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Top tips from easyCar to cut motoring costs

13 August 2017
easyCar CEO Richard Laughton looks at how vehicle costs can be kep to a minimum.

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easyGym to open in Bradford

07 August 2017
Leading no-frills fitness chain is to open in Bradford shortly.

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Don’t write off the “gig economy” says easyCar

07 August 2017
easyCar CEO Richard Laughton has told the Mail on Sunday that the "gig economy" will survive the current spate of adverse court judgements.

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Passengers flock to summer sun via easyJet

04 August 2017
July statistics for the leading low cost carrier show a near 10% increase on the same month last year with further improvements in load factors.

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GAME, SET AND MATCHED! - easyTennis launches today

02 August 2017
Entrepreneur Ganesh Rao has teamed up with Sir Stelios to promote easyTennis, the UK's first online tennis club.

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Smart new Ford Transits to run easyBus’ Manchester routes

27 July 2017
easyBus, the leading value for money airport shuttle bus operator, has upgraded its fleet to service new routes connecting Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester, and Manchester Airport.

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easyCoffee opens in Scotland

26 July 2017
The UK’s leading discount coffee house chain has opened its latest outlet next to Edinburgh’s Haymarket station. easyCoffee is aiming to open some 200 outlets across the UK.

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easyJet goes on hiring spree

25 July 2017
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier has started a major recruitment campaign for 1200 cabin crew.

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easyJet points to profits recovery in 2017

20 July 2017
The UK’s largest low cost carrier has pointed to a profits recovery with the release of Q3 results forecasting full year profits of up to £420m.

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easyJet CEO to stand down by Christmas

17 July 2017
Dame Carolyn McCall has announced her decision to hand over the controls at the UK’s largest budget carrier by he end of 2017. Chairman John Barton said the search had started for a replacement.

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easyHotel to open in Sri Lanka and Iran

17 July 2017
Super budget hotel group, easyHotel has signed master development agreements to open in Iran and Sri Lanka.

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easyJet skirts Brexit ban with Austrian AOC proposal

14th July 2017
The UK’s largest budget airline has formally applied for an Austrian AOC in order to prepare for any disruption arising from last year’s vote to leave the EU.

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Summer sun boost easyJet passenger numbers

06 July 2017
easyJet continued to record impressive passenger numbers for June, the budget carrier has reported.

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easyHotel to open in Oxford

22 June 2017
The UK’s leading super budget hotel brand is to open in Oxford. easyHotel, currently pursuing a challenging opening programme, has leased a site in the city’s Summertown district for a 180 room hotel.

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Say hello to easyCar Pool!

12 June 2017
Looking for that shared ride to Glasto or the Isle of wight festivals? No money? Want to earn some extra cash? Then just book your ride with easyCar Pool, the latest addition to the easy family of brands.

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easyCoffee now being served in Hastings

12 June 2017
The Sussex seaside town is the latest site for easyCoffee, the budget ground coffee chain, opening last week to an enthusiastic clientele.

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easyProperty merges with GPEA to offer online and traditional service

08 June 2017
Leading online estate agent easyProperty and high street chain GPEA last night agreed a merger that will see the new company offering a wider portfolio of services and marketing to potential sellers.

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easyCoffee offers help to the homeless

07 June 2017
Over the last few months easyCoffee have partnered up with Depaul who support homeless people in the streets of London, by setting up a cafe style kitchen in their new headquarters in SE1. This will service the Depaul team and their visitors in their daily coffee needs. easyCoffee is working closely with Depaul to train their staff to barista level.

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May passenger returns show solid growth at easyJet

06 June 2017
Figures released by UK’s largest budget airline show c10% passenger increase compared with May last year with load factor constant at 91.5%.

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easyJet founder Stelios to give away majority of wealth to charity

30 May 2017
Stelios today joins the group of philanthropists led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who pledge to give the majority of their wealth to charity.

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easyHotel now offers a room with a view for just £1!

30 May 2017
Britain's best loved super-budget hotel chain is now offering iconic views of London from its Old St property for a quid.

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Hotel opening pipeline delivers 21% sales boost for easyHotel

23 May 2017
The UK's leading super-budget hotel chain today revealed a large increase in half year revenues to end-March. easyHotel's official LSE release is below.

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easyCoffee opens its doors in Blackburn

22 May 2017
easyCoffee, the budget snack and beverage chain backed by sir Stelios, continues to expand. Last week it opened its doors to coffee lovers in Blackburn – so watch out for a store near you!

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easyGym to franchise as next step in growth plans

19 May 2017
The values chain will soon be signing up franchisees across the globe as part of its plan to turn itself into a major player in the personal fitness market.

