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Homebase Limited Overview

Milton Keynes, England
10000+ employees
1981
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Home Centres & Hardware/DIY Shops
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
B&Q, Wickes, The Range
At Homebase, our customers don’t just visit us for a tin of paint or a packet of screws. They’re looking for ideas and inspiration from a wide range of products at low prices - always. That's what makes a career at Homebase so ... Read more

Mission: Always low prices.

We want our customers to be able to get the products they need at the prices they want to pay, so we’ve been making some big changes. Instead of having sales that come and go, we’ve made our prices always low, all year ... Read more

Homebase Limited Reviews

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    "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in York, England
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Homebase Limited part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive management. Lots of great opportunities to learn and develop. I really enjoyed the work - it was full of variety and enjoyable.

    Cons

    No cons from me - had lots of support and encourage by during my time here and opportunities to learn and train.

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Homebase Limited Photos

Homebase Limited photo of: Homebase store beside Junction One Retail Park, Antrim, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, August 2009
Homebase Limited photo of: Underneath the arches
Homebase Limited photo of: Smiles all the way
Homebase Limited photo of: Team Homebase
Homebase Limited photo of: Must have found a day it didn't rain!
Homebase Limited photo of: Wide range of products at every day low prices
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Homebase Limited Interviews

Experience

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    Customer Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Homebase Limited (Cambridge, East of England, England) in February 2018.

    Interview

    There was a short online questionnaire. I then received a phone call the next day asking to organise a interview.
    The interview was fairly moderate in terms of difficulty becuase the questions that they asked did feel like they put me on the spot a little bit. Perhaps I should have prepared myself for it a little bit better.

    Interview Questions

    • List 3 words that descibe you   1 Answer
    • What area of the store would you like to work in the most?   Answer Question
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Homebase Limited Awards & Accolades

  • Decor Retailer of the Year, DIY Week, 2016

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