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COVID-19 and the Care Quality Commission backlog: an ongoing challenge for the care sector

Friday June 24th, 2022
Older couple at home with their pet dog

OakNorth Bank has lent several hundred million pounds to the senior living and elderly care sector since its launch in September 2015, and one of the things we often get asked about is what criteria we look for when determining whether to lend. One of these is the Care Quality Commission (CQC) ratings of the […]

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Growing your business

Senior living is going green: how the care sector is championing carbon-neutral practices

Friday June 17th, 2022

Research carried out in October last year revealed that more than a third of global consumers are willing to pay more for sustainability. So, it’s perhaps unsurprising that we’re seeing more and more of our borrowers in the senior living and care sector making investments to reduce their carbon footprints, and develop new sustainable care […]

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Growing your business

2022 will be another year of growth for retirement living

Monday February 7th, 2022
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Care homes and retirement living – a critical industry that can’t be overlooked, undervalued or taken for granted

Friday January 21st, 2022


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Investment injection for Life Sciences puts the UK at the forefront of global innovation

Friday December 17th, 2021


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UK fintech can be a force for good in the fight against climate change

Wednesday November 3rd, 2021


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