to the most comprehensive website on Pret A Manger from behind the facade. The Elephant in the room that the press likes to ignore or “nick” from. I declined 4 NDAs / settlement offers from Pret for my silence.

I decided to turn investigative “journalist” myself exposing Pret on various issues, but mainly staffing issues.

UPDATE: August 2021

Regarding staff planning to strike, see the TRICK Pret is playing to stop this: Pret A Manger Staff consider Strike


Organic Coffin Natural Fools



My interview further below in the audio player


Just a few of the many Pret employee reviews from various platforms, review sites, social media etc.


01 Go back to UK

Review by a Corporate, NY


Never go to Pret




2018 Bullying staff killing customers






Annihilate Humanity 45


Former CEO Clive Schlee’s legacy after TWO customers died and low-wage staff are bullied to “perform” with a smiley front:

2019-06-30 44 staff 50 Clive


New CEO Pano Christou:



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The above slideshow is just a selection, extensive accounts of Pret’s systemic bullying behind the facade witnessed by customers:

>>> Caught in the Act – Bullying at Pret <<<


My Interview
with The Adam Paradox Podcast



More reviews on a YouTube collection:

Other former Pret employees that have their own story with Pret in a long list of complaints.

A “preth8ers” group on facebook that is quite blunt started in 2011 but cannot easily be found as Facebook shadow bans / hides them from public search. I only stumbled on them in early 2019 by accident: “I Hate Pret A Manger” under Facebook.com/preth8ers

And former employee Andrej Stopa who was fired in 2012 for helping to start a Union, but dismissed under the pretense of him allegedly having made homophobic remarks. He started the Pret A Manger Staff Union (PAMSU).

Unfortunately both groups aren’t very active currently, but just to link to them as well for current Pret employees’ reference.

“Shadow banned” (censored) on social media
At times I am shadow banned (secretly censored) where my posts are hidden from the public, my likes are not visible etc. Twitter and Facebook are affected as Pret must have reported me. No new readers can see my tweets, “likes” and won’t find my Twitter and Facebook accounts and posts in search. Only I can see it when logged in, aiming to make me assume as if everything was normal. Only visiting my Twitter profile directly can my Tweets be seen during a ban. My followers won’t be notified of any new posts, “likes” and DMs. Even PRIVATE messages are deleted by Facebook when I add a link in a private or open message to my blog.

Twitter shadow bans can be checked on the following sites: ShadowBan.eu and Shadowban.io. And whosban.eu.org can also check if followers are banned.


In memory of my big brother Thomas


Facebook PAGE
(FB & Insta censor/block my website)



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Please feel free to contact me for inquiries in below contact form. For former/current Pret staff, if you like to tell your story go for it, but please do so at the first time in below contact page as I get a lot of spam and troll emails. I will NOT respond to sentences like “Hi, I have a story with Pret, do you want to know…” or anything like that.

If you have a story or want to get your frustration with Pret off your chest, feel free to contact! You can rant and rave and tell your story, no matter how long or how painful it is. You’re very welcome to let it rip! Your anonymity will be protected.

For you spammers and trolls out there, if you think you can fish for my email, think again! I will NEVER respond with my email connected to this blog! And I will block your email immediately.

For other Pret people as silent readers, join a union, leave a review on Glassdoor AND Indeed, and speak out on social media! Don’t be scared of Pret, they’re more scared of you when you organize!

Pret now started to DELETE comments on social media where former staff leave comments of their bad experiences having worked at Pret. Please see the following where I managed to grab screenshots of comments before Pret shut it down.

Link opens in a new window: https://expret.org/2021/10/08/last-minute-pret-a-manger

Stay safe!