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Q2 2020 Update

31 JUL 2020

Despite a very challenging market backdrop, substantial progress has been made in the second quarter of the year. The bank licence process has been completed, subject only to the completion…

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Q2 2020 Update Q2 press coverage
Ready to step into the breach...

Ready to step into the breach...

3 AUG 2020

Ron Emerson

While serving as founding chairman of the state-owned British Business Bank Ron Emerson got used to hearing sniffy comments about the notion of the UK having an economic development agency. “People said it wasn’t necessary and that it won’t work.” Then came the Covid-19 pandemic and a reappraisal of the agency — indeed, of the idea of state…

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Q2 2020 Update

Q2 2020 Update

31 JUL 2020

Q2 press coverage

​Despite a very challenging market backdrop, substantial progress has been made in the second quarter of the year. The bank licence process has been completed, subject only to the completion of capital, which is progressing well.

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B-North partners with Wiserfunding for SME credit risk assessment

B-North partners with Wiserfunding for SME credit risk assessment

13 JUL 2020

Wiser Funding logo

We have chosen Wiserfunding as our risk grading partner. This key element of B-North’s underwriting strategy will help us become more confident when assessing the credit profile of SMEs and, consequently, turn customer cases around faster and more accurately than other market participants – whilst also supporting B-North underwriters to make better…

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