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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Mike Ashley hands in a transfer request at Newcastle United

Mike Ashley hands in a transfer request at Newcastle United

  Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has handed in a transfer request to leave premier league football club Newcastle United.   The want away owner is rumoured to be willing to accept £380million for the termination of his contract, which is considered by many to be a high price to pay for someone that has…

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Kebabs say it’s easier to get delivered using UberEats than trying to hail a black cab

Kebabs say it’s easier to get delivered using UberEats than trying to hail a black cab

  Doner Kebabs all over London were left ‘devastated’ after being told that food delivery service UberEats will cease to continue.   Transport for London told the ride hailing app firm that it ‘will not be issued with a private hire operator licence’ because they found it was ‘not fit and proper,’ a move which…

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Kenny Everett says, “let’s bomb Russia!” at the 1983 Tory party conference

Kenny Everett says, “let’s bomb Russia!” at the 1983 Tory party conference

Have you ever said something after being invited to an industry conference as a keynote speaker that you later wholeheartedly regretted? If you have, you’re not alone. Pioneering British comedian Kenny Everett was invited to the 1983 Tory party conference by the Young Conservatives in an attempt to attract the youth vote. The performer’s friend…

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Business Contractor Agreement – Corner Wall Repair Work at Legoland

Business Contractor Agreement – Corner Wall Repair Work at Legoland

Contractor Agreement This agreement is made on the 23/09/2017 between William Daley Building Repairs and Legoland Theme Park of Legoland, Windsor {the ‘Company’} The Contractor has entered into an agreement with the Company for the performance of certain works {the ‘Works’}. The works are hereby agreed as follows: Fixing of a corner wall to render…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Large text font makes me ill

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Large text font makes me ill

  Dear Darcus, Large text font makes me feel ill. I’m okay with messages that get sent to me via text, but if someone sends me a report via email and I open it up at my desktop, if any of the font is larger than size 14, I start to sweat and feel horribly…

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