Spar

  • UK
  • Convenience stores
spar.co.uk

Good Jobs Score

Score based on recent responses from current employees.

What’s it like to work at Spar?

We’ve surveyed 64 current employees at Spar. They’ve told us how much they’re paid, what managers are like, their staff discount, and lots more.

Pay

Managers £8.38–9.41

From 27 hourly employees

Stores £7.30–8.59

From 23 hourly employees

  • Pays less than the Real Living Wage

    Not great
  • People under 25 get paid less than everyone else doing the same job

    Not great
  • People get paid every four weeks

  • People get paid accurately and on time

    Good

Hours

  • This employer uses zero hours, low hours, part time and full time contracts

  • Most people work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

    Good
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Excellent
  • There’s no consistency in when people get their schedule

    Not great
  • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Good
  • Most people find it easy to change shifts

    Good

Benefits

  • People only get the legal minimum amount of sick pay

    Not great
  • Most people find it easy to book holidays

    Good

Workplace

  • People feel stressed here

    Bad
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • Parents say this is a good place to work if you have childcare responsibilities

    Excellent
  • People say this is a good place to work if you care for a parent or an older relative

    Excellent
  • Most people get enough training when they start

    Good
  • Only some people are given support to progress here

    Not great
  • Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Not great
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    Bad