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Word is mightier than the pen… 

31 May 18

Father of the Company, Calvert Markham, reflecting that there are quite different processes involved in writing a letter, than when working on screen…   I had to write a thank you letter the other day.


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ETHOS Debate:  The Future of Reporting and Audit With Specific Reference to Social Audit… 

31 May 18

ETHOS: The Centre for Responsible Enterprise at Cass Business School invites you to debate the future of audit and reporting in the light of the recent report on Carillion …


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Reminder:  Applicants still Sought for the Role of Almoner… 

31 May 18

As with all the pro-bono work we do within WCoMC, the rewards come from knowing that you have helped others and often at difficult times.


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The Mistress writes…. diary of May 2018… 

31 May 18

May has been a very busy month: what with the installation of the new Bishop of London and a Garden Party…..


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Liverymen – it’s in your interest to vote in the Sheriffs’ election…! 

30 May 18

This year the election of the two Sheriffs is contested, so there is a real choice, and it’s particularly relevant to members of the WCoMC…


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The Education Supper…. 

30 May 18

and the designing of the 2019 Supper, moulded around heavy-attender feedback..


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Tea in The City…. 

30 May 18

Two world authorities on Tea – for which they have been auctioneers, brokers and Ambassadors –  instructed us on its marvellous properties…


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Nylons and Natter….     

30 May 18

Goggles on – and lab conditions; the Mistress Management Consultant turns another social event into a scientific experiment…


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The Urwick Prize 2018… 

1 May 18

This year’s winners of the Urwick Prize were presented with the Cup at the Company’s Education Supper on 25 April.


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A Procession to commemorate 100 years since the first woman in the UK won the vote…. 

1 May 18

This will be the largest participatory artwork ever created as women ‘march’ down the Mall…


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ETHOS Debate: … 

29 Apr 18

Is  Corporate Governance past its sell-by date? When:             Tuesday 22 May January 2018, 18:00-20:30  Where:             Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8TZ, Room LG002 Registration: Coffee and tea …


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St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace… 

28 Apr 18

Service of commemoration upon the 25 th anniversary of the Bishopsgate Bomb   On 24 th April a number of members of WCoMC’s Faith Group were privileged to participate in a special service of commemoration upon the near destruction of this ancient …


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They won…!!! 

25 Apr 18

the final of the 2018 Sheriff’s inter-school London Challenge Debating Competition.


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Sailing Westerly… (or why the Second Warden is missing)… 

24 Apr 18

we couldn’t put it off any longer…


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New Zealand Revisited – and not a turkey in sight … 

31 Mar 18

or how we swapped an English winter for a Kiwi summer.


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On pro bono assignment in Malawi…. 

31 Mar 18

Liveryman Chris Sutton volunteers as an Accountant at Project Joshua…


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City Consorts celebrate International Women’s Day 2018… 

31 Mar 18

Social historian, Carol Harris , outlines the attitudes of the period, and traces some of the horrendous events with which the suffragettes were involved…


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The softer skills of being a charity Treasurer…. 

31 Mar 18

The Company’s charitable fund recently provided funding for the development of “ The Honorary Treasurers Handbook ” which offers essential advice, information and support for Charity Treasurers and Board Members on how to strengthen their …


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Visit to the City of London Distillery…. 

31 Mar 18

A blueprint for lifting the spirits, from Past Mistress Karen Sankey.


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A City en Fête! 

27 Feb 18

How to get a big lift? Go to Edinburgh in August, the biggest arts festival in the world! The city is teaming and everyone has a smile of their face!   Auld Reekie Puts A Smile On Your Face! photo 0794 crop – No Caption How to get a big lift? Go …


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WCoMC Inspiring a generation…. 

26 Feb 18

The Education Committee, supported by apprentices from IBM, attended the Livery Schools Link at Guildhall to expose Management Consulting as a fascinating career…


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A Shop Talk with IBM… 

25 Feb 18

re apprentices, innovation and management consulting…


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Sea Cadets activity week at Summer Rock – cadet feedback… 

24 Feb 18

    Feedback from London Area Sea Cadets,  following a recent meeting with Past Master, Alan Broomhead.


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Re-thinking Reputational Risk… 

24 Feb 18

” It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.


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Deal or No Deal? Getting to grips with the Brexit Conundrum…. 

24 Feb 18

How many of us are being faced with trying to model uncertainty – only to find that this very exercise throws up potentially thousands, tens or hundreds of thousands and even millions of possible solutions or outcomes…


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Are UK businesses ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ? 

