UK-based banking group and lender Metro Bank announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Clear Books to offer account software with free bank feeds and exclusive discounts to the bank’s small business customers.
Metro Bank reported that the integration provides its customers with access to Clear Books’ financial management tools through online and mobile banking. While sharing details about the partnership, CEO of Clear Books, Ruth Fouracre, stated:
“We worked alongside Metro Bank to carefully design a customer experience that provided small businesses with access to Clear Books accounting tools through Metro Bank’s online banking platforms. This partnership provides users of both Clear Books and Metro Bank with great tools, a more aligned experience between the two products, and amazing discounts.”
David Thomasson, Chief Commercial Officer at Metro Bank, further commented:
“We’re thrilled to partner with Clear Books to provide our business customers with essential money management tools, easily accessible from our mobile app. These will empower SMEs to free up time in a way that wasn’t possible before, to spend running and growing their businesses.”
Here’s how the service works:
- Metro Bank customers can use the Metro Bank app to register for a free Clear Books accounting trial.
- They have 30 days of free access to manage their Metro Bank transactions in Clear Books, raise professional invoices and view financial reports.
- At the end of the trial period, users can subscribe for the level of access that suits them, securing a 25% discount for life.
The service will be available for mobile banking customers using iOS immediately, with Android functionality to follow in the coming weeks.