Octopus Overview

  • www.octopusgroup.com
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2000
  • Company - Private
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

CompetitorsJupiter Asset Management, M&G plc, Artemis Investment Management
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Octopus transforms industries that really matter – like financial services, healthcare and energy. Our aim is to bring a breath of fresh air to sectors that have been subject to wilful complexity, jargon and customer neglect. We do this by listening carefully to what our ...

Octopus Reviews

3.9
76%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Simon Rogerson
Simon Rogerson
139 Ratings
3.0
Former Employee

"Manager"

May 2, 2017 - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

Pros

Lovely modern and bright offices in a good area, many very friendly and helpful people and a great deal of opportunity to work in a variety of up-and-coming sectors. Generous salary and benefits.

Cons

Personally I didn't like the Octopus culture - although I think it varied depending on what part of the company you worked for and many others loved it. Very few women in senior positions and bad

Advice to Management

Give department managers the ability to make decisions and stick to them.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Octopus

4.0
(28 reviews)

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...Vast amount of bullying, favoritism and hollow promises....Read More

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Octopus Interviews

Experience
Positive39%
Negative49%
Neutral12%
Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
Recruiter24%
Recruitment Agency16%
Difficulty
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  1. Merchant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Short cannot discuss as this will be a breach of contract.thiry words this is asking. So general greetings as a start
    .Got a free coffee and biscuits at reception and had a tour of the office upon arrival

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Company Updates

November 10, 2017
45 of us are braving an abseil in the office to raise money for our 5 charities. It's an all day event so hang in there.

Octopus Awards & Accolades

  • The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work ForThe Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For2020

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Octopus FAQ

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Does Octopus offer healthcare cash plans?

...There is all the usual benefits you associate with a company of this size and stature discounts at retailers, incentive schemes, R&R, health challenges, Season ticket loans etc....

September 10, 2019

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