Compare Debenhams vs John Lewis & Partners BETA

See how working at Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Debenhams

Employee Ratings

  • John Lewis & Partners scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1726 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1631 reviews)
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.5
Career Opportunities
3.1
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.8
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.1
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.9
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
48%
48%Sergio Bucher
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
99%
99%Sharon White
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their CEO Approval 51% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
46%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 31% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
20%
Positive Business Outlook
41%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Debenhams and John Lewis & Partners both have 1 total submitted salaries.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Manager1 Salaries
£25,399/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
£25,358/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Debenhams.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at John Lewis & Partners.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Debenhams.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at John Lewis & Partners.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 199 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 97 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 87 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 85 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit card"(in 141 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 31 reviews)
Featured Review
"Work your way up"Nov 16, 2015

Current Employee - Store Manager

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

Pros

Nice management good pay room to improve big team and big store you will learn a lot they will make a retailer

Cons

Old out of fashion company dose not look promising to change for better to improve you have to have a good manager or you are not going anywhere

Advice to Management

Get more staff

"Great team"Aug 13, 2020

Current Employee - Sales Manager

I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

Pros

Great management 2 long breaks Professional

Cons

Large sections to cover on a daily basis

Job Postings

John Lewis & Partners has 44 more recently posted open jobs than Debenhams.