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Chandler's Ford, England
10000+ employees
Kingfisher
1969
Company - Public
Home Centres & Hardware/DIY Shops
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Travis Perkins, Homebase Limited, Screwfix
B&Q are the UK’s leading home improvement and garden living retailer with 295 stores and our Store Support Office in Southampton employing more than 25,000 people from all walks of life. With more than 40,000 great-value products all under one roof ... Read more

Mission: We create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone.


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B&Q Reviews

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B&Q CEO Christian Mazauric
Christian Mazauric
42 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at B&Q full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Have learnt a lot and work with great people had the opportunity to progress my career .Exciting times ahead and face new challenges everyday

    Cons

    Need more colleagues on shop floor to help serve the customers during peak periods . Instore wifi needs upgraded to assist colleagues and customers

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B&Q Photos

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B&Q Interviews

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    Showroom Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at B&Q (Edinburgh, Scotland) in November 2017.

    Interview

    easy online application followed by a 10 minute interview if successful you would be put forward to the shop store you have applied for, for what they say 1 hour structured interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What does Team work mean to you?   1 Answer
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B&Q Awards & Accolades

  • Britain’s Greenest Garden Centre, Garden Retail & Garden Industry Awards, 2016
  • Waste and Resource Efficiency Award, Edie Environment and Energy Awards, 2016
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