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For the flexibility it provides, you may be sacrificing higher aspirations

Finance Manager (Current Employee) City of London, England

Pros- Friendly family-based culture;
- Sports facilities;
- Work-life balance;
- Multiple sites - Central London, Greater London; Home counties

Cons- Professionally skewed to Actuaries more than general management, Finance or Accountants;
- Development relies more on yourself than HR framework (Who you know rather than what you know, somewhat);
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Advice to Senior Management- More investment in underlying systems and processes required - some reporting processes are prone to break-down and have key-man dependencies;
- Need to move away from a more traditional insurance company mindset to more modern financial institution mind-set;
- Still a very UK localised company with all major rivals having 'significant' International presence - Capital buffer should be used to diversify internationally - not just for presence but becoming a major player in some international market
- Become a more International/Global brand than a mere UK one after 175 years.

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    Slowness of organisation to react & lack of investment in people make this a place to move on from when times are better

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) London, England

    I have been working at Legal & General Group


    Pros: Stable working hours and family friendly environment to work Cons: A good deal of rhetoric around change and advancement, however little real opportunity to do so. Work projects show… Advice to Senior Management: Renumerate staff better and provide a better structure for advancement.Without… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    The environment is generally collegial though I would not describe it as having a high achievement culture.

    Fixed-Income Analyst (Current Employee) City of London, England

    I have been working at Legal & General Group


    Pros: Company enjoys a good reputation in the UK market. Large AuM… Cons: The culture is passive and a lot of inertia to bring about progress and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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