in regards to vs with regard to :

in regards to or with regard to

Business English is deadly enough without scrambling it. “As regards your downsizing plan . . .” is acceptable, if stiff. “In regard to” “and “with regard to” are also correct. But “in regards to” is nonstandard. You can also convey the same idea with “in respect to” or “with respect to,” or—simplest of all—just plain “regarding.”

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  • Wharton: 'Memphis has to act on these financial issues now'
    Memphis Mayor A C Wharton said public safety will not be compromised, but that changes must be made in regards to the city's budget mess.
    June 13, 2013 - WMCTV Memphis
  • Morgan City Arrest Report 6/13/2013
    The following subjects have been arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 06/12/2013:   *David Lee Martinez, 49 years of age, Address-Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 06/12/2013 @ 9:27am after officers of the Morgan City Police Department received a complaint from a Roderick Street business in regards to a subject who had committed a battery ...
    June 13, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Comments
    Some property and business owners say assessment districts are the perfect tool to revitalize and promote their neighborhoods. Others say they are often mismanaged and are an illegal way for municipalities to get more bang in regards to public services for less buck.
    June 13, 2013 - San Diego Reader

  • Roy Nelson: “I Know I Can Beat Anybody Up and Knock Anybody Out”
    COMMENTARY | On June 15, 2013, at UFC 161, heavyweight Roy Nelson faces a game opponent in Stipe Miocic. A win for Nelson means little with regard to his heavyweight standing. However, for Miocic, a victory over his #5 ranked opponent would speak volumes, and cement his place among the top 10 heavyweights in the UFC.
    June 13, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • UNM's debt at $575.7 million
    In a presentation at a Board of Regents meeting Tuesday morning, Andrew Cullen, associate vice president of the Office of Planning and Budget Analysis, said the University has an outstanding balance of $575.7 million with regard to its projects’ bonds. He said the University expects to pay the outstanding balance by 2036, although future projects might still result to more debt in the future.
    June 13, 2013 - The New Mexico Daily Lobo