Sir Richard Branson is backing Virgin StartUp, a not-for-profit organisation that offers financial support, mentoring and business advice to young entrepreneurs over the age of 18 across England. Here he gives his advice on starting a business
Now the Gosforth-based bank is working through a collection of takeover offers, and despite the Virgin Group having been labelled as preferred bidder, the eventual destiny of the organisation is not certain yet.
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.