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Fenwick Reviews

Updated 5 Jun 2019

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Found 79 reviews

3.2
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56%
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Robbie Feather
2 Ratings
Pros
  • "It had good management, mostly friendly staff, except the occasional stuck up one as usual(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good hours available, some nice people work there(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very average pay rate for fairly long hours(in 6 reviews)

  • "Very low pay, and bad management(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Catering Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colchester, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Fenwick part-time

    Pros

    friendly people, not too busy

    Cons

    none so far, everyone is really nice and it's very relaxed in the canteen

    Fenwick2019-02-15
  2. "Very disjointed and disorganised"

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    Former Employee - Buyer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and teams are nice

    Cons

    Senior management team offer very little direction and are disorganised

    Fenwick2019-06-05
  3. "Generally Positive"

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      Current Employee - Assistant Buyer 

      I have been working at Fenwick full-time

      Pros

      Great community, great business, good stores

      Cons

      Lack of structure, lack of progression

      Fenwick2019-05-20
    • "Awful"

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      Current Employee - Web 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Fenwick full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Potential for company to grow Nice team

      Cons

      Awful head of department

      Advice to Management

      Recruit new staff

      Fenwick2019-06-05
    • "Playing Catch-up"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Fenwick full-time

      Pros

      Great people, Premium brands, Laid back approach, still feels like a family run business

      Cons

      Salary does not reflect employees abilities and expertise. No room for progression. Playing catch-up with their strategy, backwards ways of working.

      Fenwick2019-04-14
    • "Sales Manager"

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      Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Fenwick full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Independance, being busy, supportive team, close priximity to home

      Cons

      Too much admin work takes it away from the shop floor and the team

      Advice to Management

      Improved ommunication would be greatly appreciated

      Fenwick2019-04-08
    • "good for temp jobs"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Fenwick part-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        people are all really nice

        Cons

        not the best organisation and admin

        Fenwick2019-03-11
      • "Boring"

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        Former Employee - Retail in Colchester, England
        Negative Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I worked at Fenwick part-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        Good pay and nice workers

        Cons

        Completely empty with nothing to do

        Fenwick2019-03-09
      • "Fenwick Brent Cross"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at Fenwick part-time

        Pros

        25% Staff discount Staff shopping days Laid back uniform

        Cons

        Long hours on a Saturday if you're a weekender Poor staff facilities e.g. locker room £7.15 hourly rate if under 21

        Fenwick2019-03-07
      • "Happy place to work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at Fenwick part-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Great Atmosphere Good rates of pay Lovely people to work with Staff discount Loyal staff

        Cons

        Can't think of any - by far the nicest place I have worked so far

        Fenwick2019-02-14
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