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Life Leisure is a non-profit fitness organisation. They have gyms located in and around Stockport.

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Based on responses from 10 employees at Life Leisure.

Pay

    Bad
  • Most people aren’t paid a living wage

    Do Life Leisure pay a living wage?

    Most people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2019 and December 2021.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do Life Leisure managers change shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2019 and December 2021.

    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.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do workers at Life Leisure worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    80% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2019 and December 2021.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Workplace

    Good
  • Most people aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Life Leisure?

    Most people don’t feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they don’t feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2019 and December 2021.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Okay
  • Head office only partly understands what’s happening

    Do people think Life Leisure head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Some people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    60% 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 data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2019 and December 2021.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Life Leisure recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    40% 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 November 2019 and December 2021.

    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 Life Leisure ranks

Life Leisure ranks 1st to work for out of gym and leisure centres.

  1. 1 Life Leisure
    8.6
  2. 2 Places For People
    8.4
  3. 3 The Gym
    7.5

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

Handy to know

What contracts are people on?

50% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
30% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
20% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 10 Life Leisure employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 10 Life Leisure employees