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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 BP, Co-op Food and Central England Co-operative Food.

Last updated 27 May 2023

How we know this

Based on data from 83 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2022 and May 2023.

49% 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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