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Actuaries win Pancake Races – 13 February 2018

Feb 13, 2018

It is with great pride that I tell you that we Actuaries won the Victor Ludorum in today’s Inter-Livery Pancake Races at Guildhall. The team of Nick Salter, Will Coatsworth, Kartina Thomson and Emma McWilliam fought hard in the wet conditions. Because of the conditions the judges decided that the format would change from pancake…

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Inter-Livery Events

Dec 4, 2017

There are numerous inter-livery social and other events during the year to which our members are invited to attend. Liveryman Emma McWilliam has agreed to coordinate our participation in these events and an article from her is enclosed. WCA Article – Inter Livery Events

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Lecture at Staple Inn Hall on 22 November

Nov 24, 2017

We held our annual Lecture at Staple Inn, the home of the actuarial profession, on 22 November 2017. Over 50 Livery Company Masters attended and we were all thoroughly entertained by a talk from Sir David Spiegelhalter on “Dodgy data in the news: how to spot it and how to stop it”. He showed many…

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Actuaries walk in 2017 Lord Mayor’s Show

Nov 11, 2017
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Autumn Livery Dinner at Grocers’ Hall

Oct 21, 2017

The Company held its Autumn Livery Dinner in the splendid surroundings of Grocers’ Hall on Thursday 19 October. A wonderful time was had by all. Before the dinner, the Court of the Company admitted 7 new Freemen and clothed 2 new Liverymen.                        

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Master’s weekend in Mallorca – 6/8 October 2017

Oct 13, 2017

The Master and around 50 Liverymen and their spouses had a wonderful weekend in sunny Mallorca recently. See the Master’s report below. WCA Master’s Weekend 2017 review

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Master abseils down the Cheesegrater!

Sep 8, 2017

Our Master, Nick, today took his life in his hands by abseiling over 600 feet down the Cheesegrater in Leadenhall St. In doing so he raised over £2,000 for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Well done Nick. He does not even look nervous!

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Annual Livery Golf Tour – book now for 2018

Aug 30, 2017

ANNUAL LIVERY GOLF TOUR 2018: SUNDAY 29 APRIL – WEDNESDAY 2 MAY We are planning to visit the north coast of Norfolk, an area with lots of non-golfing interest, some excellent courses and not too far from the South East. The outline plan is: Sunday 29 April: arrive in Dales Country House Hotel in Sheringham,…

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Installation of our 39th Master on 6 July 2017

Jul 7, 2017

Our 39th Master, Nick Dumbreck, was installed at Saddlers’ Hall on 6 July. This was followed by a splendid dinner, attended by 110 people. The principal guest speaker was Mr Clive Bannister, CEO of the Phoenix Group and Chairman of the Trustees of the City of London Museum. He gave a very interesting speech highlighting,…

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