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Press Releases

September 2014


Brighton - Metro Bank needs you

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, is looking for amazing new colleagues to join its new store coming soon to Brighton. With roles ranging from customer service representatives to senior store management, Metro Bank is creating more than 25 careers for people in Brighton, and is looking for people to join the Banking Revolution. The bank recruits confident and resourceful individuals with a ‘can do attitude’ and a passion for delivering outstanding customer service.


Metro Bank comments on the launch of TfL's contactless payment service

Transport for London (TfL) introduces contactless transactions across the whole network today London Underground is already London’s sixth most popular merchant* August saw a 39% rise in the average number of London Underground transactions Innovative bank provides free protectors to help customers avoid card clash


Metro Bank Milton Keynes brings the bank to local businesses

Over the first two weeks of September, five local Milton Keynes businesses hosted ‘Bank at Works’, which saw Metro Bank visit the organisations’ workplaces giving employees the opportunity to do their banking from their desks. Colleagues from the Midsummer Arcade store and the Oakgrove Village store visited Boots and Krispy Kremes in Centre MK, Pure Gym on Snowdon Drive, KFC Xscape and Subway in Conniburrow.


Metro Bank launches new flexible solution for SMES

Metro Bank, the bank for entrepreneurs, is today announcing a new partnership with card payment specialist, acceptcards®, a division of UPG plc. Metro Bank’s business banking specialists will work closely with acceptcards to ensure that customers looking for a merchant services provider are able to find the best possible solution for their business.

August 2014


Metro Bank ringfences £100m for NACFB business

Metro Bank, the revolutionary bank, today announces that it is putting aside £100m of facilities lending for members of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB). The bank recently released Q2 results showing a 216% increase in lending year on year, of which almost half was to business customers. It is committed to increasing its lending even further and supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with their financing needs.

July 2014


Metro Bank's growth continues

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, today announces its quarter two financial statement to 30 June 2014.


Lost and found: 11.5 million Britons lose bank cards only to find them again

New figures out today from Metro Bank, the revolutionary bank, reveal that 20.9 million* (42%) Brits have had their cards lost or stolen - with more than half of them (11.5 million, or 55%**) finding them again.

June 2014


Metro Bank wins at Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2014

Metro Bank, the newest high street bank in more than 100 years, has scooped the Best Current Account for Branch Service Award at the prestigious Moneywise Customer Service Awards. Metro Bank also was highly commended in the category for Best Current Account for Call Centre Service.


Metro Bank expands offering for local authorities

Revolutionary high street bank now banking local authorities from across the UK Metro Bank today announces the appointment of Sam Mackenzie-Carmichael as Commercial Banking Director for Local Authorities. Her appointment comes as Metro Bank begins working with local authorities, both local to its stores and nationally.

May 2014


Cambridge - Metro Bank needs you

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street, is coming to Cambridge, with a new store opening in Christ’s Lane, Cambridge later this year. The bank is looking for 25 new colleagues with outstanding customer service skills to join its team, and is hosting events in the Grafton Centre and the Grand Arcade on Thursday 29 May for people interested in joining its fast growing team.


Metro Bank Media Team

Deborah Lewis on 020 3427 1485 or 07811 994554
Tele Lawal on 020 3870 6152 or 07977 200363