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Virgin Money support “This is me in the City” Campaign

This week, over 135 London City firms wore green ribbons in a drive to end the stigma of talking about mental health in the workplace. Banks, insurers, asset managers, law firms, mental health charities and professional services firms make up some of the companies coming together to show their people it is important to talk about mental health. Staff throughout the …

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Virgin Money team up with Teenage Cancer Trust

Virgin Money are delighted to announce we will be working in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust as our corporate charity of the year, with an aim to raise over £1.5 million. As Virgin Money is the lead sponsor of the London Marathon, this makes Teenage Cancer Trust the official charity partner for the event in 2018. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to …

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101 Objects to see in Edinburgh

Alongside Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG), Marketing Edinburgh, Edinburgh World Heritage and 44 object owners, we are delighted support Edinburgh’s 101 Objects. Edinburgh’s 101 Objects is a new experience that will bring the city’s past to life through some of its most treasured objects and curiosities. Each item has been carefully chosen for both their personal intrigue and wider role …

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‘Virgin Money Shorts’ competition

Doc Fest Sheffield

The 2017 edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest returns to the city in June, to celebrate the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction visual storytelling. To mark the UK’s premier documentary festival coming back to Sheffield, home of our newest Virgin Money Lounge, we’re launching our own short film competition, ‘Virgin Money Shorts’ – giving the general public the chance to win cash …

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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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Help Fight Financial Fraud

Help fight financial fraud

Virgin Money are proud to be joining forces with other UK banks to support Financial Fraud Action UK’s Take Five campaign. An estimated 1 in 10 people in the UK have fallen victim to financial fraud and there were a staggering 1.5 million incidents in 2015 – costing the UK £755 million. The Take 5 campaign aims to educate people …

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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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