Screwfix Overview

  • Yeovil, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1979
  • Company - Private
  • Other Retail Shops
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsToolstation, Wickes, Travis Perkins
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Trusted by the trade for over 40 years, Screwfix started life as the Woodscrew Supply Company in 1979, before opening it’s first store in 2005. As multi-channel retailer, we know how busy tradespeople are and the importance of having a store nearby. By opening more stores ...
Mission: Part of the Kingfisher group, we are the UK's largest direct and online supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products. We despatch thousands of parcels every week for next day and weekend delivery to tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts across the UK and ROI. We ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#24), 2018(#12), 2017(#9)

Top CEOs: 2016(#13)

Best Places to Interview: 2017(#30)

Screwfix Reviews

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John Mewett
John Mewett
269 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Ignore false reviews"

16 May 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Salford, England
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Great working environment, staff and management are supportive


Long work weeks
Customers are the worst
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Diversity & Inclusion at Screwfix

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Screwfix Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online82%
In Person9%
Employee Referral5%

  1. Retail Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    Standard retail interview, do you have previous experience blah blah. Branch manager did it, nice guy but since I was a student with no experience i didn't get it unfortunately

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Company Updates

12 June 2020
We are delighted to be recruiting again! We have adapted our proposition, in line with government advice to allow us to continue to serve our customers, many whom play a critical role in keeping communities warm, safe and with power. This means we're also adapting how we recruit for new roles to ensure we keep you, our customers, colleagues and families safe. You can search our current roles and sign up for future opportunity updates at We would like to thank all of our colleagues for their continued commitment and support and we are excited for more people to be joining the team.
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14 February 2020
This week we officially hard launched our new stores in the Republic of Ireland! This is a huge achievement for us and all of our colleagues who have been involved in this monumental project. Be sure to follow us on our Instagram account for all our updates on #LifeAtScrewfix

Screwfix Awards & Accolades

  • The Salesforce Best Retailer over £250mRetail Week Awards2018
  • The Cognizant Digital PioneerRetail Week Awards2018

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Screwfix FAQ

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Does Screwfix have a pension plan?

...Job security, good pension, staff discount, the people you work wuth...

27 March 2020

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People Also Ask about Screwfix

Employees rate Screwfix 3.8 out of 5 stars based on 1,249 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2017, 2018 and 2019, Screwfix employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

To get a job at Screwfix, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Screwfix and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 72% of employees would recommend working at Screwfix to a friend. This is based on 733 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

70% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Screwfix as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.5 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Screwfix.

57% of employees think that Screwfix has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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