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Age rage...
Age rage

Thursday 7 September, 8.30-9 pm, Radio 4

Peter Day finds out what new age discrimination laws mean for business, for staff and for people like him who are on the verge of retiring at 60.

Intervention: We're coming to get you

Thursday 7 September, 9-10 pm, Channel 4

Addiction specialist Tracey Towner works with a pair of young heroin addicts who are spending£1,000 a week on their habits. They are faced with an ultimatum from their closest family and friends: start rehab immediately or never see their relations again.

The idea of a university

Thursday 7 September, 9.30-10pm, Radio 4

Martha Kearney presents this five-part series on how universities have been transformed over 60 years of expansion. Developments such as the first campus universities in the 1940s and the creation of polytechnics are looked at, along with the steep rise in student numbers.

Preparing for the primary capital programme

Wednesday 27 September, Copthorne Tara, London W8

As councils are beginning to put their initial bids in for pilot primary capital programmes, attend this event to understand how to work across teams effectively to ensure you can bring your asset management information up to date and develop an education vision to support this new programme.

For the full programme visit

Recruitment & retention symposium

Thursday 28 September, Cavendish Conference Centre, London NW1

Attend this LGC conference to learn the most innovative strategies recruiting staff into hard to fill positions,

e-recruitment, competing with the private sector for key staff and more.

For the full programme visit

Practical strategies for meeting tougher efficiency targets

Thursday 5 October, Inmarsat, 99 City Road, London EC1

How do you intend to make further savings when everyone is already working to full capacity? The goals are clear but the routes taken to achieve them vary both in style and success. How do you intend to ensure efficiency? With top level speakers this is the ideal forum in which to ensure that you have the best possible systems in place.

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