Boots Reviews | Glassdoor.co.uk

Boots Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2019

To filter reviews, or .

Found 2111 reviews

3.4
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
62%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
Boots CEO Sebastian James
Sebastian James
136 Ratings
Pros
  • "At Boots UK you receive good pay;(in 216 reviews)

  • "Staff discount & growth opportunities(in 150 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons
  1. "Pharmacist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in London, England

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

    Pros

    Boot had very flexible shift patterns

    Cons

    Angry customers which was quite annoying.

    Boots2019-05-15
  2. "Great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in Ashford, Kent, South East England, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Starter 2 weeks ago doing midnight shift and it is a really good company to work for

    Cons

    N/A . . . .

    Boots2019-09-18
  3. "Great pay"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boots part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay Easy work good discount, good management

    Cons

    no career progression opportunitys no incentives

    Boots2019-09-17
  4. "good pay"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good pay and long breaks

    Cons

    the workload is a lot and tends to get frustrating at times.

    Boots2019-09-17
  5. "Ideal for students"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Christmas Customer Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Good pay Easy and quick interview process

    Cons

    Expected to work at impractical hours

    Boots2019-09-17
  6. "A good place to start but you should always move up."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Advisor in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Always keeps you moving. Helps you build your confidence and puts you in the right mindset for hardworking and taking on responsibility. You will learn a lot about healthcare, medications, ailments and diseases etc Good Pay

    Cons

    Can get very stressful. Training is not always good, depends on who is around. Can get short staffed at times.

    Boots2019-09-16
  7. "Enjoyed my time here"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 

    I worked at Boots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great if you love the products, are passionate about customer care and share the company ethos.

    Cons

    Restricted with regard to display layout due to management from above the store level.

    Boots2019-09-14
  8. "Great Place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Shop Assistant 

    I worked at Boots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people and good perks

    Cons

    Can be exhausting filling the shelves

    Advice to Management

    Keep at it

    Boots2019-09-14
  9. "Great colleagues"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trainee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues on the whole

    Cons

    Working hours were quite long

    Advice to Management

    N/a

    Boots2019-09-14
  10. "Decent company, however a bad manager can ruin the experience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England

    I have been working at Boots full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Discount - Hourly pay - Career progression

    Cons

    - Complaints about management is never taken seriously

    Boots2019-09-14
Found 2111 reviews