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Turtle Bay

What it’s like working at Turtle Bay

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  • People feel stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Turtle Bay?

    People feel stressed here

    How we know this

    80% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 10 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.

  • People don’t get sick pay

    Do Turtle Bay pay sick pay?

    No. People don’t get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    100% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Not great
  • Breaks aren’t paid

    Do workers at Turtle Bay get paid breaks?

    Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

    How we know this

    70% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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.

  • People are not paid enough to live on

    Do Turtle Bay pay enough to live on?

    Most people are not paid enough to live on

    How we know this

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

    Based on information from 10 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 don’t get proper breaks

    Do people at Turtle Bay get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Turtle Bay recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 10 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.

  • Unsafe workplace

    Do people think Turtle Bay is a safe place to work?

    Most people think their workplace is unsafe

    How we know this

    60% of people report that their workplace isn’t safe

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    No-one should be worried about their safety at work.

  • Uninformed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Turtle Bay is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    60% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Good
  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Turtle Bay?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    50% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 10 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.

Excellent
  • People are paid minimum wage

    Do Turtle Bay pay minimum wage?

    Yes. People are paid above the minimum wage

    How we know this

    80% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

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How Turtle Bay ranks

Turtle Bay ranks joint 39th to work for in restaurant employers

  1. 39= G1 Group
    3.9
  2. 39= Turtle Bay
    3.9

Turtle Bay job reviews

  • Best thing

    People are really friendly, shifts go quickly

    Worst thing

    Long shifts, can be very tiring especially at weekends, hard to get uni and work balance

    4.5

    Turtle Bay Employee, December 2021

About

Turtle Bay is a Caribbean restaurant and bar chain.

turtlebay.co.uk

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How are people paid?

60%
by the hour
40%
an annual salary

Based on 10 Turtle Bay employees

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