Our commitment to a happy, healthy workforce

At CYBG and Virgin Money we recognise the importance of building a bank where everyone can feel comfortable and happy. The mental health and wellbeing of our staff is absolutely fundamental to achieving this ambition. Today, we’re proud to announce we have signed up to the Mental Health at Work Commitment (MHAW) alongside a host of other businesses striving to …

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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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Virgin Money takes its place on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018

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We are proud to announce that Virgin Money has been featured twice on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018 as presented by the Financial Times. Our colleague Ugo Eboh has been featured on the Ethnic Minority Future Leaders list for his second year in a row at number 41 and our People Director, Matt Elliott, features as an EMpower Advocate at …

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Thank you Teenage Cancer Trust

In April 2017 Virgin Money announced that we would be working in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust as our corporate charity of the year.   This meant that Teenage Cancer Trust would be the official charity partner of the London Marathon and also that colleagues from across the business would carry out fundraising activities to support the cause. Throughout the year, …

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Virgin Money hit the Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list

We are delighted to announce our placement on the Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list, the definitive list showcasing the best employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans colleagues. The list is compiled from submissions to the Workplace Equality Index, a powerful benchmarking tool used by employers to create inclusive workplaces. Now in its fourteenth year, the list celebrates the pioneering efforts …

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Launching the Women in Finance App

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As a proud signatory of the Women in Finance Charter we are delighted to announce the launch of the Women in Finance App, which is available today via Apple iStore and Google Play. The free app has been launched to assist companies, like ours, take action to improve gender balance and help create fully inclusive workplaces. The new app shares best practice through …

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Virgin Money named as a Best Employer for Race in new listing

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Virgin Money has been named by Business in the Community as one of the UK’s Best Employers for Race in a new listing published today. Creating a Best Employers for Race list was one of the recommendations made in the McGregor-Smith Review of race in the workplace earlier this year to showcase best practice on race equality in UK workplaces. …

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Celebrating Black History Month at Virgin Money

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This October, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the U.K – which recognises and celebrates the contribution made to our society over many years by the African and Caribbean communities. This is a great opportunity for all of us to learn more about the history and heritage of our communities here in Britain, as well as the …

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Getting work experience at Virgin Money

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In line with our company ethos, making Everyone Better Off, we are always looking for ways to contribute to our local community so were delighted to take part in two different Work Experience opportunities. Recently Junjie, a student of the Royal Blind School, took part in work experience placements to gain an insight into the working world. Keen to pursue a …

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Veterans at Virgin Money

Nick Calder Vets at Virgin

In November 2015, a group of 12 ex-forces Virgin Money colleagues began getting together once a month to offer mutual support to one another in the transition from the Armed Forces into Virgin Money. This small network wanted to do something practical and positive to support others who may be on a similar journey, leading to the now named ‘Veterans …

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