Following the Financial Conduct Authority’s well publicised guidance on increased overdrafts and ‘payment holidays’ for those affected by COVID-19, we wanted to reassure our customers that C. Hoare & Co. has a wide range of emergency measures in place.   Arrangements, including payment...Read more

3rd Apr 2020

This Insight provides an overview of measures announced by the government to support individuals and businesses facing difficulty because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the crisis develops, new announcements are being made daily, so it is worth taking advice before taking...Read more

The coronavirus pandemic throws up fresh challenges every day and our priority, always, is to protect our customers’ interests.  Unfortunately, at a time when COVID-19 is bringing out the best in so many, we are aware that others are exploiting the pandemic with a variety of scams.

Many...Read more


Please note that the limit for contactless card purchases has increased from £30 to £45 with effect from the 1st of April 2020.  This is part of an industry-wide initiative to reduce cash transactions and limit contact with PIN terminals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more

25th Mar 2020

We would like to reassure our customers that Hoare’s bank is continuing to offer all necessary services.

Both the Fleet Street and the Lowndes Street branches are now closed.  However, we have had strong contingency plans in place for some time, and these are being implemented...Read more