Do Next pay breaks?

No. Most people don’t get paid breaks at Next.

Fashion Retailers who pay breaks include Slater Menswear, Harrods and MandM Direct.

Last updated 17 August 2022

How we know this

Based on 139 job reviews from people who work at Next.

84% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

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.

Which fashion retailers pay breaks?

  1. Slater Menswear Most people get paid breaks
  2. Harrods Most people get paid breaks
  3. MandM Direct Only some people get paid breaks
  4. Zara Only some people get paid breaks
  5. Trespass Only some people get paid breaks

What people are saying about sick pay at Next

  • Best thing

    most of the team are friendly

    Worst thing

    very short breaks so no time to eat
    hard to book a holiday as i have had 2 requests completely ignored
    i am a student and contracted to work all weekend so having time for college work is difficult


    Next Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    -you get plenty of holidays
    -pay is above minimum wage

    Worst thing

    - hard to get someone to cover a shift
    - breaks are unpaid


    Next Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    the staff

    Worst thing

    bad pay, no paid breaks, some managers, uniform


    Next Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    First pick at sale items

    Worst thing

    Customers can be rude
    Bad pay for what you put up with
    Little training just thrown in
    Give you under 5 hours many times a weeks just so they don’t have to pay for breaks


    Next Employee, December 2021