W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to sacking people

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to sacking people

    Dear Darcus, I think I’m addicted to sacking people. The first time I had to let someone go I was terrified and didn’t know what to say to them, particularly when the ex-employee burst into tears but now I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I rather enjoy it. I sometimes find that I…

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How to deal with difficult customers like Craig Feldspar from Malcolm in the Middle would

How to deal with difficult customers like Craig Feldspar from Malcolm in the Middle would

If you’re lucky / unfortunate (delete as appropriate) enough to work in retail, you’ll know that difficult customers are part and parcel of the daily grind. Whilst it’s too easy to immediately lose your temper and start insulting shoppers every time they annoy you, your commitment to your employer and more importantly, to paying the…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become the next Dynamo?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become the next Dynamo?

Here are the main reasons why being unemployed can be a whole load of fun: You don’t have to get up early in the morning to go to work. You get loads of free stuff from the government like dental treatment and bus passes. You can binge watch The Jeremy Kyle Show. You can spend…

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How to hide a secret message inside a Powerpoint presentation

How to hide a secret message inside a Powerpoint presentation

There are numerous reasons why you would need to send a secret message to a colleague in the workplace. You may be having an affair and don’t want the snoopers in the I.T. department to know your intimate business. You might have a disciplinary hearing coming up and will need to get your version of…

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Grandmaster Caz writes the lyrics for Rapper’s Delight but doesn’t get credited

Grandmaster Caz writes the lyrics for Rapper’s Delight but doesn’t get credited

Curtis Fisher, better known by the stage name Grandmaster Caz, is an American rapper, songwriter and DJ. It’s widely known that he wrote a significant portion of the lyrics for The Sugar Hill Gang’s seminal hit Rapper’s Delight, yet never received a writing credit of any kind for his contribution to the song. In 2000,…

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FTSE 100 CEOs have to work a full 160 minutes to earn the average worker salary

FTSE 100 CEOs have to work a full 160 minutes to earn the average worker salary

  FTSE 100 CEOs have expressed shock and dismay upon finding out they have to work a whole 160 minutes to earn the average worker’s salary.   The Office for National Statistics says that average annual earnings for full-time employees in the year to April 2016 was £28,000 meaning the bosses of Britain’s top stock…

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World record Neymar transfer includes free tickets for the Eiffel Tower

World record Neymar transfer includes free tickets for the Eiffel Tower

  Neymar has agreed a world record breaking transfer to Paris Saint-Germain that is said to include free tickets up the Eiffel Tower according to a W1nners’ Club source.   Neymar decided to leave Barcelona upon being offered a deal worth nearly £450m that includes wages of £515,000 a week, bonuses, a buyout clause of…

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Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

  Men should be forced to wear high heels at work according to researchers from The University of Aberdeen.   A recent study showed a link between wearing high heels and an increased risk of bunions, pain and injury, meaning true gender equality can only be achieved in the workplace if men stop dithering over…

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Selfridges rewrites ’12 days of Christmas’ to include 147 new items

Selfridges rewrites ’12 days of Christmas’ to include 147 new items

  Selfridges has just commissioned a rewrite of the classic Christmas song, ’12 days of Christmas’ to include 147 separate items that are currently available in stock.   The track was commissioned to mark the opening of the company’s annual festive shop this week and despite the opening verses being sung on Monday in the…

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