24 Feb 18

All UK organisations who hold or process personal information must comply with the Regulation – whatever their size – and be compliant by 25 th  May 2018…


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O Victrix ludorum  – Winner of the Games… 

24 Feb 18

Inter-livery Pancake Race – February 2018 – Management Consultants excel …


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Trade in 2018:  where politics and economics collide…. 

30 Jan 18

For example, the WTO bases its forecasts on volumes rather than values…


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Celebrate International Women’s Day in the Egyptian Hall at the Mansion House …! 

28 Jan 18

The Mistress invites both women and men who are members of WCoMC to join the Livery as their Consorts celebrate International Women’s Day at the Mansion House…


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The implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the Communications and Content industries…. 

28 Jan 18

What was until recently a bit of a geeky backwater – is making dramatic impact…


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Millennials, born in 1984 and upwards… Are they managing to balance Life and Technology??  

29 Nov 17

How are Management Consults connecting to the so-called ” Millennial Generation”? Do you even know what “TLDR” means?  If not, those Millennials may never get round to picking up your marketing message…


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Trade Outlook: November 2017. Great Walls…. 

29 Nov 17

A closer look at China-US Trade…


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Tom Peters is back and he’s angry….! 

28 Nov 17

As bestselling business author, Tom Peters, stands before WCoMC’s  “Centre for Management Consulting Excellence” –  does he have anything new to say…


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Breakfast at the Barbican – getting fortified and gowned-up for the Lord Mayor’s Show…. 

28 Nov 17

The Mistress launched the WCoMC parading party with Breakfast at their home at Barbican…


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Livery Schools Link [LSL] – a Charity preparing young people for the world of work… 

27 Nov 17

The Mistress – a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Educators – challenges the Management Consultants to join LSL’s Showcase Event at Guildhall on February 6th 2018…


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Did it in fact rain on the day of The Lord Mayor’s Show 2017….? 

27 Nov 17

    I’d heard it always rains on the Lord Mayor’s Show day, so I looked out through the rain splattered windows of the 7.53 to Marylebone on 11/11/17, heading for the City and wondering why, exactly, I was on this train on a soggy Saturday …


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The Company’s Origins…. 

27 Nov 17

Have the Company objectives – as recorded in the 1992 minutes – been realised…


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BREXIT – Productivity and Patience…. 

1 Nov 17

Recent data from the ONS shows that since the financial crisis five sectors of the economy account for two thirds of the much-discussed decline in productivity growth.


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Installation Dinner 2017 – Master’s perspective …. 

31 Oct 17

A full Vintners Hall enjoyed an Installation Dinner which has been commended for its good food, good wine, and exceptionally good company…


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Prequel Concerts in November before the 2018 Ealing Music and Film Festival 

31 Oct 17

               Tags: Recent News…


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The Committee on Exiting the European Union questions the Secretary of State, David Davis, on the progress of the Brexit negotiations – 25 October 2017 

27 Oct 17

Purpose of the session:   This is the first oral evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry into the progress of the UK’s negotiations on Brexit…


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The Benefits of Charity…. 

26 Oct 17

WCoMC support converts to music…


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The Master cooks curry for court during National Curry Week… [October 9th – 15th] 

26 Oct 17

Master Chef , Noorzaman Rashid, signs off as Master by producing a  gourmet meal …


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Exercising an ancient right as a Freeman of the City… 

26 Oct 17

Woolmen allow Liveryman and Almoner, Gill King, to take her sheep across London Bridge…


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Pull !   Novices, Experts and Groupies… WCoMC is forming a clay shooting team…! 

26 Oct 17

Guns and instructors provided for novices – inaugural practice and first ‘Shoot Lunch’ on November 30th…


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Five go mad in Fidenza….! 

30 Sep 17

It was all going so well…


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Germany’s Election at the end of September was supposed to be dull….!    

30 Sep 17

 But now Angela Merkel has the complex task of forming a ” Jamaica”  coalition.


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 “Once More Unto The Rock, Dear Friends, Once More”….! 

30 Sep 17

One of the three classic offshore races, for many sailors the Fastnet is still regarded as Everest…


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The inaugural Urwick Lecture: 11 September 2017 

26 Sep 17

Professors Will Harvey and Tim Morris discuss their research, which focuses on how management consultancies can change their reputations…


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Stop the Rot…. 

26 Jul 17

Re-framing Corporate Governance for Directors and Politicians…







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