10 completely awesome workplace pranks

10 completely awesome workplace pranks

The 9-5 can be challenging not least because you are generally required to behave yourself at work all day, every day. This is a feat that most people fail to achieve at nursery school, infant school, junior school, high school, college or university – so why start now just because you have a job? In…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional cricket player?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional cricket player?

Oh well, it’s finally happened hasn’t it? In all honesty you knew that they’d been trying to manage you out of the company for months. For a start, all your colleagues were told not to hang out with you after work so the writing had been written on the wall for ages. The question that…

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How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

Everybody knows that things get tougher in the workplace the higher up you go. Look at your boss for goodness sake! When she first got promoted she had a full head of hair and was in a happy marriage – now she’s divorced and has a drink problem since taking a step up the professional…

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Collapse of Enron causes the largest corporate bankruptcy in US history

Collapse of Enron causes the largest corporate bankruptcy in US history

Enron Corp. was a US energy company that achieved stellar success which ended in a dramatic collapse. It was one of America’s largest corporations at the time and Enron’s implosion destroyed the lives of thousands of its employees whilst sending a catastrophic ripple effect through Wall Street. At the company’s peak, its shares were priced…

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EU negotiators to wear Geisha girl outfits in the next round of Brexit talks

EU negotiators to wear Geisha girl outfits in the next round of Brexit talks

  European Union negotiators are expected to attend the next round of Brexit talks wearing Geisha girl outfits after signing a trade deal with Japan.   The dressing up of senior EU officials in kimonos and Nihongami wigs is said to be a key clause in the political agreement that seeks to engender greater cross-cultural…

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Jeremy Corbyn slams Glastonbury for placing bands on zero hours contracts

Jeremy Corbyn slams Glastonbury for placing bands on zero hours contracts

  Jeremy Corbyn has lambasted the organisers of Glastonbury Music Festival for placing the bands on zero hours contracts.   The Labour leader appeared on stage at last month’s event to perform tracks from his new album entitled: “UK Grime Minister,” whilst taking the opportunity to speak about employment rights for multi-millionaire international rock stars….

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Superdrug boosts its profits by selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag

Superdrug boosts its profits by selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag

  Superdrug has delivered strong annual profit increases after selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag on ebay.   Pre-tax profits at the retailer rose 41% to £80.4m in the 53 weeks to 31 December 2016, after the company sold the reality TV star’s belongings when she left them at the Superdrug offices…

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Sports Direct staff face disciplinary action for not turning up to work drunk

Sports Direct staff face disciplinary action for not turning up to work drunk

  Sports Direct staff face disciplinary action for not turning up to work drunk as a result of the company’s pledge to modernise its employee management procedures.   Bonuses will also be awarded to staff members that achieve certain key performance targets as a result of drunkenness in the workplace and CEO Mike Ashley has…

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Weetabix currently detained by New Zealand authorities in the ‘Maize’ prison

Weetabix currently detained by New Zealand authorities in the ‘Maize’ prison

  The New Zealand authorities have offered to release a shipment of Weetabix after barley a week in jail if they agree to call off their green revolution.   The 300 boxes have been detained indefinitely in the Maize prison under New Zealand’s strict anti-terra laws that allows for the threshing of detainees under irrigation….

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Nigel Farage insults the EU president in a Brussels parliament session

Nigel Farage insults the EU president in a Brussels parliament session

Have you ever voiced your opinions about the promotion of a co-worker in your workplace only to be seen as the office rabble-rouser as a result? If you have, fear not because you are not alone. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage told Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the EU back in 2010 that he…

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