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Spar is a convenience store franchise in the UK and internationally.

Do Spar pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at Spar.

Convenience Stores who pay breaks include Co-op Food, Central England Co-operative Food and Premier Stores.

Last updated 15 April 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 82 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2023 and April 2024.

56% 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 convenience stores pay breaks?

Jobs where breaks are paid

What people are saying about sick pay at Spar

  • Best thing

    Discount, Colleagues and the customers.

    Worst thing

    No proper breaks, doesn't accommodate smokers, lack of persistence in schedule. Stock room has a dangerous lack of space for manual handling.


    Spar Retail assistant, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The staff and the costumers

    Worst thing

    No breaks


    Spar Sales assistant, March 2021

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