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August Highlights

A series of huge features have been published in the Birmingham Post and Birmingham Mail on the treasures being moved to the new Library of Birmingham

The Faces of the Library of Birmingham took an exclusive tour of the site, and met Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, Ian Ward.

The annual CIMA salary survey was released.  This year’s results demonstrated the impact of qualifications on the earning potential of management accountants. CIMA members earn on average £58,434 pa while 74% of part-qualified students said the CIMA qualification aided their salary negotiations.

Oxfam GB issued a call to action for car and festival lovers alike to become part of its on-the-ground team making Chris Evans’ CarFest happen. CarFest brings together all Chris’ favourite things –the best cars in the world, food you don’t want to stop eating and good old fashioned rock n roll, brought together for the whole family to enjoy.

Now that the Olympics have come to an end, and the Paralympics are underway, we are even closer to the publication of Wiley’s two books that will celebrate some of the highlights of this extraordinary period in our history:  The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: The Official Commemorative Book and Making History at London 2012.

Women of the Year announced the judging panel for its 2012 Awards. A handful of special awards will be handed out at this year’s lunch in London on 22 October, and the winners have been chosen by an impressive line up of women from across sectors including Camila Batmanghelidjh, Sandi Toksvig, Ronke Phillips, Sue McGregor and Lady Woodford-Hollick.

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