Monthly Archives: November 2017

EasyJet pays male staff 52pc more than female employees

Telegraph Business Male employees at easyJet earn over 50pc more than their female colleagues on average, the budget airline revealed on Monday. Of those in the top pay bracket at easyJet, 89pc were male workers. Per hour, the airline’s male […]

Hostels 2.0: more than a place to sling your backpack

Telegraph Business Bedraggled backpackers journeying across a foreign country on a voyage of self-discovery come to mind when you mention the word “hostel”. But the memories conjured up by those who last used such accommodation a decade ago or more […]

British Airways owner IAG buying bulk of Monarch’s Gatwick landing slots

British Airways owner IAG is thought to have secured the majority of the Gatwick take-off and landing slots being sold by the administrators for fallen carrier Monarch. IAG, which also owns Iberia and Aer Lingus, is understood to have sealed […]

GFG Alliance reveals strategy to increase UK steel production to 5m tonnes

One of Britain’s largest steel companies has pledged to more than quadruple its steel-making capacity in the UK over the next five years as it continues its break-neck expansion. Liberty House owner GFG Alliance has said it aims to increase […]

Sky calls for crackdown on unaccountable, tax-avoiding tech giants

Sky has called for regulators across Europe to crack down on tax avoidance by US tech giants and to bring them to book for “a tsunami” of harmful material online including fake news and extremist propaganda. Jeremy Darroch, the pay-TV […]

Feather & Black falls into administration in further gloom for furniture retail

Furnishing tycoon Charles Wade has suffered his second blow in less than a week as furniture retailer Feather & Black has toppled into administration just five days after Multiyork collapsed. The quick succession of casualties has raised further fears about […]

London goes from best to worst for gender pay gap

Telegraph Business London has the biggest gender pay gap in the UK as the average woman working full time earns 14.6pc less per hour than the average full time man. That compares with 9.1pc on average across the UK, 6.6pc […]