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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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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...

"During the interview you must be able to talk about your experiences and how they..."

"Driven worth ethic but relaxed environment. Senior employees don't brush off younger..."

"Great location, good facilities. The dress code is smart but not overly formal."

"I'm usually in 9.00 am – 5.30 pm although there are never any problems if you want..."

"Decent package. However, it can be demoralising doing more work than new people in..."

"Pension contribution, Prudential shares at a discount, Healthcare."

"The interview process tests your thought process, client interaction, teamwork and..."

"The obvious ones (why this industry? Why this firm? Why this scheme?) as well as..."

"This is something we could definitely do more of. Either that or it is underrepresented..."

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

"Although M&G is committed to diversity, many of the senior roles are still dominated..."

"It's too early to tell but I feel as though there is ample opportunity to move up..."

"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..."

"Feel invested within via good training. Lots of socials. Helpful people around m..."

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

"We sponsor the RHS Chelsea Flower Show."

"Proud, supportive, relaxed."

"M&G has a good name and presence. On top of that the culture convinced me to accept..."

"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..."

"More on going training throughout the graduate scheme."

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