Compare Debenhams vs John Lewis & Partners BETA

See how working at Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners 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 Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • John Lewis & Partners 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)
3.4
(based on 2265 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2178 reviews)
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
3.2
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.9
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
4.0
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
43%
43%Sergio Bucher
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
93%
93%Sharon White
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their CEO Approval 50% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 29% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
20%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.

Salaries

John Lewis & Partners has 81 more total submitted salaries than Debenhams.
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Salaries for similar jobs
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£9/hr
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£27,797/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Debenhams.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at John Lewis & Partners.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Debenhams.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at John Lewis & Partners.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 228 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 122 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 129 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 112 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit card"(in 166 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 66 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 101 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 37 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"12 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Supervisor

I have been working at Debenhams full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good fast fun exciting friends

Cons

Pressure accounts emails orders lack of staff

Advice to Management

Good

"-"13 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Business Development Manager

I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great Leadership. Lots of opportunities.

Cons

Nothing. Great employer to work for.

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