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  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Don't know when we finish

    Store assistant, November 2020

    • £5.93 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.8/10
  • Best thing

    Everyone is friendly

    Worst thing

    Sometimes they get too many staff in so there is nothing to do

    Customer service, November 2020

    • £5.93 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    8.4/10
  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication between management and staff

    Sales assistant, November 2020

    • £5.93 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.6/10
  • Best thing

    Can be flexible and all the staff and managers are friendly

    Worst thing

    It’s chaotic and you cannot leave until everything is done - can go over your contracted hours by a lot

    Store assistant, November 2020

    • £5.93 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    5.8/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Angry customers and shift times

    Store assistant, November 2020

    • £5.39 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    The managers and staff are lovely and love to help each other out

    Worst thing

    The customers

    Store assistant, November 2020

    • £5.29 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    Working on tills
    Doing re building

    Sales assistant, November 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.0/10
  • Best thing

    Good people I work with
    Good managers

    Worst thing

    Haven’t got proper training
    Not allowed to get a drink in your shift it it’s under 6 hours

    Store assistant, November 2020

    • £5.96 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    Everyone is understanding

    Worst thing

    The lack of staff sometimes

    Shop assistant, November 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    7.6/10
  • Best thing

    It is close to where I live.

    Worst thing

    Shift times changing the day before. Managers are unapproachable. Staff are left to their own devices and never asked how they are, if they have had breaks etc.

    Sales assistant, October 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    2.2/10
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction after I have completed my shift knowing I have done an excellent job.

    Worst thing

    Cleaning toilets after dirty colleagues.

    Sales assistant, October 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    7.4/10
  • Best thing

    The staff and some of the management

    Worst thing

    Unfair treatment from upper management. They don't treat all the staff the same and can cause a divide.

    Lead sales, September 2020

    • £9.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    Store assistant, September 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    the team

    Worst thing

    lazy people getting away with it

    Store assistant, August 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    7.5/10
  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Late shifts, weekend work, no team work

    Lead sales, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Best thing

    Good team, good enough pay, regular hours

    Worst thing

    Dealing with unrealistic expectations of staff, customers

    Customer assistant, August 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    The colleagues minus management

    Worst thing

    The management

    Sales assistant, July 2020

    • £8.97 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    3.1/10
  • Best thing

    great team members

    Worst thing

    a lot.of responsibility, not enough pay

    Lead sales assistant, July 2020

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Best thing

    the team members

    Worst thing

    lack of solid stable management

    Store assistant, July 2020

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    Fill shift, goes quick

    Worst thing

    Having to serve rude customers

    Store assistant, July 2020

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Unsympathetic management who don’t follow up with how employees are dealing with things

    Cashier, July 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Some members of management, pressure from management, not enough support at times

    Sales assistant, July 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.8/10
  • Best thing

    Pay and benefits

    Worst thing

    Not valued and taken for granted

    Sales assistant, July 2020

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.2/10
  • Best thing

    Bonuses if we hit targets and the fact having supervisor on my CV at 20 looks good.

    Worst thing

    Hours aren’t the best, corporate don’t give a rats arse about us, staff are hit or miss, take a lot of flack and don’t get enough in return for it

    Supervisor, June 2020

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    3.7/10
  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Not worth progressing

    Sales assistant, June 2020

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.6/10
  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Management and rotas

    Store asst, March 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.6/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    No overtime, shady contracts, poor pay

    Sales Assistant, March 2020

    • £8.11 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    1.6/10
  • Best thing

    Working part time and getting paid decently.

    Worst thing

    Lots of stress on delivery. Sometimes we are too understaffed or over staffed.

    Store Assistant, March 2020

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.0/10
  • Best thing

    Semi flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Poor management

    Customer assistant, March 2020

    • £8.16 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.9/10
  • Best thing

    Staff members

    Worst thing

    Pay
    Customers
    Store manager

    Sales assistant, March 2020

    • £6.86 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Worst thing

    Bad pay, boring job, inconsistent finishing time and more

    Store assistant, March 2020

    • £6.82 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    Do my work and just go home no worries

    Worst thing

    Managers don’t want to listen and just brush things off

    Store assistant, February 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.1/10
  • Best thing

    Work people

    Worst thing

    No respect from some managers

    Store assistant, February 2020

    • £6.86 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.5/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

    Store assistant, February 2020

    • £8.32 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.5/10
  • Best thing

    Day shifts

    Worst thing

    Early shifts starting at 7

    Store operative, February 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.9/10
  • Best thing

    Everything, very friendly, caring, no pressure. They have a way of bringing the best out of you.

    Retail assistant, February 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    the hours

    Worst thing

    youngsters not doing job correctly

    Sales assistant, February 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.5/10
  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Don't know how long you will be there each day

    Store assistant, February 2020

    • £6.86 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    3.5/10
  • Best thing

    Staff discount

    Worst thing

    Long hard hours. No breaks. Treated badly and spoken to badly by managers. Forced compulsory overtime

    Store assistant, February 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    1.6/10
  • Best thing

    The work colleagues, keeps you in good shape as on your feet for long periods of time

    Worst thing

    Management dont care if you're unhappy with your job role and would like to do another job in the store

    Store Assistant, January 2020

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    Working on the tills

    Worst thing

    Fill shift

    Store assistant, December 2019

    • £5.39 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    The staff is very friendly and definitely does make it a better place to work.

    Worst thing

    The managers sometimes don't talk to each other meaning that you can be left with contradicting ways they want things done.

    Sales assistant, November 2019

    • £8.15 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.5/10
  • Best thing

    Other staff members

    Worst thing

    Customers and rate of pay

    Lead sales, November 2019

    • Manages people
    • £8.73 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.2/10