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High-level apprenticeships will help young people—and business

Cameron's 3m target was always a pipe dream. The key is to focus on quality—not numbers

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Brexit continues to dominate our politics, but the reality is that as a country we will be defined by how we face up to a series of other generational challenges. Sluggish wage growth persists in western economies; missions to deliver social justice and tackle the UK’s productivity problem remain unfulfilled. Meanwhile the march of the robots and the development of automation and AI will test our readiness for the future world of work—and our ability to remain globally competitive.

Apprenticeships should be a key component…

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