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 1618 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 588 reviews)
Screwfix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.7
Screwfix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Screwfix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.6
Screwfix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.5
Screwfix employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.9
Screwfix employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
B&Q Ceo Graham Bell
78%
78%Graham Bell
CEO Approval
Screwfix Ceo John Mewett
80%
80%John Mewett
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Screwfix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Screwfix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than B&Q employees rated theirs.

Salaries

B&Q has 434 more total submitted salaries than Screwfix.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Showroom Manager33 Salaries
£26,328/yr
Customer Advisor313 Salaries
£9/hr
Department Manager54 Salaries
£25,920/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate495 Salaries
£9/hr
Service Assistant59 Salaries
£9/hr
Branch Manager150 Salaries
£30,891/yr

What Employees Say

  • B&Q had 68 more reviews than Screwfix that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "B q" was the most mentioned Con at B&Q.
  • "Kingfisher" was the most mentioned Con at Screwfix.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 102 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 71 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 51 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"B q"(in 72 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Kingfisher"(in 17 reviews)
"Area managers"(in 13 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good employer"28 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Customer Advisor

I have been working at B&Q full-time for less than a year

Pros

good hours good pay and helpful management

Cons

not much progression and a very repetitive job

"Great company"24 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Screwfix full-time

Pros

Stable Growing Pay development all about there people

Cons

Pay is not the best

Advice to Management

Managers pay needs reviewing. was always better then competitors not any more.

Job Postings

Screwfix has 276 more recently posted open jobs than B&Q.