Funerals now 25% cheaper as the newly deceased start shopping around

Funerals now 25% cheaper as the newly deceased start shopping around

  The price of funerals have fallen by as much as 25% as the newly deceased start to shop around for the best deals in the marketplace.   Dignity, the UK’s only listed funeral business, is cutting the price of its entry level funeral by a quarter to just under £2,000 amid growing competition from…

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Grace Jones slaps Russell Harty during a live TV interview in 1980

Grace Jones slaps Russell Harty during a live TV interview in 1980

Have you ever assaulted someone during an interview in the workplace? If you have, you’re not alone. Russell Harty was a popular presenter of British arts television and chat shows during the 1970s and 80s. He was given his own ITV series in 1973 called Russell Harty that went head-to-head against the BBC’s Parkinson show….

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Notice of disciplinary meeting – Apprentice Electrician

Notice of disciplinary meeting – Apprentice Electrician

Date: 19/01/2018   Dear Rebecca, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on Monday at 9am which is to be held in my office. At this meeting the question of disciplinary action against you, in accordance with the Company Disciplinary Procedure with regard to the apprentice electrician…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I worked for my competitors

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I worked for my competitors

Dear Darcus, I have recently developed the habit of sneaking into our main competitors’ sales conferences and stealing as much company literature as possible. Then, when I get home I photoshop my face onto their company photographs so that I can stare at them when i’m feeling bored at work, imagining what it would be…

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8 things you used to get renting videos at Blockbuster but don’t anymore with Netflix

8 things you used to get renting videos at Blockbuster but don’t anymore with Netflix

Remember Blockbuster video? If you do, apart from showing how old you are, you’ll also know that it was in fact not that long ago that you would nip down to your local video store to rent the latest DVD releases whilst also browsing for Playstation games and choosing which sweets to buy to help…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not dominate the world soft drinks market?

You’ve just been sacked………why not dominate the world soft drinks market?

Life can be bloody hard when your income shrinks in the same way that a man’s todger shrivels up after a dip in an outdoor swimming pool in the middle of winter. The difference between income and men’s todgers of course, is that one is required for day-to-day survival whereas the other is simply a…

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How to follow a team member that has fake meetings booked in their Outlook Calendar

How to follow a team member that has fake meetings booked in their Outlook Calendar

You’ve had your suspicions for a while now. Maybe it’s the incomplete explanation for how the meeting went, or maybe it’s the handful of shopping bags they always come back to the office laden with? Whatever the clues are, years of managerial experience tell you that one of your team members might not be turning…

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US Steamboat Moselle explodes after its captain tries to race another ship

US Steamboat Moselle explodes after its captain tries to race another ship

Captain Isaac Perrin was the co-owner of a new steamboat called Moselle – a 150 tonne vessel that wasn’t especially large for its time, but was more than made for achieving what were back then breakneck speeds for voyages up and down the Ohio River. One of the key commercial draws for a successful contemporary…

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Bitcoin mining has the same carbon footprint as Chernobyl nuclear power station

Bitcoin mining has the same carbon footprint as Chernobyl nuclear power station

  A single bitcoin has the same carbon footprint as the Chernobyl nuclear power facility at the precise moment it exploded recent studies have revealed.   In November, the power consumed by the entire bitcoin network was estimated to be higher than that of the Republic of Ireland, but after careful analysis of the original…

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Britain to keep the Bayeux Tapestry until France agrees to give Calais back

Britain to keep the Bayeux Tapestry until France agrees to give Calais back

  The UK government has pledged to keep the Bayeux Tapestry until France agrees to return the ownership of the port of Calais back to Britain.   French President Emmanuel Macron offered to loan the 950 year old textile weave and UK Prime Minister Theresa May has stated that the only way it will be…

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