Overseas Ocado customers unsure if groceries will arrive before going out of date

Overseas Ocado customers unsure if groceries will arrive before going out of date

  Ocado’s overseas customers are unsure whether their groceries will arrive before going out of date.   The online grocer has signed a new deal with a regional European retailer, but its new customers have raised concerns over how long the goods will take to deliver given the fact the average Ocado van has a…

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Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear off

Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear off

  Have you ever been so enraged by your competitors that the only appropriate course of action you have at your disposal is to attempt to bite their ear off? Nope – us neither! Nevertheless, former world boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson took a less than professional approach to dealing with the competition in his…

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Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

  Voucher number:  3506 Request Information: Voucher number: 3506 Date: 01/06/2017 Amount requested: $250,000,000 Requested by: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Note: Petty cash requests must not exceed $80,000,000 Description of Need: As you can see from the photograph attached my office is in urgent need of refurbishing. Some of the $100 bills are…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – removing petrol stains from your suit

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – removing petrol stains from your suit

  Dear Darcus, After my second written warning my boss’ new Audi mysteriously caught fire in the car-park the very next day. How do I remove petrol stains from a bespoke dove-grey pinstripe wool suit?   From Angry in Cheltenham   Dear Reader, Thanks for getting in touch! Your problem is indeed a common one…

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10 warning signs that must have been erected by a complete and utter jobsworth

10 warning signs that must have been erected by a complete and utter jobsworth

They say the devil is in the detail and some people are so committed to their jobs that they can’t help but do things by the book – even if the book contains absolutely no mention of the rules they are trying to enforce. Whether it’s a tube station guard that would happily chase a…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a UFC champion?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a UFC champion?

  Welcome to the world of being unemployed. You don’t have a job because in all honesty you should never really have been given one by your previous employer in the first place. You gave a good interview but when you said you wanted to be sat at the board table in 5 years time, they…

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10 sayings a manager should never use unless you want to sound like David Brent

10 sayings a manager should never use unless you want to sound like David Brent

  Management is a skill that requires you to deliver instructions to your team members in the most efficient way possible. There often isn’t the time available to construct bespoke phrases for every situation you face, so rather than telling a member of your team to: “Call the client and get their preliminary thoughts about…

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News Corps oversees the demise of Myspace

News Corps oversees the demise of Myspace

  Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation acquired Myspace in July 2005 for $580 million. Myspace was the largest social networking site in the world at the time and by June 2006 it had overtaken Google as the most visited website in the United States. At its peak in 2007, Myspace was valued at $12 billion but…

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Concerns raised over Snapchat’s Cristiano Ronaldo filter

Concerns raised over Snapchat’s Cristiano Ronaldo filter

  Concerns have been raised over Snapchat’s Champions League final Cristiano Ronaldo lens which lets fans apply a real-time filter to their selfies to show support for their favourite team.   The Cristiano Ronaldo lens is rumoured to be modelled on his bronze statue that stands in Madeira airport and will give fans the opportunity…

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EU prays for less UK stag and hen parties after Brexit

EU prays for less UK stag and hen parties after Brexit

  In the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, many European countries have been hoping for fewer British stag and hen parties visiting them as the pound continues to decrease in value.   In the first quarter of 2017 however, the numbers travelling abroad from the UK rose 3 per cent from…

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