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Bakehouse is a coffeeshop and cafe chain based in Essex. They serve food and drink and retail products both online and in stores. They are part of the Rustic Pub Co.

bakehousecoffeeshop.co.uk
6.2

Rating based on 13 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Bakehouse

Pay

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  • Only some people are paid a living wage

    Do Bakehouse pay a living wage?

    Some people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

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  • Some people do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at Bakehouse do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

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  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do Bakehouse managers change shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    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.

Workplace

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  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Bakehouse?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    60% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

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  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do people at Bakehouse enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    80% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

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  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Bakehouse recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

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  • Only some people get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Bakehouse?

    Only some people are given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 50% 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 data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    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.