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Richard Branson arrives by Tesla at Powerscourt Estate, having taken a helicopter to the Co Wicklow venue from Dublin city centre. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

When presenter Síle Seoige introduced Ultimo bra entrepreneur Michelle Mone onstage at the Pendulum Summit on Wednesday, the Scottish businesswoman di(...)

Cantillon muses on just what is Richard Branson selling these days.

The head of one of Ireland’s biggest homebuilders has said the cost of apartments in Dublin could be lowered by about 20 per cent if they were allowed(...)

 Pendulum Summit 2018 keynote speaker Sir Richard Branson with UFC Fighter Conor McGregor and MC Alan Shortt on the main stage of the Convention Centre in Dublin.  Photograph:  McCabe Photography.

People can get excited when business bigwigs such as Sir Richard Branson are in town. Here to take part in the Pendulum Summit, the annual cringefest (...)

Richard Branson addressing the Pendulum Summit at the Convention Centre in Dublin.  “Too many entrepreneurs cling on to every single little detail for too long. It makes them ill, it ruins relationships . . .” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Any budding entrepreneur should be doing their utmost to put themselves out of a job as early as possible, according to Sir Richard Branson. Speaki(...)

Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo.

Michelle Mone, the founder of the Ultimo lingerie company, told a Dublin conference audience this afternoon that Margaret Heffernan of Dunnes Stores w(...)

Richard Branson with Cool Planet founder Norman Crowley at Powerscourt Estate, Co Wicklow the Virgin  Atlantic founder  cut the ribbon and officially launched the world’s first permanent visitor centre dedicated to climate change. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The world’s first visitor centre dedicated to climate change has been opened at Powerscourt House, Co Wicklow, by Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Bran(...)

Virgin Trains said it made the decision in November, pointing out in an internal note to staff that “considerable concern” had been raised by colleagues about the Daily Mail’s editorial position. File photograph: Lisa Blue/iStock/Getty Images

The Daily Mail has accused Virgin Trains of censorship after the company stopped stocking the newspaper and described it as “not at all compatible” wi(...)

Throughout my life, I have revelled in saying yes. I should qualify that straight away by saying that, for the first half of my life, the only offers(...)

An artist’s impression shows Boom’s 55-seat supersonic aircraft. Photograph:  Reuters

Supersonic getting closer Supersonic travel is getting closer with a $10 million investment in Boom Supersonic by Japan Airlines (JAL). Boom Superson(...)

Ellen Pao, author of Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change. Her book gives a ground-breaking account of discrimination against women and other minority groups in the tech world. Photograph: Bloomberg

Business books get a bad rap and with good justification in many cases. Too many are churned out and original thinking is a rare commodity. They form(...)

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