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B&Q Benefits

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  • Employee Discount  (16 comments)

    “Extremely militant in its enforcement. Have seen someone sacked for buying a tin of paint with discount for a parent as it was not for their own...”

  • Annual Leave  (5 comments)

    “5 weeks minimum annual leave, can accrue more through bank holidays and lieu time.”

  • Sick Pay  (3 comments)

    “Sick pay is awarded at the discretion of the management team. If under 18 months, 3 absences can result in dismissal. Only allowed 3 absences in...”

  • 16 Apr 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Manchester, England

    20% discount after passing probation

  • 12 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Sunderland, England

    Poor pay, poor advancement. No real benefits other than a small discount on items, but only for your own house, parents house etc is not allowed and have seen people sacked buying a tin of paint for a parent with their discount card.

  • 30 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Advisor in York, England

    Main perk is 20% off purchases. There are literally hundreds more options and offers open to B&Q employees

  • 04 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Manager in Southampton, England

    Best is the pension contribution, worst is the removal of all bonus potential from most roles

  • 21 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Doncaster, England

    The pay. I was underpaid, according to documentation available on the company internal website. When queried, I was told this was London Waiting Time. There was no where on the document which suggested this, and there was a salary banding for my role, which I didn't even meet the minimum for, nor did other employees on my team. Two years later, the business agreed we were underpaid, and agreed to bring our salary up to the minimum wage in the banding, but no offer of back pay nor consideration of length of service, which should, in effect, have meant by this time we would be on more money due to annual increases upon review. This in my eyes was immoral and a form of unfair treatment.

  • 29 Dec 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Showrooms CA and lead taker in Coventry, England

    you get a 20% store discount after your 3 month induction period. reasonable holidays. Pay is very basic (i.e. minimum wage , basically).

  • 18 Oct 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Glasgow, Scotland

    5 weeks holidays minimum, decent salary, health perks regarding dentists, opticians etc. Share save scheme, 20% employee discount on top of offers.

  • 02 Oct 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service in Hartlepool, England

    good company to work for

  • 22 Sep 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Southampton, England

    Flexible benefits to suit you - 20% off for everyone plus optional health insurance, cheaper cinema and attraction tickets.

  • 02 Sep 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Scarborough, England

    20% staff discount and store team bonus paid monthly if targets are met. Time and a half pay for bank holidays.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Tick markHealth Cash Plan (5)
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

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Family & Parenting

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