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September 2021

News

Metro Bank hosts free events to proactively support female entrepreneurs

Metro Bank has created a series of free events to support female led businesses and start-ups and to help women in business learn more about access to finance while providing greater networking opportunities

Regional

Local Family Butchers Bounces Back with Community Bank Support

Farm2Table is a customer of the UK’s community bank Metro Bank. Every Metro Bank store has a local business manager who is there to solely support local businesses. Daniel Collins, the local business manager from Chelmsford Metro Bank, knew that COVID would not only negatively impact Farm2Table, but all of the local Essex family farms which supplied the company with its meat, eggs and dairy produce.

Product

Metro Bank increases max LTV for both new builds and capital raising

Metro Bank has strengthened its range of residential mortgages for intermediaries and customers, with the latest in a long line of product enhancements.

Corporate

Metro Bank Supports TAKE 5 Week

Take Five is a national awareness week that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations. The focus for this year is The Art of Saying No.

News

New Car Licence Plate Drives Scams In September

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is offering consumer guidance about the rise in purchase scams around car sales, finance and leasing as the new number plates launch in September.

August 2021

News

Metro Bank Partners with BAME Recruitment

As the UK’s leading community bank, Metro Bank is committed to reflecting the communities that it serves and to ensure the colleagues we recruit reflect these communities by being a truly diverse and inclusive work force, we have just partnered with BAME Recruitment.

News

Bradford Welcomes New Metro Bank

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, opens its 78th store in Bradford, this Friday August 6th, creating 20 new jobs for the area. The new Bradford Metro Bank is the most northern based store, located at Market Street and offers local residents and business seven day a week opening.

News

Money Mules are August’s Scam of the Month

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is offering consumer guidance about how to avoid becoming a money mule and the serious consequences of doing so - the scam of the month for August. A money mule is a person who is recruited, sometimes unwittingly, by criminals to gain access to their bank account with the promise of financial gain. Teenagers, young and vulnerable people are often targeted as money mules when fraudsters offered phones, games consoles or other high value items in exchange for their legitimate bank account numbers and passwords. In 2020, UK banks identified 8,791money mule accounts owned by people under the age of 21.

July 2021

News

Interim results for half year ended 30 June 2021

Metro Bank PLC today announced its interim results for half year 2021

Product

Metro Bank cuts rates on higher LTV mortgages

The specialist lender Metro Bank today unveils further product enhancements for its growing number of customers.

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