Co-op Food

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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 BP, Southern Co-op and One Stop.

Last updated 29 January 2023

How we know this

Based on 157 job reviews from people who work at Co-op Food.

41% 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

    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

  • Best thing

    Pay, 6 weeks holiday

    Worst thing

    Stressful, can’t take proper breaks, not given enough hours to get all the work done and not paid overtime


    Co-op Food Team leader, July 2022

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