Business talk is off the menu at Trump family dinners

Business talk is off the menu at Trump family dinners

  Business talk will be banned at Trump family dinners in a bid to avoid any conflict of interest now that Donald Jr and Eric have taken control of the President’s commercial interests.   Mr Trump is hoping that by simply not talking about business with any of his sons, he will be compliant with…

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Whitbread admit the, ‘bread,’ in their name may not be gluten free

Whitbread admit the, ‘bread,’ in their name may not be gluten free

  Whitbread admit the, ‘bread,’ contained in its name may not actually be gluten free.   Despite making repeated claims to the contrary on numerous occasions and customers coming away from Sunday lunches at Table Table with anaphylactic shock, the restaurant chain has always insisted the bread contained in its name is safe to be…

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William Hill at a complete loss as to why favourites keep on winning

William Hill at a complete loss as to why favourites keep on winning

  William Hill has suffered a £20 million fall in profits due to betting, ‘favourites,’ being genuinely better than everyone else competing in the field.   Despite offering short odds and calling them, ‘favourites,’ the bookmaker is confused as to why people continually place bets on them – never mind the fact that they actually…

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“People still do it on the desktop with their windows open,” says Pornhub

“People still do it on the desktop with their windows open,” says Pornhub

  Adult video company Pornhub recently published its annual report and the trends and insights of the past year have caused a collective gag reflex among experts.   The company registered 92 billion video views over 12 months – approximately 13 views for every man, woman and child on the planet, thus confirming the idea…

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Ross Perot walks away from the chance to buy Microsoft

Ross Perot walks away from the chance to buy Microsoft

By 1962, Ross Perot had become a huge name in the world of tech by founding Electronic Data Systems, a company that was later to become a division of Hewlett Packard. EDS supplied computer systems to corporations and government departments and Mr. Perot enjoyed great success after investing an initial $1000 in his new venture….

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Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – PA to the Governor of North Borneo

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – PA to the Governor of North Borneo

The completion of this form is voluntary, but the information it contains helps us to monitor and improve our equal opportunities at work.  Our company is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and to the selection of the best person for the role. The information you are providing on this page will be kept…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

  Dear Darcus, I’ve just noticed my sales team have been hitting their bonuses for the last 3 quarters in succession – does this mean they are good at their jobs, or fraudulently swindling clients?   Dear Reader, Whilst I’m sure your company has a robust recruitment policy and you take all the necessary due…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become the next Heavyweight Champion of the World?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become the next Heavyweight Champion of the World?

  So, you have your P45 held proudly in hand after your last employer showed you the door and now you’re wondering what to do next in your career. Maybe your last job didn’t work out because your boss was a total idiot? Or maybe you simply needed to make a change in your working…

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How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

  At certain points in your working life you are going to have to deal with suppliers that you don’t see eye-to-eye with. Disagreements can arise in a myriad of ways. A failed negotiation where one of you has insulted a member of the others’ family is one such common example. Your supplier may just…

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Aldi claims staff are now too wealthy to ever shop at Lidl again

Aldi claims staff are now too wealthy to ever shop at Lidl again

  Aldi claims that by raising the pay of staff to £8.53 per hour, employees are now far too wealthy to be seen shopping in Lidl ever again.   Staff at the discount store will enjoy their new affluence as of February, when the rate for those employed at the company’s London stores will also…

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