B&Q - A great place to work
B&Q is the largest home improvement and garden centre retailer in the UK and Europe, and the third largest in the world. It's also a great place to work for women.
Working for B&Q
People are at the heart of what we do here at B&Q, and we believe that having a diverse workforce creates a mixture of talents and makes us a successful business.
At B&Q we offer all permanent employees, irrespective of service or caring responsibilities, the right to request flexible working.
Women in business
At B&Q, we're seeing an improving trend for more women in senior positions, and attracting a more balanced employee base. Although in the past DIY was widely regarded as predominantly a male pursuit, those days are obviously long gone and we're happy to say that our product range, customers and employee base reflects that.
Two out of the seven B&Q Board Members are women and our female senior management population is continuing to grow. Having women plays a key part in our marketing and commercial departments, meaning that we're developing more female driven ranges and campaigns.
What it's like to work for B&Q?
"B&Q is a down-to-earth and family-friendly company to work for. The flexible hours have given me the chance to progress with my career and to spend quality time with my children." Cheron Evans, part-time HR Advisor
"B&Q is a truly great company to work for, giving people the opportunity to shine along with the support they need to make their career ambitions a reality. The company's flexible working policy has been a great benefit for me, enabling me to achieve a good balance in terms of my work and family life." Jasvinder Sohal, HR Business Partner
- To search for career opportunities within B&Q, please visit www.diy.com/careers
B&Q – Build a career in which you can say "I Did That"
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