Compare B&Q vs Screwfix BETA

See how working at B&Q vs. Screwfix compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at B&Q vs. Screwfix. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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B&Q

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Screwfix

Employee Ratings

  • Screwfix scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1946 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 712 reviews)
Screwfix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
Screwfix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Screwfix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Screwfix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.4
Screwfix employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
Screwfix employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
B&Q Ceo Graham Bell
68%
68%Graham Bell
CEO Approval
Screwfix Ceo John Mewett
75%
75%John Mewett
Screwfix employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Screwfix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Screwfix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.

Salaries

B&Q has 582 more total submitted salaries than Screwfix.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Showroom Manager40 Salaries
£27,548/yr
Customer Advisor396 Salaries
£9/hr
Department Manager55 Salaries
£26,702/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate495 Salaries
£10/hr
Service Assistant68 Salaries
£9/hr
Branch Manager173 Salaries
£31,999/yr

What Employees Say

  • B&Q had 96 more reviews than Screwfix that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "B amp q" was the most mentioned Con at B&Q.
  • "Kingfisher" was the most mentioned Con at Screwfix.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 157 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 90 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"B amp q"(in 81 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 44 reviews)
Cons
"Kingfisher"(in 17 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at B&Q full-time

Pros

each day is different and as in every job you get your bad ones but in a whole its a good job Pays not bad either

Cons

can be some tricky situations where you have to think on your feet

Advice to Management

Great management team, not a bad word to say

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Screwfix full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great working environment, staff and management are supportive

Cons

Long work weeks Customers are the worst

Job Postings

Screwfix has 343 more recently posted open jobs than B&Q.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
B&Q company logo60 Jobs
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Store to Home PickerLuton, East of England, England
3 days ago
Store Delivery DriverLondon, England
6 days ago
Customer AdvisorReading, England
13 days ago
Showroom AdvisorDundee, Scotland
5 days ago
Recent Jobs
Screwfix company logo403 Jobs
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Retail AssistantWembley, England
7 days ago
Retail Assistant NIBangor, Northern Ireland
19 days ago
Trade SupervisorWembley, England
14 days ago
Retail SupervisorUxbridge, England
11 days ago