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Jason’s blog27/07/21

How we create the perfect Deal Team

In his latest blog, Jason Oakley explains the concept of the Deal Team, just one of the advances Recognise has implemented to improve the service we offer UK SMEs. If you ask any SME or broker what is most important to them when applying for a business loan, good communication and speed of decision will […]

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Jason’s blog27/07/21

How we create the perfect Deal Team

In his latest blog, Jason Oakley explains the concept of the Deal Team, just one of the advances Recognise has implemented to improve the service we offer UK SMEs. If you ask any SME or broker what is most important to them when applying for a business loan, good communication and speed of decision will […]

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Press Releases21/07/21

Recognise supports Professional Practice and Healthcare sectors with new hires

New sector specialists will target SMEs including architects, law firms, pharmacies and dentists. Recognise Bank has signalled its intention to provide the best lending support to the UK’s small and medium sized businesses by appointing two new industry sector specialists to lead the propositions. Robert Hulse joins Recognise from Shire Professional Funding as Head of Professional […]

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Press Releases14/07/21

Recognise bolsters presence in the North West

Recognise hires three new Business Development Managers in the region to support local SMEs with their lending needs Recognise Bank is reinforcing its presence in the North West with the appointment of three new Business Development Managers in the region. The move cements the importance of the North to the SME lender, which only opened […]

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Press Releases05/07/21

Recognise expands its team to support growth plans

Three new Business Development Managers have joined Recognise to focus on London and the Midlands. SME lender Recognise Bank has appointed three new Business Development Managers as it seeks to meet its ambitious growth plans across the UK. With a network of regional hubs offering personal service to smaller businesses and brokers, the new joiners […]

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Article21/06/21

The Face Of British Family Business

Family Business United (‘FBU’) has launched ‘The Face of Family Business 2021’, the latest campaign to put the family business sector on the map. Comprising ‘faces’ of over 200 family business members, the face truly encapsulates the true spirit and diversity of the family business sector across the UK today. Leading family figures included in […]

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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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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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Press Releases06/04/21

Recognise appoints Arun Sohanta Regional Director for the West Midlands

Recognise Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Arun Sohanta as Regional Director (West Midlands). Arun will be based out of Recognise’s regional hub in Birmingham. Arun has more than 15 years’ experience in banking and finance in the West Midlands, most recently as a Director of Acorn to Oaks, a specialist financial services […]

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