New one pound coin is so secure it only qualifies as legal tender in strip clubs

New one pound coin is so secure it only qualifies as legal tender in strip clubs

  The new 12-sided one pound coin went into circulation this week although the new security features mean it can only be spent at pound-in-the-pot strip joints.   Only a small number of the new coins were released initially, with strict limits placed on how many could be handed out and The Post Office was…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones to be repackaged and sold as firelighters

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones to be repackaged and sold as firelighters

  Samsung has confirmed that its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be repackaged and sold as firelighters to people that enjoy having barbecues.   Following the battery problems and worldwide recall of the Note 7 last year, Samsung has now revealed what will happen to the 2.5 million returned phones and predicts a soar in…

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Uber: self-driving cars perfectly safe as long as someone is behind the wheel

Uber: self-driving cars perfectly safe as long as someone is behind the wheel

  Uber Technologies Inc. have stated that self-driving cars are perfectly safe as long as there is somebody behind the wheel at all times.   The latest accident involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of several companies experimenting with autonomous technology caused no serious injuries, but in the interest of safety, every self-driving car will…

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Eric Cantona and his infamous Kung Fu kick

Eric Cantona and his infamous Kung Fu kick

  Working life is full of stressful situations where somebody may occasionally say something that ruffles your feathers. It could be a co-worker complaining about the tea you’ve just made for them, or a customer complaining about the level of service he or she has just received even though you’ve damn near broken your left…

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New client anti money laundering information request

New client anti money laundering information request

  Date: 23/03/2017     Dear Mr. El Chapo, Like many businesses, here at Sproggitt and Sylvester Corporate Investments Ltd. we must comply with Anti Money Laundering Legislation, which is intended to inhibit the activities of terrorists and other criminals. If we fail to perform these duties, we risk prosecution that may lead to imprisonment….

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Hiring Illegal Immigrants

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Hiring Illegal Immigrants

    Dear Darcus, As you well know the economy has been struggling of late and what with Brexit and the ever tumbling value of the pound, running a business can be a bit like painting the Forth Bridge these days in terms of achieving your targets. As a result, I have started to recruit…

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Workplace chaos caused by pretending your colleague’s herbal tea is actually yours

Workplace chaos caused by pretending your colleague’s herbal tea is actually yours

  Me and my boss have a great relationship. Lots of banter, elaborate practical jokes – it all makes the working environment a much better place – between us that is. I’m the only one that has that kind of back-and-forth with him and with all my colleagues (much older Polish men who generally don’t…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a safe cracker?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a safe cracker?

  “…………and anyway, you can’t fire me because I QUIT!” Remember those words? Despite it being over 6 months and 12 interviews ago, you remember the day you left your last job as if it were yesterday. Whilst on the subject of yesterday, you’re still recovering from the hangover you now have after spending all…

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5 things on your CV that will make employers think you’re a total moron

5 things on your CV that will make employers think you’re a total moron

  Selling yourself on your CV is essential, but it’s important to sell yourself in such a way that you don’t come across as an absolute idiot to prospective employers.   That’s right. We said it. Despite the gasps of admonishment, we think it’s part of the service to let you know why you haven’t…

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Bank of America loses over $50 billion in, ‘the worst deal in American finance history’

Bank of America loses over $50 billion in, ‘the worst deal in American finance history’

  Bank of America’s mortgage business lost over $50 billion since the purchase of Countrywide Financial for $2.5 billion back in 2008.   The then Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis said it was a rare chance to become No. 1 in the home loans marketplace. Instead the bank’s shareholders have spent the majority of…

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