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First Direct is a bank. They are based online and on the telephone.

Do First Direct pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at First Direct.

Banks who pay breaks include Vanquis Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Skipton Building Society.

Last updated 24 February 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 35 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and February 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 First Direct

  • Best thing

    Friendly colleagues

    Worst thing

    Long shifts, short breaks. If you need a day off you need to know a year in advance


    First Direct Customer service advisor, June 2021

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