Brian Clough hits his own club’s supporters during a pitch invasion

Brian Clough hits his own club’s supporters during a pitch invasion

Have you ever punched anyone in the workplace for being in a part of the office that they are not authorised to be in? If you have, you’re not alone. Former Nottingham Forest football manager Brian Clough received a slap on the wrists for punching several supporters of his own club who had joined in…

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Record of disciplinary action – Railway construction Worker

Record of disciplinary action – Railway construction Worker

Department: Platform Measurement        Employee No: 456 Surname: Davies         Other names: Robert, William   Date action taken Type of action (first warning, final warning etc.) Expiry date Reason for disciplinary action (absence, lateness etc.) Details of appeal (if any) and other remarks 23/02/2018 First Warning 23/08/2018 Please see picture attached as it is fairly…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Jealous of a couple who are married in my office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Jealous of a couple who are married in my office

Dear Darcus, I am totally jealous of a couple who are married in my office. I am recently divorced and the way they fawn over each other during work hours is sickening. Do you think I should tell HR that their happiness makes me feel uncomfortable?   Dear Reader, I too am emotionally embittered. Mainly…

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14 people who should never become Facebook friends with their boss at work

14 people who should never become Facebook friends with their boss at work

Pretty much everybody is on Facebook these days as the Social Network’s active user base continues to soar past the 2 billion mark. With such a gargantuan audience size, it’s highly likely that your boss at work will be on Facebook as, believe it or not – they probably have a life outside the office….

Features, Office Life

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a multi-billionaire philanthropist?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a multi-billionaire philanthropist?

When you get out of bed and it’s turning dark, this either means it’s the weekend and you’ve spent all day recovering from the insane evening you enjoyed last night that you can’t remember, or it means that you probably haven’t got a job. If your situation is more akin to the former scenario, we…

Features, Unemployed

The Do’s and Don’ts of going on an important client lunch

The Do’s and Don’ts of going on an important client lunch

There’s a lot more to going on a client lunch than simply getting blind drunk at the company’s expense. Important as this element is, meeting with clients for a business lunch is one of the most important functions within a business relationship. The first thing to take on board is that going on a client…

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Jérôme Kerviel ends up $7 billion in debt to his previous employer Société Générale

Jérôme Kerviel ends up $7 billion in debt to his previous employer Société Générale

Jérôme Kerviel was a junior derivatives trader at Société Générale who earned $66,000 per year at the bank which was one of the largest in Europe. By January 9th, 2008, he had amassed an exposure to stock index futures of $73 billion. The way he did so ended up costing SocGen $7.2 billion – six…

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Manchester United YouTube channel waiting for its 1st subscriber from Manchester

Manchester United YouTube channel waiting for its 1st subscriber from Manchester

  The official Manchester United YouTube channel is still awaiting its first subscriber that is actually from Manchester according to YouTube’s audience analytics data.   The English Premier League team is looking to build its brand and commercial income in a deal with the world’s biggest video-sharing site, but as of yet nobody from Manchester…

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NatWest AI bot Cora to have her employee probation period extended

NatWest AI bot Cora to have her employee probation period extended

  NatWest has recruited an artificial intelligence-powered “digital human” called Cora that will unfortunately have her three month probation period extended due to a series of workplace transgressions.   The ‘highly lifelike’ AI bot is currently able to answer basic verbal questions such as “How do I login to online banking?”, “How do I apply…

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Apple forced to install Windows at its new headquarters

Apple forced to install Windows at its new headquarters

  Apple has been forced to install Windows at its new headquarters in Cupertino, California The W1nners’ Club can reveal.   The massive, ring-shaped office is surrounded by 45-foot tall curved panels of ‘safety’ glass which Apple staff, who are often glued to their iPhones, keep walking into in the mistaken belief that they are…

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