Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Supportive and encourages curiosity."
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
 
Hours
9.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

Pros

  • The rotational scheme means that there is varied work available for graduates.
  • There’s a good ethos of approachability and support throughout the whole company.
  • M&G is committed to developing graduates and investing in training.
  • Flexibility around hours means that there is a good work/life balance.

Cons

  • There can be a lack of transparency regarding career progression.
  • While processes are being updated, some can still seem slow moving.
  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.
  • Some find there is a lack of space in the office, although the company is planning to move to a new building soon.

What insiders say about...

"Know the firm and think about why you want to work here. It's not about knowing everything..."

"Extremely flat structure. You can send an email to anybody and they'll reply. Everybody..."

"The offices are extremely nice, especially if you are in the Nomura building. We..."

"Hours vary between teams but are reasonable across M&G. Different teams have varying..."

"Good for asset management. Don't even think to compare it with banks though (that..."

"There's not much by way of unusual perks, though the pension provisions seem pretty..."

"There was an online application, a phone interview, a two to one interview and a..."

"During my interviews I was asked questions on my CV, on what I knew about the company,..."

"I wouldn't say it was a particular priority from the way it is communicated."

"Management interacts very well with employees within M&G. We have appraisal meetings..."

"Great steps are being taken to improve diversity and inclusion, with dedicated employees..."

"If you are a high-achiever you can progress. However, people tend to stay a long..."

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

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

"The exposure to senior fund managers, who are very willing to share their knowledge..."

"Career progression can be slow. Approach to investment management is very traditional..."

"Six of the ten largest UK retail funds are run by M&G. Largest number of FI analysts..."

"A friendly environment."

"Excellent reputation Based in London. Opportunity to rotate in many different teams..."

"Training for us graduates has been very good. The scheme started at the beginning..."

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

"Currently, when you roll off the programme, you apply to roles without knowing their..."

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