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Let’s talk Pride

Posted on by Roxanne Newson
This year, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Pride march. It was incredibly important to us as a business to celebrate such a pinnacle moment for the LGBTQ+ community and support our LGBTQ+ employees by harnessing the power of our network and sharing their stories. We caught up with Customer Relations Executive, Mike Walker, to talk about the power of Pride, and the importance for feeling you belong. Read the interview below…

Allies, show your Pride!

Posted on by Victoria Whitehouse
Pride is a time for celebration – a time to come together and show the whole world the big love we share for each other as unique individuals. Yesterday (June 28th) marked the 50th anniversary of the first ever Pride march, a revolutionary parade that ignited the fight for LGBTQ+ rights around the world. Right now things are different due to the pandemic, but that won’t stop us from helping to educate others on the …

My journey as a Virgin Media Apprentice

Posted on by Thomas Hawkins
Since I was appointed the new Apprentice role, I knew I had a lot to learn. My initial journey at Virgin Media started on the 16th of September, I had a two day induction in Birmingham learning some background information on the company and learning some basic skills that I will need. My first day in the office was the 18th September, I felt very welcomed by everyone in the office and everyone in my …

Banish those Monday blues

Posted on by Joanne Russell
We all know the feeling don’t we? It’s January, Christmas is long gone, the mornings are cold and dark, we’re three weeks in to our dwindling New Year Resolutions, and there’s a good chance some of our bank balances might be suffering a little. Today is Blue Monday, the third Monday of January and considered the most miserable day of the year. But not for us – we’d like to beat Blue Monday, together. Here …

Starting a brand new career as a Field Technician

Posted on by Amy Southwells
Hi Amy, Let’s talk about the role of Field Technician and what it’s all about? Most of all, it’s a customer facing role – we’re often the first face the customer sees behind the Virgin Media brand. Day-to-day, we move from property to property performing a mixture of service and installation – service is fixing problems or faults, installation is the set-up of new customers. So what attracted you to the role? I saw a …