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

How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics, on AI and ethics I prefer to think it’s more about job augmentation rather than job displacement.  AI will be able to enrich our lives through the optimisation of the best of technology, and the creation of more skilled jobs in areas such as … Continue reading How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

Bein’ a City of London Apprentice

By Jacob Christie, Administration Assistant Apprentice at the City of London Corporation, and now, renowned blogger... What is white, rectangular and blank all over? The Word document I have had open for the last month, trying to work out how to start this blog… unfortunately, as you will soon probably find out, I am not blessed … Continue reading Bein’ a City of London Apprentice

Talking social mobility – opportunities to enhance it within your business

By Sarah Jane Enson, Senior Policy & Programme Manager at the City of London Corporation  If there is a HR buzz-word that keeps doing the rounds in business, it is ‘social mobility’. Social mobility is the ability of people to move up or down the social ladder, and is largely tied to access to wealth, … Continue reading Talking social mobility – opportunities to enhance it within your business