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Greig City Academy Mentoring Café

We held our fifth Mentoring Café at one of our flagship schools, Greig City Academy in Haringey on Friday 23rd February 2018. Fifteen members of the Company volunteered as mentors, and were representative of a range of career professions. Mentors were interviewed by groups of sixth form students who had approximately 10 minutes at each table […]

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Guildhall Christmas Fair 2017

The Court thanks the team of volunteers who helped with the market stall at the Guildhall Christmas Fair on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th November. The stall raised just over £3,500 for the British Red Cross. A special thank you to Michael and Sarah Pereira-Rego who organised, and coordinated the stall this year.     […]

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Cass MBA Challenge- 2017 winners

Three finalist teams of Cass MBA students, the Bow Arches, Viridium and JACBANG competed in the Grand Final of this year’s Challenge at the Hall on Monday 20th November. They presented to a panel of expert judges from the Tallow Chandlers’ Company, FOSFA International, Cass Business School and BP. Viridium were chosen as the winning team […]

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Awards Education & Charity

Awards to BP Apprentices and Technologists 2017

Now in their 40th year, the Tallow Chandlers Awards to BP Technologists and Apprentices recognise individuals who show outstanding performance both inside the company and outside it in their own communities. Seven young people from around the World received Tallow Chandlers awards from the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Wendy Parmley, on 9 November. The two overall […]

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Awards Education & Charity

FOSFA International Awards 2017

The luncheon for the presentation of awards to students from the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association Ltd (FOSFA) was held at the Hall on 19th  October. Tallow Chandlers and FOSFA Certificates of Excellence were presented to outstanding participants from FOSFA’s residential trade courses. The winners were from oils, seeds and fats companies in the UK, Europe […]

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Education Awards Luncheon, 27 April 2017

Fourteen students from several of the schools and universities receiving Tallow Chandlers support came to Luncheon at the Hall on 27 April. They were from City of London School for Girls, Greig City Academy, Reed’s, Manchester & Salford URNU, Selwyn College Cambridge, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the University of Manchester. The guest […]

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Barts Supper, 7 March 2017

Eleven medical students from Barts enjoyed supper at the Hall with the Master and Mrs Fleck and other Company members. The students are studying for intercalated degrees in specialist subjects such as global public health, experimental pathology and neuroscience.  Intercalating provides an opportunity to focus on a particular area of medicine, carry out cutting-edge research and […]

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Awards to BP Apprentices and Technologists 2016

Ten young people from around the World received Tallow Chandlers awards from the Lady Mayoress, Lady Mountevans, on 10 November. The two overall winners were ladies from BP Chemicals (Technical Apprentice) and Castrol (Technologist). For the first time we had a winner from Azerbaijan, in the Technical Apprentice category (pictured with the Lady Mayoress).  There […]

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FOSFA Awards 2016

Annual awards to participants from FOSFA International trade courses were presented on 20 October.  The winners were from oils, seeds and fats companies in the UK, Europe and Asia. Tallow Chandlers certificates were presented to winners under 30  and FOSFA Special Merit Awards were made to those over 30. Guests included the Immediate Past President, two Past Presidents […]

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Awards Education & Charity

Past award winners dine at the Hall, 22 September 2016

Around 40 past recipients of Tallow Chandlers awards, bursaries and scholarships came to Supper on 22 September.  Some had received their awards in the early 1980s, some in 2015.  The youngest was our former St Paul’s Chorister, aged 14. The speaker won our Cass MBA Award in 2014 and is now a Freeman.  She described arriving at […]