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December 2021

Corporate

Metro Bank’s Twelve Scams of Christmas

The rise of online spending during December, combined with consumers being busy and under pressure, directly correlates to the rise of scam attempts. Metro Bank is sharing the 12 most common scams of Christmas to help protect consumers and their families this festive season

Corporate

Women’s Business

Metro Bank has a dedicated team tackling funding, mentoring and networking for female business leaders.

Corporate

Metro Bank Launches Community Christmas Marketing Campaign

Metro Bank has launched its Magic Money Christmas Tree marketing campaign designed to fundraise through a gold coin mechanism for a range of local children’s charities across its 78 stores.

November 2021

Corporate

Metro Bank Appoints Cow and Launch To Its Agency Roster

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank has appointed two new PR agencies to its roster – Cow and Launch

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Why Hire Veterans & Encourage Reserve Service Within Your Organisation?

The Ministry of Defence recently awarded Metro Bank with its Gold Award in recognition of its commitment to Armed Forces veterans and reservists.  Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Metro Bank’s Rupert Stevens – a former Army veteran - explains why supporting and recruiting Forces’ personnel is an excellent return on investment for any company.

Corporate

Black Friday Purchase Scams Are Metro Bank’s November Scam of the Month

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is offering consumers guidance about one of the busiest times of the year for purchase scams – Black Friday. Traditionally, in late November, Black Friday kicks off one of the busiest online shopping sprees as retailers discount massively ahead of Christmas and criminals take advantage of the anonymity of the internet to create new opportunities to trick consumers with purchase scams.

Corporate

Metro Bank’s Magic Makers Off to an Impressive Start

Metro Bank First Start-up Collaboration Programme – Phase 1 Update Metro Bank kicked off its first start-up accelerator programme developed with the innovation specialist L Marks in September with three start-up partners - Metro Bank Magic Makers - and the initial results look very promising. Metro Bank is putting the Magic Makers through a rigorous test and trial programme to determine if any of the new technologies will be ultimately employed. The initial 10-week immersive Magic Makers’ programme has just hit the halfway mark with the three successful start-ups Surfly, Solidatus and PolyAI presenting their insights and initial results.

October 2021

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Metro Bank Helps Care Leavers Become Financially Independent

This week is National Care Leavers Week and the UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is supporting the Care Leaver Covenant – a joint promise made by the private, public and voluntary sectors to provide support for care leavers aged 16-25 to help them to live independently.

Corporate

Third Quarter 2021 Trading Update

Metro Bank PLC today announces its first quarter trading update for 2021.

Corporate

Spoofing Scams Are Metro Bank’s October Scam of the Month

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is offering consumer guidance about the rise in spoofing scams. Spoofing is the act of disguising a communication, so that it appears to be from a known trusted source but is designed to enable a scammer to defraud you.

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