Homebase Limited Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2022

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3.2
55%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
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Homebase Limited Managing Director Damian Mcgloughlin (no image)
Damian Mcgloughlin
87 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly staff, staff discount, breaks(in 27 reviews)

  • "Great team and customer focused(in 22 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, terrible shift patterns(in 21 reviews)

  • "For that alone Homebase is not friendly to those who are non-DIY(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Aug 11, 2022 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great all round nothing bas

      Cons

      None at all whatsoever great

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work

      Aug 2, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive management, great for career growth

      Cons

      I don’t have any cons at all

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company

      Jul 22, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team, great for part time work.

      Cons

      Sometimes repetitive work, lack of manager communication at top level.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      It was ok

      Aug 3, 2022 - Customer Service Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleagues, holiday entitlement: These are all I can think of. My line manager was good. So I was lucky and stayed for over 5 years.

      Cons

      Well well well, not able to book holiday when I want and poor training. Bad managers are really bad and incompetent.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee

      More negatives than positives

      Aug 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Health and safety conscious Great training opportunities

      Cons

      Outdated IT systems Stores under staffed Short breaks Minimum wage Headsets can be irritating

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It’s ok

      Jul 28, 2022 - Customer Service in Preston, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team was good and fun to work with.

      Cons

      Some managers looked at others from up high, which means this was allowed and they didn’t feel they’d be punished for this behaviour.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great

      Jul 10, 2022 - Sale Assistant in Walthamstow, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great store, Great people, hierarchy and shifts are flexible especially supportive about student. Learnt so much.

      Cons

      It was good but I was so sad the Walthamstow store got closed down

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good people, Average company

      Jul 22, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generally the people were nice

      Cons

      -Parking for office was poor -Salary and benefits on the low side -No working from home (likely changed since Covid)

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      no idea

      Jul 6, 2022 - Retail Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good place to work if you have the right team and good balance

      Cons

      if you have pooor management it will be very difficult

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not the worst and not the best

      Jul 3, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Clitheroe, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, mandated breaks, discount card is a good bonus

      Cons

      Not paid enough, short staffed, little to no overtime, sickness catch is insanely low, poor management, not enough training

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    Homebase Limited Reviews FAQs

    Homebase Limited has an overall rating of 3.2 out of 5, based on over 611 reviews left anonymously by employees. 55% of employees would recommend working at Homebase Limited to a friend and 34% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 8% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Homebase Limited employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Homebase Limited. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

    55% of Homebase Limited employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Homebase Limited 2.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 2.7 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Homebase Limited to be culture, workplace, coworkers and the cons to be benefits, career development, management.

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