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Talk& Toast breakfast 6th November 2019: Emma and James Arbuthnot

The next Power Couple in the second Talk & Toast breakfast series were Emma and James Arbuthnot, which gave a packed house much to think about.Emma, as Chief Magistrate, hears many of the most sensitive or complex cases, in particular extradition. She also supports her 300 odd district judge colleagues. She is depressed by the attacks on judges and politicians. We should be grateful for our...


Talk & Toast 15th October 2019: Robin Hambro and Rupert Hambro CBE

Superb morning spent listening to Robin and Rupert Hambro about their successful and fantastically different careers, as part of WCIB’s Toast and Talks breakfast line-up of Power Couples. It provided much food for thought: On changes in the finance industry: Regulatory changes and increased competition has led to the creation of a “new economy” -  brand new forms of finance created...


The Master introduces the WCIB Podcast series

The WCIB's first Podcast.  The Master introduces the 'Talk & Toast' series which will be broadcast soon.  We are very grateful to Streets Consulting for sponsoring the podcast series.   Click on the READ button and scroll down to click on the podcast.  Thanks to Max Asmelash for the picture. 


Installation Court Dinner 3rd October 2019

The Company's annual Installation Court Dinner was held on 3rd October 2019 at Drapers' Hall.  Liverymen, Freemen and a few special guests thanked Mark and Helen Sismey-Durrant for their year of service as Master & Consort and greeted the new Master Karina Robinson and her Consort Charles Marsden-Smedley.  There was also a warm welcome for the Wardens Robert Merrett, John Bennett...