Members breakfast at the Guildhall Club 20th July

On 20th July the Master hosted Liverymen and Freemen in the Private Dining Room of the Guildhall Club for a breakfast talk with the Chief Commoner and the Policy Chair of the City of London  

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WCIB Election Court 7th July 2022

The Election Court met on 7th July at Vintners' Hall.  The Master is seen admiring the view of the City from the Roof Terrace.

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Brigantes Breakfast 30th June -The Master enjoys Northern Hospitality

On a sunny day at the end of June the Master and Mistress attended the Brigantes Breakfast in Blackpool.  The Brigantes are the liverymen based in the North of England.  Here is a portfolio of photographs from the 2022 Brigantes Breakfast held at The Tower, Blackpool, on Thursday 30 June.

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Inter Livery Clay Shoot 18th May 2022

A great day out for members of the Company at this year's Inter Livery shoot.

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George Copus 1924 -2022

WCIB Liveryman George Copus died on 13th May 2022 aged 97.  George was one of the very earliest Freemen in the Compnay, joining it in June 2001 from the Overseas Bankers Club.  He became a Liveryman in 2006 and was an enthusiastic supporter of the Company and particularly our Charity and Education work.  Click on this link to read an obituary of George's remarkable life: 

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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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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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