Sales assistant at Bonmarché

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales assistants.

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How much does Bonmarché pay sales assistant employees?

Sales assistant at Bonmarché
£8.00–8.91
Typical range
£7.00–10.00

Sales assistant employees at Bonmarché are typically paid £8.00–8.91 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for sales assistant employees at Bonmarché?

8 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    0% 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 5 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.

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What are the hours like for sales assistant employees at Bonmarché?

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Bad
  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 20% report getting two weeks notice
    • 40% report getting three weeks notice
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 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.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 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.

Excellent
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    20% 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.

What is career progression like for sales assistant employees at Bonmarché?

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Excellent
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    80% 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.

Latest reviews from sales assistant employees at Bonmarché

  • Best thing

    It’s a slower pace, but a lot better than working in supermarkets.

    Worst thing

    Staff room is in the basement, to far away if anything was wrong.

    7.4

    Sales assistant, March 2021

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Colleagues and some customers

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff.

    3.4

    Sales advisor, September 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older

How Bonmarché ranks

Bonmarché ranks 136th to work for in retail or sales assistant employers

  1. 135 Applegreen
    4.8
  2. 136 Bonmarché
    4.7
  3. 137= McColls
    4.2