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Alexander's Letters

Half-yearly reflections from Alexander Hoare, Partner & Director.

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11 Jun 2021
2 mins

We are pleased to announce the launch this week of our new, environmentally friendly bank cards. This initiative supports the bank’s wider a ...

20 Apr 2021
4 mins

Hosted by Venetia Hoare, our online talk on 20 April was the perfect entertainment for a spring evening, as naturalist Richard Fortey transp ...

13 Apr 2021
4 mins

Our virtual talk on April 13 was the ideal forum for Andy Bates, executive director of the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), to share insights on ...

09 Apr 2021
3 mins

We are very pleased to say that, in line with government guidance on easing coronavirus restrictions, we will be welcoming customers back to ...

31 Mar 2021
2 mins

Nick Allott, in conversation with Audrey Hoare

30 Mar 2021
3 mins

(Virtual) Event with the Heritage of London Trust Our online talk on March 30, A New Light on London’s History, took us on a fascinating jo ...

23 Mar 2021
3 mins

The performances given by talented young actors, typically from a very deprived background, were the best possible testament to the work don ...

15 Mar 2021
3 mins

It was a great privilege to welcome Satish Kumar back to the bank on 15 March for his inspiring online talk, What can we learn from COVID-19 ...

03 Mar 2021
4 mins

(Virtual) Event with Paul Beaver Our virtual talk on 3 March, Double Agents and Double Crosses, ended our WW2 history series on a high note ...

03 Mar 2021
7 mins

After months of speculation, the chancellor delivered his budget on Wednesday, setting out support measures for the next stages of the pande ...

24 Feb 2021
4 mins

STOP THE TRAFFIK: Fantasy or Fact?

24 Feb 2021
3 mins

Happy New Year. Last year was hard on all of us, but I am optimistic for this and future years. Whilst the country is burdened with debt and ...

16 Feb 2021
4 mins

Our World War 2 History Series continued on 16 February with a fascinating virtual talk by Catrine Clay, author of The Good Germans: Resisti ...

03 Feb 2021
4 mins

Quantum Computing - the Landscape of an Emerging Reality

28 Jan 2021
6 mins

(Virtual) Event with Lord Puttnam CBE Truthful dissemination of information has, arguably, never been more important and we were honoured t ...

20 Jan 2021
7 mins

On Wednesday 20th January we welcomed our largest virtual audience yet for the first talk in our WW2 history series.

12 Jan 2021
5 mins

For our first virtual event of 2021, we were delighted to welcome as our guest speaker Mary Rose Gunn, founder and Chief Executive of The Fo ...

05 Jan 2021
2 mins

Coronavirus Lockdown Update: Branch Closures

04 Jan 2021
1 mins

Brexit: What does it mean for C. Hoare & Co. customers? The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) on 31st December 2020 entails certain ch ...

19 Dec 2020
1 mins

Following the government's most recent announcement of Tier 4 rules, for the safety and welfare of all, we are closing both our Fleet Street ...