Progeny launches summer school to attract young talent  

‘Not the most visible career option’ 

Julia Bahr
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Progeny has set up a summer school programme for 16 to 18-year-olds, built to give an insight into life as a financial planner and all the supporting roles that sit "behind the scenes".

The five-day course will allow participants to rotate through the Leeds-based firm's various departments involved within financial planning. They will interact with Progeny's back-office teams to learn about the opportunities available within the sector, it said. Head of advice quality Sarika Dhanjal, told PA that post-Covid, there seemed to be fewer and fewer work experience opportunities for young people. "We wanted to give something back to the younger generation, as well as inspire the professionals of the future. It was also really important to me that what we offered was structured...

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