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  • Best thing

    Regular hours, paid on time, partner discount.

    Worst thing

    Holiday/time off can be hard to get, unsympathetic managers, very strict sickness policy, abolition of annual bonus, managers can be quite intimidating/bullying at times (they have their favourites too who are treated better), lack of staff which means current staff are expected to work harder and faster. It used to be a good company to work for but unfortunately not any more.

    4.6

    Sales assistant, April 2021

    • £9.86 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Discount

    Worst thing

    Lack of manpower when required

    6.3

    Assistant Team Manager, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £25,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great team of people to work with .

    Worst thing

    19 miles from home

    8.4

    Shelf stacker, March 2021

    • £11.85 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    A lot of the time is spent driving. We help families in lockdown. Low stress

    Worst thing

    Pay rate, some rules fly in the face of common sense

    8.9

    Delivery driver, March 2021

    • £10.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Best things are my team

    Worst thing

    Staff shortages

    9.0

    Sales assistant, March 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people you work with

    Worst thing

    Customers can be difficult

    8.5

    Healthy Eating Specialist, March 2021

    • £11.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The partners and some customers

    Worst thing

    Them meeting quotas for equality when you could be doing more than that person

    6.5

    CSA, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    There is a fair amount of autonomy permitted, and suggestions are encouraged.

    Worst thing

    It can be stressful if we do not have enough people to cover the work expected.

    9.4

    Supermarket assistant, February 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    meet and talk to lots of people daily

    8.5

    General assistant, February 2021

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    My colleagues
    Able to be myself

    Worst thing

    Customers can be rude

    8.0

    Supermarket assistant, February 2021

    • £10.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    good working environments, benefits, free food

    Worst thing

    unchanging set hours- working the same days every week

    8.0

    Supermarket assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Customers!

    Discount!

    Worst thing

    Managers!

    Early Starts / Late Finishes!

    6.0

    Home delivery driver, February 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Colleagues, friendly faces and customers

    Worst thing

    Not mixing job up a lot. Bit tedious in one place

    8.2

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Treated with respect.paid well.uniform supplied. Staff discount.

    Worst thing

    The customers

    9.5

    Customer service, February 2021

    • £9.55 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great atmosphere

    Worst thing

    Currently unable to change my shifts and contract to full time

    7.6

    Customer assistant, February 2021

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Reliable income and good people

    Worst thing

    Being paid less than others for the same job

    8.3

    Warehouseman, February 2021

    • £12.43 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I’m left on my own to do my job.

    5.0

    Delivery driver, February 2021

    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Perks
    Fairly simple daily tasks

    Worst thing

    No progression

    5.8

    Shop assistant, February 2021

    • £8.88 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great people I work with. Discount.

    Worst thing

    Too few partners. Inconsiderate customers.

    6.1

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People I work with opportunity to keep on learning

    Worst thing

    Cold poor equipment too many pen pushers

    8.9

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £10.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with and most of the customers.

    Worst thing

    Lack of hours and pay.

    5.2

    Tills and reductions partner, January 2021

    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Not rushed

    Worst thing

    Up to soon

    6.1

    HGV driver, January 2021

    • £12.56 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I like developing partners

    Worst thing

    Head office not having a clue what’s going on

    7.2

    Team manager, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £32,700 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I'm on my own all day with no ones interference

    8.5

    HGV class 1 driver, January 2021

    • £15.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team and how every partner is treated

    Worst thing

    Having to book holiday far in advance

    9.0

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £8.95 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Easy stress free

    Worst thing

    High turnover of staff

    9.0

    Senior warehouse partner, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £10.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Getting up early

    10.0

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.59 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The 25% off and 7 weeks holiday

    Worst thing

    Trying to stay in favour with managers otherwise your given a crap job

    7.5

    Customer assistant, December 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The small percentage of colleagues that get on with and am friends with

    Worst thing

    Everyone else and the customers

    5.7

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.26 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay and flexibility

    Worst thing

    hours and physical aspect

    9.5

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.35 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good pay
    Work with nice people
    The benefits

    Worst thing

    Working on Friday nights
    Work alone sometimes

    9.1

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.23 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting lots of people, having a degree of independence

    Worst thing

    Driving in the dark and rain

    8.9

    Delivery driver, November 2020

    • £10.63 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with and customer interactions. I also like the part of the store I’m situated in

    Worst thing

    Taking the bins out

    10.0

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.76 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    customers are nice, staff members nice

    Worst thing

    days can drag

    8.8

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.45 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Discounts
    People that work there (friends)
    Pay

    Worst thing

    Managers not knowing how to do their jobs
    Holiday system
    Sick days

    5.8

    Shop assistant, November 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay, work life balance

    Worst thing

    Stress about low amount of staff
    Christmas

    6.5

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Discounts, environment, colleagues, other benefits

    Worst thing

    Can be stressful but it rarely is

    9.0

    Shop floor assistant, November 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Pay is OK & discount

    Worst thing

    Very physical job, not much training, hard work

    4.0

    Replenishment, October 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Feel like my own boss

    Worst thing

    Lazy colleges people who take advantage

    8.8

    Delivery driver, October 2020

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Changing dynamic workplace. Great partners

    Worst thing

    Little support. Entitled customers. Unrealistic expectations from managers

    7.0

    Deliver service ambassador, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Days off

    Worst thing

    Just being there

    7.4

    Warehouse assistant, September 2020

    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    A lot of nice partners, never boring

    Worst thing

    Some managers are incredibly negative and lazy partners who are friendly with management get more money

    6.1

    Team leader, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours in the day

    7.6

    Sales assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Constantly short staffed, low pay, unsociable hours

    5.5

    Supermarket assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    pay hours and benefits

    Worst thing

    working

    8.5

    Team leader nightshift, September 2020

    • £10.16 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Opportunity to progress

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    8.3

    Fishmonger, August 2020

    • £10.58 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Discount card, Double time Sunday, 7 weeks holiday, subsidies

    Worst thing

    1/2 hour break when working a 8 hour day, not being able to get extra hours that suit my work life balance

    7.5

    Customer assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The rest of the team

    Worst thing

    Nothing

    9.4

    Team leader, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £13.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Physically demanding and boredom

    8.3

    Shop assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Finishing early

    Worst thing

    Getting up early

    4.9

    Store assistant, August 2020

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience