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Dobbies is a garden centre company.

Do Dobbies pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at Dobbies.

Retailers who pay breaks include Churchill China, MandM Direct and Boden.

Last updated 29 May 2023

How we know this

Based on data from 81 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and May 2023.

38% 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 Dobbies

  • Best thing

    The staff are lovely

    Worst thing

    The pay is awful we are all overworked and understaffed cause no one stays we are temporary don’t get food for lunch we have to pay for everything only 15 minute breaks at a time usually not until 4 hours into your shifts and young are treat very unfairly


    Dobbies Customer advisor, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Expected to do too much, no breaks.


    Dobbies Employee, November 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting people, good team, local.

    Worst thing

    Short notice on rotas, not finishing on time, not getting breaks, bad management


    Dobbies Team member, July 2021

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