B&Q Employee Reviews about "good pay"

Updated 22 Dec 2020

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3.5
68%
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82%
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191 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay for a student during A-levels(in 98 reviews)

  • "Good benefits 20% staff discount and other online companies(in 70 reviews)

Cons
  • "I worked at b&q for a number of years until I couldn’t take it anymore(in 72 reviews)

  • "Long hours and sometimes physical workload - but worth it(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Bristol, England

    I have been working at B&Q part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice working environment, good pay for part-time students

    Cons

    Must work key bank holidays in the summer

    B&Q Response

    January 6, 2021Employer Brand & Attraction Manager

    Thanks for the 4 stars and for recommending B&Q as a great place to work.

  2. "Working in B&Q"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at B&Q part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment between colleagues. Decent Pay. Good benefits. Nice Facilities.

    Cons

    Managers with poor people skills. Expected to work more than you promised. High turnover but no recruiting to keep up with it left departments short staffed.

    B&Q Response

    January 6, 2021Employer Brand & Attraction Manager

    Thanks for your review and for listing so many pro's. We're reviewing our line manager training this year to upskill our people managers, so hopefully this will help in the near future.


  3. "felxible"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at B&Q part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible hours, good pay, friendly management

    Cons

    heavy lifting, can at times be unchallenging

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    B&Q Response

    January 6, 2021Employer Brand & Attraction Manager

    Thanks for the 5 stars and for recommending B&Q as a great place to work.

  4. "Idk"

    2.0
    Former Employee - CA Showrooms 

    I worked at B&Q full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, idk, idk, idk, idk

    Cons

    Bad management, you will get fired if you have 3 sick days

  5. "TradePoint - great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends

    I worked at B&Q part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - fellow colleagues - good teamwork -good pay -good training

    Cons

    -lack of over time available

  6. "Ok"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Checkout Operator 

    I have been working at B&Q part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay for the job you do

    Cons

    The staff Can be very catty

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Bristol, England

    I worked at B&Q part-time

    Pros

    Good pay rates and good perks

    Cons

    Not helpful management and can be unsocial hours

  8. "B&Q"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor 

    I worked at B&Q part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible rota and good te

    Cons

    Overtime, short staffed, management too demanding

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales 

    I worked at B&Q part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and got to ride forklift

    Cons

    Hours were crap at weekends

    B&Q Response

    October 29, 2020Employer Brand & Attraction Manager

    Thanks for sharing, glad you enjoyed your time at B&Q - especially the forklift!

  10. "Decent"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Acton, London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at B&Q part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours, Good pay, Good management

    Cons

    Bad stock issues, Irritating customers

    B&Q Response

    October 22, 2020Employer Brand & Attraction Manager

    Thanks for the 4 stars and for recommending B&Q as a great place to work. We really appreciate your feedback.

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