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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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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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Press Releases05/02/21

Recognise completes complex £4million loan in record time

Recognise Bank (“Recognise”), a subsidiary of City of London Group plc (AIM: CIN), and the UK’s newest SME bank, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a complex transaction that involved supporting a client with a £4m loan. The £4m loan will be used by a property investment and development firm to complete […]

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Article05/02/21

Adviser market ‘absolutely critical’ to £250m lending target success

Recognise Bank has confirmed it is on course to launch its commercial buy-to-let proposition in the early part of Q2 and said the intermediary market will be ‘absolutely critical’ to its success. The newly authorised bank has set out more of its wider strategic plans which include an “ambitious but realistic target” of building a […]

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Article09/12/20

Exclusive launch interview – CEO, Jason Oakley

Following FCA approval of a banking license application in November, SME lender Recognise’s banking operations formally launch this morning with four branches in the City, Manchester, Leeds and the Midlands, as well as an app and online platform. To mark the arrival of Britain’s newest bank, City A.M. sits down with CEO Jason Oakley, a former head of commercial banking […]

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Article24/11/20

SME Bank Recognise appoints team in the Midlands

Recognise today announces the appointment of Jackie Skelt as regional director, London and the Midlands and Jeremy Lloyd as business development manager in the Midlands. Jeremy will be based at the bank’s Birmingham hub, whilst Jackie will be based in London. Jackie joins Recognise with over 20 years’ experience, having worked in senior roles for […]

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