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Betfred Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2019

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2.6
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24%
Recommend to a Friend
31%
Approve of CEO
Betfred CEO Fred Done
Fred Done
106 Ratings
Pros
  • "Meeting new people, making friends with staff who have integrity(in 8 reviews)

  • "(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Often work very long hours single manning(in 22 reviews)

  • "low pay, short time between shifts as asm(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Nice to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lovely staff, promote within, decent training

    Cons

    Long hours, duties can vary from each area

    Betfred2019-06-20
  2. "Avoid"

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    Former Employee - Department Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pension scheme and travel paid if you work in zone 1 or two

    Cons

    Make you work over time and don't help when you are low on staff requires you to do full day shift with no benefits and help. Management of supervisor and and area manager is bad.

    Betfred2019-09-17
  3. "Friendly place to work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Betfred full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great atmosphere to work in

    Cons

    Long hours that doesn’t leave much for a home life

    Betfred2019-09-10
  4. "Betfred"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Chesham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Betfred full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for and pay is ok.

    Cons

    Closing shops and not much help with alternative shop

    Advice to Management

    Think a bit more about the staff that really want to work for you

    Betfred2019-08-23
  5. "Customer service assistant"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in East Peckham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Was working with a good team.

    Cons

    Wasn’t getting any progression. Or training.

    Advice to Management

    None

    Betfred2019-08-27
  6. "Zero benefits. Unhealthy in-fighting at Board level. No long-term strategy"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Wigan, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Betfred full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    They pay you on time

    Cons

    See *review headline. Few Pros

    Betfred2019-08-08
  7. "Rubbish"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Cardiff, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great staff to work with

    Cons

    GSMS area and regional managers liars and back stabbers

    Advice to Management

    Change your area and regional managers in the w4 area they are nothing but trash

    Betfred2019-08-18
  8. "Bonus and pension money 2019"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Preston, North West England, England

    I have been working at Betfred part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's ok and it's work at the end of day.

    Cons

    Nothing but a wage at the end.

    Betfred2019-07-05
  9. "Awful"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Arnold, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Betfred full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good friendly staff fun customers

    Cons

    long hours poor management no social life

    Advice to Management

    listen to staff

    Betfred2019-07-31
  10. "Average"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some of the people are great.

    Cons

    Poor benefits, not in line with other competitors

    Advice to Management

    Add some benefits to make the company more competitive

    Betfred2019-07-08
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