Spar

  • UK
  • Convenience stores
spar.co.uk

Good Jobs Score

Our assessment of how good the jobs are at Spar, based on what 68 employees have told us.

Before you apply for a job at Spar, know what it’s really like…

We’ve surveyed 68 current employees about their job at Spar. They’ve told us their hourly pay rate, staff discount, and much more.

Hourly pay rates

Managers £8.38–9.41

From 27 hourly employees

Stores £6.15–8.61

From 28 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 managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    Good
  • 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

  • Most people feel stressed here

    Not great
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • Students say this is a good place to work if you’re studying

    Excellent
  • 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
  • Most people are given support to progress here

    Good
  • 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