Compare Iceland Foods vs Poundland BETA

See how working at Iceland Foods vs. Poundland 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 Iceland Foods vs. Poundland. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Iceland Foods

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Poundland

Employee Ratings

  • Iceland Foods scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Poundland scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 801 reviews)
Iceland Foods employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Poundland employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 446 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Iceland Foods employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Poundland employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Iceland Foods employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Poundland employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Iceland Foods Ceo Malcolm C. Walker
62%
62%Malcolm C. Walker
CEO Approval
Poundland Ceo Barry Williams
67%
67%Barry Williams
Poundland employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Iceland Foods employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Poundland employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
44%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Iceland Foods salaries averaged £8,890 higher than Poundland.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant61 Salaries
£8/hr
Store Manager98 Salaries
£35,188/yr
Supervisor24 Salaries
£20,356/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant85 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager46 Salaries
£28,867/yr
Supervisor21 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Iceland Foods.
  • "Friendly staff" was the most mentioned Pro at Poundland.
  • Iceland Foods had 3 more reviews than Poundland that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 74 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 30 reviews)
Pros
"Friendly staff"(in 21 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 23 reviews)
"Tills"(in 13 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Iceland Retail Assistant

I worked at Iceland Foods part-time for more than a year

Pros

It is a friendly helpful place to work

Cons

Awful hours throughout the night

"Yes"10 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Poundland full-time

Pros

Very Good Stuff Lads Let's Go

Cons

Small ball energy unfortunately guys

Advice to Management

Keep doing good job

Job Postings

Iceland Foods has 1,074 more recently posted open jobs than Poundland.