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HSBC supports the next generation of entrepreneurs

Local bank joins Junior Achievement in three-year programme

HSBC has committed to helping shape the next generation of entrepreneurs after entering into a three-year programme with Junior Achievement.

The educational charity runs classroom-based courses to help make the connection between school and the world of work successful.

With the help of HSBC, pupils from all high schools on the Island will be able to learn how to take a business idea from concept to reality.

Volunteer business mentors will support each student business and help them gain a clearer view of job opportunities and the skills needed to succeed in a global economy.

Junior Achievement chief executive Sue Cook says 'students participating in the company programme are at a distinct advantage when applying for university or taking their first step on the career ladder'.

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