Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2016)
"Proud, supportive, relaxed."
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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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...

"You should definitely know why you are interested in the buy side versus the sell..."

"The hierarchy is relatively flat. The office is generally friendly and encouraging..."

"Decent office. Moving to brand new building soon."

"My work hours are roughly 8.30 am until 5.30 pm. They vary at times so are not fixed...."

"Considering the amount you contribute to the company, it's fair."

"Monthly ticket ballots. RHS Chelsea flower show. Charity contributions, etc."

"Interview process was by far the most interesting and enjoyable compared to other..."

"What was the biggest challenge I had to overcome? When did I have to cut corners..."

"Very little exposure to this."

"Managers are easy to talk to, they provide continuous feedback and are very supportive..."

"Limited exposure to this but there are frequent LGBT events and we have one of the..."

"Depends very much on the team and where opportunities open up."

"We have a charity committee and charity fund."

"The rotation system means your day-to-day responsibilities vary depending upon the..."

"Challenging work, great people."

"Technology. A lot of the systems are outdated, meaning you waste time doing lots..."

"Main sponsor of the Chelsea Flower Show."

"Welcoming, supportive and committed to graduate development."

"Large well-known asset manager. I'd been to several events with them and liked what..."

"Five-week induction training was very useful, enjoyable and interesting. The company..."

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

"Employ more people in supporting functions from different backgrounds."

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