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How to master credit in your 20s

Financial influencer, Kia Commodore reveals why credit isn’t a bad thing to have when you know how to use it right. Here are her top five tips for credit mastery

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Virgin Money customers are tackling the cost of living crisis – here's how you can too

We spoke to some of our Virgin Money customers about how they’re tackling the surge in everyday prices – here are their top tips

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It’s time to give your money a financial health check – here’s how

Carrying out a financial health check is important for staying in control of your money all year round. Read our essential tips on how and when to do them

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How to manage your mental health as a business owner

Understanding when to release the accelerator and activate the brakes for a bit is key to managing your physical and mental wellbeing as a founder. Here are seven simple ways you can maintain a healthy mind while running a successful business.

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Five tips to get businesses through the cost of living crisis

The cost of living is soaring and you’ll need to do what you can to strengthen your business’s financial footing. Here’re some top tips for surviving rocketing prices, according to finance journalist Harriet Meyer

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The best cities to start a business in the UK

From recovery rates to happiness ratings, we've looked at the important factors to consider when deciding where to start your business. Here are the cities in the UK that came out on top, according to our latest research

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Nine marketing tips that will help get your business noticed

Marketing is all about making waves to boost sales. So, we asked marketing expert, Karla McNeilage, founder of Wave Socials to share her helpful hints and top tips so you can transform your business

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The essential guide to mastering your cashflow management

Managing your cashflow can be daunting, especially in the current climate. So, we asked financial journalist, Simon Read to round up the best ways you can manage, monitor and improve your cashflow for business success

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The sustainable brands and businesses that are putting the future first

Brands with a positive impact on planet and people are more important than ever. We spoke to four very different and brilliant businesses on how they're paving the way to a greener future.

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Six successful business TikTokers to follow

Thinking of starting a business? Here's our pick of six business TikTokers you should follow for inspiration...

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Agri E Fund: helping farmers create a greener future

If you’re a farmer looking to make your business more sustainable, you could benefit from our £200M Agri E Fund. Here’s how...

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How to manage your mental health as a business owner

Understanding when to release the accelerator and activate the brakes for a bit is key to managing your physical and mental wellbeing as a founder. Here are seven simple ways you can maintain a healthy mind while running a successful business.

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The key dates every business owner needs in their diary

Check out our month-by-month calendar of the must-know financial dates in the 2022/23 UK tax year

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“Boost your business’s social media presence in ten simple steps”

Looking for new ways to make your business stand out from the crowd on social media? Can’t quite understand why your followers aren’t growing? Social media and digital content expert Pilar Nalwimba reveals ten easy ways to fix that…

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Five business trends that will supercharge your business in 2022

What are business trends and how can you best prepare for them? Read our guide and predictions on upcoming business trends for 2022 here

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How to start a successful business in 2022

Is 2022 a good year to set up a startup? Andy Fishburn, Managing Director of Virgin StartUp shares his top tips and advice on setting up your own business in 2022...

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Virgin Money's Levelling Upstarts Programme

Virgin Money are delighted to launch Levelling Upstarts, an innovative new programme which gives businesses the opportunity to partner directly with MBA and master's students from leading universities.

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Business loans: the future is green

If you run a sustainable business, you could benefit from our sustainability-linked business loans – they’re a European first

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"How I turned my side hustle into a thriving business"

Stephanie Giordano turned her bespoke bakery business into a successful enterprise creating hundreds of beautifully detailed cookies per day. Find out more about starting a business here.