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Waitrose & Partners is a supermarket chain in the UK.


Do Waitrose & Partners pay breaks?

No. Most people don’t get paid breaks at Waitrose & Partners.

Supermarkets who pay breaks include Aldi, Company Shop and Co-op Food.

Last updated 18 June 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 215 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2023 and June 2024.

96% 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.

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  • Best thing

    it’s a partnership and everyone treats everyone else kindly and with respect, plus the managers actually get their hands dirty when they need to if we are understaffed you can see managers on tills or doing date code checking even potwash , they also care a lot about our workers rights

    Worst thing

    other than not being paid for breaks not getting trained properly just getting thrown into it and expected to just “know”


    Waitrose & Partners Supermarket assistant, February 2024

  • Best thing

    Staff discount

    Worst thing

    Low wages
    Stressful workload - often understaffed
    Poor training and management of time
    Hours are changed dramatically after trial period (3 months)
    Unpaid breaks


    Waitrose & Partners Employee, February 2024

  • Best thing

    The pay is very good.
    Partners look out and look after you when you need help and support.
    Getting to know the customers very well.
    Learning new skills, gaining more experience and buliding up confidence

    Worst thing

    Dealing with difficult customers.
    Store gets very busy over the weekend.
    Sometimes managers can get very misleading towards others.
    Not getting enough time for breaks


    Waitrose & Partners Supermarket assistant, January 2023

  • Best thing

    Discount, team, management

    Worst thing

    Difficult to change shifts, unpaid breaks


    Waitrose & Partners Employee, July 2022

  • Best thing

    Nice co workers

    Worst thing

    Lack of comfort breaks on tills and lack of training


    Waitrose & Partners Store assistant, June 2022

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