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Press releases

February 2020


Metro Bank becomes Bacs participant to enable Direct Debit for SMEs

Metro Bank has become a direct participant of Bacs, the Pay.UK-operated payment system, helping enable Direct Debit origination for business customers through a new partnership with Bottomline Technologies.

January 2020


Metro Bank launches first brand campaign ‘People-people banking’

Metro Bank today launches its first brand campaign, celebrating its long-standing belief in “people-people banking”.

Store opening

Metro Bank opens first store in Wales

Metro Bank opens its 73rd store on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 January in Cardiff city centre on Queen Street.


Metro Bank welcomes second cohort of colleagues studying for MSc in Retail and Digital Banking

Metro Bank has welcomed a second cohort of colleagues onto its MSc programme in Retail and Digital Banking, which it set up with Cranfield School of Management in 2018.

Store opening

Metro Bank opens new store in Wolverhampton

Metro Bank opens its 72nd store on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 January in Wolverhampton.

December 2019


Metro Bank Plc Board changes

Metro Bank plc today announces the appointment of Sally Clark as a new Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2020.


Vernon Hill steps down as Non-Executive Director

Metro Bank today confirms that Vernon Hill steps down as Non-Executive Director with effect from 17 December 2019.  


New tech enables cash to remain king for Britain’s SMEs - Metro Bank launches ‘MCash’

Metro Bank begins accepting registrations for its new on-demand cash collection and delivery service to support the 4.2 million UK SMEs that rely on cash.


Metro Bank colleagues abseil down the UK’s tallest sculpture for Teenage Cancer Trust

50 Metro Bank colleagues, including two members of the Bank’s Executive Leadership Team, abseiled down the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


Metro Bank joins forces with Sensibill to begin beta launch of receipt management technology

The Bank has partnered with Canadian technology firm Sensibill to offer this new feature which is free and will be available to all small business customers via the Metro Bank app in early 2020.


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