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Mike Praises Positive Banking Scheme

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Mike is supporting the Lloyds Scholars programme, which aims to promote social mobility.

Lloyds have partnered with universities across the UK to offer students from lower-income households the chance to participate in a programme that offers financial support and assistance, including bursaries and academic prizes. In addition, Lloyds are offering workshops on employability skills, a volunteering programme in the local community, and paid internships within the Lloyds Group. A mentoring scheme will give students direct advice and support from a member of the senior team at Lloyds Banking Group. For more information, please visit www.lloyds-scholars.com.

Commenting, Mike said, At a time when banks are receiving a barrage of negative press much of it deserved this is a positive scheme which has my full support. It is a great way to encourage students from lower-income families to apply to the top universities in the UK. This programme is a great way for young people to gain experience and improve their employability skills, which will greatly improve their future career prospects.