Co-op Food

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They care about what their frontline employees think and want to be a good employer.


Co-op Food is a food retail co-operative brand used by The Co-operative Group in the UK.

Do Co-op Food pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at Co-op Food.

Convenience Stores who pay breaks include Central England Co-operative Food, One Stop and Budgens.

Last updated 16 July 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 148 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between January 2024 and July 2024.

34% 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 Co-op Food

  • Best thing

    Getting to meet different people everyday

    Worst thing

    The amount of hours we are allowed to spend each week I tight which leaves me unable to take my full breaks.


    Co-op Food Team leader, June 2023

  • Best thing

    the people who I work with

    Worst thing

    short breaks. not enough pay.


    Co-op Food customer team member, October 2022

  • Best thing

    Paid overtime

    Worst thing

    Missed breaks when busy
    Some people don't get shift preferences


    Co-op Food Team leader, October 2022

  • Best thing

    Hard work but not 2 structured

    Worst thing

    Rarely take full breaks


    Co-op Food Team leader, September 2022

  • Best thing

    Plenty of holiday hours
    Closed Christmas day and Easter Sunday

    Worst thing

    Have to work weekends
    No set shifts
    Distinct devide between morning and evening staff
    Management seem to care more about the shop than the staff
    Team leaders don't get to take their full breaks


    Co-op Food Customer team member, August 2022

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