Do Poundstretcher pay breaks?

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

Retailers who pay breaks include Sofology, IKEA and Harrods.

Last updated 9 August 2022

How we know this

Based on 75 job reviews from people who work at Poundstretcher.

95% 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 retailers pay breaks?

  1. Sofology Most people get paid breaks
    8.1
  2. IKEA Most people get paid breaks
    7.6
  3. Harrods Most people get paid breaks
    7.4
  4. Symphony Group Only some people get paid breaks
    7.3
  5. Ocado Only some people get paid breaks
    7.3
  6. World Duty Free Most people get paid breaks
    7.2
  7. THG Only some people get paid breaks
    6.8
  8. Games Workshop Most people get paid breaks
    6.7
  9. Studio Only some people get paid breaks
    6.6
  10. Dreams Only some people get paid breaks
    6.5

What people are saying about sick pay at Poundstretcher

  • Best thing

    Co-workers

    Worst thing

    Management
    Unpaid breaks.
    Last minute changes to rota

    1.9

    Poundstretcher Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    I’m 18 and being paid below minimum wage
    I am a student who gets to many hours and not enough time to study
    Hardly any breaks at all
    Someone does something wrong before you then they go and then you get the blame
    Not enough notice on the rota

    1.5

    Poundstretcher Employee, October 2021