Team leader at B&Q

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales supervisors or duty manager.

13 workers in this role at B&Q have taken the survey.

How much does B&Q pay team leaders?

Team leader at B&Q
£9.57–12.23
Typical range
£8.63–11.71

Team leader employees at B&Q are typically paid £9.57–12.23 an hour, based on data from 13 employees.

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What is management like for team leader employees at B&Q?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do team leaders think B&Q 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

    15% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners 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.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do team leaders at B&Q feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    83% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 12 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

    Good hours and respectful management, I’m allowed to get on with my work without being micro managed and take my breaks when I want, management treats me well and therefore I work hard. When I finish I don’t think about work til my next shift starts.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes the building can be too warm as I’m rushing around. Sometimes the stationary I need isn’t available.

    9.4

    Employee, April 2021

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What are the hours like for team leader employees at B&Q?

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  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do team leaders at B&Q do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Yes. People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    78% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 9 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.

Not great
  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do team leaders at B&Q get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    44% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    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.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for team leaders to take sick leave at B&Q?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do team leaders at B&Q get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    67% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 6 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.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do team leaders get of their shift pattern at B&Q?

    Most people get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 15% report getting three weeks notice
    • 69% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 15% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 13 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for team leaders to book a holiday at B&Q?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    85% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 13 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 short notice shift changes

    Do B&Q managers change team leaders shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    17% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 12 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 team leaders at B&Q worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    0% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Hours suit

    Worst thing

    Low pay, not inclusive

    5.5

    Employee, May 2021

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What is career progression like for team leaders at B&Q?

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  • Enough training

    Do team leaders get enough training when they start at B&Q?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    62% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 13 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.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are team leaders given support to progress at B&Q?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report 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 12 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.

Latest reviews from team leaders at B&Q

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  • Best thing

    The culture, the job and the management.

    Worst thing

    Distance to travel.

    9.1

    Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Great team

    Worst thing

    We need more staff

    9.0

    Team leader, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Staff and customers

    Worst thing

    Opening hours to long

    8.7

    Team leader, September 2019

  • Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Bad management / Dumn Head office decisions

    4.9

    Front end team leader, September 2019

How B&Q ranks

B&Q ranks joint 9th to work for in retail or sales supervisor employers

  1. 8 East of England Co-op
    6.6
  2. 9= B&Q
    6.5
  3. 9= Paperchase
    6.5