ranks

Artisan People ranks 57th to work for out of temping and recruitment agencies.

  1. 55= Rme Consultants
    5.4
  2. 57 Artisan People
    5.2
  3. 58= Ganymede
    5.1

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 23 April 2024.

Artisan People job reviews

  • Best thing

    Flexible

    Worst thing

    No shifts some weeks

    6.4

    Artisan People Sales assistant, August 2023

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 11 Artisan People employees

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
10% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
20% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

Based on 10 Artisan People employees

What contracts are people on?

Zero hours 100% report having zero hours contracts.

Based on 11 Artisan People employees