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one ambitious
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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Press Releases27/05/21

Almost a third of SMEs invest to make businesses safe for the summer

New research from Recognise Bank finds that nearly eight out of ten small businesses are confident of a summer boost in trade, but over a third are worried about the impact of continued social distancing. SMEs are increasing their investment in protective measures for both customers and staff as they remain cautiously optimistic that the […]

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Press Releases17/05/21

UK jobs boost as six out of ten SMEs plan to recruit

Latest SME report from Recognise finds that over a third of smaller firms are looking to hire full time staff, with financial services leading the way as 72% of SMEs in the sector plan to employ more people Britain’s small businesses are giving the economy a jobs boost as we head out of lockdown restrictions, […]

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Press Releases12/05/21

Recognise and Mambu provide UK SMEs with bespoke lending

Recognise has partnered with Mambu to implement its SaaS cloud banking platform to serve the UK’s SMEs. Recognise Bank, granted a banking licence in December 2020, is now providing the rapidly evolving SME business sector with a range of unique products in commercial property and working capital loans. The bank’s proposition is unique in that it is […]

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