M&G plc Reviews

Updated 21 Jul 2020

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3.3
57%
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M&G plc CEO John Foley
John Foley
14 Ratings
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  • "M&G has changed a lot over the last 18 month- 2 years(in 14 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no cons, everything was perfect(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "N/A"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Health Care Support Worker in Sunderland, North East England, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great staff freindly hardworking, good team work

    Cons

    Slow on the training of staff.

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "No management communication"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Reading, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Colleague attitude is to deliver for customers

    Cons

    The Exec, without exception, have failed to communicate any sort of strategy or company direction. They are driving out experienced staff who have knowledge required to manage products, some of which are 100 years old. New business is unprofitable without legacy underpin, and profitable business is being sold off in an effort to make the business look cheap so another big player buys us.

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  3. "analyst"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time

    Pros

    a very big company in london

    Cons

    a lot of more development to get done

  4. "Glossy failure"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Distribution in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at M&G plc full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice office, good coffee, advanced IT

    Cons

    Insurance leadership have no idea about asset management. All fo the best people either left or were pushed out. Disgraceful.

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  5. "Dreadful"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time

    Pros

    None what so ever. Terrible.

    Cons

    The merger of Prudential UK with a well established asset manager has seen the historic M&G asset management business taken apart by bitter and inexperienced insurance types, seeing droves of experienced asset management employees leave or be made redundant or sacked on spurious grounds. Morale is non existent and nepotism and back slapping is rife with dreadful and bullying management. Avoid like the plague.

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  6. "Quite goof"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Apprentice 

    I worked at M&G plc full-time

    Pros

    Really good to start off compared to others

    Cons

    There are no cons here.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Longstanding Investments Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time

    Pros

    Good communication from the exec team Lots of investment into the improvement of systems & controls Friendly people

    Cons

    Going through a demerger & merger so a lot of change to adjust too. Improvement needed with regards to communication across departments and teams in the company.

  8. "Friendly place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Qualified Actuary in Stirling, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Sociable colleagues, free to/from work bus service in the local area, low cost of living, decent canteen, good study support package

    Cons

    Remote location, limited access to local amenities

  9. Helpful (4)

    "Not as good as it used to be. Future looks bleak."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at M&G plc full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Immediate team members make work enjoyable and rewarding. Building is modern and flexible working options are great.

    Cons

    Lots of ongoing change following demerger with no vision. Board are invisible, not approachable and have little concept of people values. M&G employees who made the company great are being pushed out. Salary and bonus is poor relative to industry.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Support Executive in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&G plc full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working, great IT equipment and very modern offices

    Cons

    Nothing yet, really enjoying work.

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