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The City of London Livery Company for the Communications and Content Industries

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June 2020

Victor Watson Prize

Victor Watson Prize

17 JUNE 2020

Final call for entries for the Victor Watson Prize

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The Herb Woman

The Herb Woman

12 JUNE 2020

In the seventeenth century, even the most elaborate and fashionable gardens had areas set aside for growing herbs, fruit, vegetables and flowers for domestic use.  Even modest establishments grew plants which were  vital to the survival of the household and many public spaces used them too!

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Stationers’ Poetry Book Society  Weekly Poem - Number  8

Stationers’ Poetry Book Society Weekly Poem - Number 8

11 JUNE 2020

The Poetry Book Society have suggested this poem by Derek Mahon as our eighth lock down poem.  Members will find it in their own area of the website and should log in and read it there along with all sorts of other items pertinent to the lock down!

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Rising to the Challenge # 2 - Wellbeing

Rising to the Challenge # 2 - Wellbeing

6 JUNE 2020

Further to the Rising to the Challenge # 1  virtual event on how members were helping the NHS in various ways, and in one case pivoting to create an entirely new  product, the Industry Committee was pleased to arrange  Rising to the Challenge #2 on 5 June 2020.  Members should login and view the article here where they can also watch the webinar

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The Young Stationers hold their first Book Club evening

The Young Stationers hold their first Book Club evening

5 JUNE 2020

On 4 June the Young Stationers held their first Book Club evening and invited members of the wider Company to join them.  They discussed Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo and  by all accounts a great, and interesting, time was had by all.  You can read Dhara Snowden's full summary  here.  


The Stationers’ Company’s Apprentice Futures website goes live!

The Stationers’ Company’s Apprentice Futures website goes live!

5 JUNE 2020

Building on the success of Apprentice 19, Apprentice 20 was due to take place at the City of London Guildhall at the end of June. This was cancelled due to Covid-19.

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Stationers’ Poetry Book Society  Weekly Poem - Number  7

Stationers’ Poetry Book Society Weekly Poem - Number 7

4 JUNE 2020

Carcanet Press have given us permission to use this poem, Life, from Beyond the Barbed Wire by Abdellatif Laâbi as our seventh lock down poem suggested by the Poetry Book Society. Members will find it in their own area of the website and should log in and read it there along with all sorts of other items pertinent to the lock down!

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A competition for young writers

A competition for young writers

2 JUNE 2020

Auris, the Service Development Category award winners at last year's Stationers' Innovation Ezxcellence Awards announce a new compeition.

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Really positive  collaboration results safer working for medics

Really positive collaboration results safer working for medics

1 JUNE 2020

News from our Treasurer, Court Assistant Ian Leggett, of how three Livery Companies plus several experts came together to assist with the development of a brand new and innovative medical gown.

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May 2020

Stationers’ Poetry Book Society  Weekly Poem - Number  6

Stationers’ Poetry Book Society Weekly Poem - Number 6

28 MAY 2020

Faber have very kindly given permission for Mary Jean Chan's poem,  our sixth "locked down"suggestion by the Poetry Book Society, to be used on our website. Members will find it in their own area of the website and should log in and read it there along with all sorts of other items pertinent to the lock down!

 

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Boss Federation to Explore the Future of Work at BOSS Members' Day

Boss Federation to Explore the Future of Work at BOSS Members' Day

26 MAY 2020

Freeman Amy Hutchinson, CEO of BOSS  says that BOSS are delighted to announce that Dr Eliza Filby will be this year’s keynote speaker at BOSS Members’ Day to be held virtually on the 3rd of June between 10.00am-12.30pm and kindly sponsored by ECI Software Solutions.

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Stationers’ Poetry Book Society  Weekly Poem - Number  5

Stationers’ Poetry Book Society Weekly Poem - Number 5

21 MAY 2020

The current poet Laureate, Simon Armitage has very kindly given his permission for this poem, the fifth  suggested by the Poetry Book Society, to be used on our website. Members will find it in their own area of the website and should log in and read it there along with all sorts of other items pertinent to the lock down!

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