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BHS Reviews

Updated 17 March 2019
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Pros
  • "Good discount,good products great people" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Good amount of holiday for part time staff" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Having to work long hours over Christmas" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Some of the shifts are very long during holiday months such as Christmas and we are only paid the minimum wage per hour" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Okay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was treated well every day

    Cons

    Company went bust or will go


  2. "red tape"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time

    Pros

    none - gone out of business

    Cons

    if you like red tape you should work here

  3. "wage"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BHS part-time

    Pros

    good pay as I was under 18 at the time

    Cons

    weren't flexible on pay rises


  4. "Closed now"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BHS full-time

    Pros

    Good for gaining experience in large management

    Cons

    Closed Down due to poor proit management

    Advice to Management

    Sales are Vanity, Profit is sanity


  5. "Retail assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BHS part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment to work in

    Cons

    shift was hard
    Lack of help


  6. "Not bad .... but not good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - Great culture amongst staff

    Cons

    - senior management weak
    - off time sheets


  7. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BHS part-time

    Pros

    very friendly team-mates.
    decent place

    Cons

    dealing with unfriendly customers.
    High pressure

  8. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time

    Pros

    Discount was really good
    Staff
    Family feel
    Pay
    Managers

    Cons

    Long hours
    Career progression
    Shift pattern

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Managers, Team spirit, Family at work

    Cons

    Had to leave as my visa was over and they could not provide visa.


  10. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bristol, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bristol, England

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff
    Easy work
    Extra hours available

    Cons

    No bank holiday pay
    Minimum Wage