5.6

Halfords

Duty manager at Halfords

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales supervisors or deputy manager.

12 workers in this role at Halfords have taken the survey.

How much do Halfords pay duty managers?

Duty manager at Halfords
£9.17–12.30
Typical range
£8.72–11.70

Duty manager employees at Halfords are typically paid £9.17–12.30 an hour, based on data from 12 employees.

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What is management like for duty manager employees at Halfords?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do duty managers think Halfords head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    92% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do duty managers at Halfords feel treated with respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    92% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Managers and most work colleagues

    Worst thing

    Higher management

    3.6

    Halfords Employee, May 2021

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What are the hours like for duty manager employees at Halfords?

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Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do duty managers get of their shift pattern at Halfords?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 18% report getting one week notice or less
    • 18% report getting two weeks notice
    • 27% report getting three weeks notice
    • 36% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    Do duty managers at Halfords get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    64% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Halfords managers change duty managers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do duty managers at Halfords get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    50% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for duty managers to book a holiday at Halfords?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Best things are, flexible hours, very good team and great benefits.

    Worst thing

    Volume of tasks, Low industry pay and I have to travel for training.

    8.1

    Halfords Sales advisor, November 2020

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What is career progression like for duty managers at Halfords?

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Good
  • Enough training

    Do duty managers get enough training when they start at Halfords?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Excellent
  • Opportunities to progress

    Are duty managers given support to progress at Halfords?

    People are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 75% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from duty managers at Halfords

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  • Best thing

    None at all! Nothing!

    Worst thing

    All of it. 20 hours plus u paid per week, no breaks, never leave on time, exhausting work, too few staff.

    1.6

    Halfords Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Team and manager i work with

    Worst thing

    Targets,not enough colleagues ,too much task

    5.8

    Halfords Deputy manager, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Great team to work for

    Worst thing

    The company like to please customers t much and are scared to say no to them.

    8.8

    Halfords Duty manager, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Days off

    Worst thing

    Constant pressure timed work

    5.9

    Halfords Supervisor, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Fun environment and skills to learn

    Worst thing

    Having to hit a lot of targets for such a low paid job

    6.4

    Halfords Duty manager, February 2020

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How Halfords ranks

Halfords ranks joint 40th to work for in retail or sales supervisor employers

  1. 40= Halfords
    5.6
  2. 40= Paperchase
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  3. 40= The Original Factory Shop
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