Virgin Money launches free digital package ‘Money Management’ to help small businesses streamline finances
Oct16

Virgin Money launches free digital package ‘Money Management’ to help small businesses streamline finances

Virgin Money has launched a free, full money management package to support small business customers with their day-to-day financial operations and ensure they have a complete view of their past, current and future financial position. In partnership with market-leading fintech company, Strands, Virgin Money will be the first UK bank and Mastercard issuer to offer Money Management, aimed at empowering small business owners with under...

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Open Banking Expo Digifest coming soon to your desktop theatre
Oct08

Open Banking Expo Digifest coming soon to your desktop theatre

Open Banking Expo launches its Digifest virtual event from 24th to 26th November 2020. The newest event in the Open Banking Expo portfolio continues to deliver game-changing content delivered direct to a senior digital transformation audience across financial services and beyond. The agenda featuring more than 60 speakers and 40 sessions is now live at www.openbankingexpo.com/digifest, with free and premium access passes available....

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Virgin Money UK awarded £35m grant from Capability and Innovation Fund
Oct07

Virgin Money UK awarded £35m grant from Capability and Innovation Fund

Virgin Money UK has been awarded a £35m grant following its successful application to the Capability and Innovation Fund, as part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Alternative Remedies Package. The grant means that businesses across the country will benefit from the development and enhancement of Virgin Money’s proposition, including scaling its successful regional franchise, more time with relationship managers and access to new digital...

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Virgin Money UK awarded £35m grant from Capability and Innovation Fund
Sep24

Virgin Money UK awarded £35m grant from Capability and Innovation Fund

Virgin Money UK has been awarded a £35m grant following its successful application to the Capability and Innovation Fund, as part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Alternative Remedies Package.  The grant means that businesses across the country will benefit from the development and enhancement of Virgin Money’s proposition, including scaling its successful regional franchise, more time with relationship managers and access to new digital...

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Confidence using online banking grows during lockdown as consumers embrace digital
May27

Confidence using online banking grows during lockdown as consumers embrace digital

The COVID-19 lockdown is helping to accelerate take-up of digital banking services amongst consumers, with many feeling more confident about using online and mobile channels, shows new research from Virgin Money. The research1 shows that almost three in 10 people (28%) have downloaded a mobile banking app since lockdown began. In addition, just over four in 10 (41%) digital banking users have been using it more often during lockdown...

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Exclusive: ‘Virgin territory’ – Paul Titterton, Virgin Money in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar03

Exclusive: ‘Virgin territory’ – Paul Titterton, Virgin Money in “The Fintech Magazine”

If anyone knows anything about building a successful brand, it’s Sir Richard Branson. Who remembers now that the trademark, pillar box red Virgin Money logos covered up the former Northern Rock fascias after the company bought the North East bank eight years ago, so forceful is its presence. Now, the ultimate challenger brand, which itself was bought in 2018 by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank’s owners in a £1.7billion deal that leaves...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 15
Jan23

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade!  In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital explorers to the far side of the earth to...

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Niu Solutions Partners with Virgin Money
Jul04

Niu Solutions Partners with Virgin Money

Niu Solutions partnered with Virgin Money to further enhance the lender’s intermediary mortgage portal. Virgin Money appointed Niu Solutions to support its plans for digital transformation in response to the changing needs of its intermediary clients. The project saw Virgin Money develop its Mortgage Lab which sought to innovate and make the mortgage application process more efficient. Niu virtualised the existing VMO (Virgin Money...

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Virgin Money Wins 2016 Engage Award for Best Use of Voice of the Customer
Dec09

Virgin Money Wins 2016 Engage Award for Best Use of Voice of the Customer

NICE customer Virgin Money has won Best Use of Voice of the Customer (VoC) at the prestigious 2016 Engage Awards hosted in London earlier this month. The bank was also named a winner of the UK Business Awards in the customer centric organisation category for its VoC initiatives. Since 2013, NICE VoC has been enabling Virgin Money to capture real-time customer feedback. The bank proactively engages with customers who have recently...

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Banks Cutting Business Lending Following Brexit Damaging SMEs
Aug03

Banks Cutting Business Lending Following Brexit Damaging SMEs

Virgin Money’s announcement that it has shelved plans to move into business banking due to economic uncertainty following Brexit sent shockwaves through the banking and SME sector on Wednesday. This, coupled with a letter issued by Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest to their 1.3 million business customers warning if the Bank of England reduces the already low (0.5%) base interest rate, businesses would be charged to deposit money at...

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