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Economy predictions for 2014

Economy predictions for 2014

By independent expert Tony Hazell It’s all systems go for the UK, with 2014 heralding better times as we reap the benefits of the long-awaited economic recovery. There should be more good news on jobs, and mortgage rates should stay low. Rapidly rising energy bills remain one blot on the landscape. The European Commission predicts the UK will be the …

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Take a peek inside Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses

They’re the ultimate in pre-flight indulgence They’re luxurious sanctuaries with a chilled-out atmosphere, in direct contrast to the hustle and bustle of the airport. Reserved exclusively for Upper Class passengers and Flying Club Gold members, Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses are the perfect place to relax before a flight. The front-of-house teams pre-empt every need, from cocktail mixing to spa treatments or simply …

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Pension options if you’re self-employed

By independent expert Harvey Jones It’s just as important to think about your pension if you’re self-employed as if you’re employed – but nearly half of all self-employed people have no pension savings at all. The self-employed have to work harder to save for retirement, because they won’t get employer’s pension contributions or qualify for the new government-backed auto-enrolment workplace …

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Necker’s new Great House

Necker's new Great House

When a lightning strike started a fire that destroyed Sir Richard Branson’s home on Necker Island in summer 2011, he vowed to re-build it better than before. Now, over two years later, the new Great House is complete. Modelled on the original Balinese design, its new features include a 1,500 sq ft master suite, a large outdoor terrace with hammocks …

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Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge

South Pole Allied Challenge

We’re supporting the charity expedition Prince Harry is making with wounded ex-servicemen and women. Prince Harry will be joining wounded servicemen and women this December as part of a gruelling 200-mile charity expedition to the South Pole. One of the most exciting expeditions of recent times, it’s being run by UK charity Walking With The Wounded to raise money to …

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