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The latest thinking from the bank’s team of experts and our wider community.

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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 ...

17 Mar 2020
1 mins

During this escalating outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to reassure you that Hoare’s bank remains very much open for business. H ...

12 Mar 2020
9 mins

With just over two weeks remaining of this tax year, time is running out for taxpayers to review their financial affairs. This is the moment ...

12 Mar 2020
5 mins

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

17 Feb 2020
4 mins

My last winter letter said we aim to be ‘good bankers and good citizens’ and went on to explain our banking proposition.  This letter outlin ...