The beginner’s guide to being made redundant

The beginner’s guide to being made redundant

Redundancies are unfortunately a fact of life. Business conditions can alter to such an extent that it is no longer viable for your company to keep employing you. As you wonder how on earth you’re going to be able to afford to continue paying for your subscription to ‘What Golf Club?’ or are forced to…

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John DeLorean achieves worldwide fame but not success with the DMC-12

John DeLorean achieves worldwide fame but not success with the DMC-12

When people think of the DeLorean motor car, the image of a time travelling teenager and an eccentric mad professor springs to mind after the DMC-12 achieved iconic status when it featured as the time machine in the Back to the Future movie franchise. The DMC-12 was the only car produced by the DeLorean Motor…

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Disney acquisition of Fox could result in some really f*cked up new films

Disney acquisition of Fox could result in some really f*cked up new films

  Walt Disney has struck a $50bn-plus deal with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox that some experts say could result in some of the most f*cked up films ever made.   The deal will bring together the film studio behind hits such as Avatar, X-Men and Ice Age together with Disney’s film assets such as…

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Apple admits Shazam doesn’t work when your dad is singing along to the radio

Apple admits Shazam doesn’t work when your dad is singing along to the radio

  Apple has finally admitted that Shazam doesn’t work properly if you try to find out the name of a song that your dad also happens to be singing along to at the same time.   The US tech company said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service, but conceded that…

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British Airways staff kneed in the groin if found to still be a Virgin

British Airways staff kneed in the groin if found to still be a Virgin

  British Airways has confirmed that its staff will be kneed in the groin if any of them are found to still be a Virgin.   The boss of the UK’s national airline made a public wager against his old nemesis Sir Richard Branson, pledging that whoever won the bet would get to knee the…

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Robert Mugabe offers to help out with Brexit trade negotiations

Robert Mugabe offers to help out with Brexit trade negotiations

  Former Zimbabwean President Mr. Robert Mugabe has offered to assist with Britain’s trade talks in the next round of Brexit negotiations.   The ageing ex-dictator is said to be looking for a new project to undertake now that he has a lot more time on his hands since leaving office and Zimbabwean officials have…

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Clubs ‘shamed’ for not paying the minimum £50k a week footballer wages

Clubs ‘shamed’ for not paying the minimum £50k a week footballer wages

  Three Scottish football clubs have been “named and shamed” for paying their players less than the universally recognised minimum footballer wages of £50,000 per week.   Motherwell, Greenock Morton and Falkirk were on a list of employers that have been outed for not paying the minimum wage that a professional footballer needs in order…

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Rod Hull and Emu attack legendary TV chat show host Michael Parkinson

Rod Hull and Emu attack legendary TV chat show host Michael Parkinson

Have you ever taken a glove puppet to a workplace interview and then used it to attack the interviewer? If you have, you’re not alone. Popular TV entertainer Rod Hull caused havoc on chat show legend Michael Parkinson’s programme Parkinson, when he famously attacked the suave talk show host using his unruly glove puppet sidekick…

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Lone Working Advice – Golf Sale Promoter

Lone Working Advice – Golf Sale Promoter

Staff working alone outside the workplace: When working away from the workplace on your own it is important to communicate with others about your intentions. You must provide the following to inform your colleagues: The location and estimated length of the meeting/visit. The time when you are expected to return. A contact telephone number, (check…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to Wearing Women’s Underwear at Work

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to Wearing Women’s Underwear at Work

  Dear Darcus, I am addicted to wearing women’s underwear at work everyday. Even though I’m a 55 year old, male regional sales manager, I just feel that women’s clothes in general are more suited to who I really am rather than the crudely designed male apparel that’s available on the high streets these days….

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