Tag Archives: community

Sheffield: Monthly Book Group

On the first Tuesday of every month at 11am, our group of literary lovers meet to discuss their read for that month! The group is small but perfectly formed, with plenty of room for more members. So please, just turn up! Please see our Lounge posters to find out which book is the ‘current read’, and therefore the book up …

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Virgin Money To Launch Business Banking

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Last week, we were very pleased to announce that we will be making our move into the world of banking for small businesses. Starting his own journey, at the age of 16, Richard Branson is a great believer in British business, so it is only fitting that Virgin Money is now taking this step. Starting with the launch of a …

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Financial Capability Week

This week is Financial Capability Week (13-19 November), a movement where organisations demonstrate their commitment to improving financial capability and wellbeing. The week is organised as part of the Financial Capability Strategy for the UK to get more people talking about money. There are 8.3 million adults in the UK living with problem debt, and research by The Money Advice …

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Norwich: Voluntary Norfolk

Voluntary Norfolk is a dedicated team who deliver services that enable strong communities where people are able to work together to improve their lives and fulfill their ambitions. The Team will be here in the Norwich Lounge on Tuesday 14th November chatting to our Members who are interested in supporting and developing the work of voluntary organisations. They enable people …

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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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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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LifeSavers – Financial Education for Primary Schools

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LifeSavers is a primary school education programme which is funded by both Virgin Money and the government. It introduces young people to money and helps them develop good money habits around managements and savings. The programme is run by the Just Finance Foundation – a charitable body of the Church of England – who work in partnership with Young Enterprise. Accompanied …

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Our Lounges and Stores are supporting Autism Hour

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Virgin Money has teamed up with leading autism charity, the National Autistic Society, to help launch the UK’s first week-long event, launching 2 October, where shops and services take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual overload of ‘too much information’. We will be taking simple steps to make Stores and Lounges more autism friendly …

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Helping to deliver financial Inclusion

At Virgin Money we are always looking for ways to bring our company ethos, making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” , to life and are proud to share some of the work we have been doing around financial inclusion. We have been working with like-minded organisations who support affordable credit, including the Carnegie Trust and their Affordable Credit Action Group. The Carnegie Trust aims …

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