A dynamic challenger bank has been recognised, by a major industry awards programme, in two categories.

Redwood Bank, head quartered in Letchworth, was tipped as ‘one to watch’ in the Best Challenger Bank category at this year’s Growth Finance Awards. It was also a runner up for the Best Place to Work prize.A total of 18 awards were presented at the glitzy black-tie dinner that took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel on Wednesday, September 11.

The awards were developed to recognise the champions of small business finance and to celebrate the companies playing a vital role in the UK’s start-up and scale-up ecosystem. 

Redwood’s CEO and Co-Founder Gary Wilkinson said: “Our customers are at the forefront of everything that we do, so it’s always an honour to be shortlisted for industry awards, because it proves we’re going above and beyond what is expected of us.

“Being part of the very first Growth Finance Awards was a huge honour and we’re very proud to have been a runner up and tipped as ‘one to watch’.”

Redwood continues to attract award nominations, with the challenger bank having just been shortlistedin the Specialist Lender of the Year category at the 2019 NACFB Awards.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday, November 28 at the Westminster Park Plaza. 

Redwood Bank celebrated its second birthday in August and was recently named Challenger Bank of the Year and SME Bank of the Year, whilst Redwood’s CEO, Gary Wilkinson, was also named Gamechanger of the Year atthe ACQ5 Global Awards 2019.

Since its inception in 2017, Redwood Bank has invested heavily in technology, people and service, ensuring every customer’s experience is secure, fast and easy.

The Bank has continued to thrive, and 2018 was a bumper year for the team which was recognised at the Banking Technology awards and the Savings Champion Awards.

For further information, visit www.redwoodbank.co.uk.