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Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2016)
"A friendly and fun place to work."
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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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
 

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