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Dobbies Garden Centre (Photo thanks to Geograph user Andy Farrington, Some Rights Reserved)
Dobbies Garden Centre near Shinfield (Photo thanks to Geograph user Steve Daniels, Some Rights Reserved)
Scarborough Fair? - (Seen in Dobbies, Aberdeen) (Photo thanks to Geograph user Bob Embleton, Some Rights Reserved)

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Dobbies Reviews

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Dobbies Managing Director Andy King
Andy King
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    I woul say it was the worst job I've had

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Inverness, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Inverness, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at Dobbies part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There is some nice workers but management treat you like you are worthless

    Cons

    Bad treatment by management, slagging me and others off behind our backs and bad rate of pay and low hours,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat staff nicer, give more hours and see about trying to up the pay rate for younger people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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Website www.dobbies.com
Headquarters Carluke, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

What started out as a hobby has become Dobbies. One of the UK's leading garden centers, Dobbies operates about 30 nurseries across England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, that provide merchandise for all types of gardening, including plants, fertilizers, and tools, garden furniture and grills, outdoor clothing, certain home wares, and books on gardening. Gardening centers also offer such services as demonstrations and catering facilities. The company was founded by James Dobbie in 1865 as a seeds and cut flowers shop, after a lifelong hobby as a horticulturist. Today... More

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