Pret A Manger - Will be leaving soon | Glassdoor.co.uk
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  • "I'm often on shifts where team members are talking to each other in front of me in polish" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Sometimes working extra long hours and extra days in the week" (in 23 reviews)

Employee Review

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"Will be leaving soon"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Pret A Manger (More than a year)

Pros

- Day goes fast (especially when working in kitchen)
- Weekly pay
- Free lunch
- Mystery shopper bonus

Cons

- Staff can be unfriendly
- Always messing up pay
- If you're even 2mins late, ITS A BIG ISSUE! (& you will miss out on weekly bonus)
- Expect too much from you (work you like a slave)
- Everyone speaks their own languages

Advice to Management

- Be more understand to staff needs
- Train managers regularly (especially with confidentiality)
- Employ more staff

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Amazing company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good management, good salary, food for free.

    Cons

    Early morning shifts are very hard.


  2. "Its a great job, way better than I've expected."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lovely team especially the manager it's very kind and very understanding.
    Best rates compared to other competitors.
    Discounts when not working ( 50% off)
    Free food when working.
    Give the opportunity to grow with them.
    If you give your best, you will get their best. Simple!
    It's a company that it's customer orientated!

    Cons

    Half of the job it's cleaning.
    Over time not paid (e.g. 20-30 minutes if more than a hour then yes.)
    Can be stressful.
    Changing shifts.
    Overloading with tasks that are kinda impossible to achieve in the time they give you. (ONLY SOMETIMES)

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