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IG Reviews

Updated 6 Jan 2020

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3.4
63%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
IG CEO June Felix
June Felix
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free fruits and nice wall paper in the toilets(in 33 reviews)

  • "Wonderful company, good benefits, inspirational employer(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Attempts to improve usually fail due to lack of support from senior management and procrastination from all involved(in 31 reviews)

  • "No career progression, or just for select few(in 22 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Pcm 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IG full-time

    Pros

    Good travel opportunities. Great learning opportunity.

    Cons

    Typical large corporate bureaucracy. Smaller offices outside of UK treated as such.

    Advice to Management

    One size does not fit all.

    IG2020-01-06
  2. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment and flexibility

    Cons

    Less salary and benefits

    IG2019-12-25
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in London, England

    I have been working at IG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Working culture, diversity of projects.

    Cons

    BAU requests can sometimes be provided at late notice.

    IG2019-12-22
  4. "Good company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I have been working at IG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Better work life balance

    Cons

    All good nothing to mention

    IG2019-12-14
  5. "Amazing people, less amazing progress"

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    Former Employee - Data Scientist in City of London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lovely people, relaxing environment, interesting work, great location

    Cons

    Slow decision making, lack of python support

    Advice to Management

    Be bold enough to make decisions when necessary and back your staff when they ask for tools to do their jobs

    IG2019-11-25
  6. "Old Boys Club"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Unfortunately the negative is taking away any pros...

    Cons

    Too many “Head of”... Promotions are only for friends of friends. Skilled people are not listened, middle management is toxic.

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to people with skill and rewards based on merit.

    IG2019-12-29
  7. "Terrible experience.....the worst HR ever.....no proper communication and bad choice of words ........"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nothing much except a good looking reception

    Cons

    Everything here is con.... Mostly testing roles

    Advice to Management

    Pretty bad interview system

    IG2019-12-23
  8. "Working at IG"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IG full-time

    Pros

    Very good company, Good management, scope for growth and learning, excellent package and bonuses, work life balance

    Cons

    none I can think of

    IG2019-11-13
  9. "Amazing place"

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    Current Employee - New Business Development in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good structure to learn, great people

    Cons

    Can get repetitive after a few years

    IG2019-10-31
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Toxic company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice office and many friendly people.

    Cons

    Extremely toxic culture and unbelievable incompetence among senior management.

    IG2019-11-09
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