Tag: British

British Airways accused of snubbing refund request

Image copyright Lesley Anderson Image caption British Airways told Lesley Anderson she had accepted vouchers even after she submitted this screenshot of its website A British Airways passenger was refused a refund for a cancelled flight even after she sent screenshots of the airline’s website showing the option of a voucher was not mentioned. Lesley Anderson says a voucher was… Read more →

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British Airways passengers ‘stunned’ over cash refunds stand-off

Image copyright Margaret Minto Image caption Gordon and Margaret Minto were shocked to learn that British Airways will not return the £4,748 they paid for their flights. British Airways passengers have told the BBC that they have been refused cash refunds for cancelled flights. Gordon and Margaret Minto accepted vouchers instead after their flights to the United States were cancelled,… Read more →

British Gas workers told to sign new contracts or risk jobs

Image copyright Getty Images British Gas-owner Centrica has told thousands of staff to accept new working conditions, including no overtime pay, or risk their jobs. The firm said if employees don’t sign the contract, there will be a fresh wave of redundancies, although it insists that is a “last resort”. Centrica has already outlined 5,000 job cuts as customer numbers… Read more →

Coronavirus: ‘Big fat British Asian weddings’ forced to slim down

Image copyright DaVinci Wedding Cinema Image caption Vishal Panesar and Ravika Sabh hope that by delaying their wedding they can invite more guests “We’ve always pictured having the big fat Indian wedding,” say Vishal Panesar and his fiancée Ravika Sabh, almost in unison. Like thousands of couples, Londoners Vishal, 25, and Ravika, 24, had to postpone their wedding and reception… Read more →