Metro Bank, a UK-based newly launched bank, has selected Tall Group of Companies, a provider of payment solutions, for its secure check and credit payments requirements.

Tall Group’s check printing software Checkprint Solution will be installed at the Metro Bank to produce personalized and encoded check books, in-store, while the customer waits. This forms part of banks ‘rapid account opening procedure’ that provides prompt issuance of check books, credit books, bank cards within 15 minutes of opening the account.

Checkprint Banking Assistant, the check and cash deposit management system, will be integrated for back office scanning of in-clearing checks and branch received checks at launch.

Tall Group will be providing standard check and credit books and also a special check and credit service for Metro Bank’s corporate customers.

Martin Ruda, managing director of The Tall Group of Companies, said: “This is an exciting time for high street banking and we are proud to have been selected by Metro Bank as its partner in this critical element of tangible customer service. Those customers who want and need check and credit books will receive an unparalleled service which will be a significant new benchmark for UK banking.”

Craig Donaldson, CEO of Metro Bank, said: “We selected Tall Group as they offer the best check deposit management system in the industry, and they will help us deliver the best service possible for our customers.”