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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2016)
"Open, trusting, empowering."
Pros: 
  • Lots of early responsibility for those who want it and show the required skills.
  • A good ethos of teamwork and support throughout the whole company.
  • M&G is committed to developing graduates and investing in training.
  • There’s a strong pension scheme along with other benefits.
Cons: 
  • Career progression can be slow due to a low turnover of employees.
  • There is a lack of certainty about where you'll end up at the end of the graduate programme.
  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.
  • Some have found a lack of space in the office, though the company is planning to move to a new building in 2018.
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
9.5 / 10
 
Salary
7.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"I went through an initial form-filling exercise followed by a few tests. When I passed..."

"Flat structure. A lot of work involves people from different teams, allowing you..."

"The offices are very light due to an atrium, although they are also becoming more..."

"Hours are team dependent - some teams work longer hours than others."

"At present (ie on the graduate scheme) I am very satisfied with the remuneration..."

"Pension and private medical insurance."

"The interview and assessment process was very thorough with a number of stages designed..."

"I was asked why I wanted to work in asset management."

"We are encouraged to take energy saving measures but passively as opposed to act..."

"Very varied across the organisation. Very business unit specific. Generally good..."

"A diverse set of employees from different backgrounds from all over the world."

"Some teams have great opportunities to move up the ranks whereas others have very..."

"The staff charity funds two volunteer days per year."

"Work varies a lot. If you show skills, you're put at the lead of major projects from..."

"Opportunity to complete several placements around the company."

"Perhaps too relaxed a working environment."

"The first ever mutual fund was created by M&G."

"Friendly, open and motivating."

"Prestige and working environment level of technical knowledge I will obtain. Opportunity..."

"Initial training of one month, based on very basic financial concepts. Classes for..."

"M&G run an apprenticeship scheme which allows those without a degree to enter many..."

"More on going training throughout the graduate scheme."

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