Employee Wellbeing – Why Does it Matter?

Guest blog written by Maximilian Weidlich, who is a Policy Analyst at the Banking Standards Board. Over recent years, the banking sector and financial services more widely have shown an increased focus on the issue of wellbeing in the workplace, in particular with respect to mental health. To explore the topic of wellbeing, we must … Continue reading Employee Wellbeing – Why Does it Matter?

Putting the spotlight on trust

Hello and welcome to the first of three blogs that I am writing as the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, giving me an opportunity to share with you all my theme for the year:  The Business of Trust, which I launched in November 2017. Each Lord Mayor gets to choose the subject … Continue reading Putting the spotlight on trust

Trust isn’t a crisis – it’s a cascade

Guest blog written by John Rosling, who is a writer and lecturer on entrepreneurship and Head of Thought at the Contexis Index CIC. Business faces a storm of existential challenges. Trust between business and the society it operates within is low and still falling. The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer survey of 33,000 people in 28 … Continue reading Trust isn’t a crisis – it’s a cascade

Work experience at the City of London Corporation

During mid-July 2018, several year 12 and year 10 students participated in a week of work experience at City of London Corporation. Some students were based at the Barbican and others at Guildhall. These are their reflections on a week at the City. As a group made up of mostly Year 12 students, our collective … Continue reading Work experience at the City of London Corporation

How trust is coming home – through the power of clear and honest storytelling

I don’t know how it’s been for you – but for me, the past three-and-a-half weeks have seen football come home like never before. I’ve found myself deeply engaged by England’s World Cup odyssey, not least Gareth Southgate’s compelling journey from his penalty miss in Euro ’96 to lauded England manager, leading a team with … Continue reading How trust is coming home – through the power of clear and honest storytelling