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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.

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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.

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‘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 blog17/02/21

SMEs call on the Chancellor to continue financial help

Jason Oakley, Recognise Bank’s CEO, offers some insight into what kind of support many small businesses would like to see in next month’s Budget speech. Next month the Chancellor Rishi Sunak will take to the dispatch box and unveil his latest Budget. Last year was his maiden Budget and the Chancellor announced a package of […]

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Article15/02/21

Small businesses call for more financial support ahead of the Budget

Nearly half of small businesses in the hospitality and property sectors are calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the government’s financial support package for the sector in next month’s Budget as they struggle to stay afloat during continued lockdown restrictions, new research has found. A survey of 500 companies by Recognise, UK’s newest SME […]

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Press Releases10/02/21

Recognise Implements nCino banking platform

nCino, Inc., a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, has announced the go-live of the nCino Bank Operating System® with new SME banking entrant, Recognise, following the granting of its banking license in November 2020. SMEs in the UK supply 60% of jobs in the private sector and therefore have a significant […]

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