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Virgin Money named as one of Stonewalls Top 100 LGBT Inclusive Employers

Virgin Money has been named as one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2019. Placing  at 47 on this year’s list we are delighted to receive the recognition for our continued commitment LGBT workplace inclusion. This year’s Top 100 was the largest ever …

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A record-breaking year for Make £5 Grow!

2018 was another record-breaking year for our Make £5 Grow programme with over 28,700 young people from over 400 schools and Community organisations signed up to take part. Now in its seventh year, over 90,000 young people have taken part in Make £5 Grow which offers young people an insight into how business works and helps to build skills for the …

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The Virgin Money Glasgow Lounge – A place to do business with pleasure

Where do you host your client meetings? Where do you head when you need to escape the office for a bit of thinking time? Chances are, it’s not your bank. But Virgin Money is turning business banking on its head with its exclusive Glasgow Lounge. It’s a smart building with free soft drinks, tea, coffee and other refreshments. Plus it …

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Meet the Experts – Home Buyers and Landlord Event

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, buy-to-letter, looking to move or improve, our Homeowner – Meet the Experts events on 2 February will have all the guidance you need to make owning property a doddle. Held in the unique setting of our Virgin Money Lounges, our experts will host 30 minute interactive talks on a range of property buying topics, including: …

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Sign up to dementia research at your Virgin Money Lounge

People can now sign up to take part in groundbreaking dementia research across our Virgin Money Lounges. Lounges across the country are now home to Join Dementia Research kiosks, where people can register their interest to take part in research studies close to them. ‘Join Dementia Research’ works like a matchmaking service, giving members of the public a chance to …

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Make £5 Grow – Fostering entrepreneurship in children

Recently, children from Passion for Learning’s Enrichment Clubs participated in Virgin Money Make £5 Grow Programme. The programme gives young people aged between 9 and 11 years old the opportunity to take a loan of £5 each from Virgin Money to start their own mini business. The children in this case split into small groups where they combined their loans …

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Another STEMtastic Day at Virgin Money

In January this year we held our first STEMtatsic day. We collaborated with businesses across the North East to inspire and educate young people about the breadth of STEM industries. STEM, is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths. This week we were delighted to deliver our second STEMtastic day of 2018. Over 200 children joined us in our Gosforth …

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Coffee, cake and the latest news in dementia research!

In support of the Dementia Revolution, the charity campaign we’re backing this year, Virgin Money will be hosting a series of informative and engaging sessions across our Lounges to help overthrow old attitudes about dementia and transform lives. Join us during November to find out the latest in dementia research and how we’re progressing towards a cure by watching a …

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Dementia Revolution Discovery Month

To kick off  the Dementia Revolution Discovery Month, colleagues from our Edinburgh Office were invited to visit the Dementia Research Institute at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The institute is a joint initiative to advance dementia research led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) with founding charity partners, Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK. It brings together world-leading expertise in biomedical, care, prevention …

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Colleagues Pop Out for Poppy Scotland

Colleagues from our Edinburgh Office volunteered to support Poppy Scotland this week by joining scores of collectors, who were out in force to raise funds for the fifth annual Edinburgh Poppy Day.  Our colleagues, along with their trays of poppies and collection tins took turns to collect for the charity in St Andrew Square. Jennifer Maclean, said: This is my …

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