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CeX is a retailer. They specialise in buying and selling second hand technology products.


Do CeX pay breaks?

No. Most people don’t get paid breaks at CeX.

Technology Retailers who pay breaks include Canon, PCSpecialist and Richer Sounds.

Last updated 17 June 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 103 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2023 and June 2024.

93% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

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What people are saying about sick pay at CeX

  • Best thing


    Worst thing

    Often aggressive customers, short breaks and low pay


    CeX Sales assistant, July 2023

  • Best thing

    Staff discount
    The team you work with
    Easy to take sick leave

    Worst thing

    You get the rota in less than a week's advance (sometimes only a few days)
    Under 23s get paid significantly less
    Management does not respect you and do not follow through on their promises
    Customers can be abusive
    Not getting paid enough for the responsibilities we have e.g. testing at the till
    Unpaid breaks
    Rotas are arranged poorly in the sense that we always either have too many people in or not enough


    CeX Sales assistant, July 2023

  • Best thing

    sales assistants are usually more tight knit, so they are easy to work with

    Worst thing

    minimum wage
    not enough pay for how much work done
    no respect from managers
    micro management
    lack of progression opportunities
    unpaid breaks
    SSP is poor, minimum wage allows for about 2£ an hour on SSP
    lack of communication from management team
    rotas sent out night before shifts start
    last minute changes to rotas
    complaints to HR go nowhere, usually just ends with a “chat” that’s not recorded
    management priority falls with making themselves comfortable rather than ensuring a safe working environment
    bullying from management
    rude and innocent customers which are not dealt with appropriately
    stressful situations not dealt with properly
    trauma not taken seriously
    mental health not taken seriously, usually just laughed about
    no pay increase when picking up more responsibilities such as test


    CeX Sales assistant, November 2022

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