Online scammers welcome the UK’s new open banking rules

Online scammers welcome the UK’s new open banking rules

  Online scammers have welcomed the UK’s new open banking rules and have stated categorically that it’s about time the process of online fraud was brought up to date.   The changes taking place mean that banks will have to share financial data such as transaction history and spending patterns with third-party providers if the…

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Julian Assange claims squatter’s rights at the Ecuadorian embassy

Julian Assange claims squatter’s rights at the Ecuadorian embassy

  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has commenced legal proceedings to claim squatter’s rights at the Ecuadorian embassy The W1nners’ Club can reveal.   The 46-year-old has been living for five and a half years in the Latin American country’s embassy in Knightsbridge, central London and under Ecuadorian property law this automatically qualifies him for ownership…

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Virgin Trains will allow its passengers to use the Daily Mail as toilet paper

Virgin Trains will allow its passengers to use the Daily Mail as toilet paper

  Virgin Trains has announced a stunning u-turn in its row with the Daily Mail by allowing its passengers to use the leading UK newspaper title as toilet paper.   The rail operator had stated that it had stopped selling the publication on its services because it was “not compatible” with its brand or beliefs,…

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Bjork attacks a reporter at Bangkok airport in 1996

Bjork attacks a reporter at Bangkok airport in 1996

Have you ever attacked a journalist upon arriving in a foreign country whilst on a business trip accompanied by your son? If you have, you’re not alone. Icelandic pop warbler Bjork saw red when she was approached by reporter Julie Kauffman as she arrived at Bangkok’s Dong Mueang airport back in 1996. When the journalist…

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Customer Feedback Form – Staircase Installation

Customer Feedback Form – Staircase Installation

We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2 3…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I can’t help crying in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I can’t help crying in the office

  Dear Darcus, I can’t help crying in the office because I love being at work so much. I know it’s a bit weird, but when I see office items such as my computer monitor screen, my desk organiser, the photocopier and my computer mouse when I turn up for work every morning, I can’t…

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10 powerful 2017 images of people in the workplace

10 powerful 2017 images of people in the workplace

How was your 2017? Did you get that promotion or pay rise you were after? Did you finally get around to eating more healthily, drinking less and spending more time with the people that matter? Did you get a Pug or a French Bulldog? Did you finally take up piano lessons? Did you go to…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not kick start the personal computer revolution?

You’ve just been sacked………why not kick start the personal computer revolution?

For most people, visiting a cashpoint is a fairly ordinary activity that causes minimum stress apart from the last few days of the month before your next salary cheque gets paid. When you don’t have a job however, visiting a cashpoint can feel a bit like the end of the world – except the world…

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How to recover debt from shady customers

How to recover debt from shady customers

Everyone goes through hard times now and again in the world of business, but if you work in the credit control department of an office, your job is to make sure that people pay up on time. When this doesn’t occur and customers start to avoid your countless letters and emails, or get their 6…

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Bernard Madhoff steals billions running the largest ponzi scheme in history

Bernard Madhoff steals billions running the largest ponzi scheme in history

Bernard Madhoff ran the largest fraudulent pyramid scheme in history. The former Chairman of NASDAQ and founder of the Wall Street firm Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, admitted that the wealth management arm of his business was an elaborate Ponzi scheme when he was apprehended by federal authorities on 11th December 2008. He was…

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