Cleaner at B&M

People in this role may also be known as cleaners and domestics.

16 workers in this role at B&M have taken the survey.

How much does B&M pay cleaners?

Cleaner at B&M
£7.86–8.91
Typical range
£8.33–10.47

Cleaner employees at B&M are typically paid £7.86–8.91 an hour, based on data from 16 employees.

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What is management like for cleaner employees at B&M?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do cleaners think B&M head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    92% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 13 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Not great
  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do cleaners at B&M feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    73% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Some Work colleagues are great

    Worst thing

    Poor management,
    Bad health and safety
    Unclean and staff and management don't care.
    Expected to do 2 or 3 peoples work by yourself,
    Permanently understaffed,
    Some work colleagues get away with doing nothing all shift,
    Staff members acting like management when they're not management

    2.1

    Employee, September 2021

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What are the hours like for cleaner employees at B&M?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do cleaners get of their shift pattern at B&M?

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

    How we know this

    • 38% report getting one week notice or less
    • 50% report getting two weeks notice
    • 13% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 16 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.

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do cleaners at B&M get to choose the shifts they work?

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

    How we know this

    56% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 16 job reviews

    Why this matters

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

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  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for cleaners to take sick leave at B&M?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    56% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do B&M managers change cleaners shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    64% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 14 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 don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do cleaners at B&M worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    69% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 16 job reviews

    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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for cleaners to book a holiday at B&M?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    79% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 14 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do cleaners at B&M do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    86% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 14 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

    The hours aren't too bad

    Worst thing

    Management aren't the greatest, no communication

    3.3

    Employee, July 2021

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What is career progression like for cleaners at B&M?

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  • No career progression

    Are cleaners given support to progress at B&M?

    People aren’t given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 85% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 13 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

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  • Not enough training

    Do cleaners get enough training when they start at B&M?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    71% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 14 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 cleaners at B&M

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  • Best thing

    Doing the job I do

    5.2

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Early hours

    Worst thing

    People not cleaning after themselves

    5.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    I start early and finish early

    Worst thing

    Stress

    2.9

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    I have all the materials to clean

    2.2

    Employee, January 2021

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How B&M ranks

B&M ranks 33rd to work for in cleaner or domestic employers

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    5.3
  2. 33 B&M
    4.9
  3. 34 NIC
    4.5