Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Great culture, smart and friendly people."
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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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...

"The application process involved an online application followed by a competency test...."

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

"Good space and located very conveniently close to different tube stations right in..."

"It depends on the team really but hours are pretty good. Usually 8.30 am to 6.30..."

"Relatively in-line for the industry. Higher than most other schemes specific to my..."

"Pension is not bad, you pay in 6%, M&G pays in 12%. Free life insurance. M&G will..."

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

"Several competency-based questions like: tell us about a time when you worked well..."

"We are engaged in the square mile challenge (squaremilechallenge.co.uk) where we..."

"Managers are very accessible and most managers that I know well are also willing..."

"While asset management has not historically been the most diverse industry, there..."

"Career visibility is minimal. It seems to depend a fair amount on luck and timing...."

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

"The work I am assigned is engaging and challenging on the whole. I enjoy leading..."

"The culture and the people are second to none. It's a fantastic place to come to..."

"Sometimes grads are given the inevitable boring tasks."

"We're one of the few companies under Prudential."

"Open, trusting, empowering."

"Some friends of mine had done internships at M&G and they highly praised the company..."

"We started the scheme with a month's training, and have had further training for..."

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

"Have the ability to confirm a three-four month period outside of my business area..."

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