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UGS 2018 – Neighbours Become Friends

With every one of the 110 Livery Companies represented (together with Companies, Guilds and other civic and City organisations) St Paul’s Cathedral was filled to capacity on Friday 16th March for the 2018 United Guilds Service. Masters, Prime Wardens and the Upper Bailiff were all bedecked in their company livery, and accompanied by their robed…

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Roedean School Lecture and networking event 20th March 2018

  A warm and sunny welcome (with rather less of the usual biting winds on the high Sussex clifftop) awaited us entrepreneurs yesterday afternoon for the 4th of the Guild’s now familiar lecture and networking events in the past 3 and a half years at one of our partner schools Roedean on the Brighton coast.…

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The Guild of Entrepreneurs moves to Drapers’ Hall

  Spearheaded by the Senior Warden, Alderman Peter Hewitt, a series of meetings with the Officers of the Worshipful Company of Drapers took place in February 2018. Following a very concordant final meeting between the Master Draper, Mr Steven Beharrell, and the Master Entrepreneur, Mr Lee Robertson, the Guild and the Trust will, with effect…

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Spring Lunch 2018 – Speaker’s Notes

Risk, Belief – and the Entrepreneur   Robert Hiscox DL addresses the Guild of Entrepreneurs’ Spring Lunch at Armourers’ Hall on Tuesday 13th March, 2018   Mr Hiscox observed that, whilst most corporate mottos are, sadly, rather bland, he unashamedly admired the purposeful motto of the Guild of Entrepreneurs – DARE, CREATE, SUCCEED – recalling that…

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The Spring Lunch 2018

The sunlight on Moorgate was bright and warm, and Spring was very much in the air as Freemen Entrepreneurs and their business guests gathered at Armourers’ Hall on Tuesday 13th March for the 2018 Spring Lunch‎.   ‎This eager gathering, now in its third year, is a spritely antidote to the grand formality of the…

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Sheriff’s London Challenge Finals At The Old Bailey March 5th 2018

  The Guild of Entrepreneurs was justly proud that one of its sponsored schools – Duke’s Aldridge Academy in Tottenham London N17 – had reached this year’s finals of the Sheriff’s London Challenge, competing against Oasis Academy, Enfield sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants. The tension was high in a packed Court number…

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Burns Night at The London Capital Club

  The Burns Night at the  London Capital Club was held on the 25th January and Freeman Pippa Watmouugh and I attended to represent the Guild.  A fine evening ensued commemorating the national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns.   The meal followed the usual format of piping in the haggis after a starter of Cullen…

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Freeman, Arpita Dutt, shortlisted in 19th Asian Women of Achievement Awards

We were delighted to hear that one of our very own Freemen, Arpita Dutt , has been shortlisted in the 19th Asian Women of Achievement Awards https://womenofthefuture.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e00f21056f40438da5b6bd6b6&id=1bb58d5a84&e=9dc038eff6 The 19th Asian Women of Achievement Awards, in association with NatWest, is thrilled to announce this year’s shortlist. From women working to fight human trafficking to a powerlifting…

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Entrepreneurs team a finalist at Sheriff’s Challenge!

  Last week one the Guild’s schools from the Aldridge Foundation, won the coveted position as one of the two finalist schools competing at the Old Bailey on 5th March for this year’s trophy. Duke’s Aldridge Academy in Tottenham North London delivered an inspiring, insightful and humorous 8 minute presentation focusing on their choice of…

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