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News and Newsletter Articles

On this tab we list our recent news articles, many of which are included in our regular newsletters sent to Company members.  The articles are listed in reverse chronological order with the most recent first.

Please give us your feedback on any of the articles listed by emailing:  news@wcomc.org

 

 

A view from Normandy.....

....not only is it definitely foreign, our village contains aboulangerie (of course), 2 epiceries, a boucherie and 7 or 8 restaurants.  And all in a place of 600 souls....

But I only wanted a database?... It’s a bit more complicated than that….

"Very well, Sir. Our takeaway databases come in 3 sizes:  Ultimately frustrating; Soon to be chaotic;  Complete and utter disaster....

 

Back to the 1930s: another dispatch from Poland

Liveryman Karol Szlichcinski watches the flow of radical new legislation with horrified fascination....

 

The Wider Society of the Livery....

Joining a Livery Company is a unique route to a wide society...  PM Edward Sankey explains....

 

Islam: implications for the City....

A joint initiative in the City of London....

In a moment of madness at the end of 2012, Reena Pastakia quit her job and signed up for an Intensive Cordon Bleu Diploma course.....

Could you knock up puff pastry whilst simultaneously de-boning a poussin and making a cake ....?

 

And now……Be Creative!

Moving corporate thinking from "...it's not possible..." to "...maybe it just could be possible!"

 

The Joys of International Consulting....

11th hour visa;  windowless rooms;  locked in - and then locked out;  Past Master Bob Garratt relies heavily on a small Swiss Army knife during a routine 5-day assignment in Saudi Arabia....

 

Europe will matter more than China in 2016....

There is a much larger crisis than whether or not Greece's debt can be re-negotiated again, or whether the UK leaves the European Union....

12 Mentors mentoring....

Liveryman Steve Cant discusses the Pro Bono Committee's increasing client demand for Mentors....

 

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