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Tesco was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers. Our core purpose is to serve Britain’s shoppers a little better every day. With this in mind we keep customers at the heart of everything we do – from colleagues in our stores to those of us in supporting roles.

Over the years we’ve done this through lots of little, helpful differences: new stores and ways of shopping, service which saves time and makes life simpler and helping to make great food available to all.

We operate in 5500 stores with 11 million customers going through our 80,000 checkouts daily. And our colleagues work vigorously to improve the shopping experience of millions of people every week.

Small actions, big difference. Helping to make our customers’ lives easier every day. In other words – Every Little Helps.

Website: https://www.tescoplc.com/careers


Rated 3.3 out of 5
3.3 out of 5 stars (based on 21 reviews)
Very good43%

Stable job

Rated 4 out of 5

Great if have children as can normally change shifts if needed. Pay is ok but hours are low. Regular overtime but gets cut twice a year so can go from doing full time hours down to 12 hours contracted, which isn’t any good if have kids and a household to run.

There’s a culture of “if your face fits” so there’s a group of employees including management that do the bare minimum but expect everyone else to break their backs. The minute you say you can’t cover a shift, stay later etc they will all take it in turns to come ask why then make snarky remarks and walk off.

If you suffer from mental health problems stay well away.


Rated 4 out of 5

Good for students, pay is decent for 16-20 year olds, okay amount of overtime available, tedious job to do, holidays seem to be an issue with managers

I loved the work

Rated 5 out of 5

I had to leave because it was too far from home and public transport are not very reliable. The work was good had a lot of support from the management team.

Tesco cutbacks

Rated 2 out of 5

Would be a good fast paced place to work if Tesco would; stop cutting back on staff, loading more and more responsibility on staff, paid better, hired competent people, and properly dealt with the incompetent. Flexibility can be great if that suits your lifestyle.




More and more work for same pay

Good job but management is terrible

Rated 3 out of 5

Loved the job but the place is absolute chaos with lots of managers tripping over each other and nothing getting organised. Communication is poor and it shows no sign of improving.

Updated on October 16, 2022

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