Why does Bensons For Beds get a rating of 4.7?

5 Bensons For Beds employees told us the following about their jobs.

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Bad
  • People feel stressed

    How we know this

    80% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t recommend their team

    How we know this

    20% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Not great
  • People are not paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    40% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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 Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • No career progression

    How we know this

    In the last year, 40% 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 5 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.

  • Uninformed about head office

    How we know this

    40% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • Enough training

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 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.

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About

Bensons For Beds is a retailer. They sell beds, mattresses and bedroom furniture.

bensonsforbeds.co.uk

How Bensons For Beds ranks

Bensons For Beds ranks joint 86th to work for in retailers

  1. 85 Applegreen
    4.8
  2. 86= Bensons For Beds
    4.7
  3. 86= National Tyres and Autocare
    4.7

Bensons For Beds job reviews

  • Best thing

    Hours are good and working from home

    Worst thing

    No career progression

    6.4

    Employee, November 2020

    • £18,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Not busy

    Worst thing

    High targets and stress

    1.0

    Employee, June 2020

    • £17,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older

Handy to know

How are people paid?

20%
by the hour
80%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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