Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross leave rude messages on Andrew Sachs’ voicemail

Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross leave rude messages on Andrew Sachs’ voicemail

Have you ever done something at work that was so reprehensible it sparked over 37,000 complaints to the BBC and outrage in the national press? If you have, you’re not alone. Comedian Russell Brand and TV presenter Jonathan Ross made prank calls to much-loved actor Andrew Sachs’ voicemail that led to controversy back in October…

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Investigation Plan – Staircase Manufacturer

Investigation Plan – Staircase Manufacturer

Investigator   S. Jones Terms of reference     How the f*ck this has happened? Provisional time-frame   NOW! Policies and procedures to review and follow Find out who the dickhead is that decided it would be a good idea to…… I’m not sure how to describe it really, just have a look at the…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Scared of nuclear war

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Scared of nuclear war

  Dear Darcus, I’m terrified of a nuclear war breaking out. Every time I watch the news it looks as if we’re only a couple of minutes away from hearing the three minute warning. As a result, I make sure all my staff are equipped with gas masks and radioactiviy suits (all to be deducted…

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9 incredibly morbid Soviet era workplace safety posters

9 incredibly morbid Soviet era workplace safety posters

They’re made out of bloody strong stuff out there in Eastern Europe aren’t they? Despite enduring an unbelievably cold winter climate, a revolution in 1917, Nazi invasion, Stalinist purges, Boris Yeltsin’s dancing and Mikhail Gorbachev’s birthmark, our Russian friends still know how to go about their daily business with a smile on their faces. Here…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not stage your own prison riot?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not stage your own prison riot?

A quick questionnaire if you will: Do you wake up before 8am on a Monday through to Friday? Is your favourite time of the month anywhere between the 26th to the 30th/31st? Do you own a suit that you have never worn to court? Do you know how to use a calculator? Do you have…

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10 perks to give staff instead of a salary if your company is going bankrupt

10 perks to give staff instead of a salary if your company is going bankrupt

Staff management is a sublime artform that requires both artistic endeavour and a scientific understanding of the human psyche. You need to be both a councillor and a disciplinarian rolled into one. It is therefore imperative that a good people manager rewards his or her team when they have performed well (or not so well…

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Collapse of Lehman brothers causes the largest bankruptcy in US history

Collapse of Lehman brothers causes the largest bankruptcy in US history

Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on September 15, 2008 and the bank’s collapse still remains the greatest bankruptcy in US history with a loss of more than $600 billion in assets.   The collapse occurred because the bank had allowed itself to become so deeply involved in the sub-prime mortgage market that…

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Dyson electric car looks suspiciously similar to a road sweeper

Dyson electric car looks suspiciously similar to a road sweeper

  Dyson unveiled the prototype for its new electric car this week and motoring enthusiasts have commented on how similar it looks to a bog-standard road sweeper.   The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020 and 400 staff have been working on the secret project for the past two years at the…

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Twitter fails to beat Gandhi’s record for the most characters ever witnessed on screen

Twitter fails to beat Gandhi’s record for the most characters ever witnessed on screen

  Twitter has failed in its recent bid to beat Richard Attenborough’s Oscar winning movie ‘Gandhi’ for the record number of characters ever witnessed on a screen.   Despite allowing an increase in the amount of characters users can use in a tweet from 140 to 280, it is thought that this figure still falls…

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Shoplifters boycott Sainsbury’s in protest at new checkout-less technology

Shoplifters boycott Sainsbury’s in protest at new checkout-less technology

  Shoplifters have boycotted Sainsbury’s in protest at the retailer’s plan to adopt checkout-less technology in stores.   The grocer conducted tests at its Euston Station branch earlier this month and local shoplifters have expressed disquiet at what they see as a threat to their traditional way of life. Habitual kleptomaniac and part time heroin…

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