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Out of the office and into the community

Out of the office and into the community

We caught up with Leanne who runs our Volunteering Programme, to hear what volunteering means to Virgin Money, and the benefits it brings… It goes without saying that our Volunteering Programme aligns completely with our commitment to making Everyone Better Off.   In my role I get to engage with local charities and community programmes to see where Virgin Money can …

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Fundrasing at the Virgin Money Sheffield Lounge

Fundrasing at the Virgin Money Sheffield Lounge

Earlier this year our Virgin Money Sheffield Lounge hosted a spectacular charity fundraising event. The evening saw the great and the good turn out to support Sheffield Hospitals Charity and Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind. SRSB were raising funds for a team of Virgin Money London Marathon runners who were given places in the race by the Lounge. Take …

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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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101 Objects to see in Edinburgh

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 Dragons’ Den? 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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