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What’s your biggest achievement in the last 5 years?

Hasn’t time flown! It’s been 5 years since Virgin Money and Northern Rock came together and we launched our quest to make banking better. It was this week five years ago that we set out on this quest and today we’ve published an update on the five promises we made back then. So much has happened in such a short amount of …

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Making banking better for five years

Richard Branson

In January 2012, we set out on our quest to make banking better. We promised to do five things. Now five years on, we wanted to share how we’ve done. Our five promises in 2012 1. We’ll genuinely care about you and your money. Not rush in to sell to you. Five years on… No one at Virgin Money has …

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Unveiling the new DS Virgin Racing Livery

In anticipation of the launch of Formula E’s third season beginning 9th October in Hong Kong, DS Virgin Racing have released a thrilling video to unveil their Season 3 livery. Shot over 10 hours through thunderstorm conditions in the abandoned streets and walkways of Manchester’s Media City, the video opens with a panning shot through a lightning storm and across a pitch …

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Virgin Disruptors: Your chance to win a seat

Ever wondered how people who create change do it? Virgin Disruptors brings together Richard Branson and other innovative thinkers and doers in London to talk about how they create change. At this event you’ll hear tips and tricks from Richard and other leaders from Google, Atlassian, Blockchain, Red Bull, Virgin plus many more and we have one ticket to give away! All you need to do is …

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DS Virgin Racing: Buenos Aires ePrix #Fanboost

On Saturday 6th February, your DS Virgin Racing drivers will go head to head with 18 other drivers from all over the world, in a bid to win the 4th race of the season: the Buenos Aires ePrix. It’s going to be hot, sweltering in fact and above all, it’s going to be intense. Now the drivers don’t only go …

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Happy 30th birthday Virgin Holidays

We celebrate highlights since 1985 – how much do you remember? Back in 1985 it was the latest bold Virgin start-up, launched with a passionate ambition to provide a new range of competitively priced holidays to exciting locations. Virgin Holidays started with just three destinations – New York, Miami and Orlando (all using Virgin Atlantic routes from the UK, the …

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Virgin Does Pride

On Saturday 27 June 2015, Virgin Group colleagues from across the UK were lucky enough to take part in Virgin’s first participation in a Pride March. Scott tells us more about the day: If I’m being quite honest, I wasn’t sure why I was marching. I guess I’ve been very fortunate. I came out at 21 and have been surrounded by family …

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Sir Richard’s top tips for success

He shares his experiences from life and business With over forty years’ experience in starting new businesses and shaking up whole industries, Sir Richard Branson’s entrepreneurial skills are renowned. His approach to achieving isn’t restricted solely to business – it can be applied to life in general too. Here, he shares his tips for success. Many of these quotes are …

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Guide to the Roof Gardens: We take a peek around Sir Richard’s Unique Venue

The Roof Gardens

One hundred feet above the hustle and bustle of Kensington High Street in London, the spectacular Roof Gardens are home to three themed gardens including fully grown oak trees, a running stream and four resident flamingos. They have been part of Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s portfolio of unique retreats, since the early 1980s – but they date all …

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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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