Boots Employee Reviews about "staff discount"

Updated May 7, 2020

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3.4
58%
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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
235 Ratings
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  • "Good pay esp for younger employees(in 275 reviews)

  • "Good extra benefits and staff discount(in 181 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "I work in a busy airport store"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Sales Assistant in East Anglia, SK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boots

    Pros

    Staff discount is only the only benefit

    Cons

    Often have reprofiling which does not take into consideration individual circumstances. If staff do not agree to proposed change to hours, they are told they will have to leave. Even if they cannot do the change due to child care needs etc. they have no respect for staff, all they care about is the needs of the business.

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    Boots2015-01-01

    Boots Response

    January 8, 2015

    Thank you for sharing your review. We appreciate your feedback and we will share it further.

  2. "Traditional British Company"

    4.0
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    KEY NOT FOUND: reviews.self_employ-former - Program Manager in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Boots

    Pros

    25% staff discount and even cheaper factory shop Innovative product development High ethical stand point on claims and testing protocols

    Cons

    Tough to make a real difference in such a big company Typical corporate growth for growth sake Lost its roots to caring for communities and real people

    Boots2020-04-28
  3. "Average"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Nottingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff discount and second user discount

    Cons

    Low pay and bad management

    Boots2020-05-07
  4. "Typical large company"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Hamilton, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Boots full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Staff discount, nice colleagues, local

    Cons

    Too long on feet, disjointed management, disorganised staffing, unclear role

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    Boots2020-05-07
  5. "Good pay - £8.70 an hour"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor 

    I have been working at Boots part-time

    Pros

    Good staff discount, fixed weekly shifts

    Cons

    Sometimes can work a lot of weekends

    Boots2020-03-15
  6. "Boots"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    helpful colleagues, staff discount, sales

    Cons

    management, rude customers, staff discount

    Boots2020-04-13
  7. "Avoid"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Pharmacy Tech 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boots part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Staff discount, though this is nothing special

    Cons

    Pharmacy so overworked and understaffed it's actually dangerous

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    Boots2020-03-27
  8. "Boots walgreens"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Pharmacist in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boots full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent training for pre reg Staff discount

    Cons

    Target driven, profit driven Taken advantage of good employees who work hard but never feel valued for it Understaffed

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    Boots2020-02-29
  9. "Not great"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in London, England

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

    Pros

    Good staff discount and not much else

    Cons

    Most things and not much else

    Boots2020-02-21
  10. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Advisor 

    I have been working at Boots full-time

    Pros

    Good extra benefits and staff discount

    Cons

    Staff discount not as high as other places

    Boots2020-01-10
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