Screwfix Work Life Balance FAQ

Read what Screwfix employees think about work life balance at the company and make sure this fits your lifestyle. Employees have questions about everything from the work from home policy, overtime and flexibility.

Screwfix has a work life balance rating of 3.5.

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4 English questions out of 4

19 October 2020

What is working from home like at Screwfix?

Pros

Friendly team. Easy to get promoted.

Cons

There is no opportunity to work from home.

There is no opportunity to work from home.

19 October 2020

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10 July 2021

How is the work/life balance at Screwfix?

Pros

Great opportunities and work life balance

Cons

Sometimes unrealistic expectations within an already busy role

Advice to Management

Have a plan B and when needed be good at your prioritisation.

Great opportunities and work life balance

10 July 2021

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23 March 2021

What is overtime like at Screwfix?

Pros

Everyone is very kind and their covid rules are pretty good. There is always something to do. Can progress up the ladder if you are motivated.

Cons

There is no loyalty, you can help out and do overtime and get a good rapport with customers and colleagues and managers but if you’re a minute or two late one day you will be called out on that with no leniency whatsoever. Very high expectations for hard working staff and extremely low expectations from the others, needs to be fairer. Can’t just expect the hard workers to be working constantly while another is on their phone in a corner. Systems need updating also

Advice to Management

Look at how much people do and consider this when making decisions. Don’t expect different amounts of work from different people without fair reason I.e sickness/injury/other wellbeing issue.

There is no loyalty, you can help out and do overtime and get a good rapport with customers and colleagues and managers but if you’re a minute or two late one day you will be called out on that with no leniency whatsoever.

23 March 2021

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11 May 2021

How are flexible working hours at Screwfix?

Pros

Great culture, flexible hours, amazing team, a lot of progression opportunities, diverse range of jobs in a day

Cons

Nothing that comes to mind

Great culture, flexible hours, amazing team, a lot of progression opportunities, diverse range of jobs in a day

11 May 2021

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