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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2018)
"Excellent, performing and demanding."
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
7.7 / 10
 

Pros

  • Many graduates feel they have a good work/life balance and flexible hours.
  • The salary is very competitive within the industry.
  • There is no limit to the number of days that can be taken as holiday.
  • The culture is very friendly with many people being happy to help graduates.

Cons

  • Some feel there could be more formal training provided.
  • Workloads can vary so it can be hard to predict how busy you will be.
  • Some graduates may find learning all the details of the company difficult.
  • The work environment may feel pressured for some.

What insiders say about...

"Make sure to brush up on your coding and understand different concepts of things..."

"There's a very flat culture with the flexibility to work in your own style with the..."

"The location is very convenient as it is in the City of London. The dress code is..."

"My employer is very flexible on my working hours so long as I am delivering on time..."

"We get great pay compared to the rest of the industry."

"The Perks at Work website is great and we also have an amazing new pension plan!"

"I was questioned on my IT and technical skills (database and object-oriented programming)..."

"The company is making the offices very eco-friendly, with everything being recyclable...."

"There is a lot of interaction with managers and a lot of initiatives to make managers..."

"The company is diverse with respect to male and female employees."

"There are a lot of opportunities to progress within the company, as well as to transfer..."

"The type of projects you work on can vary greatly but I felt that I was given big..."

"The people are great. There are plenty of opportunities for career progression and..."

"The workload can vary a lot. Sometimes a load of projects can come in at once, while..."

"The graduates go on ski trips every year."

"A fast-paced and high-achieving asset manager."

"It's an innovative company with a very diverse group of employees."

"All the graduates globally get sent to New York for an orientation programme that..."

"Increase the amount of formal training."

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