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Alexander's Letters

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

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22 Jul 2020
1 mins

Coronavirus Update: government ruling on face coverings

21 Jul 2020
1 mins

Since 1985, the Golden Bottle Trust has helped further the philanthropic ideals of the Hoare family. In that time, new approaches such as th ...

16 Jul 2020
2 mins

Social Impact Investment virtual event: Building the Market

10 Jul 2020
2 mins

If your company’s business has been affected by the coronavirus lockdown, it’s likely that cash flow has suffered most. In the longer term, ...

10 Jul 2020
2 mins

Temporary Changes to Tax-Free Childcare (TFC). In light of COVID-19, the government has introduced temporary changes that may affect ind ...

10 Jul 2020
2 mins

The government has announced that the self-employed will receive another grant to cover June, July and August if their business has been aff ...

08 Jul 2020
2 mins

Ideas and opinions came thick and fast at the bank’s first virtual event on 8th July.

19 Jun 2020
1 mins

We would like to thank all our customers for your warm response to our post about COVID-19 emergency-response funds.

16 Jun 2020
2 mins

We are pleased to say that, in line with the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, the Lowndes Street branch will be open for Cashier Ser ...

04 Jun 2020
4 mins

Our entire bank community has been affected in some way by the coronavirus or by the authorities’ handling of it. The virus did not spare Ti ...

22 May 2020
5 mins

This Insight provides an update on the measures announced by the government to support individuals and businesses facing difficulty because ...

19 May 2020
1 mins

The Fore, a seed funder for the non-profit sector, has dedicated its new RAFT (Rapid Action by The Fore and Trusts) Fund to the memory of Ri ...

14 May 2020
1 mins

Our Fleet Street and Lowndes Street branches will remain closed until the end of June, when we will review the situation.  All other service ...

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 le ...

15 Apr 2020
1 mins

Following the Financial Conduct Authority’s well publicised guidance on increased overdrafts and ‘payment holidays’ for those affected by CO ...

03 Apr 2020
13 mins

Tax Insight: COVID-19 support measures as at 30 March 2020

01 Apr 2020
1 mins

Increased limit for contactless card purchases

25 Mar 2020
1 mins

We are pleased to announce that we are opening a new office in Cambridge at the end of March.

25 Mar 2020
2 mins

Coronavirus Update: All Essential Services Operating

24 Mar 2020
1 mins

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