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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Baillie Gifford & Co

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2015)
"Caring, resourceful and innovative."
9.4 / 10
9.6 / 10
9.4 / 10
9.0 / 10


  • The 3 year training programme is comprehensive and allows grads to get a good understanding of the company
  • Graduates are able to work independently on interesting, varied projects


  • Starting out can be a little daunting, though support is available
  • Graduates could benefit from having more time to prepare for their CFA exam

What insiders say about...

"Candidates should try to get as much information about the company as they can."

"The majority of employees are friendly and approachable, from top to bottom. Managers..."

"Work hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, but the general culture is to arrive a little early..."

"I feel we are very well paid and the bonuses are very generous. However I know some..."

"Baillie Gifford is looking for a particular type of person for their investment management..."

"Management sit with employees in an open plan office, and are easily accessible...."

"My current responsibilities are manageable for the experience I have gained in the..."

"It is a very social company; there are a lot of social events which is a great way..."

"I live in Glasgow and my commute can be very long."

"Supportive and receptive."

"The training provided is top notch. CFA Level I and the IMC are requirements within..."

"I think the company should give you more time off for CFA study."

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