Tag Archives: Heads Together

Mental Health in the Workplace Conference

Mental Health Conf

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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Virgin Money support “This is me in the City” Campaign

Virgin Money support "This is me in the City" Campaign

This week, over 135 London City firms wore green ribbons in a drive to end the stigma of talking about mental health in the workplace. Banks, insurers, asset managers, law firms, mental health charities and professional services firms make up some of the companies coming together to show their people it is important to talk about mental health. Staff throughout the …

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The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The final Virgin Money London Marathon press conference today saw this years winners join Hugh Brasher (Race Director) on stage to talk about yesterdays event. Hugh started the conference by saying; This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon was the greatest marathon ever with nearly forty thousand participants. It’s not just the athletes that made the event but also the supporters, …

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40,000 reasons to run

On Sunday 23 April 2017 around 40,000 runners will begin running the London Marathon. As huge a number as that is, it isn’t just a number. They are 40,000 individual people with 40,000 unique stories and 40,000 personal reasons to run. Today at London Marathon HQ, we met nine unique people – eight of whom are running the marathon and who shared …

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Edinburgh: Dream Big Raffle

Join us in the Edinburgh Lounge on 12 April from 6pm till 8pm for our Dream Big Raffle draw. From February to April, the Edinburgh Lounge hold a raffle for all of our customers with a suggested donation per ticket. On 12 April, we will pull the winning tickets and announce the prizes won! All proceeds go towards our corporate charity, …

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It’s Time to Change the Mental Health Stigma

This week – as part of our Heads Together event – our People Director, Matt Elliot, signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to show Virgin Money’s commitment to how we will work to remove the stigma, develop our support and educate on mental health. Run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness – Time to Change is a mental health anti-stigma campaign which …

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Prince Harry talks Heads Together at Virgin Money

Prince Harry Heads Together

Virgin Money’s Charity of the Year, Heads Together, which is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, aims to start millions of conversations on mental health, to reduce the stigma and normalise discussions around mental health. We were delighted to welcome Prince Harry to our offices in Gosforth today, after a quick training session in Newcastle, to …

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Time To Talk Day

On 2 February 2017, Virgin Money’s Corporate Charity Of The Year Heads Together are supporting “Time to Talk Day”; a day to encourage starting a conversation around mental health. Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and in some cases worthless. Staring a conversation about mental health does not need to be difficult or scary and …

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Glasgow: Afternoon Charity Tea and Prosecco

On the 28th January 2017 Glasgow Lounge will hold an afternoon tea and Prosecco for charity. On the day we will have a selection of treats and Prosecco at a small cost of just £6 per person. To book your place at this event please contact the Lounge team directly. All monies raised being donated to our corporate charity Heads …

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