It is one year on since we visited Virgin Money in Newcastle and launched the business to make everyone better off. So what better time to come up to see all the team.
Watching what has happened with Virgin Money has been fantastic. It is a magical atmosphere, it feels Virginised, happy and red!
After meeting some brilliant young entrepreneurs to see the impact of the Start-Up Loans scheme, I enjoyed a chat with Virgin Money CEO Jayne-Anne Gadhia on 'The Street', the liveliest part of o
It’s great to be back in the UK and was lovely to meet up with the Virgin Media staff for tea and cakes yesterday. Despite the deal with Liberty they’re still very much a part of the Virgin family, and talking to various people, it certainly feels that way – especially with a baby in the office.
As you can see in the photo below, the baby is already clued up when it comes to using the latest technology!
Also had the opportunity catch up with the Virgin Media Pioneers t
To successfully work with other people, you have to trust each other. A big part of this is trusting people to get their work done wherever they are, without supervision. It is the art of delegation, which has served Virgin and many other companies well over the years.We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, whether they at their desk or in their kitchen. Yours truly has never worked out of an
Last night at dinner I glanced at the plates as they were being cleared away and was shocked at the amount of food that hadn’t been eaten and was thrown away. This happens in homes, offices and restaurants around the globe.Worldwide, one-third of all food produced, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems. This isn’t just terrible for the environment; it is a complete waste of money - around US$1 trillion, according to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) sta
Spotted lots of you getting involved in our campaign to say #ByeToTheTie. Glad you agree that being comfortable and confident in what you are wearing helps with creativity. As you can see from the photo above, yours truly is still fully committed to the cause!
We're keen to keep the fight againt ties up in 2013, and the @Virgin team have made some T-shirts for those who are equally passionate about saying bye to the tie.
Meanwhile, Virgin Atlantic presented CTV Morning Live anchor Aamer Hale
Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital, so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.
It has been another spellbinding few weeks for all of us who are fascinated by space, with the asteroid and meteor news hitting the headlines.A couple of other developments really caught my eye. One came from CICLOPS, concerning the life and death of a huge storm on Saturn.The team managed to record the storm spinning around the planet until it caught its own tail and sputtered out. It is the first time this has been seen anywhere in the solar system.Head over to CICLOPS for more details and t