Why we need to think about apprenticeships in finance

It’s time to create a platform which effectively tackles youth unemployment, while helping to develop the skills and knowledge our country needs, writes Conor Brennan of Zurich Insurance

8th November, 2015
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Conor Brennan, Chief Executive of Zurich Insurance in Ireland Picture: Maura Hickey

As Ireland continues its recovery from recession and confidence builds for a bright future, one essential building block of our success needs more attention.

With figures showing 20 per cent of young people in Ireland are currently unemployed — twice the level in the overall population — something clearly has to be done and we, at Zurich, wanted to play our part.

Ireland’s tough economic times actually had a positive effect on persuading young people to...

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