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Home Bargains

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Home Bargains pay

How much does Home Bargains pay per hour?

£6.86–9.60 from 78 hourly employees at Home Bargains

What does Home Bargains pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Home Bargains compare to the minimum wage and the Real Living Wage.

Age group Home Bargains pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 £6.81–8.58 £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 £8.11–8.97 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.73–10.38 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.72

The minimum wage is the legal minimum you must be paid per hour.

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

What does Home Bargains pay for different types of jobs?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Home Bargains compare across the different types of jobs they offer.

Job area Home Bargains pay rate
Managers £8.71–10.32
Stores £6.85–9.22

Does Home Bargains pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every week

97% of people report they get paid every week

Based on 87 employee responses

Does Home Bargains pay accurately and on time?

Yes. People get paid accurately and on time

Excellent

4% of people report they have been paid late or the wrong amount

Based on 27 employee responses

Why this matters

It is important that you are paid correctly and on time - everyone has financial commitments and living expenses to keep on top of. At a good job, you shouldn't have to chase up any payments that are due to you.

Do workers at Home Bargains do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

Excellent

12% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 50 employee responses

Why this matters

Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Does Home Bargains pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay

Bad

10% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 83 employee responses

Why this matters

Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Do workers at Home Bargains get paid breaks?

No. People don’t get paid breaks

Bad

1% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 84 employee responses

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.

What people say about pay at Home Bargains

  • 4.2/10

    Best thing

    Other staff members

    Worst thing

    Customers and rate of pay
    Lead sales, November 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Best thing

    Good team, good enough pay , regular hours

    Worst thing

    Dealing with unrealistic expectations of staff, customers

    Customer assistant, August 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Best thing

    great team members

    Worst thing

    a lot.of responsibility, not enough pay
    Lead sales assistant, July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Best thing

    Staff members

    Worst thing

    pay Customers Store manager
    Sales assistant, March 2020
  • 1.6/10

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    No overtime, shady contracts, poor pay
    Sales Assistant, March 2020