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Sir Stelios welcomes easy licensees to the Museum of Brands

18 May 2017
Over 100 easy brand-holders crammed into London's iconic Museum of Brands to hear the easyJet founder give an update on expansion plans to date.

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Stelios reveals five winners of the “easy family of brands start-up competition”

18 May 2017
Five young entrepreneurs have won £10,000 each after convincing easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou to back new ideas that expand and promote the iconic easy brand.

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Sir Stelios to partner with FairFX to offer competitive foreign holiday exchange rates

17th May 2017
The holiday money market looks set for a further shake-up with the tie-up between easyGroup and market leader FairFX. By selling cash transfers, currency cards as well as notes online, the consumer can look forward to more competitive exchange/commission rates.
Click here to visit www.easycurrency.com.

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easyJet share price slumps as first half losses deepen

16 May 2017
Shares in the UK's leading budget carrier were down 78p by midday after easyJet management revealed a bigger-than-expected loss for the six months to end-March 2017.

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easyHotel now open in Manchester

8 May 2017
The leading super-budget hotel chain is now open for business on Dale St. At £20 a night the latest addition to the city’s hospitality scene offers single/twin/double/family rooms designed to fit all needs.

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easyJet pax numbers surge in April

5 May 2017
The UK’s largest low-cost airline has recorded a positive start to its European summer season with shares adding an extra 40p to 1260p.

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The easy® family of brands showcases at London's iconic Museum of Brands

2 May 2017
Best known for its emblematic association with travel and tourism, as well as fitness, refreshments and energy provision, easy® will now be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Cadbury's chocolate, Johnnie Walker whisky and Persil detergent at the London-based museum.

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Museum of Brands ready to welcome “easy”!

13 April 2017
The renowned packaging and branding exhibitor is nearly close to revealing its latest exhibitor – easy.
Best-known for its emblematic association with the travel and tourism sectors as well as fitness, refreshment and energy, easy will soon be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Cadbury's chocolate, Johnny Walker whisky and Persil laundry detergent at the London-based museum. After just 20 years, the easy brand will be the latest example of brand extension – taking a name from one company or activity – and transferring it to others.

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easyHotel to open in Nepal

25 April 2017
easyHotel, the "super budget" branded hotels chain, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Master Development Partnership with IGC Group UK (www.igc.com.np Incentive Group of Companies Nepal), to develop easyHotels in Nepal.

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easyJet gets 10% March pax boost

06 April 2017
The UK's largest airline saw another month of steady passenger growth as the Spring effect kicks in.
easyJet posted a 10.6% yoy increase in passengers in March 2017 without the benefit of Easter traffic (Easter fell on 27th March in 2016). Load factors also improved slightly, up 0.2ppts yoy. It remains to be seen whether this has been achieved through a fall in yields.

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easyEnergy - Sir Stelios backs new Netherlands SMART meter project to cut home power bills

28 March 2017
easyEnergy, part of the easy family of brands made famous by easyJet, is set to revolutionize the Dutch energy market by offering wholesale electricity and gas prices to domestic customers, giving them greater control over their energy costs.

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easyHotel reveals “better than expected” five month trading report

24 March 2017
Industry leader in the super-budget sector told investors today of a continued positive outlook for the company as well as a well-planned hotel opening schedule.

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easyCoffee set for further expansion

23 March 2017
The low cost coffee shop chain is set to roll out its £1 a cup offer across the UK.

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easyJet pax numbers surge 8% in February

06 March 2017
easyJet saw an 8.2% yoy increase in passenger numbers in February. Load Factor increased 1.6ppts from 90.4 to 92%. Seats flown therefore increased 6.3% from 5.46m to 5.80m.

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easyHotel opens in Brum!

28 February 2017
The super budget easyHotel chain today opened its doors officially to guests in England's second largest city. With an introductory rate of around £25 per night (for up to 3 occupants in the 3 family rooms) as well as a selection of easy access rooms for disabled guests its not surprising that occupancy rates are already near 100% for the next two months.

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Independent Online profiles Sir Stelios on his 50th birthday

14 February 2017
Travel writer Simon Calder looks at the remarkable business career of easyGroup boss Stelios Haji-Ioannou, who celebrated his half century yesterday.

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easyCar CEO outlines rationale for the sharing economy

13 February 2017
Richard Laughton tells the Daily Telegraph about his plans to grow the PTP and brokerage arms of easyCar.

