This interview took place prior to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escape(...)

Garrett Pitcher: “We didn’t want to do anything similar to what anyone else was doing.”

Garrett Pitcher runs Indigo & Cloth – a lifestyle business encompassing a menswear shop and a studio which concentrates on branding. He employs f(...)

Naomi Klein: “In some ways we displace our own cares onto our kids. We’re afraid for ourselves. But it’s more acceptable to say you care about it for your kids.”  Photograph: Ed Kashi.

‘It’s impossible to respond to climate change without confronting historical injustice or talking about redistribution of wealth,” says Naomi Klein. “(...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Veteran rocker Iggy Pop in action during his 2008 concert at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Rocker Iggy Pop has hit out at the modern music industry which he said is “laughably maybe almost entirely pirate”, but said he understands that some (...)

The debts of the ‘Racing Post’ are being sold by KPMG which is the special liquidator of IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish Bank.

A bidder for the Racing Post has withdrawn from the sale of the title’s €200 million debt and criticised the handling of the sale by Anglo Irish Ba(...)

Christopher Bailey, CEO, Burberry, is number one on the OUTstanding list.

Two Irish business people have made it into OUTStanding’s top 100 list of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business leaders. Limeric(...)

As one of the stand-out business figures of his generation , Richard Branson’s story has been well aired. Moreover, with an autobiography, Losing my V(...)

 Virgin Money, the British challenger bank founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson,  plans to raise £150 million from a stock market listing. Photo: Bloomberg

Virgin Money, the British challenger bank founded and partly owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, said it plans to raise £150 million (€192 million)(...)

There is a catch to Sir Richard’s plan –  staff will only take time off when they “feel a hundred per cent comfortable that they and their team are up to date on every project”. Photograph: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Imagine working for an employer who treated you like a grown-up and let you take as much holiday time as you liked. Wouldn’t that be lovely?This is th(...)