Notice of disciplinary meeting – Supermarket Shelf Stacker

Notice of disciplinary meeting – Supermarket Shelf Stacker

  Date 10/06/2017   Dear William, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on Monday at 9am which is to be held in my office. At this meeting the question of disciplinary action against you, in accordance with the Company Disciplinary Procedure, will be considered with regard…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Having dreams about team members stealing from you

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Having dreams about team members stealing from you

  Dear Darcus, Last night I dreamt that someone on my team stole a packet of fruit pastilles from my top drawer in the office. I know it was only a dream but I can’t help feeling a bit annoyed with them at work so as a result I keep getting them to do complex…

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8 hilarious tales from the world of tech support

8 hilarious tales from the world of tech support

  The next time something goes wrong with your computer at work or indeed at home, take a minute and spare a thought for the poor souls that have to deal with your frantic calls to the IT helpdesk. Their job is as stressful as any of the emergency services’ because having no email can…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a Crime Scene Investigator?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a Crime Scene Investigator?

  Not having a job is a bit like not having a boyfriend or a girlfriend – it can be quite fun for a while but if you go without for too long people will start to wonder if there’s something wrong with you. Alas, like having a boyfriend or girlfriend, it’s important that you…

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How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

  Let’s face it. You’re just not senior enough to get called in for the really important meetings in your office. All is not lost however. The following techniques will give you access to the meeting information regardless of whether you’ve been invited to attend or not, so you’ll still have first hand knowledge of…

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Quaker oats acquires Snapple and ends up losing $1.6 million per day

Quaker oats acquires Snapple and ends up losing $1.6 million per day

  Quaker Oats was founded in 1901 when four oat mills merged to form a larger entity. Over the subsequent years the company expanded into numerous other areas of business such as acquiring other breakfast cereals, food and drink products and even into completely unrelated fields such as children’s toys. The company bought Stokely-Van Camp,…

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EU wants Wenlock and Mandeville to lead UK Brexit negotiation team

EU wants Wenlock and Mandeville to lead UK Brexit negotiation team

  European leaders have called on Wenlock and Mandeville to head up the UK’s Brexit negotiation team.   The EU is dismayed at the uncertainty the UK general election has created and sees the London 2012 Olympic mascots as the only credible leadership left in Britain that has anything approaching a mandate from voters. The…

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Arla Foods’ organic milk proves useless for growing plants and vegetables

Arla Foods’ organic milk proves useless for growing plants and vegetables

  Organic milk manufactured by Arla Foods has proved useless for growing plants and vegetables after gardeners say it provides no advantages whatsoever when used in horticulture.   An advert for organic milk has been banned by the advertising watchdog for its “misleading” claim that its production is “good for the land,” leaving many allotment…

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HSBC baffled as to why staff won’t relocate to Birmingham

HSBC baffled as to why staff won’t relocate to Birmingham

  HSBC remains nonplussed as to why staff have collectively refused to move to its new British headquarters in Birmingham.   The bank has tried pretty much everything bar threats and intimidation in a bid to encourage employees to make the 120-mile move from London. HSBC’s Head of Living in the West Midlands, Mr. Dudley…

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9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

  9 out of 10 blokes think that Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant would make a much better wife than Apple’s Siri according to a recent study.   Whilst Siri has a small set of specific talents that she does extremely well, Alexa is considered to be much more rounded and will perform a wider variety…

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