Youth and age

Six young people sit around a table in the Redhill offices of St PaulInsurance - the half-dozen that the insurer believes will play a key rolein its future.

All of them answered a newspaper advertisement encouraging people to enterthe insurance market, and underwent several rounds of tests and interviewsbefore being chosen for a three-year training scheme that will see themspend time in every discipline within the firm before embarking on theirchosen career paths. Claims, four different under