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Supporting Parents and Children in the STEM world

It can often be quite daunting when asked about something you may know very little about. Research shows that this can happen a lot when pupils approach their parents or carers with regards to their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects and future aspirations in STEM related fields.  To support our recent STEM Event, held in our Gosforth …

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STEMtastic Day at Virgin Money

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We held a day of fun and interactive workshops for over 200 young people focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, collectively known as STEM. This was the first event of its kind, which saw us partner with NE1 Can, RTC’s North East STEM Ambassadors Hub and 16 employers to provide young people with an inspiring day of hands-on activities …

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Make £5 Grow is definitely growing

With even more schools and associations taking part, the Make £5 Grow programme keeps on growing!  Now in its sixth year, over 60,000 young people in 800 schools have taken the £5 loan from Virgin Money and set about starting a mini business. Make £5 Grow offers young people great insight into how business works. It helps build skills for …

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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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