Exclusive: B&Q and Screwfix to hike hourly pay rates

Screwfix employee smiling at customer in store

Kingfisher is increasing the hourly pay rate for its B&Q and Screwfix employees by more than 8% year-on-year, from the beginning of the new financial year. 

Both B&Q and Screwfix shopfloor workers will see their pay rise to £10.60 from April 1, 2023 – an 8.2% and 9.3% increase year on year respectively.

The raise puts employees aged between 18 and 20 at £3.11 more per hour than the national minimum wage and those aged between 21 and 22 at 42p more.

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