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easyJet AGM - 2017

9 February 2017
easyGroup as a shareholder in easyJet has asked the following questions at today’s easyJet AGM:

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Birmingham Mail showcases city’s new easyHotel

8 February 2017
With its latest super budget venture set to open later this month, easyHotel has been getting plaudits for bringing low-cost stays to the UK’s second largest city.

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easyJet sees 11% uplift in Y-O-Y January passenger numbers

6 February 2017
easyJet announced January 2017 traffic stats this morning. Passengers were up 11% yoy at 4.75m passengers. Load Factor increased 1.2ppts to 86.2% from which we can deduce that capacity increased 9.4% to 5.51m seats flown.

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Lucky easyCoffee customer wins flight voucher

03 February 2017
easyCoffee certainly frothed up for one lucky customer in Southend. By keeping her receipt Sophie Ellis won an easyJet flight voucher when she "liked" easyCoffee's Facebook page.

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Sir Stelios to make protest vote at easyJet AGM

24 January 2017
easyJet founder and largest shareholder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou will make a protest vote at next month's AGM after the budget airline announced its Q1 trading update that sent the share price into a sharp fall.

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Sir Stelios to make protest vote at easyJet AGM

easyHotel AGM update

23 January 2017
Super-budget hospitality group easyHotel has updated investors on its trading prospects for 2017.

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easyHotel AGM update

Manchester to get big caffeine hit!

13 January 2017
Budget beverage company easyCoffee looks set for a big city roll-out in the near futures, according to Manchester Evening News.

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Manchester to get big caffeine hit

Belfast Telegraph hints at NI easyHotel opening

10 January 2017
Super budget brand easyHotel looks set to move into Northern Ireland according to the Belfast Telegraph. The 81 room hotel is said to be located in the Howard Building in the heart of the city's fashionable restaurant district.

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Belfast Telegraph hints at NI easyHotel opening

easyJet announces strong December pax numbers

06 January 2017
Leading UK budget carrier easyJet today announced strong passenger numbers for December 2015 with a 15.1% yoy increase to 5.58m.

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easyJet announces strong December pax numbers

easyJet to put more women in the cockpit

15 December 2016
The UK's largest low-cost carrier wants to ensure women make up at least 20% of the new pilot intake.

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easyJet to put more women in the cockpit

Croydon looks set to sip easyCoffee

6 December 2016
Low cost coffee shop chain easyCoffee, run by entrepreneur Nathan Lowry and Stelios is ramping up expansion plans after successful openings in Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Southend.

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Croydon looks set to sip easyCoffee

easyJet passenger numbers continue to grow

6 December 2016
But load factor shrinks as more planes joined the fleet in November.

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easyJet passenger numbers continue to grow

easyHotel checks in solid earnings growth

29 November 2016
Super budget hospitality operator easyHotel has released full year figures for the year to end-September as well as an outline of future expansion plans.

Official Stock Exchange release
easyHotel checks in solid earnings growth

easyCoffee froths up in Southend

21 November 2016
The budget coffee shop chain has recently opened in Southend-on-Sea, which added to its two central London outlets gives a good launchpad for expansion via franchising. Already some 200 applications have been received since the company was showcased on Channel 4's "Tricks of the Restaurant Trade".

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easyCoffee froths up in Southend

easyHotel to open in Sheffield

17 November 2016
The super budget chain has confirmed plans to open a 130-room hotel in the city centre on a former site owned by Primark.

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easyHotel to open in Sheffield

easyJet confirms 2016 profits setback

15 November 2016
Full year figures from the budget airline reveal a 28% fall in profits as the result of overcapacity on leading European routes as well as problems associated with industrial action and terrorism.

Selected media coverage can be seen in the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph (Business), The Guardian & The Times.

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easyJet confirms 2016 profits setback

easyGroup to back Museum of Brands

14 November 2016
The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising has gained sponsorship from easyGroup to widen understanding of the world famous "easy" mark and brand values. The Museum will inform and help highlight the growing problem of brand theft, faced by many leading UK companies.

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easygroup to back Museum of Brands

easyHotel CEO outlines plans for Middle East expansion

10 November 2016
Super budget hotel boss, Guy Parsons, tells UAE magazine of his plans to acquire more properties in the region.

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easyHotel CEO outlines plans for Middle East expansion

easyJet load factors hit by fleet growth in October

4 November 2016
The low-cost airline today revealed monthly passenger figures showing a 3ppt fall in load factors last month. Although passenger numbers increased this was swamped by the extra number of seats available.

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easyJet load factors hit by fleet growth in October

So just how far can the "sharing economy" go?

2 November 2016
The Daily Mail looks at the ingenious ends to which car and homeowners can put their assets to work.

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