The Lord Mayor's Platinum Jubilee Big Curry Lunch

It was a privilege to be invited to The Mansion House yesterday evening to hear the Lord Mayor Alderman Vincent Keaveny announce the result of the Platinum Jubilee Big Curry lunch held on 7th April at the Guildhall https://lnkd.in/ewK6Dyhc.

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The new Master

On 21st March 2022 we installed our new Master, clothed new Liverymen and Liverwomen and held a Court Dinner.  Click on the picture to see a further selection of pictures.

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Recruitment of a new Clerk

The Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) together with its charitable trust The International Bankers Charitable Trust (IBCT reg 1087630) is seeking the appointment of a new Clerk to start a handover in September 2022.  Full details are set out in the Job Specification including How to apply, press the READ buttom to see this. 

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Sheriffs' Challenge

Five schools presented impressively in the final heat of the Sheriffs’ Challenge.  Delighted that our sponsored school, Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (@ncs6th), won though to the final. 

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WCIB Lombard Prize 2021 - Winner announced

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2021 WCIB Lombard Prize is Henning Ringholz with Maurie Keck as Runner Up.

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Welcome to new Freemen 18th January 2022

21 new Freemen made their Freedom Declarations in a Zoom meeting on 18th January with the Master, Master elect and other members of the Court of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

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WCIB Schools Essay Competition 2021

The WCIB Schools Essay Competition is run every year in conjunction with social mobility charity The Brokerage .  We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 WCIB Schools Competition.  Sixth form students from London schools and colleges were challenged to compose an essay with the following title:"The UK has suffered a deep recession following the impact of the...

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Carol Service 8th December 2021

The annual Carol Service took place on 8th December 2021.  The full report below has a link to the Order of Service.

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'The war for talent' presentation and discussion 23rd November 2021

On Tuesday evening 23rd November, members and guests were hosted at WeWork to discuss the War for Talent. Topics covered by the panel included the future of the office, corporate ecosystems, attracting talent and the challenges of hybrid working

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The Monmouth Enterprise Initiative Finance Day 8th November 2021

WCIB Past Master Bob Wigley, Court Assistant Simon Hills and Liverymen Mark Henthorne and Daniel Yates helped make this year's Monmouth Enterprise Initiative Finance Day a great success at Haberdashers' Hall on 8th November.

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Common Hall and the Installation Court Dinner 30th September 2021

These two pictures show new Liverymen Clothed on 30th September 2021 and Dame Elizabeth Corley, DBE receiving her Honorary Freedom of the Company also on 30th September 2021.  Click on the pictures to flick between them.

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21st September 2021 The Master presents cheque for the Lord Mayor's Appeal

The Master presented a cheque for £2000 to the Lord mayor on City Giving Day.

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Freedom Ceremony 20th September 2021

The Master held a Freedom Ceremony on 20th September, the first time we had been able to hold one in person since early 2020.

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15th September 2021: WCIB donates to the Sheriffs' & Recorder's Fund

On 15th September WCIB Honorary Freeman Alderman & Sheriff Professor Michael Mainelli rode through the City of London to raise money for the Sheriffs' & Recorder's Fund.  The Master handed Michael £1000 from the WCIB.

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Election Court 14th July 2021

The Company's annual Election Court took place on 14th July 2021, this year Court was held as a hybrid event with members present at Ironmongers' Hall and on-line via Zoom.  In the picture are (R) the Master Robert Merrett and (L) the Master-elect John Bennett MBE.

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