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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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Join our #MemoryRelay for the Dementia Revolution

As part of our partnership with the Dementia Revolution, we’re calling on our colleagues and customers to share their memories to help lead the charge towards a cure for dementia. We’d like you to join us by posting one of your most treasured memories on your social media channels, using the hashtag #MemoryRelay. Whether it’s heart-warming, poignant, funny or even …

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Virgin Money colleagues takeover Hoole Restaurant to raise over £2k for Dementia Revolution

Colleagues from Virgin Money’s offices in Chester took over ‘The Suburbs’ Restaurant in Hoole, Chester to raise money for a year-long campaign, The Dementia Revolution. Dementia is the biggest health threat facing society today and there are currently no effective treatments to slow, prevent or cure it. Today almost one million people in the UK are living with a form …

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Virgin Money Charity Golf Day raises £1,500 to help end dementia

This week Virgin Money held a Charity Golf Day to support our charity of the year –  Dementia Revolution. The event featured ex-England cricketers Steve Harmison and Phil Mustard and teams from the likes of Newcastle Falcons, Newcastle United and businesses from across the region. the event raised more than £1,500 for the Dementia Revolution. Tim Arthur, Creative Director at Virgin …

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Virgin Money Red Talks: How to get your business the finance it needs

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This October four of our Lounges will host the latest in our Virgin Money Red Talk series focusing on “How to get your business the finance it needs. Virgin has spent the past 40 years building businesses big and small, in every industry where we could make a difference. Now we want to put that passion and experience to good …

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Raising funds to power the Dementia Revolution

Here at Virgin Money, we encourage our colleagues to help local communities and charities through volunteering and fundraising activities. It’s all part of our core ambition to make everyone better off. Continuing our support of this years charity of the year, Dementia Revolution, our colleagues have been taking on personal challenges to help raise awareness and funds. Earlier in the year we …

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