B&Q Overview

  • www.bandqcareers.com
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1969
  • Company - Private
  • Home Centres & DIY/Hardware Shops
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsTesco, Homebase Limited, Wickes
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B&Q are the UK’s leading home improvement and garden living retailer with 300 stores and our Store Support Office in Southampton employing more than 25,000 people from all walks of life. With more than 40,000 great-value products all under one roof, we strive to offer everything ...
Mission: Helping people create homes to be proud of.

B&Q Reviews

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Graham Bell
Graham Bell
260 Ratings
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Customer advisor"

24 Dec 2018 - Anonymous Employee


Great environment and good people to work among.


No cons from my personal experience.
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Diversity & Inclusion at B&Q

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B&Q Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online93%
In Person2%

  1. Customer Service Advisor - Retail Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ireland
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at B&Q (Ireland)


    - I applied online and was initially given an online questionaire to complete. This consisted of basic customer service questions.
    -Next I was contacted and had to give a brief phone interview
    -Finally I was asked to come in for a group and individual interview. Overall it was quite a straightforward interview. No trick questions.

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Company Updates

12 April 2021
We're excited to announce that we've been awarded two RAD awards for 'National Employer Brand' and 'Best Employer Website'! 🎉 A huge thank you to ThirtyThree and every colleague who worked to make this happen. We couldn't have done it without you. #TogetherWeCan Want to see our award-winning website in action? 👀👇 bandqcareers.com
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B&Q Careers: Home
12 April 2021
April is Stress Awareness Month. In the past year, it’s been more important than ever to look after ourselves and our wellbeing. This means identifying what’s causing us stress and learning how to manage it. At B&Q, we work with the Retail Trust so that every colleague can access personalised wellbeing resources - whether that’s financial or emotional support or career development advice. Our colleagues also support each other every day and we couldn’t be prouder of them. Whether it's virtual chair yoga, a cuppa and a chat in one of our store’s wellness rooms, or 24/7 support from the Retail Trust, #TogetherWeCan learn to live a happier, less stressful life.
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B&Q Awards & Accolades

  • Bronze AwardUK Ministry of Defence2020
  • Retailer of the YearT32020


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