Charity of the Year

Going the extra mile for Dementia Revolution

Our colleague David is taking part in the Liverpool Nightrider Challenge on 14 July to raise funds for Dementia Revolution, our Corporate Charity Partner. The Nightrider Challenge kicks of at 10:30pm and is a 100km overnight cycle ride through Liverpool, finishing around 5am the following morning. David is a keen cyclist and has taken part in a similar event before: I …

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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 support “This is me in the City” Campaign

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 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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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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Prince Harry talks Heads Together at Virgin Money

Prince Harry Heads Together

Virgin Money’s Charity of the Year, Heads Together, which is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, aims to start millions of conversations on mental health, to reduce the stigma and normalise discussions around mental health. We were delighted to welcome Prince Harry to our offices in Gosforth today, after a quick training session in Newcastle, to …

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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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