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Iceland Foods Reviews

Updated 11 Jul 2019

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Iceland Foods CEO Malcolm C. Walker
Malcolm C. Walker
344 Ratings
  1. "Iceland"

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    Current Employee - Duty Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iceland Foods part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work colleagues are good people

    Cons

    Not enough hours, poor pay

    Advice to Management

    Management does not look after staff like they used to

    Iceland Foods2019-06-15
  2. "Expect a lot but reward very little."

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

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

    Pros

    They can be flexible and managers are generally easy to talk to.

    Cons

    Lots of pressure on store managers, which can filter down in the form of scare tactics to sales assistants/ duty managers, not something you want out of an (almost) MINIMUM WAGE job. Often fail to deliver on promises and expect high standards (but dont provide the nessasary resources to achieve those standards verses other retailers).

    Advice to Management

    Collegues from head office very rarely get their hands dirty.

    Iceland Foods2019-06-12
  3. "Its OK, I Could think of worst companies to work for...."

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    Former Employee - Stock Assistant in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Iceland Foods part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -10% discount (20% for some time near Xmas) -Easy to progress to Duty Manager if you work hard. -Most staff are friendly and make the job more enjoyable. -Iceland pays all staff above the national living wage, regardless of age. (8.33) -Meeting new people -Good job for students (shifts tend to be 4 hours long)

    Cons

    Unfortunately, negatives outweigh the positives. -Being planned in for a shift, then given short notice saying that they don't need you in. Many staff rely on hours to pay bills? -Barely get a chance to take your breaks.......due to being understaffed and busy. -Stores don't get enough hours to run the store, so every shift was very demanding and everyone finds themselves doing the job of two people. (putting stock...

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    Advice to Management

    Iceland STOP expecting great results, if you don't give enough hours to stores. Many staff stay on unpaid after their shift just to get the work done to avoid getting moaned at the next shift. Also, maybe increase your contracts from 7.5 hours a week, to at least 12 hours. Many staff have left/want to leave due to not getting enough hours.

    Iceland Foods2019-06-12
  4. "Pretty decent"

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      Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Coventry, England

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

      Pros

      An alright job decent pay and management is chill

      Cons

      Dont get my breaks so work pretty much for free during them

      Iceland Foods2019-05-27
    • "not good"

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      Current Employee - Shelf Stacker in Shadwell, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Iceland Foods part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Not any pro come to mind

      Cons

      Its a bad place to work

      Advice to Management

      get more people on tills

      Iceland Foods2019-06-30
    • "Was good but turnover in management led to company being terrible"

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      Current Employee - Team Leader in Wolverhampton, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Lovely staff 10% discount Close to home early shifts bargain deals with food

      Cons

      Shifts always changing No career opportunity Managers always changing

      Advice to Management

      they change manager every 6 month's so you basically get to know each one for an short period of time.

      Iceland Foods2019-06-28
    • "Great company to work for"

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      Current Employee - Recruiter in Deeside, Wales
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Flexible working and good discount

      Cons

      Need better benefits in terms of pensions

      Iceland Foods2019-05-22
    • "It alright.."

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      Former Employee - Retail Assistant in London, England

      I worked at Iceland Foods part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      You get paid every week and quite good money.

      Cons

      They Change your shifts constantly without telling you. Had to serve people on the till and tidy shoop floor the same time and it can become to much

      Iceland Foods2019-06-04
    • "Good company"

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      Former Employee - Sales in Fareham, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Iceland Foods part-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Shifts swapping was really easy

      Cons

      There was not any cons

      Iceland Foods2019-06-04
    • "Not worth it"

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      Current Employee - Duty Manager in Derby, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Iceland Foods part-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      10% discount And that's literally it...

      Cons

      Expected to work for free Don't pay us duty manager allowance so we're on minimum wage but expect the same from us No work life balance

      Advice to Management

      No one listens anyway not even area managers or higher up as long as the store is open and trading they don't care

      Iceland Foods2019-06-25
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