Screwfix Overview

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

CompetitorsToolstation, Wickes, Travis Perkins
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We're a very fast growing and have doubled in size over the last five years! Our customers are tradesmen and serious home improvers who need to get their jobs done quickly, affordably and right first time. We started life as a mail order catalogue-based business. But as our ...
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 tradesmen, handymen and serious DIY enthusiasts all over the UK. ...

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
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198 Ratings
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Oct 24, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Aylesbury, England, England
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Work/life balance, salary, supportive environment, heavy on diversity and inclusion


Internal progression happens frequently, but the process is long. E.g. from supervisor to ASM will be a year to complete the course and get signed off.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Screwfix

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Does there seem to be diversity at Screwfix?

...Good pay for young people looking for part time work and discount to B&Q...Read More

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Screwfix Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online81%
In Person9%
Employee Referral5%

  1. Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Screwfix (United Kingdom)


    It was an assessment centre, many tasks, seeing your skills working in team etc. They make you build something with objects in teams and make you explain why you chose to build this.

    Simple, what do you know about the company and why you want to work there

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Company Updates

June 12, 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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February 14, 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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Does Screwfix offer relocation assistance?

...Despite being part of Kingfisher, very poor benefits package....

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