Tag Archives: Colleagues

Dementia Revolution Discovery Month

To kick off  the Dementia Revolution Discovery Month, colleagues from our Edinburgh Office were invited to visit the Dementia Research Institute at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The institute is a joint initiative to advance dementia research led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) with founding charity partners, Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK. It brings together world-leading expertise in biomedical, care, prevention …

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Raising funds to power the Dementia Revolution

Here at Virgin Money, we encourage our colleagues to help local communities and charities through volunteering and fundraising activities. It’s all part of our core ambition to make everyone better off. Continuing our support of this years charity of the year, Dementia Revolution, our colleagues have been taking on personal challenges to help raise awareness and funds. Earlier in the year we …

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Virgin Money takes its place on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018

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We are proud to announce that Virgin Money has been featured twice on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018 as presented by the Financial Times. Our colleague Ugo Eboh has been featured on the Ethnic Minority Future Leaders list for his second year in a row at number 41 and our People Director, Matt Elliott, features as an EMpower Advocate at …

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Virgin Money hit the Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list

We are delighted to announce our placement on the Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list, the definitive list showcasing the best employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans colleagues. The list is compiled from submissions to the Workplace Equality Index, a powerful benchmarking tool used by employers to create inclusive workplaces. Now in its fourteenth year, the list celebrates the pioneering efforts …

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Launching the Women in Finance App

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As a proud signatory of the Women in Finance Charter we are delighted to announce the launch of the Women in Finance App, which is available today via Apple iStore and Google Play. The free app has been launched to assist companies, like ours, take action to improve gender balance and help create fully inclusive workplaces. The new app shares best practice through …

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Virgin Money named as a Best Employer for Race in new listing

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Virgin Money has been named by Business in the Community as one of the UK’s Best Employers for Race in a new listing published today. Creating a Best Employers for Race list was one of the recommendations made in the McGregor-Smith Review of race in the workplace earlier this year to showcase best practice on race equality in UK workplaces. …

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Celebrating Black History Month at Virgin Money

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This October, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the U.K – which recognises and celebrates the contribution made to our society over many years by the African and Caribbean communities. This is a great opportunity for all of us to learn more about the history and heritage of our communities here in Britain, as well as the …

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Mental Health in the Workplace Conference

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We recently hosted a Mental Health in the Workplace Conference at our Gosforth Office which we ran in partnership with Business In The Community. The event, which was attended by more than 80 delegates from businesses across the North East, saw representatives from Virgin Trains, Greggs, Sage, Ward Hadaway, NHS, Fire Service, Newcastle Airport and Balfour Beatty come together to address the …

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Delivering Diversity

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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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The Women in Finance Awards

Last night The Women in Finance Awards, the finance industry’s largest diversity event in Europe, hosted 500 of the most inspirational leaders and advocates from across the country. The awards ceremony recognised the strides made by exceptional women across these fields and celebrated the achievements of 119 finalists out of over 430 nominations, across a broad range of sectors within financial services, …

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