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Next is a retailer. They sell homewares and fashion for women, men and children.

Do Next pay breaks?

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

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

Last updated 30 January 2023

How we know this

Based on 141 job reviews from people who work at Next.

90% 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.

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What people are saying about sick pay at Next

  • Best thing

    The team is great. People look out for each other. Managers on hand and stick up for employees. Can pick up or swap extra shifts

    Worst thing

    Low pay for expectations.
    Unpaid breaks and holidays.
    Not enough hours for some.
    Hours can be cut to minimum contracted hours at times.


    Next Retail assistant, January 2023

  • 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 Sales assistant, 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 Sales assistant, 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 Stock assistant, December 2021

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