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May 2024


Lending a Hand

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, gives every colleague a Day to Amaze – essentially a paid day off to support a local charity or good cause. Five colleagues from Metro Bank’s Lending Operations Team recently volunteered at Oxfam. Their volunteer activities ranged from sorting and steaming donated clothing, to pricing stock and serving customers.


60 Kids, 1 Goal

Bexleyheath Metro Bank’s Aruna Khan recently took centre stage at Foster’s Primary School, delivering an interactive and enlightening Money Zone session to 60 enthusiastic pupils. The sessions, which covered essential topics such as banking, saving, and budgeting, were met with great enthusiasm from the young learners.


Harrow Metro Bank Hosts Advisory so SMEs Can Access Public Sector Contracts

Are you a business operating in Harrow looking to win public sector contracts and access more tender and supply chain opportunities? Then mark your calendars because Harrow Metro Bank is bringing you the opportunity of a lifetime!


Stay Safe, Swindon

On Wednesday, May 22nd, from 10am to 12pm, Swindon Metro Bank colleagues Megan Greenwood and Mitch Dunlop will host a special event dedicated to crime and burglary prevention, featuring Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Abbie Sims from Wiltshire Police.


Get Ready for the May Mega Networking Extravaganza at Hammersmith Metro Bank

Hammersmith Metro Bank, in collaboration with Your Business Community (YBC), is thrilled to announce the May Mega Networking Event taking place on Wednesday May 22nd from 2pm to 4.30pm at Metro Bank’s King Street store. This exciting afternoon promises to be an unmissable opportunity for SMEs to connect, learn, and grow in a relaxed and dynamic environment. Refreshments will be provided; all you need to bring is your conversation and plenty of business cards.


Metro Bank supports Take Five’s ScamSceptible Week

Metro Bank is joining forces with Take Five to advise consumers about fraud prevention during ScamSceptible Week from Monday May 13th.


Barks and Banking

Slough Metro Bank’s Arish Mehta, Local Business Manager, and Syzmon Sierecki, Customer Service Representative, had a tail-wagging adventure at Claire’s Comfy Canines – a renowned and award-winning doggy daycare nestled in Buckinghamshire and providing top-notch care and services for beloved furry companions.


Metro Bank and the ECB launch The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund

Metro Bank and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are stepping up their partnership with the launch of The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund. The Fund, co-designed and jointly funded by Metro Bank and the ECB, focuses on recruiting, educating, supporting, and celebrating the people that make girls’ cricket in clubs happen, with the ambition to triple the number of girls’ teams at clubs by the end of 2026.


Expand your Horizons at Colchester Metro Bank’s Free Social Meet-Up

Colchester Metro Bank, in collaboration with Get Ahead Essex, is excited to announce a free, social meet-up called ‘Get Connected’ on May 15th from 10am to 11.30am. Held at Colchester Metro Bank’s high street store, this event promises to be a fantastic opportunity for local businesses to expand their networks and build connections in a casual and friendly atmosphere.


Community Connection

Kingston Metro Bank colleagues showed the personal face of banking when they took a stall to chat with the local community at the historic Ancient Market.


Metro Bank Media Team

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