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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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Everyone’s Better Off at Virgin Money

You may have noticed in some of our articles we have been mentioning our company ethos of making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” for short. Making everyone better off is what we at Virgin Money aim to achieve – every one of us, every day in the work we do. We believe a bank should be about more than just money; …

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5 Years of Stores and Lounges

Norwich Lounge

It’s been 5 years since we got face to face with our customers. In late 2011 we opened our first Lounge in Edinburgh and then in Norwich, followed shortly by 75 Stores across the UK. We have also opened another four Lounges since then with three of them containing stores within. Our Lounges are places where our customers are invited, free …

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What is Make £5 Grow?

At Virgin Money our company ethos is Everyone Better Off, or ”EBO” for short. You may have already heard of it; it means that we want our bank to be more than just fantastic products and looking after your money. One of the ways that we “bring EBO to life” is by giving back to our communities, something we do …

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Lounge Festive Opening Times

Sheffield Lounge

This Christmas and New Year our Lounges are lovely warm places to visit, take a break from sales shopping or just curl up with a nice coffee. Please note that there are a couple of changes to our Lounges’ opening times. Edinburgh Lounge 24th and 31st December: 10am – 1pm 25th, 26th, 27th, 1st and 2nd: Closed Operating usual opening times every other …

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Local charities in London, Sheffield and Glasgow win Virgin Money London Marathon places

Virgin Money Lounges in London, Sheffield and Glasgow teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to offer local charities the opportunity to win 12 sought-after places in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. The successful charities received four places each which could give each charity an estimated £8,000 in funds raised by their runners. The Virgin Money Lounge teams are currently working …

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Sheffield Lounge gets a good night sleep

We were delighted to host Elite Sport Sleep Coach Nick Littlehales at the Virgin Money Sheffield Lounge recently – in partnership with Penguin Living. Fresh from a whirlwind week of TV and radio appearances as part of his book launch, Nick came along to spend the evening with our members and guests. Alongside sharing fascinating stories about his life working …

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What do bankers and bishops have in common?

A network of savings clubs and financial education in primary schools across England is formally launched today with backing from the Archbishop of Canterbury. LifeSavers, a programme promoting financial education and savings clubs administered by credit unions in primary schools, is on course to reach 30,000 children by the end of 2018 after a successful pilot scheme. The expansion was …

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