Stelios Haji-Ioanno said Easyhotel is raising money to accelerate growthPhotographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Easyjet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou plans to list his budget hotel chain on the stock market, the first flotation the tycoon has attempted since (...)

 Angela Ahrendts, chief executive officer of Burberry Group, and one of only four women chief executives on the FTSE, is on her way to Apple.   Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

The number of women running Britain’s blue chip companies has surged 33 per cent. But before we hang out the bunting and declare the glass ceiling sha(...)

Airlines are notoriously secretive about the sums they pay for their aircraft. The list prices they cite are meaningless. Ryanair is believed to have negotiated a discount of up to 50 per cent from Boeing on its order while analysts put EasyJet’s at 30 to 40 per cent.

You would never guess there’s an economic downturn afflicting Europe at present given the expansion plans being hatched by the continent’s biggest bud(...)

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of EasyJet, said yesterday  the airline industry has entered a period of lower growth due to rising fuel prices. Photograph: Getty Images

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of listed UK airline EasyJet and a serial investor, said yesterday that the airline industry has entered a period of(...)

Dairymaster chief executive Edmond Harty will represent Ireland at the Ernst & Young 2013 World Entrepreneur of the Year competition in Monte Carl(...)