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Nationwide urged to "give members a say" over proposed Virgin Money takeover as thousands sign petition calling for a vote

Over 4,700 people have signed a petition calling on Nationwide – a building society owned by its customers, who are known as members – to let them vote on its decision to buy rival lender Virgin Money.

30 April 2024

Virgin Money customer? You're set to be moved to Nationwide in future – here's what's happening

Virgin Money savers and borrowers are set to become Nationwide customers as the lenders have agreed a deal for the building society to take over the bank – though it's still very early days.

22 March 2024

Virgin Money to close almost a third of its bank branches — here's the full list, plus alternatives

The bank will close another 39 of its branches this year - almost a third of its network. We've the full list of Virgin Money branch closures.

21 July 2023

Virgin Money increases easy-access savings account rate to a market-leading 1.71%

Virgin Money has increased its M Plus savings account’s interest rate to a table-topping 1.71%, the highest rate for an easy-access account since September 2013. But you can get a better rate if you lock your money away.

28 July 2022

Virgin Money to close 30 branches across the UK – here's the full list of affected sites

The bank has blamed the move on a number of factors, including less customer demand.

1 October 2021

Virgin Money to axe online credit card services next month - how it affects you

Virgin Money is axing its online services for credit card customers on 31 January, with borrowers encouraged to manage accounts using the provider's app instead. Here's what's happening and what you can do about it - particularly if you don't have a smartphone

14 January 2021

Virgin Money launches 'free wine' switching offer – how does it compare?

Virgin is offering switchers a case of wine worth £180

12 November 2020

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card-holders to get £40 rebate

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card customers are being paid rebates of £40 each – equivalent to 25% of their annual fee – due to the coronavirus pandemic

1 July 2020

Virgin Money to be bought by CYBG - what it means for you

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank customers will eventually be moved to the Virgin Money brand, but there are no changes yet

18 June 2018

Virgin Atlantic launches two credit cards - but how do they compare to BA cards?

Virgin Atlantic has relaunched two airline cards allowing customers to earn a free flight upgrade or companion ticket

4 April 2018