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Capital One UK placed in RateMyPlacement's Top 100 Undergraduate Employers table 2021-2022
Recently revealed at the NUE Awards, Capital One UK has been ranked as the 3rd best undergraduate employer in the UK.
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Millions Not Seeking Help Despite Facing Financial, Mental and Physical Adversity
Capital One is donating 300 tablets to school children across Nottingham and London to help close the digital divide, which is preventing many students from effective home schooling. This is in addition to the 500 laptops donated at the beginning of the pandemic*.
See more Find out more about Capital One UK associates raise £25,436 for Rethink Mental Illness
Capital One UK associates raise £25,436 for Rethink Mental Illness - and other charities - as part of an internal campaign.
Launched with an ambition to raise £10,000 for charity, Capital One UK's first ever Charity Week went ahead virtually and saw associates get involved in some unique challenges.
Capital One has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer, meaning it is committed to paying the real living wage to ensure all employees and third-party contracted staff earn a wage that meets the real cost of living, and covers everyday needs.
See more Find out more about Capital One as a Living Wage Employer
Capital One UK shows commitment to working families and inclusivity by launching a suite of new family leave benefits.
See more Find out more about Capital One's parental leave benefits scheme
Capital One UK is delighted to congratulate Jennie Koo, for making it in the top 10 of a list which recognises inspirational women. The HERoes Women Role Model Lists - supported by Yahoo Finance - is dedicated to those who are more than four levels from Executive level in an organisation, but are making a significant contribution to gender diversity at work.
See more Find out more about Capital One's Jennie Koo
‘Generation COVID’ is a term being used to describe young people aged 12-24 years as one of the worst affected groups from the unemployment caused by COVID-19. Taking positive action as an employer, Capital One UK is delighted to announce a series of free to attend, online workshops they will be hosting to give graduates insight into what it’s like to work within different areas including Software Engineering and Strategy Analysis.
See more Find out more about Capital One's Virtual Workshops to Support Graduates
Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) today announced the appointment of Lucy Hagues as its new UK CEO.
Lucy will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and general management of the UK credit card business. She succeeds Amy Lenander, Executive Vice President, who is taking on an expanded role at the company's US Headquarters, after three and a half years in the UK role.
See more Find out more about Capital One's new head of its UK business
Capital One has once again been recognised by its industry peers for its commitment to innovation and customer service in financial services, as the company won two prestigious categories at The Cards and Payments Awards 2020. The company was awarded top honours for Best Achievement in Customer Service and Social Inclusion in Financial Services. The awards acknowledge Capital One's sustained investment to help make credit simple.
See more Find out more about Capital One's win at the Card & Payment Awards 2020
New Partnership between Sutton Trust & Capital One to improve university access for hundreds of Nottinghamshire pupils.
See more Find out more about the new Partnership between Sutton Trust & Capital One
Post Office has today announced the launch of two new credit cards with its partner Capital One - who has over 20 years of lending experience and industry leading underwriting, technology and digital capability.
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Post Office today announced a new credit card partnership with Capital One UK. Capital One is a top UK credit card provider, with over 20 years of lending experience, as well as industry-leading underwriting, technology and digital capability. Announcing the partnership, Post Office and Capital One said their shared commitment to financial inclusion and providing transparency for customers had been vital in securing it.
See more Find out more about Post Office and Capital One announce new credit card partnership
Capital One's first London based Coders 'Ignite Event' of 2019 was hosted at its White Collar Factory office, located in the heart of Tech City, on 6th June with 25 pupils from Highbury Fields Girls School learning how to develop their own mobile apps. The Coders programme has been designed to spark secondary school pupils' interest in technology, build on their coding abilities and inspire them to consider a career within the tech industry.
See more Find out more about Capital One's Capital One Ignites Digital Education
Capital One - which has had its UK base in Nottingham for over 20 years - has become the latest company to sign up as a Wildlife Guardian to support the work of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the county's largest locally based environmental charity.
See more Find out more about Capital One teaming up with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Helene is an international leader with an impressive track record working at the intersection of technology, financial services and payments, said Amy Lenander, CEO of Capital One UK. As we continue to grow our business in the UK, Helene brings a strong ability to contribute strategic commercial thinking and a deep understanding of the industry. She places an importance on values-led leadership which closely aligns with Capital One's own focus on culture and purpose, with the customer at the heart of what we do.
