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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Quick tips to survive and thrive post COVID19
Stay close to your customers. Don’t underestimate the value in simply making your customers aware you’re still around.
Put relationships before profit. Going that extra mile to support your customers is likely to place you in pole position for a swift recovery.
Get your strategic house in order. Your mission, marketing position, brand strategy, now is the time to tackle them.
Celebrate small wins. A repeat order, an early payment, a new client. Anything that flies in the face of the current tide, raise a glass!
Show your appreciation. Be sure to take time to recognise and thank your colleagues. The smallest gestures can go a long way in demonstrating just how much you value your people.
Be kind to yourself. It may seem counterintuitive to take your foot off the gas, but rest aids productivity, not to mention sanity. So recognise this and be disciplined about taking some proper downtime.
Latest news and views
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 […]
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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