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  • www.buildbase.co.uk
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1997
  • Company - Private
  • Consumer Product Hire
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

CompetitorsUNKNOWN

We are Buildbase We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 155 branches around the UK. What we do What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do ...
Mission: In 1997 Buildbase was established as the trading name for Grafton Group’s UK builders merchanting operation. Since then it has continued to grow with an acquisition of Jackson Building Centres Ltd in 2003 and in the same year being named as the ‘best national builders merchant’ ...

Buildbase Reviews

3.3
49%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
Paul Roche
Paul Roche
14 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Good"

8 Jun 2021 - Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in Portsmouth, South East England, England, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good company to work for

Cons

Low wages, need to be higher
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Diversity & Inclusion at Buildbase

3.5
(12 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Women in Buildbase

Our Women in Buildbase group is aimed at developing the females in Buildbase. It's been a way for our females to network, gain training and development and talk about what it's like to be a female in a male dominated industry. 

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Buildbase Interviews

Experience
Positive80%
Negative20%
Getting an Interview
Other40%
Applied online40%
Recruitment Agency20%
Difficulty
2.0
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  1. Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Buildbase (United States)

    Interview

    It’s was speedy and to the point.
    They didn’t beat around the bush at all.
    They also seem very interested if you have children or are in school. They willing to accommodate any and all schedule or schedule changes
    Interview

    Are you interested in growing?

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Company Updates

27 April 2021
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We have been taking part in the Kickstart scheme which is a Government led scheme. We have gained the approval to recruit 30 young people from the scheme to give them valuable work experience. We're excited to share more updates about these people soon!

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