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Virgin Money Foundation: Looking at Tyne Gateway Trust

In 2015, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. Today we bring you a closer look at one of these organisations, the Tyne Gateway Trust. Tyne Gateway Trust is a child poverty charity that …

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Virgin Money Foundation: A closer look at SouthTynesideTEN

Earlier on this month, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. As we continue to bring you a more in depth look at these charitable organisations, we’re delighted to …

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Virgin Money Foundation: Moving On (Durham)

On 2 December of this year, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. One of these charitable organisations was Moving on (Durham). We asked them to tell us a …

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Virgin Money Foundation Announces Grants Totalling £900,000

Virgin Money Foundation

The Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money in August 2015, has announced that it has awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. The Foundation was launched with £8 million of funding over the next four years, contributed by Virgin Money …

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Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Virgin Money Lounges have been designed to be as inviting as a lounge in any home and this week have clocked up one million visits in total from satisfied customers. There are six lounge locations across the UK – two in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Norwich – with more on the way in 2016. We’ve illustrated some of the …

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Celebrating our 1 millionth Lounge visit!

Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Today at Virgin Money we’re celebrating our 1 millionth lounge visit! Virgin Money Lounges have been designed to be as inviting as a lounge in any home and this week have clocked up one million visits in total from satisfied customers. There are six lounge locations across the UK – two in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Norwich – with …

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Big Birthday Tea for the NSPCC

This Friday is the 29th birthday of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)‘s incredible service, ChildLine, which provides advice and support to children and young people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, both online and by phone on a range of subjects from family problems, exam stress and bullying to self-harm, depression and suicide. …

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Strive2Thrive with Studio West

Studio West is an enterprise and innovation campus based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, offering 13-19 year olds unique learning opportunities that lead on to future careers. We were delighted to link up with 11 students from Studio West as part of our Strive2Thrive challenge. Born from our relationship with BPP – our corporate partner for the Future Bankers’ Academy who run events for children, preparing them …

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Announcing our 2015/2016 official charity: NSPCC

We are delighted to announce that NSPCC are our official charity partner for 2016 and for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon, in support of their ChildLine service. NSPCC are the leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. When a child needs a helping hand, we’ll be there. When parents are finding it tough, we’ll help. When laws …

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Life in a Lounge

Life in our latest Lounge

Following the 2011 launch of our innovative Lounges – spaces where customers can come together and relax over a complimentary coffee – we recently added another ground-breaking concept to high street banking: a Lounge with banking facilities, where customers can pop in to sort out financial matters at the same time. We spoke to Paul Adamson (pictured above fourth from …

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