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Q4 Update

3 FEB 2020

Highlights

·       Banking licence process in final stages – B-North submitted its licence application in September 2019, having received its invitation from the Regulator in August - a step which over two-thirds of applicants fail to reach. The process continues to progress smoothly with B-North now…

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B-North signs up to Devo100

B-North signs up to Devo100

21 AUG 2019

B-North signs up to Devo100 image

B-North has joined many other businesses in urging the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to devolve powers currently in Whitehall to elected mayors and local leaders across the North, allowing them to drive forward the economic vision of the Northern Powerhouse. Currently, the Northern Powerhouse has elected mayors in five regions – Liverpool City…

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Our latest quarterly update

Our latest quarterly update

6 JUN 2019

B-North Q2 update

Highlights Appointment of renowned banking heavyweight, Ron Emerson CBE, as Independent Non-Executive Chair- Ron has an outstanding pedigree, having been honoured in 2017 for services to international banking and the financing of SMEs. He was the founding Chair of the British Business Bank and a former Senior Advisor to the Bank of England, having…

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GMCA commits support to B-North

GMCA commits support to B-North

22 MAY 2019

Senior B-North team discuss GMCA

B-North announced the funding during an investor event on 24 July, with guest speaker Andy Burnham, who confirmed the endorsement and its contribution to the northern SME ecosystem. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up the vast bulk of the northern UK economy – according to an IPPR report in February 2019, 99.8% of North England…

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