Questions and Answers about Debenhams

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Is there more shifts available/overtime if i need extra money?


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Often - it is a hit or a miss. Overtime is not usually available at the end of the tax year or when the company is saving money. However, during summer and Christmastime there is usually plenty.

Answered - Sales Advisor (Current Employee) - Scotland

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Always overtime when the busier periods for retail start

Answered - Catering Manager (Former Employee) - Winchester, Hampshire

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Possibly, there should be overtime available if it is needed

Answered - Sales Assistant (Former Employee) - Newcastle upon Tyne

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Overtime is given to employees weeks in advance and put onto rotas like normal contracted hours. This means staff can work many hours (An actual example 6 contracted- 30 worked) but not accumulate hardly any holiday pay.

Answered - Shop Assistant (Current Employee) - Basildon, Essex

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Yes especially at peak times.

Answered - Sales manager (Current Employee) - Nuneaton

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At times if they were at panic stations which was frequent

Answered - Supervisor (Former Employee) - Inverness, Highland

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Yes there is often overtime available

Answered - Sales Assistant (Former Employee) - Swindon

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Yes when budgets are not cut.

Answered - Senior Sales Assistant (Current Employee) - Cardiff City, Cardiff

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No, I was never till trained and therefore was never offered any over time.

Answered - Sales Assistant and Merchandiser (Former Employee) - Plymouth, Devon

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Dependant on your manager.

Some months they would give you full time and the next month they would have no budget to cover hours so no overtime available

Answered - SALES ADVISOR (Former Employee) - Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

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