Wickes Reviews

Updated Dec 4, 2021

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3.6
68%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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47 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount, although Wickes is pretty overpriced so it generally works out cheaper just to go to B&Q(in 12 reviews)

  • "Discount at multiple places all travis Perkins stores associates up and down the country(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "If they could pay you less than minimum wage they would(in 16 reviews)

  • "Delivies and stock issues no updates pressure from mangers can sometimes take toll working extra long hours(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company to work for if you want to progress.

      Dec 4, 2021 - Retail Assistant in Ashford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The level of progression is really good. Great people to work with. Outstanding management. Discounts, Perks of the job. Appreciation and recognition reports. Employees of the month and year. With great products to sell. Amazing experience with customers. Customers are actually being looked after by the team. Teamwork is great and productive.

      Cons

      Minimum wage. Other than that nothing.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Regular shift patterns

      Nov 20, 2021 - Truck Driver in Northampton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Regular shift pattern, nice vehicles

      Cons

      Everything you do is monitored and scrutinised

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Nov 12, 2021 - Sales Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      hours are long and drag

      Cons

      breaks are not long enopugh

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Awesome business

      Nov 7, 2021 - Store Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People centred business, equal opportunities

      Cons

      None apart from getting dusty

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      working project

      Nov 10, 2021 - Kitchen & Bathroom Designer in Eastbourne, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good benefits and good awareness and support by managers

      Cons

      Anti social hours but that is part of the job. mileage allowance needs to be increased

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Nov 4, 2021 - Retail Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Caring company with good mangement

      Cons

      None I can think of

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Wickes

      Nov 13, 2021 - Shop Floor Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy work, no stress, good breaks

      Cons

      If you don’t fit in, you won’t progress through managerial roles

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Cashier

      Oct 29, 2021 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good work colleagues - fast environment - laid back - team work environment

      Cons

      - rude customers - staff are some times too laid back

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Supportive company

      Oct 27, 2021 - Kitchen and Bathroom Advisor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      training is available to progress

      Cons

      none that I could think off

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Bad bad bad

      Nov 27, 2021 - Store Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Absolutely nothing good can be said

      Cons

      Poor wages poor communications poor company in genreal

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