Take the hassle out of looking after the figures: link your Metro business bank accounts directly to your accounting software.
Always know where you stand financially with feeds from your accounts that refresh daily. Plus you’ll get a complete overview of everything that matters by linking multiple Metro Bank business accounts to Xero.
Stay in complete control of your accounting, wherever you are, 24/7. The Xero app is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets so you can reconcile, send invoices, add receipts and create expense claims on the move.
Xero integrates with most of our Business Bank Accounts:
The following accounts do not allow integration with Xero Accounting Software:
Xero collect £1 +VAT per month for each account on behalf of Metro Bank. The fee gets added on to your Xero subscription.
You can set up direct feeds from as many of your accounts as you like.
Check the Terms and Conditions on the Xero website
You'll need to:
1. Set up a subscription to Xero accounting software at the Xero website
2. Give us permission to disclose information about your accounts to Xero by completing an Authority to Disclose Information form
3. Activate your direct bank feeds with us
If you use Business Internet Banking you fill in the form and activate your feeds online. If you use Business Online Plus or Commercial Online Banking, you need to do this by post. Read on for more on how to do this.
We’re up front with our customers about everything. We’ve created this handy summary of Xero Accounting key features so you can see the important information from the get-go.
Once we have all the relevant information, it takes 2 working days to activate a direct bank feed.
Feeds are sent daily Monday to Friday.
Transactions from before you had a feed in place won’t be sent to Xero. You’ll need to input those manually – or, if you were already using Xero, just keep inputting your transactions as normal until your feeds start up.
To connect your account to Xero, your personal information needs to match up. If the personal information you gave us is different to what you tell Xero, you’ll be asked to enter it again.
Common mismatches are:
Download our PDF to read when you like - it contains all the the need-to-know details of the Xero Direct Feeds service.
Our Terms and Conditions with Xero customers.
Got a question? Find your answers here.
If you use Business Internet Banking you can request feeds online through your internet banking. If you use Business Online Plus or Commercial Online Banking you need to complete the paper application form and send it back to us.
Your feeds cost £1 +VAT per account, per month. This is added on to your Xero subscription fee.
No, transactions from before you had a feed in place won’t be sent to Xero. You’ll need to input those manually – or, if you were already using Xero, just keep inputting your transactions as normal until your feeds start up.