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Oxford Metro Bank Sponsors SME of the Year

26th January 2024

Oxford Metro Bank is sponsoring the SME of the Year category in this year’s Oxfordshire Business Awards. SME or Small/Medium-sized Enterprises comprise 99% of all UK businesses.

For 28 years, the Oxfordshire Business Awards (OXBA) has been recognising, rewarding, promoting and celebrating the excellence of Oxfordshire-based companies. The OXBA are firmly established as a benchmark for excellence in Oxfordshire’s competitive business environment.

“Metro Bank works with over 1,700 businesses in the Oxfordshire area from hairdressers to car part manufacturers,” explains Oxford Metro Bank Area Director, Heather Wood. “With over five million in existence, SMEs are the lifeblood of the British economy.  We would like to encourage all local SME owners to enter these prestigious awards and give their business and employees a boost from the recognition that being shortlisted and possibly winning this prestigious award will bring.”

The closing date for entries is Monday March 11th, 2024.  Entries can be made online at

Metro Bank’s Oxford store is located at 4-5, Queen St, Oxford OX1 1EJ. The store is currently open Monday – Saturday: 8.30am - 6pm, Sunday: 11am - 5pm.