See more Find out more about Capital One's appointment of Helene Brichet as UK CFO
Capital One has launched a new 'Coders' initiative to enhance the digital skills of schoolchildren which will run throughout 2019. The programme has been designed to spark secondary school pupils' interest in technology, build on their coding abilities and inspire them to consider a career within the tech industry.
See more Find out more about Capital One's success at the 2019 Card and Payment Awards
Capital One secured the recognition of its industry peers for its commitment to innovation in financial services through winning three prestigious categories at The Cards and Payments Awards 2019.
The company was awarded top honours for Best Technology Initiative of the Year, Best Design of the Year and received the Changing lives in the Community Award. The awards are an acknowledgement of Capital One's sustained investment in customer-centric technology solutions designed to help make credit simple.
Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) announced that Amy Lenander has been appointed as Head of International,
taking overall responsibility for Capital One Canada, in addition to her current role as Capital One UK CEO.
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Awards recognise achievements in Customer Service, Fraud Prevention and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)
Capital One has been rewarded for its commitment to best practice in customer service, looking after the interests of disabled people and enhancing security with wins in three categories at the 2018 Card and Payments Awards, more than any other credit card provider.
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Capital One UK, along with Deputy Mayor of London for Business, announce completed expansion with up to 200 employees moving in to London's White Collar Factory.
Announcement follows Capital One UK CEO Amy Lenander's attendance at Investing in Success roundtable hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) today announced that Amy Lenander has been appointed UK CEO.
See More Capital One announces new head of its UK business.
LendingWell, a single-platform P2P lending partner today been announced the winner of PitchIt @ LendIt, a competition aiming to find a future star within the online lending and fintech space.
See More LendIt Announces Winner of PitchIt@LendIt Competition
LendIt, the largest conference series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community, has today announced the shortlist for its competition PitchIt @ LendIt, which is organised in partnership with Capital One, an information-based lending company.
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LendIt, the largest conference series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community, today announced the judging panel for its competition, PitchIt @ LendIt, which is organised in partnership with Capital One, an information-based lending company, and aims to find a future star of the fintech world.
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LendIt, the largest conference series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community, today announced a partnership with information based lending company Capital One to co-host PitchIt @ LendIt, a competition to find a future star of the fintech world.
See More LendIt announces partnership with Capital One to co-host their annual fintech start-up competition
Employees at Capital One are celebrating after receiving two accolades at the Director of Finance Awards. They won Global Finance Team of the Year and Catherine Hinnigan clinched the Rising Star Award.
The team beat competition from top national companies and was commended for its training and development, innovation and Agile way of working.
See More Capital One's finance team shines at awards
Eight senior software engineers have made the move to information based lending company Capital One, in as many weeks, to accelerate digital change at the company.
Capital One is looking to bring the brightest talent on board in 200 new tech positions to meet its goal of becoming a digital leader in the financial industry.
See More Capital One develops its software ranks
Five start-ups to join Growth Labs programme to unlock the next big fintech idea.
Capital One today announces the five finalists awarded a place on its accelerator programme, Growth Labs.
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A Silicon Valley veteran has made the move from eBay to Capital One UK.
Aline Baeck has joined the company in the newly-created position of head of design, following roles at Intuit, Causata, and most recently, eBay.
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Capital One UK today announces the launch of Capital One Growth Labs, an accelerator programme for early-stage start-up and high-growth companies.
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A Nottingham headquartered business is celebrating after being named one of the best places to work in the UK for five years in succession.
See More Capital One Makes it Five in Five
The UK's top new accountant says she is "honoured" to be recognised at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
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A leading technology professional has made a move to Capital One.
Andy Reeves, 44, has joined the credit card company, taking the position of vice president of technology, following roles at Microsoft, Blinkbox and most recently, Amazon.
Capital One UK has today announced a major expansion in London.
The organisation is to relocate its City offices and has signed an 11-year lease for two floors at the White Collar Factory EC1, overlooking Silicon Roundabout, in order to accommodate 200 new staff as well as its existing 50 London-based employees.
See More Capital One UK expands into tech city
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