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Why does Showcase Cinemas get a rating of 6.4?

5 Showcase Cinemas employees told us the following about their jobs.

5 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Bad
  • People are not paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    20% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

    The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • People are paid below market rates

    How we know this

    0% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 80% report getting one week notice or less
    • 20% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Not great
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    40% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • Hard to choose shifts

    How we know this

    40% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No career progression

    How we know this

    In the last year, 40% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Good
  • People aren’t stressed

    How we know this

    40% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    40% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • People recommend their team

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • Managers are respectful

    How we know this

    80% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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About

Showcase Cinemas is an international cinema company

showcasecinemas.co.uk

How Showcase Cinemas ranks

Showcase Cinemas ranks 2nd to work for in entertainment venues

  1. 1 Center Parcs
    7.5
  2. 2 Showcase Cinemas
    6.4
  3. 3 Buzz Bingo
    6.2

Showcase Cinemas job reviews

  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Customers, boredom , routine

    6.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Stacking shelves

    Worst thing

    The stress of it

    3.3

    Stand assistant, November 2020

    • £4.55 per hour
    • Under 18 years old

Handy to know

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

80%
1 week or less
20%
2 weeks

Based on 5 employees

How are people paid?

80%
by the hour
20%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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