Betfred Reviews

Updated Jan 19, 2021

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2.7
29%
Recommend to a Friend
25%
Approve of CEO
Betfred Chairman Fred Done
Fred Done
136 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long hours as expected though as the company are open from 8 till 10pm(in 28 reviews)

  • "low pay, short time between shifts as asm(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "GOOD"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Betfred full-time

    Pros

    Very good atmosphere to work

    Cons

    Less salary when compared to other bookies

  2. "Okay only as a Part Time Job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Cashier 

    I worked at Betfred part-time

    Pros

    Does not require much skill

    Cons

    Long hours and poor working conditions


  3. "bad"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    none - free coffee and tea and hot choc

    Cons

    bad hours bad management many many many many more

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  4. "Avoid if you have family"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Warrington, North West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great if you have an interest in sports

    Cons

    Long hours, leaving no time for family. Constantly having to try and get customers hooked on FOBTS. Very nasty customers when they lose money.

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  5. "Disgusting"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Dunfermline, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Betfred full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Getting paid to watch sport and the occasional customer

    Cons

    99.9% of everything that goes on in the workplace

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  6. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Sedgley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    All of it love it

    Cons

    None a fab place to work

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  7. "Better than hills"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Carlisle, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team in my shop

    Cons

    Poor pay for amount of responsibility

  8. "Decent place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Cashier 

    I have been working at Betfred part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, friendly atmosphere, good training.

    Cons

    Minimum wage, late night shifts.

  9. "A Stepping Stone"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Sales Manager in Norwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Betfred part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    In this climate I have a job, if you are into sports or forcing animals to race then you are golden

    Cons

    getting yelled at by customers thinking you're stealing all their money, very long hours sometimes 12h+ with little official breaks. If Management don't like you, they will just pin stuff on you to get rid of you.

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  10. "DEPENDS WAHT YOU WANT TO ACHIVE IN LIFE"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good if you are school leavers or university student

    Cons

    not for long term career

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