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Delivering Diversity

Matt Elliott

We are proud to have contributed to and be part of the Delivering Diversity Report  which was launched yesterday at the Houses of Parliament. Published jointly by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Academy of Management (BAM). The report finds that businesses need to apply the lessons from recent progress on gender diversity, including setting targets and publishing progression …

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Introducing The Virgin Banker

The Virgin Banker

The Virgin Banker My Life in Finance: Building a Business, Breaking Glass Ceilings and Dealing with Dinosaurs by Jayne-Anne Gadhia with an introduction by Sir Richard Branson In The Virgin Banker, our CEO Jayne-Anne Gadhia, looks back at the events that have influenced, shaped and inspired her during her career. Jayne-Anne shines a light on issues surrounding the role of …

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting Goes Live

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New government regulations come into effect today on Gender Pay Gap Reporting.  The UK is one of the first countries in the world to require gender pay gap reporting, following the government’s commitment to introduce the requirement at the last general election. Although the gender pay gap across the economy is at a record low of 18.1% according to Office …

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Virgin Money sign the Armed Forces Covenant

This week our CEO, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, visited the Ministry of Defence in London where she met with Mark Lancaster -Under Secretary for Defence Personnel and Veterans- to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, solidifying Virgin Money’s commitment to honour the Armed Forces Community. The Armed Forces Covenant is a pledge that acknowledges and understand that those who serve or who have …

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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 to Sponsor London Marathon until 2020

As Virgin Money Giving celebrates its sixth birthday, it announces the continuation of London Marathon sponsorship until the 40th marathon. With over £344 million – £417 million including Gift Aid – donated through the fundraising website since 2009, charities are better off with an estimated extra £12.8 million going to causes compared to the same amount raised on Just Giving. It …

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Treble Cash Cover for those already in Greece and those travelling to Greece

The news coverage around the current financial situation in Greece has led to our customers checking with us to see what cover they have with regard to cash under their Virgin Money Travel Insurance policy. This also follows advice issued to travellers recommending that they increase the amount of cash they take to Greece, in case ATMs and banks cannot be …

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