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September 2021


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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


Interim results for half year ended 30 June 2021

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


Metro Bank Helps SMEs Fight Cybercrime

Metro Bank, the UK’s community bank, has teamed up with a new anti-crime initiative to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) protect themselves against cybercrime with free advice, practical help and training.

May 2021


Pandemic sets back competition in banking, leaving consumers and SMEs worse off

New research by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) in partnership with Metro Bank has revealed the extent to which the Covid-19 pandemic has set back competition in banking.

April 2021


First UK Masters level apprentices in banking & finance graduate with flying colours

Colleagues at Metro Bank, the UK’s best community bank, have become the first in the UK to complete the Masters level apprenticeship for senior banking professionals.


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