Virgin Atlantic Logo hero.jpg

Virgin Atlantic owner, Richard Branson, pledges $250 million to help employees

Calling the current coronavirus pandemic "the biggest crisis the world has experienced in my lifetime," Branson wrote on his blog this week that his employees are his primary focus.   

Branson’s empire, which includes Virgin Airlines, has had to ground almost all of its planes, the cruise line had to postpone its planned launch, and health clubs and hotels have had to close their doors. Despite this, "Our people have and, will always be, my number one priority," Branson said. "It is their future job security and their well-being that I am 100 percent focusing on, in these frightening and unprecedented times."  

Read more:

Lorrie Lykins
Lorrie is i4cp's Vice President of Research. A thought leader, speaker, and researcher on the topic of gender equity, Lorrie has decades of experience in human capital research. Lorrie’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other renowned publications.