How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

  Let’s face it. You’re just not senior enough to get called in for the really important meetings in your office. All is not lost however. The following techniques will give you access to the meeting information regardless of whether you’ve been invited to attend or not, so you’ll still have first hand knowledge of…

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Quaker oats acquires Snapple and ends up losing $1.6 million per day

Quaker oats acquires Snapple and ends up losing $1.6 million per day

  Quaker Oats was founded in 1901 when four oat mills merged to form a larger entity. Over the subsequent years the company expanded into numerous other areas of business such as acquiring other breakfast cereals, food and drink products and even into completely unrelated fields such as children’s toys. The company bought Stokely-Van Camp,…

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EU wants Wenlock and Mandeville to lead UK Brexit negotiation team

EU wants Wenlock and Mandeville to lead UK Brexit negotiation team

  European leaders have called on Wenlock and Mandeville to head up the UK’s Brexit negotiation team.   The EU is dismayed at the uncertainty the UK general election has created and sees the London 2012 Olympic mascots as the only credible leadership left in Britain that has anything approaching a mandate from voters. The…

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Arla Foods’ organic milk proves useless for growing plants and vegetables

Arla Foods’ organic milk proves useless for growing plants and vegetables

  Organic milk manufactured by Arla Foods has proved useless for growing plants and vegetables after gardeners say it provides no advantages whatsoever when used in horticulture.   An advert for organic milk has been banned by the advertising watchdog for its “misleading” claim that its production is “good for the land,” leaving many allotment…

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HSBC baffled as to why staff won’t relocate to Birmingham

HSBC baffled as to why staff won’t relocate to Birmingham

  HSBC remains nonplussed as to why staff have collectively refused to move to its new British headquarters in Birmingham.   The bank has tried pretty much everything bar threats and intimidation in a bid to encourage employees to make the 120-mile move from London. HSBC’s Head of Living in the West Midlands, Mr. Dudley…

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9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

  9 out of 10 blokes think that Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant would make a much better wife than Apple’s Siri according to a recent study.   Whilst Siri has a small set of specific talents that she does extremely well, Alexa is considered to be much more rounded and will perform a wider variety…

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Overseas Ocado customers unsure if groceries will arrive before going out of date

Overseas Ocado customers unsure if groceries will arrive before going out of date

  Ocado’s overseas customers are unsure whether their groceries will arrive before going out of date.   The online grocer has signed a new deal with a regional European retailer, but its new customers have raised concerns over how long the goods will take to deliver given the fact the average Ocado van has a…

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Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear off

Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear off

  Have you ever been so enraged by your competitors that the only appropriate course of action you have at your disposal is to attempt to bite their ear off? Nope – us neither! Nevertheless, former world boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson took a less than professional approach to dealing with the competition in his…

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Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

  Voucher number:  3506 Request Information: Voucher number: 3506 Date: 01/06/2017 Amount requested: $250,000,000 Requested by: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Note: Petty cash requests must not exceed $80,000,000 Description of Need: As you can see from the photograph attached my office is in urgent need of refurbishing. Some of the $100 bills are…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – removing petrol stains from your suit

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – removing petrol stains from your suit

  Dear Darcus, After my second written warning my boss’ new Audi mysteriously caught fire in the car-park the very next day. How do I remove petrol stains from a bespoke dove-grey pinstripe wool suit?   From Angry in Cheltenham   Dear Reader, Thanks for getting in touch! Your problem is indeed a common one…

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