Looking for a job?

Back to B&M

5.4

B&M job reviews

Showing 72 reviews from:

  • Best thing

    I have job and some good team colleagues

    Worst thing

    No progress no help no understanding

    1.0

    Supervisor, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.02 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Close to home

    Worst thing

    Badly run no communication management are hopeless

    3.3

    Till operator, January 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    How much there is

    4.8

    Shop floor, January 2021

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Experience, Making friends with collueges

    Worst thing

    Management, lack of communication.

    6.4

    Floor staff, January 2021

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    the hours and some of the staff

    5.5

    Customer service manager, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £14,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Some of the people.

    Worst thing

    Not being told things

    3.4

    Cashier, January 2021

    • £8.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff members : 10% discount

    3.3

    Replenishment, January 2021

    • £6.45 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good team

    Worst thing

    Short notice of shifts, very erractic times, no consistency

    5.5

    Store assistant, December 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Flexibility
    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication
    Lack of appreciation
    Pay

    5.8

    Customer assistant, December 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Some of my work family have given me some massive support through personal struggles

    Worst thing

    Communication, and rota system also some shifts not enough staff working

    4.0

    Customer assistant, December 2020

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Friendships, easy repetitive work

    Worst thing

    Pay

    7.6

    Shop assistant, December 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Being able to interact with customers and earn money

    Worst thing

    not being payed enough for the amount i do and being given so much to do

    4.6

    Sales assistant, December 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Interacting with customers, building working relationships and keeping the till area clean and tidy.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes till calls being ignored.

    7.0

    Customer service assistant, November 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Money and lack of hours

    1.7

    Shop assistant, November 2020

    • £8.52 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Guaranteed contract hours, flexibility of hours

    Worst thing

    You dont always get to take your holidays

    7.5

    Supervisor, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Overtime is available, manager is flexible with shift patterns

    Worst thing

    No variety in job roles

    7.2

    Customer assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    easy to do it’s enjoyable gives me experience in a work place

    Worst thing

    Long hours with only 20-30 minutes break

    7.8

    Floor staff, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    left to run my store

    Worst thing

    outside influences

    8.5

    store manager, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £27,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Its local

    Worst thing

    The money is bad
    Some management aren't nice
    Expected to do a lot for my job role

    2.7

    Customer assistant, November 2020

    • £4.35 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    We’re all like a family

    6.1

    Customer assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with.

    Worst thing

    Management and not having enough time when they want everything perfect.

    3.5

    Retail assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Going home/ finishing time

    Worst thing

    Management

    4.2

    Cashier, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Other workers are nice and loving.

    Worst thing

    Unsafe with COVID

    6.8

    Tills, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • 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.

    8.1

    Sales assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Talking to customers, making friends

    Worst thing

    Getting shouted at, the fear of getting something wrong

    6.1

    Customer assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Distance

    5.5

    Customer Service, October 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    My team , the hours

    Worst thing

    Lack of support from higher management, lack of regular training

    5.2

    Team manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Hours, flexibility. Store managers are good (Not including supervisors)

    Worst thing

    Favouritism between supervisors and team members. Supervisors who do not come out of the office all shift. Supervisors who lack skills to do the job.

    7.6

    Replenishment, October 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Not enough space to type up

    2.7

    Retail assistant, October 2020

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Left alone to do my job.

    Worst thing

    Workload.

    3.6

    Garden center assistant, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Easy work, paid for 12 hours but usually work 10.

    Worst thing

    Occasional Dirty trailers that we need to pull heavy pallets on.

    6.8

    Class 1 driver, October 2020

    • £11.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Some of the people i work with

    Worst thing

    Management

    2.2

    Shop floor, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Most people are nice

    Worst thing

    Low pay

    3.6

    Reach truck driver, August 2020

    • £11.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Handful of close friends I work with

    Worst thing

    Rude customers, company expectations, toxic environment, impossible to achieve anything set for the store or an individual, aggressive and violent situations

    1.0

    Supervisor, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £8.50 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Hours outside store opening

    Worst thing

    High expectations

    6.0

    Replenishment, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good people to work with

    Worst thing

    low pay and not many opportunities to progress

    6.1

    Vna driver, August 2020

    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Last minute shift changes, treatment from management, working every weekend

    4.9

    Customer team member, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Company let us just get on with the job

    Worst thing

    Dodgy stacked pallets

    8.5

    Hgv driver, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    A few new friends through staff

    Worst thing

    Management. No support with anything. Backstabbing. Underhand tack ticks of management

    1.5

    Customer service supervisor, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Team good to get on with

    Worst thing

    Poor staff management
    Unfair workload
    No positive feedback
    Underpaid
    No respect for any staff

    3.6

    Customer service assistant, July 2020

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Items that enter store & bargains

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication & disregard

    3.8

    Home champion, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction. Teamwork.

    Worst thing

    Pay

    4.9

    Supervisor, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.03 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I run my own department

    Worst thing

    colleagues

    6.8

    Retail assistant, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    That I don't normally work weekends

    Worst thing

    The company's expection that you do other things that you've not been fully trained for

    4.0

    General assistant, July 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Be around people

    Worst thing

    getting tasks for hundreds off things at once and been under pressure

    4.0

    Sale assistant, July 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I like my manager and my coworkers

    Worst thing

    There is a lot of sexual harassment and discrimination

    3.1

    Replenishment assistant, June 2020

    • £6.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    It’s so boring

    4.6

    Shop assistant, June 2020

    • £6.45 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    The people you meet

    Worst thing

    Pay/hours

    4.9

    Deputy manager, May 2020

    • Manages people
    • £21,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff are friendly

    Worst thing

    Get pushed way to much

    4.2

    Shop assistant, May 2020

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting Customers and my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

    8.1

    Shop assistant, April 2020

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience