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Do B&M pay breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks at B&M.

Retailers who pay breaks include Sofology, Renault and IKEA.

Last updated 28 January, 2022

How we know this

Based on 616 job reviews from people who work at B&M.

64% of people say they get paid breaks

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.

Which retailers pay breaks?

  1. Sofology Breaks are paid
    7.3
  2. Renault Breaks are paid
    7.2
  3. IKEA Breaks are paid
    7.1
  4. Harrods Breaks are paid
    7.0
  5. Ocado Breaks are paid
    6.9
  6. Lyreco Breaks are paid
    6.9
  7. Waterstones Breaks are paid
    6.6
  8. Dreams Breaks are paid
    6.6
  9. QVC Breaks are paid
    6.2
  10. Oak Furniture Land Breaks are paid
    6.2

What people are saying about sick pay at B&M

  • Best thing

    More breaks than most retail jobs
    Easy job

    Worst thing

    Management are lazy, not proactive and unable to delegate
    Favouritism
    Unequal opportunities
    Lack of overtime
    16 hours is maximum contract hours
    Minimum wage
    No rewards

    4.3

    B&M Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Colleague, Breaks and Leaving

    Worst thing

    Favouritism

    4.8

    B&M Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    The breaks are adequate, some managers are ok and others expect too much of you. Very easy job.

    Worst thing

    The only stressful thing is trying to help a customer or being on the till when it’s busy. But if you can handle yourself then it’s fine. Can get boring when there are no jobs left to do and you have to face up the store.

    7.6

    B&M Sales assistant, November 2020