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Poundstretcher is a discount retailer.


Do Poundstretcher pay breaks?

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

Retailers who pay breaks include Boden, Arco and Symphony Group.

Last updated 24 January 2023

How we know this

Based on 83 job reviews from people who work at Poundstretcher.

93% 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?

Jobs where breaks are paid

What people are saying about sick pay at Poundstretcher

  • Best thing


    Worst thing

    Unpaid breaks.
    Last minute changes to rota


    Poundstretcher Retail assistant, 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


    Poundstretcher Sales assistant, October 2021

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