Inspired by conversations and requests on the Company of Entrepreneurs closed WhatsAPP group, Past Master, and budding photographer, Lee Robertson is leading a team of Freemen and launching a Company-wide photographic competition. One winner will be drawn from each of the six categories in the Autumn each one will receive a half day photography group…

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In the Spring of each year London Business School (LBS) launches its Entrepreneurship Summer School (ESS) which offers students with a business idea the opportunity to research and explore the viability of their potential enterprise.  An essential part of the school is the combination of academic study, real life research, market testing and getting insights…

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The Company of Entrepreneurs has a tradition of addressing contemporary business issues at an annual gather of Freemen and guests in the Spring. The Spring Breakfast (occasionally a lunch) takes place on the Tuesday after Mothering Sunday, and Freemen are nourished both physically and intellectually by good food and a good speaker. With gathering and…

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Christ’s Hospital is one of the partner schools of the Company of Entrepreneurs. Established in 1552, the school is unique in its mission to challenge inequality through transformative education. Supporting over 650 disadvantaged young people through substantial bursaries, the school places a major focus on equipping its pupils for their careers. Interaction with professionals from…

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The objective of the Programme is to provide participants from disadvantaged backgrounds with experience and insight into working in the financial services industry. The Programme covers a number of different roles and aspects, working in a number of different areas including Anti-money Laundering, IT support and Generalist Corporate roles. Since 2016 Lysis has: Sponsored over…

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The Company of Entrepreneurs has great diversity amongst its Freemen.  Often, they go about their daily work without fanfare.  The year-long COVID pandemic has seen a lot of people going above and beyond their normal business or hobbies.  Each one deserves celebrating. Pioneering DNA testing in sport for performance, Avi Lasarow was already operating in…

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Share your skills from 1 hour a month and we’ll show you a whole new world! While NASA is off investigating new worlds, here’s your chance to change the one we currently live on and, what better way to help fulfil your New Year’s resolution than to put something back. Just to commit to working…

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Between October – December 2020 the Company of Entrepreneurs Outreach committee have been working with the University of Westminster to support their New Venture Creation Module. We have supported 10 events with guest speakers, judging pitches, and providing surgeries on far reaching topics from writing business plans, marketing, strategy and managing risk. 13 Freeman have…

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Life under COVID has presented many an opportunity to enjoy what would have been physical events, virtually. From a Livery perspective, this has created more opportunities to enjoy the fellowship that is so important to us, both within our own Companies and with others. Recently the Company of Entrepreneurs was invited to join their good…

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The Company records, with great sadness, the death of Founder Freeman James Dinsdale. James was admitted as a Founder Freeman at Skinners’ Hall in March 2015, and was active in speaking and mentoring for the then Guild of Entrepreneurs. Arthur James Dinsdale was a colourful figure, who was, variously, a chartered accountant, business mentor and…

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