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Tax Charity Christmas Cards

Members will be pleased to hear that this year it is possible to support TaxAid and Tax Help for Older People, the Companies Tax Charities, by buying Christmas Cards. All profits go to the Bridge the Gap Campaign which splits funds equally between the two charities. …read more

Guild of Scriveners of the City of York

Several members of the WCTA attended the annual dinner of the Guild of Scriveners of the City of York, and the Master was an official guest of the Guild. …read more

Election of new Lord Mayor

On 29th September, Michaelmas Day, the Master attended the Common Hall at Guildhall to elect the new Lord Mayor of the City of London, processing with other Livery Masters including Princess Anne. Charles Bowman, a PwC partner was elected. …read more

Annual Sheep Drive

As many of you will know, Freemen of the City of London enjoy the right to drive sheep over London Bridge. The Worshipful Company of Woolmen organise an annual Sheep Drive over London Bridge for charity.
This year the Master and Consort represented the Company. …read more

Installation Dinner

The Company held its Annual Installation Dinner on St Matthew's Day, 21st September, which is the start of the Company year.

As well as installing Morag Loader as the new Master, congratulations are in order for Alex Helliwell and Jasdev Rehncy who were admitted as Liverymen of the Company, and to Alastair Godfrey and Luigi Belluzzo who were admitted as Freemen. …read more

Thank you!

21 September 2017

Today marks the end of a fabulous year as Master of The Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers. May I express my heartfelt thanks to everyone in the company for the help, support and encouragement given to me throughout my year.  As Master I lead an extensive team who together, with everyone’s tremendous effort, determination and tenacity make the company the wonderful organisation it has become. …read more

FSG Lecture

On Wednesday 20 September, the Master was accompanied by Past Master Godbee to the inaugural Financial Services Group lecture.

The lecturer entitled London Forever ! – Reality or Rhetoric? was given by Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli. He drew on decades of research into the mapping, modelling and economics of cities, along with empirical data to challenge some of the conventional assumptions about how cities form and grow. He illustrated how current thinkers are developing new theories around scale change, information theory, transactional intensity and competition. …read more

The Farmers Company

On Monday 18 September, the Master and Clerk dined at the annual Master and Clerks luncheon organised by the Worshipful Company of Farms in Farmers’ and Fletchers’ Hall …read more

Sheriffs’ Ball

On Friday 15 September, the Master attended the ‘end of term’ Ball at Guildhall.

This was the second year the Ball had been organised with profits going to the Lord Mayor’s Appeal Fund. …read more

Livery Halls Walk

On a warm autumn day the Master and Upper Warden took part in the 14th Livery Halls walk organised by the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners. …read more