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

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20 Jun 2022
4 mins

Fed and SNB Go Large

13 Jun 2022
3 mins

Rates Up Again

07 Jun 2022
2 mins

On 7th June we continued our return to live talks and welcomed James Cowan, CEO of the HALO Trust, to talk to us about the unique service th ...

06 Jun 2022
2 mins

Central Banks Hike Again

13 May 2022
2 mins

On 3rd May we held our first ‘full room’ live event since March 2020, welcoming Marina Wheeler, renowned QC and author of a new memoir, The ...

25 Apr 2022
3 mins

Inflation Pressures Force Central Banks to Act

13 Apr 2022
2 mins

On 13th April we welcomed Dr Richard Unsworth, founding director of UK charity Project Seagrass, for the last of our 2022 Winter Talks: Seag ...

05 Apr 2022
2 mins

Impersonation Scam

28 Mar 2022
4 mins

Counting the Cost

15 Mar 2022
4 mins

Rates Lift-Off

08 Mar 2022
3 mins

On 8th March, we welcomed James Timpson, CEO of the family-owned shoe and retail business, to address our virtual audience in our latest Win ...

03 Mar 2022
6 mins

We share worldwide concern for the safety, health and wellbeing of all civilians affected by the crisis in Ukraine.

28 Feb 2022
4 mins

Rouble Plummets as Sanctions Hit

23 Feb 2022
2 mins

It was a great pleasure to welcome rewilding experts Julian Matthews and Benedict Macdonald as speakers at our recent webinar on 1st Februar ...

16 Feb 2022
2 mins

Johnnie Walker MBE, in conversation with Audrey Hoare

11 Feb 2022
2 mins

On 25th January we held our latest talk on Fraud Prevention, in an informal virtual coffee morning hosted by Bella Hoare and Mark Dabbs, Hea ...

31 Jan 2022
3 mins

At the beginning of November, we appointed our first 12th-generation partner, Amy Rodwell. Amy is the 50th member of the Hoare family to jo ...

24 Jan 2022
4 mins

PM Johnson Holds On

18 Jan 2022
3 mins

On 18th January we were delighted to welcome back military historian Paul Beaver for our latest Winter Talk: Cold War Double Agents.

11 Jan 2022
2 mins

On 11th January we were delighted to welcome the distinguished economist Sir Dieter Helm CBE as speaker at our first (virtual) Winter Talk o ...