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November 2021


Snow Joke

Kids Can Make Free Christmas Snow Globe at Local Metro Bank On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December, the UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, will host a complimentary Christmas craft weekend event where kids can create their own festive snow globe.


Small Business Commissioner Calls for Paying Bills Promptly

Over 30 SME business owners attended the first post pandemic network event after nearly two years at Metro Bank’s Liverpool Street store this week.  Headlining the event was Liz Barclay, the Small Business Commissioner, who spoke passionately about the issue of late payments.


Dinner Winners

Metro Bank colleague Andrea Gallo spent his Day to Amaze preparing meals for up to 60 homeless people around London’s St Pancras.


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.


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.


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


Eastbourne Metro Bank Joins St Wilfrid’s Ruby Celebrations

On 29th October, the UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, will join hundreds of businesses and individuals in Eastbourne to celebrate St Wilfrid’s Hospice 40th anniversary. Over the past four decades, St Wilfrid’s Hospice has touched the lives of thousands in the community providing end of life care and support.


Metro Bank Puts Kids in The Money Zone

Metro Bank colleagues from the Luton store have delivered Money Zone - a financial education workshop to year 7 students at Chiltern Academy – a local secondary school. The aim of the complimentary workshop is to help instill financial knowledge in students from a young age.


The Future of The High Street Lies 400 Years In The Past

Metro Bank publishes new independent report which predicts what the successful high street of tomorrow could look like, and it’s not what you may think


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.


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