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
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.
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.
The Master presented a cheque for £2000 to the Lord mayor on City Giving Day.
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.
As part of Pride month WCIB Court Assistant Alderman Tim Hailes speaks to Freeman Daniel Yates on Diversity and Inclusion
During the interview Tim speaks about his career in finance spanning over 25 years and the changing attitudes towards the LGBT+ community.
For the first evening of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 on Monday 10th May 2021 our Immediate Past Master Karina Robinson hosted keynote speakers Poppy Jaman OBE, Chief Executive Officer of the City Mental Health Alliance as well as Mental Health lecturer Andrew Barker from the University of Hull.
WCIB has been funding The Brokerage's Gateway to City Careers programme snce 2018 as a 3 year project. The Brokerage has produced a report on the project as it reaches its final few months. Click here to read the report:
On the evening of 9th February 2021, the WCIB hosted its first virtual Cross Mentoring on Zoom with over 35 attendees, which fitted into Master's annual theme "Freeman, Liveryman, Master". Our distinguished mentors for the evening included Master Robert Merrett, IPM Karina Robinson, Liveryman David Blanc and Court Assistant Simon Hills.