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Barclays has announced it is to offer 1000 apprenticeships to young people with no prior skills or qualifications at its London offices. The £20 million Barclays Apprenticeship Programme opened yesterday and has been designed to offer young people an opportunity to carve out a career in banking. Although Barclays says the scheme is 100% independent, the announcement comes just days after the Prime Minister David Cameron announced an employer ownership of skills pilot which encourages businesses to take on apprentices and offers £250 million in public investment for skills training. (more...)