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business at a time.

UK SMEs, we salute you. You're the undisputed
backbone of the UK economy and we're here to
help you realise your true potential.

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We recognise your needs, challenges - and frustrations

We get it

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We know what it’s like to be an SME – we’ve run our own. We’ve also worked for the big banks who often don’t think small enough.

It’s personal

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You’ll always have someone to talk to, including a Relationship Manager who’ll get to know you, your business and your ambitions.

We don’t delay

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Time’s precious. So we short-cut access to our decision makers and use class-leading technology to speed up our processes.

Tailored solutions, not tick-box lending

‘Tick-box’ lending doesn’t fly with us because our customers rarely fit boxes. Our common-sense approach combines a human touch with class-leading technology to create flexible products that fit your unique business circumstances and individual needs.

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Jason’s blog30/04/21

Trust is the key to securing funding in these challenging times

In his latest blog, Jason Oakley, CEO of Recognise Bank, looks at the funding options open to businesses as they look to grow coming out of lockdown. It’s been a tough winter, but as coronavirus restrictions are relaxed and the government’s roadmap out of lockdown remains on track, there is a palpable feeling of confidence […]

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Article28/04/21

Recognising the difference for family firms

Recognise is a partner of Family Business United, a global magazine and resource centre that brings together the family business community via news, insights, research and events. Paul Andrews, its founder and editor-in-chief, spoke to Recognise CEO, Jason Oakley, to understand more about the creation of the bank and its approach to finance for the family […]

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Press Releases12/04/21

Recognise appoints new Head of Savings and Payments

Recognise Bank, the UK’s newest SME Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Damian Trussler as Head of Savings and Payments. Damian will lead the launch of the Bank’s personal savings products once the full banking licence is granted and then also develop the suite of Business Savings accounts which will follow later in […]

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