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Sunglass hut is a retailer. They specialise in sunglasses.

sunglasshut.com/uk
5.1

Rating based on 12 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Sunglass Hut

Pay

    Needs improving
  • Most people aren’t paid a living wage

    Do Sunglass Hut pay a living wage?

    Most people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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 current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

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  • Only some people are paid market rates

    Do Sunglass Hut pay market rates?

    Only some people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    40% of people are paid below average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Sunglass Hut?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working.

    How we know this

    • 70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 10% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 10% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 10% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Sunglass Hut managers change shifts at short notice?

    Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

Workplace

    Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Sunglass Hut?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Sunglass Hut recommend working with their team?

    Not many people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Sunglass Hut?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 80% of people report not 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 data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and April 2024.

    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.

Sunglass Hut job reviews

  • Best thing

    Commission and product.

    Worst thing

    Stress, disconnect from head office and store, lack of support, team unhappy.

    2.6

    Sunglass Hut Store manager, December 2023

Jobs by location

  1. 1 job opening

Handy to know

How are people paid?

70%
by the hour
30%
an annual salary

Based on 10 Sunglass Hut employees

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
10% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
10% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
10% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

Based on 10 Sunglass Hut employees