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B&Q

Breakroom Rating
based on 80 job reviews
6.9/10
  • UK
  • DIY and builders merchants
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B&Q job reviews

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80 B&Q employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

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  • 10.0/10

    Customer Advisor

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No unpaid extra work
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    May 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Sales Assistant

    • £17,700 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Late finishes

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    May 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Customer service adviser

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    The flexibility

    Worst thing

    Lower hours

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    May 2020
  • 8.6/10

    Assistant Manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    April 2020
  • 5.2/10

    CA

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Management

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    April 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Customer Advisor

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Customer adviser

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    CA

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Team Leader

    • Manages people
    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Recognition, payment issues

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    March 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Customer adviser

    • £9.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Not enough training
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    March 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.25 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Safe workplace
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    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Customer adviser

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.37 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Knowing the people

    Worst thing

    Putting more responsibility on everyone with no wage increases

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    March 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Merchandiser

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks
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    February 2020
  • 6.7/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The people are great

    Worst thing

    The management make life unberable !

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    February 2020
  • 10.0/10

    General manager

    • Manages people
    • £78,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Treated with respect
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    February 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer advisor

    • £16,900 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Enough training
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    February 2020