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Kepak is an Irish food company who specialise in meat and convenience foods. Their brands include Rustlers and Black Angus.

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Based on responses from 10 employees at Kepak.

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Kepak pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Kepak get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Kepak?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

  • Bad
  • Hard to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Kepak?

    Most people find it hard to book holiday.

    How we know this

    70% of people report it’s hard to book holidays.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    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.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Kepak?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    60% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at Kepak get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    50% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    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.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Kepak?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 70% of people report not 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 data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    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.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Kepak recommend working with their team?

    Not many people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between July 2020 and June 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

How Kepak ranks

Kepak ranks 58th to work for out of food and drink producers.

  1. 56= Total Produce
    3.8
  2. 58 Kepak
    3.3
  3. 59 Wenzel's
    2.6

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 5 July 2022.

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 90% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 10 Kepak employees