Johnny Leavesley

Johnny Leavesley is attempting to become a business tycoon from the Midlands. He tweets at @JohnnyLeavesley

Only the particularly pig-headed will stick it out in the pork farming business

Britain’s population is rapidly growing but the authorities seem implacably opposed to building new houses

Britain’s rich store of status symbols is a key driver of foreign investment

The Succession problems of family-run firms

It’s the business of companies to make money first and think about society later

Theft is the enemy of good business, leaving less for profit, wages and the taxman

Be wary of companies with public sector monkeys and a diversity officer on the board

Banks should be like activist investors and intervene early rather than pull loans hastily

Security is important — but you often have to keep a very close eye on the guards

Get as many days of game sport as possible because one never knows when the self-righteous will stop it