Debenhams Reviews

Updated 14 May 2021

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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
563 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good staff discount and incentives(in 228 reviews)

  • "Very good working environment and friendly staff(in 122 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "A big focus on selling the Debenhams Credit Card(in 166 reviews)

  • "Low wage for under 21s minimum wage of(in 66 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      29 Apr 2021 - Debenhams Sales Adviser in Luton, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Lovely staff that are always willing to help

      Cons

      There are no cons while working at debenhams

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good for short term

      13 May 2021 - Debenhams Sales Adviser in Inverness, Scotland, Scotland
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      Pros

      Good hourly rate for age at the time of work.

      Cons

      Gets very busy during christmas and special offers

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Easy Job

      11 May 2021 - Sales Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - it's not a hard job at all most things you do are easy (folding clothes, working the till, clearing fitting rooms etc) - you get a decent lunch break (even though its not paid for)

      Cons

      - they are closing down and moving online after being sold to boohoo

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Part time Sales Advisor

      12 May 2021 - Sales Assistant in Barrow in Furness, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Short and long shifts Great group of people to work with Staff discount

      Cons

      Management always changing, had new store managers all the time

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best job I’ve ever had

      10 May 2021 - Sales Adviser in Exeter, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I honestly love working at Debenhams! Everyone was so welcoming when I joined and I’ve never felt this kind of acceptance from every staff member.

      Cons

      There are no cons to working at debenhams!

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      11 May 2021 - Fragrance account manager in Sunderland, North East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company to work for

      Cons

      Unpaid breaks and you have to take 90mins when you work a full day so in store for 9 hours paid for 7.5 hours .

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Enjoyed my short time here

      13 May 2021 - Sales Adviser 
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      Pros

      Colleagues very friendly, managers were flexible with hours

      Cons

      Minimum wage, uncertainty regarding closing down

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      13 May 2021 - Sales Associate in Scarborough, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Willing to work around you

      Cons

      Minimum wage, few bonuses etc

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Debenhams

      12 May 2021 - Sales Advisor in Warrington, North West England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly Staff Lots of overtime available

      Cons

      Take advantage Often short staffed on shifts

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Friendly place to work nice colleagues

      11 May 2021 - Clerical & Administrative in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours and extra holidays incentives

      Cons

      Good to work for good perks and salary

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