Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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

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

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"Hours are highly variable depending on whether we have a deal on. Can make studying..."

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

"Good level of pension contribution from my employer."

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"Being green is obviously not a priority but there is a noticeboard with targets."

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

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

"Can be a long process, but opportunities do come around."

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

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"The environment is very supportive, wide exposure to all areas of the business."

"Salaries could be higher at the graduate level."

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"Committed to developing individuals."

"The emphasis on culture and work/life balance was a real draw. There was no expectation..."

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

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