Robbie Fowler mimics snorting cocaine in a Merseyside derby football match

Robbie Fowler mimics snorting cocaine in a Merseyside derby football match

Have you ever pretended to do something at work that later got you into a whole heap of trouble as a result? Perhaps you thought it would be a good idea to pretend to be ill over the phone when ringing in sick, or maybe you thought it wise to pretend to go out on…

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Health and Safety Checklist – Mountain Ledge Construction Worker

Health and Safety Checklist – Mountain Ledge Construction Worker

  This general health and safety checklist is not exhaustive – and is provided as a general guide to assess the arrangements required. Issue: Comments: Is the worker new to the task? □ Yes  □  No New starters should consider whether they have done the job 2000ft up the side of a mountain before as…

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W1nners Club Problem Page – Unflushed staff toilet

W1nners Club Problem Page – Unflushed staff toilet

  Dear Darcus, I work in a small company that only has one staff toilet between six of us. Everytime I go to use the loo, there is always a steaming great log in the bowl that the person who used it beforehand has kindly left as an unsightly gift for me. I know that…

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10 completely awesome workplace pranks

10 completely awesome workplace pranks

The 9-5 can be challenging not least because you are generally required to behave yourself at work all day, every day. This is a feat that most people fail to achieve at nursery school, infant school, junior school, high school, college or university – so why start now just because you have a job? In…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional cricket player?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional cricket player?

Oh well, it’s finally happened hasn’t it? In all honesty you knew that they’d been trying to manage you out of the company for months. For a start, all your colleagues were told not to hang out with you after work so the writing had been written on the wall for ages. The question that…

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How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

Everybody knows that things get tougher in the workplace the higher up you go. Look at your boss for goodness sake! When she first got promoted she had a full head of hair and was in a happy marriage – now she’s divorced and has a drink problem since taking a step up the professional…

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Collapse of Enron causes the largest corporate bankruptcy in US history

Collapse of Enron causes the largest corporate bankruptcy in US history

Enron Corp. was a US energy company that achieved stellar success which ended in a dramatic collapse. It was one of America’s largest corporations at the time and Enron’s implosion destroyed the lives of thousands of its employees whilst sending a catastrophic ripple effect through Wall Street. At the company’s peak, its shares were priced…

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EU negotiators to wear Geisha girl outfits in the next round of Brexit talks

EU negotiators to wear Geisha girl outfits in the next round of Brexit talks

  European Union negotiators are expected to attend the next round of Brexit talks wearing Geisha girl outfits after signing a trade deal with Japan.   The dressing up of senior EU officials in kimonos and Nihongami wigs is said to be a key clause in the political agreement that seeks to engender greater cross-cultural…

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Jeremy Corbyn slams Glastonbury for placing bands on zero hours contracts

Jeremy Corbyn slams Glastonbury for placing bands on zero hours contracts

  Jeremy Corbyn has lambasted the organisers of Glastonbury Music Festival for placing the bands on zero hours contracts.   The Labour leader appeared on stage at last month’s event to perform tracks from his new album entitled: “UK Grime Minister,” whilst taking the opportunity to speak about employment rights for multi-millionaire international rock stars….

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Superdrug boosts its profits by selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag

Superdrug boosts its profits by selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag

  Superdrug has delivered strong annual profit increases after selling the contents of Kim Kardashian’s make up bag on ebay.   Pre-tax profits at the retailer rose 41% to £80.4m in the 53 weeks to 31 December 2016, after the company sold the reality TV star’s belongings when she left them at the Superdrug offices…

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