Pluses

2017

"The opportunity to learn combined with the approachability of most people."
Graduate, London
"The work/life balance is excellent and actively encouraged. There are also plenty of networking opportunities and the flat company structure means that you get a lot of exposure to senior figures in the company."
Graduate, London
"The culture is brilliant. Everyone within the company is incredibly friendly and supportive."
Graduate, London
"The culture is friendly and senior colleagues are approachable. A challenging level of responsibility is entrusted to graduates."
Graduate, London
"The graduate scheme at M&G is a brilliant opportunity to gain exposure to the numerous diverse parts of an asset manager. You also get to develop your skill set and decide where to position yourself for your career."
Graduate, London
"People are really friendly and there's a good work/life balance. Great working hours allow for plenty of time to enjoy a social life. We also have training available in-house on a variety of topics."
London
"There are great opportunities provided, even at a graduate level. People take the time to show you the ropes and are very approachable. The hierarchy is very flat, meaning we have easy access to senior management, which is something you might not get in other companies."
Graduate, London
"Getting the opportunity to rotate within different teams and divisions as part of the graduate programme. I love the positive working culture that focuses on your output rather that on the number of hours spent at your desk. There's great support when pursuing training and the company has a focus on retaining talent, which is evidenced by the long tenure of the average employee. We also have active employee networks and commitment to increasing diversity in the workforce."
Graduate, London
"Being able to rotate through different departments."
Graduate, London
"The exposure to senior fund managers, who are very willing to share their knowledge and give feedback."
Graduate, London

2016

"Being given the flexibility to develop your career the way you want to."
HR, Graduate, London
"The culture and the people are second to none. It's a fantastic place to come to work and I've made some great friends. Personal development and education is certainly encouraged."
Graduate, London
"Flat corporate structure. Potential to transfer internally to experience varied roles. Structured rotational graduate scheme."
Graduate, London
"I feel like a key team-player from the very first day and gain insight into a wide range of departments and tasks that I otherwise would not be aware of. People are also very supportive and it's a great place to develop yourself and your skills, especially as a graduate."
Graduate, London
"Support received, flexibility in the work-place, training and development facilities and people are very helpful."
Finance, Graduate, London
"Working hours, flat structure, absolutely lovely people, lots of responsibility for new joiners."
Graduate, London
"The team, great atmosphere and friendly colleagues."
Graduate, London
"The amount of support from other staff and the continuous support of professional development."
Graduate, London

2014

"Opportunity to complete several placements around the company."
Graduate, London
"Challenging work, great people."
Graduate, London
"The people, both peers and seniors. The straightforward, open and helpful culture that derives from this. Location and building are also good, though a minor aspect."
Graduate, London
"Great team ethos, given responsibility from an early stage, exposure to all aspects of the business."
Graduate, London
"The team/floor - incredibly open, flat hierarchy and always willing to share. Get given a lot of responsibility early on."
Graduate, London
"Feel invested within via good training. Lots of socials. Helpful people around me."
Graduate, London
"Great support from all levels of the business, time off to study and fantastic technical skills-based learning really supportive and inclusive environment. Responsibility from day one."
Graduate, London
"The environment is very supportive, wide exposure to all areas of the business."
Graduate, London
"Great people, culture and commitment to developing graduates, ability to rotate through departments."
Graduate, London
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