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June 2012


Metro Bank celebrates second year of success

The revolutionary bank now holds over 85,000 personal and business accounts The bank forecasts spending over £31 million in 2012 on technology infrastructure and further store launches including Romford, Reading and Hemel Hempstead Strong Non - Executive board now includes Luke Johnson and James Reuben


Metro Bank's official doggie treat revealed!

Dogs Rule at Metro Bank as Biscuit Challenge comes to a close after thousands of democratic doggies vote with their paws Award presented last night at glittering ceremony in Metro Bank’s Holborn store Bromley’s pooches submitted the highest number of votes


Everyone wants to work at Metro Bank!

Metro Bank, Britain’s newest and most revolutionary high street bank, today reveals that it has received over 40,000 applications for the 475 roles it has created in its 13 stores since its July 2010 launch. This number is set to increase as Metro Bank aims to recruit up to an extra 250 positions this year, and to grow to 200 stores by 2020.


Anthony Thomson Comments

Anthony Thomson, Chairman of Metro Bank, comments on the banking reform white paper released today: “Today’s White Paper on banking reform is an important step forward towards a new banking that supports lending to both businesses and families.

May 2012


Metro Bank helps London kids with their 1, 2, 3s

Launch of ‘Metro Money Zone’ will revolutionise financial education in London schools


Craig Donaldson Comments

Craig Donaldson, CEO of Metro Bank, the UK’s most revolutionary bank comments on reports that the Bank of England may call for the end of free banking


Love Your Bank at Last! Metro Bank arrives in Chiswick

The banking revolution gathers pace this week as Metro Bank continues with its 2012 expansion plans. The 18th and 19th of May sees Britain’s newest bank opening its 12th store in Chiswick, West London. Chiswick residents visiting the store will experience two days of entertainment including stilt walkers, popcorn, balloons and music as well as a new, convenient customer focused bank.


Metro Bank appoints Senior HR Director

Metro Bank, Britain's revolutionary high street retail bank, has appointed Danielle Harmer to the newly created role of HR Director. Danielle will be responsible for leading Metro Bank’s HR team, with responsibility for staffing, recruitment and development training. Danielle joins the bank on May 18th, and will report into Chief Executive Craig Donaldson.


Dogs Get the Vote

Metro Bank’s CCO (Chief Canine Officer) Sir Duffield has today laid down a challenge for his doggie friends, and invited them to cast a vote for their favourite biscuit. The most popular biscuit on the 31st of May will be named as the official Metro Bank Dog Biscuit and win pride of place in Metro Bank stores.

March 2012


Metro Bank and London Fire Brigade to hold fun fire safety event

Metro Bank, the revolutionary High Street Bank, has teamed up with the London Fire Brigade to throw a free fun, interactive and educational ‘Kids Rock!' party for kids of all ages.


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