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Assignments and adventures

 
Members' Articles

Over recent years, our members have contributed a host of articles to our regular monthly newsletters. These articles have covered a wide range of topics, both personal and professional, around their work and travel. They are gathered here under this heading, in reverse chronological order.

We recommend that you use our free-text search to look for particular subjects, authors or items.

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Another Oscar-winning film by the Master's Fellow Alumnus?

Peter Fudakowski who won an Oscar for his previous film, Tsotsi, has just released a new film, Secret Sharer

 

Even though accused of heinous crimes - the Master unaccountably released....

Upon proffer of a huge bail, the Master is released from the Tower of London...  Did he, in fact - amongst other allegations - take the Clerk's high heeled shoes from the Office?

The Company at Common Hall

Our candidate, Fiona Adler, was elected Sheriff, alongside Alderman Andrew Parmley - an accomplished musician - who will be our organist at the Company's Annual Service on 18 September

In historic Guildhall, 24 June saw the meeting of Common Hall to conduct the important business of electing the next Sheriffs, as well as other ceremonial posts.

Launch of major new Initiative by Cass Business School

WCoMC combines with Cass on establishment of important new unit, ETHOS 

Cass announced at a launch in its Theatre the establishment of an important new unit, ETHOS, being the Centre for Responsible Enterprise and will address responsibility, sustainability, ethics and governance in organisations. It will undertake research and teaching with some of the world’s leading faculty in these subjects as well as using links with companies and NGOs.

My day in Prison!

WCoMC undertakes a Board and Governance Review for Working Chance, a Charity dedicated to helping find work for female ex-offenders

 In order to gain an insight and an appreciation of the critical support provided by the Charity, Heather Matheson spent an afternoon with Working Chance inside Holloway Prison.  Heather has written the following Blog, capturing her experience of the day.

75 magnificent French wines to be tasted....the Rhone valley chosen as the first Wine Tour destination

The newly-formed WCoMC Wine Club sacrificing their tastebuds, to create for the Company a cellar that will add to the quality of wine provided at Company events, without any significant increase in cost

The WCoMC Wine Club was formed in September of 2012 with the objectives of:
 
• Providing a means for Members to share and develop their knowledge and appreciation of wine; 

A tribute to the pro bono input of WCoMC - The Bread Tin

Young and affluent city workers gather on HMS President to represent the next generation of socially-minded philanthropists

Idiosyncratic pastimes and twelve thousand runners for Charity in the Hackney half marathon

WCoMC athletes showcase the pure air and opportunities for bucolic and other entertainment which drew Scholars and Revellers into Hackney in Elizabethan times

Master being Jailed and Flailed – is desperate to be Bailed

The Lord Mayor has laid down certain conditions .....

The Master has been called by the Lord Mayor to Mansion House on 19 June and is concerned that he may be arrested!!

The Secret Liveryman reports.....

By extraordinary conincidence, a cousin of the Weekend Guardian Secret Footballer  is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants.  With magnificent benificence, this personage - while remaining secret - has agreed to write a regular column....

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