Compare Marks & Spencer vs Waitrose & Partners BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. Waitrose & 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 Marks & Spencer vs. Waitrose & Partners. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marks & Spencer

Employee Ratings

  • Waitrose & Partners scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3051 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2357 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Waitrose & Partners employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
Waitrose & Partners employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
CEO Approval
Waitrose & Partners Ceo Rob Collins
77%
77%Rob Collins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Waitrose & Partners employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Waitrose & Partners employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Marks & Spencer has 868 more total submitted salaries than Waitrose & Partners.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant464 Salaries
£9/hr
Marks and Spencer Assistant40 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant135 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Assistant134 Salaries
£8/hr
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant340 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant106 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 9 more reviews than Waitrose & Partners that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 55 more reviews than Waitrose & Partners that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 318 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 309 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 196 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 61 reviews)
"Part time"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant

I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time

Pros

Training, Salary, Good people, good perks and discounts! Flexible with their hours and very understanding.

Cons

Can be very repetitive in terms of tasks

Current Employee - Supermarket Assistant

I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than a year

Pros

inclusive, staff are very friendly to both customers and other partners

Cons

due to the expectation and performance of Waitrose customers may complain more than say Asda

Advice to Management

management is actually very good. would be better if managers better communicated amongst themselves

Job Postings

Waitrose & Partners has 63 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.