Compare Homebase Limited vs B&Q BETA

See how working at Homebase Limited vs. B&Q 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 Homebase Limited vs. B&Q. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Homebase Limited

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B&Q

Employee Ratings

  • B&Q 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)
3.0
(based on 388 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1107 reviews)
B&Q employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.5
Career Opportunities
2.9
B&Q employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
B&Q employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.3
B&Q employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Homebase Limited Ceo Damian Mcgloughlin
64%
64%Damian Mcgloughlin
CEO Approval
B&Q Ceo Graham Bell
76%
76%Graham Bell
B&Q employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
B&Q employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
34%
Positive Business Outlook
46%
B&Q employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Homebase Limited employees rated theirs.

Salaries

B&Q has 791 more total submitted salaries than Homebase Limited.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Assistant13 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant24 Salaries
£8/hr
Store Manager19 Salaries
£47,744/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Advisor120 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant19 Salaries
£8/hr
Showroom Manager15 Salaries
£26,832/yr

What Employees Say

  • B&Q had 45 more reviews than Homebase Limited that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • "Bunnings" was the most mentioned Con at Homebase Limited.
  • "B q" was the most mentioned Con at B&Q.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 22 reviews)
"20 discount"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 86 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 67 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Bunnings"(in 13 reviews)
"Shop floor"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"B q"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 30 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Customer Service Assistant

I worked at Homebase Limited for less than a year

Pros

Friendly, laid-back, help is there if needed

Cons

Nothing really, enjoyable place to work

"Loved it"22 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Kitchen Designer

I worked at B&Q full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Benefits with in the company Staff are lovely

Cons

Wage starts quite low but can be built up

Job Postings

Homebase Limited has 9 more recently posted open jobs than B&Q.