B&Q Overview

  • www.bandqcareers.com
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1969
  • Company - Private
  • Home Centres & DIY/Hardware Shops
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsTesco, Homebase Limited, Wickes
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Thanks for your interest in joining B&Q. Due to adopting new ways of working encompassing social distancing measures, we’re only recruiting in a few stores right now, If you’re interested in a temporary role as a Customer Advisor (hours and shifts will vary, store by store) ...
Mission: We believe anyone can improve their home to make life better.

B&Q Reviews

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Graham Bell
Graham Bell
260 Ratings
Current Employee, less than 1 year


12 May 2021 - B&Q in Shrewsbury, England, England
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook


Not great but not bad


Could do with better contracts for staff
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Diversity & Inclusion at B&Q

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

We believe in creating an environment where our people can grow, thrive, and truly be themselves. We respect and celebrate differences. That’s what makes us stronger. We believe all our people should feel included and comfortable working here. And we do everything we can to make sure they do. To

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B&Q Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online93%
In Person2%

  1. Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
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    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at B&Q (United Kingdom) in May 2021


    After receiving a phone call, I had an email regarding the interview. It was a one-to-one interview, however there were two interviewers which convened afterwards. It took just over an hour.

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Company Updates

6 May 2021
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A moment of fame for our colleague Joshua as he featured in a local newspaper, telling his story of joining us in-store after completing his college’s Outreach programme. In the article, Joshua’s dad commented: “It’s a great opportunity for him. Joshua has autism so something like this is a really big achievement and we are so proud of him.” We also spoke to Andy, Joshua's store manager, who said: "Joshua’s first few shifts have been really good, he has fully embraced everything he has been shown and is an extremely positive person. It’s been great to see him engaging with his colleagues and that he seems to be getting so much out of his role." You can read the full article below. We can’t wait to see where your journey with B&Q will take you, Joshua! #TogetherWeCan 🌟
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Talented Furness College student lands job with major retail chain
12 April 2021
We're excited to announce that we've been awarded two RAD awards for 'National Employer Brand' and 'Best Employer Website'! 🎉 A huge thank you to ThirtyThree and every colleague who worked to make this happen. We couldn't have done it without you. #TogetherWeCan Want to see our award-winning website in action? 👀👇 bandqcareers.com
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B&Q Awards & Accolades

  • Bronze AwardUK Ministry of Defence2020
  • Retailer of the YearT32020

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