Waitrose FAQ

Have questions about working at Waitrose? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Waitrose.

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44 English questions out of 44

6 April 2021

What is health insurance like at Waitrose?

Pros

Very good pay- don't pay based on age but on performance. Friendly colleagues once you show you work hard

Cons

People not understanding mental health Not the most flexible witj hours unless you have a kid or at university

People not understanding mental health

6 April 2021

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21 October 2019

What is the retirement plan like at Waitrose?

Pros

Job security, discount, benefits, pension

Cons

Slow to adapt, old fashioned

Job security, discount, benefits, pension

21 October 2019

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19 March 2019

Does Waitrose have a pension plan?

Pros

The annual bonus was good, nice pension scheme too

Cons

Some management issues with Ego in my store

The annual bonus was good, nice pension scheme too

19 March 2019

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17 August 2020

Does Waitrose offer parental leave?

Pros

- Very diverse, inclusive workplace. Most people were welcoming and helpful.

Cons

- Did not provide the needed study leave for part-time workers who were studying at the same time.

Did not provide the needed study leave for part

17 August 2020

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18 January 2019

Does Waitrose offer employee discounts?

Pros

Flexible working, plenty of overtime and good discount, company bonus

Cons

Lack of progression, senior management is hit and miss

Advice to Management

None

Flexible working, plenty of overtime and good discount, company bonus

18 January 2019

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44 English questions out of 44