Compare Sports Direct vs Boots BETA

See how working at Sports Direct vs. Boots compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Sports Direct vs. Boots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Sports Direct

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Boots scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 974 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2478 reviews)
Boots employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.6
Career Opportunities
3.0
Boots employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Boots employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.2
Boots employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
67%
67%Sebastian James
Boots employees rated their CEO Approval 39% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
46%
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Boots employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
17%
Positive Business Outlook
35%
Boots employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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Manager1 Salaries
£37,099/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Boots.
  • Boots had 58 more reviews than Sports Direct that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 279 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 185 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 118 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Shoe Supervisor

I have been working at Sports Direct full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Been with the company 7 years and loving every second of it. And with the scheme thats been added makes working here even better as every ones earnings is in our own hands .

Cons

There is no challenge with working here. Its retail Aslong as you communacate with your staff members you day always become enjoyful

Advice to Management

Keep up the hard work

Former Contractor - Sales Assistant

I worked at Boots

Pros

Team members, flexibility with university

Cons

Hourly rate, discount on products (low)

Job Postings

Boots has 1,100 more recently posted open jobs than Sports Direct.