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Educators' Debate

The Master attended a debate hosted by the Worshipful Company of Educators entitled  "Skills reforms. A revolution? Or just another re-brand?"  The event was held at City, University of London. …read more

Brigantes Breakfast - Closing date reminder

Friday 27 April, is the closing date for bookings for the 2018 Brigantes Breakfast, the annual northern lunch for City of London Liverymen. If you and your guests would like to attend, please ensure you have returned your completed booking form by that date. …read more

Guest of the Marketors

The Master attended an Annual Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication of the Worshipful Company of Marketors at St Bride's Church in Fleet Street, followed by their Spring Luncheon at Stationers' Hall. The Guest speaker was Dr Stefan Fafinski, Master Information Technologist, who spoke about GDPR.  The Service heard the World Premiere of an anthem composed specially for the Worshipful Company of Marketors by the Master's Consort. Tasoulla Christou. …read more

Lunch at Painters' Hall

Following our very successful lunch at Ironmongers’ Hall last year, this is the second in our series of lunches at City Livery Halls. An opportunity to lunch with your fellow Tax Advisers in wonderful surroundings. This event will be hosted by Past Master John Dewhurst on 26th September.  If you are interested in joining us please e-mail him on jdewhurst@chowndewhurst.com …read more

Thames River Police Museum

A group of intrepid Tax Advisers visited the Thames River Police Museum in Wapping to discover more about our oldest Police Force, organised by Liveryman Peter Allen. Our guide, Rob, regaled us with fascinating stories from the Force's history, and we had the opportunity to look round the museum at the end of the talk. The terms "station" and "beat" come from the fact that the police were originally river rather than land based, and the Force is still in action today, currently known as the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit. …read more

Guest of the Information Technologists

The Information Technologists host an annual Master and Clerks' Black Tie Dinner, attended by some of their Past Masters along with a number of Livery Masters and Clerks, and the Tax Advisers were invited. …read more

RAF 100

The Master attended the annual Cobham lecture, hosted by the Honorable Company of Air Pilots, where Sebastian Cox (who has been awarded an OBE for services to RAF History and Heritage) enthralled us with his fascinating lecture on "Behind the Men, Machines and Myths - 100 years of the Royal Air Force". …read more

Big Curry Lunch

The Master attended the Big Curry lunch, and Liverymen Richard Citron and Chris Lallemand were also there. The lunch takes place in the historic Guildhall and traditionally is to raise funds for ABF the Soldier's Charity, though this year the charity recipients also include The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund …read more

2018 City Walk Announced

This year's City  Walk has a Sherlock Holmes theme and will take place on 6 June.

Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, and is possibly the most famous of all fictional detectives. Many of the stories featuring him were set in London, and London is synonymous with Sherlock Holmes. …read more

Guest of the Insurers

The Master and Clerk attended a White Tie Dinner hosted by the Worshipful Company of Insurers at the Mansion House. The Lord Mayor was the guest speaker, and he was attended by both his Sheriffs, one of whom, Sheriff Neil Redcliffe JP will be the guest speaker at our own Civic and Charities' Luncheon. The Lord Mayor spoke about his Business of Trust agenda, and the Tax Advisers will be hosting an event in support of this mayoral theme on the evening of our Civic and Charities' Lunch, 19th June. …read more