Volunteering pays off

6 December 2018

From volunteer to full-time employee: Abu explains how volunteering with Metropolitan Thames Valley set him up for a paid job. Earlier this year, a leaflet was posted through the letterbox of Abu Sahid’s home at...

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All on board for race equality

23 October 2018

This October, 20 Metropolitan Thames Valley customers and colleagues from BAME backgrounds took their first steps towards becoming future board members, at the start of our first Black on Board training programme. Delivered by race...

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Black on Board

10 July 2018

We’re launching a fantastic new professional development opportunity, open to all black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) residents. In the UK, people from BAME backgrounds are significantly underrepresented at board level. Our ‘Black on Board’...

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Banking on the community

11 April 2018

Local people used to be a blur to Nighat Khan, as she rushed past them each day on her way to and from work as a City banker. These days, she has her fellow Clapham...

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Getting down to business

15 March 2018

Finding work was a tough job for graduate Sadick Boateng, until Metropolitan stepped in. Sadick Boateng had been applying for up to ten jobs a day for more than a year, but didn’t get a...

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Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for Joy

7 March 2018

Maths-enthusiast Joy, 18, has gone straight from getting her A levels to starting an accountancy apprenticeship at Metropolitan, and is excited to be on track to her dream career. With an interest in maths and...

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Just the job

21 February 2018

Unemployed mum Kristina Chedzey found her confidence and a new job at Metropolitan’s Clapham Park employment club. Kristina Chedzey’s confidence had slumped. A single parent of a young daughter with complicated medical needs, she had...

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Making of a manager

24 January 2018

Metropolitan’s 18-month management training programme has given Chanelle Rowe the skills and self-belief to step up There is no stopping Chanelle Rowe this year, now she has a new qualification to back her ambition. The...

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OpenView recruiting for Electrical Engineer, Electrical Supervisor, Quantity Surveyor

9 March 2016

Metropolitan’s contractor OpenView Security Solutions are recruiting: Electrical Engineer:  2 years electrician and electrical testing experience, full driving license (Electrical Engineer) Electrical Supervisor: NICEIC qualified supervisor, 5 years experience of testing & inspection, full driving...

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Metroployment – Employment support service for customers of Metropolitan

9 September 2015

Metroployment offers personalised career advice and guidance to our customers. The assistance includes but not limited to the following: Skills and job readiness assessment to identify the most appropriate support route and goal setting, 121...

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