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Retail Assistant

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A retail assistant sells goods in shops and stores. These could range from clothing or mobile phone shops to DIY and furniture stores.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over.

This can rise to around £9.00 an hour or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Retail Consortium (BRC)
Tel: 020 7854 8900
E-mail: media@brc.org.uk
Website: http://www.brc.org.uk
Website (2): https://www.rethinkretail.org.uk/
Twitter: @the_brc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebrc/

Rethink Retail is the careers website for the British Retail Consortium.

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