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Travis Perkins Reviews

Updated Dec 8, 2019

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3.3
60%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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Travis Perkins CEO Nick Robert (no image)
Nick Robert
4 Ratings
Pros
  • "Positive overall culture, great work/life balance, lots of on the job training and support from direct management(in 11 reviews)

  • "Great people and environment with lots of opportunities for career progression(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, no set break schedule for some types of shifts (sometimes worked 7-8 hours before taking a break)(in 14 reviews)

  • "office a bit shabby, senior management presentations a bit overly evangelical(in 8 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Kitchen Design & Sales 

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and incentives

    Cons

    Need to improve product range to attract customers

    Travis Perkins2019-10-30
  2. "very good to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Yard Supervisor in Denbigh, Wales

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very helpful managers who help you be the best the best they can

    Cons

    not enough holidays a year

    Travis Perkins2019-12-08
  3. "Cornerstones"

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    Current Employee - H&S in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Genuine family values throughout the company at all levels

    Cons

    Can’t think of any, great company & people!

    Advice to Management

    Carry on!

    Travis Perkins2019-11-24
  4. "Great organisation to work for"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Positive overall culture, great work/life balance, lots of on the job training and support from direct management

    Cons

    Lack of progression can be frustrating after you reach a certain time with TP. There also requires a freshen up of the HR function. However, with the new CEO think this will happen in the near future.

    Travis Perkins2019-11-16
  5. "Great people"

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    Former Employee - Lead User Experience/UI in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People Strategy Development Opportunities Work life balance

    Cons

    Low Pay Always restructuring Lost family culture

    Travis Perkins2019-11-13
  6. "You are much more than an adviser, responsible for the showroom, from admin to maintaining showroom refurbishments."

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    Former Employee - Senior KB Advisor in London, England

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team, not so strong management, career opportunities you have to stay focused or you are over looked, fair working conditions depending on the department and manager.

    Cons

    Very long hours, fast staff turn over, travelling far for training, most of the time outside of London.

    Advice to Management

    I have strong leadership qualities, working with a team of committed people made me step up as a valued member of the team,respected and reliable.

    Travis Perkins2019-11-12
  7. "Good Employer"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Warrington, North West England, England

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good line manager and training offered

    Cons

    Old systems that were duplicated and spent a lot of time fire fighting instead of resolving the issues

    Travis Perkins2019-10-31
  8. "They seem to want seasonal staff"

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    Former Employee - Yard Worker 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team to work with in the yard

    Cons

    Management don't know how to communicate. Seemed to be a surprise that they weren't making people redundant over the Xmas period.

    Travis Perkins2019-11-25
  9. "Engaging, informative, supportive, great company, Trustworthy"

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    Current Employee - Customer Relations Manager in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Engaging, informative, supportive, great company, Trustworthy

    Cons

    None, None, None, None, None

    Travis Perkins2019-10-16
  10. "Family values"

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    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Team Leader in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family Values and dedication to the business

    Cons

    Rates of pay are not shared out equally based on hours of work and shifts

    Travis Perkins2019-10-16
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