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The EU Has Delivered Enormous Benefits to the UK, Its Economy, and Its People

(30) Comments | Posted 21 June 2016 | (15:02)

Dear Reader,

Over the last five decades, I've launched dozens of businesses and the Virgin Group now employs almost 50,000 people in the UK. Although I've been living in the British Virgin Islands for some time now, I have never stopped caring passionately about the UK and...

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Don't See Obstacles, See Opportunities

(31) Comments | Posted 2 December 2012 | (23:00)

One of the great myths of business (and cheesy old game shows) is that opportunity knocks. Opportunity does not knock on your door, you have to bang on the door yourself and keep knocking until you get in.

Another falsehood is that some obstacles are insurmountable. With the right attitude,...

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Facing Reality on the Drug Debate

(250) Comments | Posted 24 February 2012 | (23:00)

Dear Ms. Luppi,

Thank you for posting an open letter to me about the drugs debate. This is the kind of discussion we must have in order to come up with better policies to help people suffering from addiction.

I am not sure if you have had...

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