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16/04/08 Companies like Welsh plastics' specialists Roperhurst show us that university is not the only option

Companies like Roperhurst have been employing school leavers since its formation in 1976. Its current MD, Bob Lane, joined the company straight from school 29 years ago. Roperhurst is actively looking for more people in this mold - people prepared to learn, advance, manage and lead. It is absolutely vital that government, educators and parents remind their children that university is not the only way, that there are outlets for ambition in other areas, and that leaving education at 16+ should not necessarily mean the end of career prospects.

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