Giving Wisely, Spending Well

posted 01 May 2020 5 mins

Giving Wisely, Spending Well Rennie Hoare, Head of Philanthropy, shares the bank’s strategy for giving in time of crisis and reflects on lessons learned from the Grenfell tragedy.


Budget 2020

posted 12 Mar 2020 5 mins

Low-key tax changes in the first Budget of 2020.


Key changes for UK residential property owners

posted 13 Feb 2020 4 mins

Over the last 20 years, tax legislation has more than doubled in volume. While changes are spread across a broad spectrum of areas, the intricacies for those with residential properties continue to develop.


FX: the Brexit Effect

posted 17 May 2019 2 mins

The decision to leave the EU following the UK referendum in June 2016 prompted a sustained period of volatility in the Sterling Foreign Exchange market; by January 2017 the pound had fallen against the US dollar, from a high of 1.5018 on referendum day to a low of 1.1979.


We celebrate the life of our founder

posted 18 Jan 2019 2 mins

Sir Richard Hoare founded the business we know today at the Sign of the Golden Bottle in Cheapside on 5 July 1672.