Mike Ashley upsets Sports Direct customers with Agent Provocateur bid

Mike Ashley upsets Sports Direct customers with Agent Provocateur bid

  Billionaire tycoon Mike Ashley caused a panic among Sports Direct customers after entering the race to purchase struggling retailer Agent Provocateur.   Loyalists of the sports chain fear traditional sexy underwear brands like Slazenger, Everlast, Kangol and Karrimoor will be replaced in the bargain bins by high end negligée. Sports Direct’s Head of Bargain Basement…

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New Nokia 3310 comes with innovative time travel feature

New Nokia 3310 comes with innovative time travel feature

  Nokia announced the launch of its new handset that comes with the unique ability to transport users back to the year 2000.   The new Nokia 3310 is a remake of the company’s iconic handset that was first launched 17 years ago and owners of the new version will instantly get transported back in…

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CUSTOMER FEEDBACK FORM – Home Improvement Company

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK FORM – Home Improvement Company

  We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Stripping all your clothes off to use the toilet

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Stripping all your clothes off to use the toilet

  Dear Darcus, One of my employees does that weird naked sh*tting thing. He’s some sort of freaky naturalist and believes that clothes somehow inhibit the pooping process so he takes them all off whenever he uses the toilet. Is this appropriate behaviour for someone that works in an office of 700 people?   Dear…

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“…..but I don’t work here madam!” When a fellow customer insists you’re a member of staff at the grocery store

“…..but I don’t work here madam!”  When a fellow customer insists you’re a member of staff at the grocery store

  I work for a university police service as a security officer. My uniform consists of a white shirt with grey slacks and a blue striped tie. I also carry standard effects like a badge, a radio, handcuffs and a flash light, etc. On this particular occasion I wasn’t working so I placed my badge…

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You’ve just been sacked……why not become a High Court Judge?

You’ve just been sacked……why not become a High Court Judge?

  Unfortunately, you’ve had to learn the hard way that when the boss asks you if he or she is being fair in giving you a written warning and then says, “be honest,” honesty is in fact the last thing your boss is after. As a result of your inability to decipher a rhetorical question,…

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The correct way to behave on a picket line if you are going on strike

The correct way to behave on a picket line if you are going on strike

  As we know all too well from history, staff and senior management don’t always see eye-to-eye in the workplace. Those of you that actually bother to read your employment contracts will know that your terms and conditions are not as simple as turning up on time and doing a decent day’s work for a…

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Decca Records turn down The Beatles who go on to become the greatest band in history

Decca Records turn down The Beatles who go on to become the greatest band in history

  The Beatles auditioned for Decca Records on New Year’s Day back in 1962. It was a fateful day for a certain Dick Rowe who was the then head of A&R at the record company. His insistence that The Beatles had no future in the entertainment industry sealed his unenviable reputation forever as the man…

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“You get what you pay for!” says the manufacturer of the world’s cheapest smartphone

“You get what you pay for!” says the manufacturer of the world’s cheapest smartphone

  The Indian firm that claims to sell the world’s cheapest smartphone says customers shouldn’t be surprised if they don’t receive their products after purchasing them.   The director of Ringing Bells was arrested on allegations of fraud but says the only reason why his company is able to sell its products so cheaply is…

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Deliveroo claims not being a proper company has its downside

Deliveroo claims not being a proper company has its downside

  Bosses at Deliveroo and Uber have told MPs that not paying sick pay, pensions, or a guaranteed minimum wage is all part and parcel of the gig economy – but there’s also a downside to it all.   Senior executives at the tech firms told MPs that a change in the law currently being…

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