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Brian Hay
David Pollock

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A smartphone app for farmers has earned a Middlesex University student a business master class with Sir Richard Branson after he won a competition to find outstanding Nigerian entrepreneurs.

Virgin Atlantic has launched its first domestic route and will now fly between Manchester and London Heathrow going head-to-head with British Airways.

On the eve of today’s Queen’s Speech Sir Richard Branson, president of airline Virgin Atlantic, yesterday warned against the Government’s proposed plans to replace air passenger duty with a “per plane” levy.

Four British Airways executives fixed the price of fuel surcharges in a secret deal with Virgin Atlantic, a court was told today.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.