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Make £5 Grow is full of surprises

The more we hear from the schools taking part in our Make £5 Grow Programme, the more surprised we get with the genius ideas that the children come up with, not to mention the massive profits they are making. Some children at Struthers Primary School in Troon decided to sell “surprises”. Can you imagine the pitch on Dragon Dens? When we read …

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Lights, Camera… Action at Virgin Money

Virgin Money Lounges… what’s the catch? As the manager of the first ever Virgin Money Lounge this was a question I was asked time and time again. We were a new bank that was introducing a new concept to the high-street, it made perfect sense to us but for those outside the business it was a tricky concept. We were offering …

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It’s Time to Change the Mental Health Stigma

This week – as part of our Heads Together event – our People Director, Matt Elliot, signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to show Virgin Money’s commitment to how we will work to remove the stigma, develop our support and educate on mental health. Run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness – Time to Change is a mental health anti-stigma campaign which …

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Life savers on the move sponsored by Virgin Money

At Virgin Money we love to contribute to our local communities and have recently collaborated with St John Scotland and Edinburgh Trams on the new initiative to bring public defibrillators to Edinburgh.  Through funds raised by  St John Scotland and further funding provided by local businesses, Edinburgh now has access to these life saving machines. Initially, the defibrillators were to be placed at tram stops …

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Flexible Working at Virgin Money

We are delighted to announce that Emily Cox, our Director of Public Affairs, has been recognised by Timewise in their Power Part Time Top 50  “Ones to Watch” List. Timewise is a social business and leading change agent for the flexible recruitment market in the UK who each year publish a list of top 50 power part timers who work …

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Time To Talk Day

On 2 February 2017, Virgin Money’s Corporate Charity Of The Year Heads Together are supporting “Time to Talk Day”; a day to encourage starting a conversation around mental health. Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and in some cases worthless. Staring a conversation about mental health does not need to be difficult or scary and …

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Everyone’s Better Off at Virgin Money

You may have noticed in some of our articles we have been mentioning our company ethos of making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” for short. Making everyone better off is what we at Virgin Money aim to achieve – every one of us, every day in the work we do. We believe a bank should be about more than just money; …

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5 Years of Stores and Lounges

Norwich Lounge

It’s been 5 years since we got face to face with our customers. In late 2011 we opened our first Lounge in Edinburgh and then in Norwich, followed shortly by 75 Stores across the UK. We have also opened another four Lounges since then with three of them containing stores within. Our Lounges are places where our customers are invited, free …

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What is Make £5 Grow?

At Virgin Money our company ethos is Everyone Better Off, or ”EBO” for short. You may have already heard of it; it means that we want our bank to be more than just fantastic products and looking after your money. One of the ways that we “bring EBO to life” is by giving back to our communities, something we do …

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