W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Going, ‘Commando,’ in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Going, ‘Commando,’ in the office

  Dear Darcus, We have just hired a new team member who is a mature lady of 55 years of age. So far her work and experience have been nothing short of a total asset to the team except for one small problem – she refuses to wear underwear during work hours. To compound matters…

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“You’re nicked!” 9 ridiculous workplace theft allegations

“You’re nicked!” 9 ridiculous workplace theft allegations

    1.    Stealing from the Water Cooler     I’m on a diet that requires me to drink a metric shit ton of water so I carry around a 1L Nalgine bottle at all times. I’m a mid-level manager at a 60 person company. At the end of the work day on my way…

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Irn Bru is now no better for curing hangovers than Buckfast claim Scottish drinkers

Irn Bru is now no better for curing hangovers than Buckfast claim Scottish drinkers

  Outrage has swept across Scotland as AG Barr announced the amount of sugar in its Irn Bru brand will be halved ahead of a government crackdown on fizzy drinks.   The number one cure for hangovers north of the border will have its sugar content reduced from10g per 100ml to just below 5g making…

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You’ve just been sacked……why not become a Hollywood Movie Star?

You’ve just been sacked……why not become a Hollywood Movie Star?

  So, The Oscars have passed once again for another year and you no longer have a job. Whilst some people get away with making mistakes involving the announcement of academy award winners in front of a worldwide audience of billions, you unfortunately got fired the last time you made a colossal mistake at work….

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How to find out valuable office gossip by reconstructing shredded documents

How to find out valuable office gossip by reconstructing shredded documents

  Do you need to find out what a co-worker’s latest wage increase was? Maybe you just want to find out who is likely to get the chop in the upcoming round of company redundancies? Whatever your reason, shredded documents provide an invaluable source of sensitive company information that can be used to your advantage….

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NBC and CBS pass on the opportunity to broadcast Monday Night Football in the US

NBC and CBS pass on the opportunity to broadcast Monday Night Football in the US

  Monday Night Football featuring NFL games is the longest running and most popular prime time sport programme in television history. The broadcast is also a fundamental part of popular culture in the US as tens of millions of Americans tune in religiously every week to view the latest developments in the world of Gridiron….

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Post-Brexit Nissan cars may have to use technology from The Flintstones

Post-Brexit Nissan cars may have to use technology from The Flintstones

  Nissan has called on the UK government to provide investment to replace overseas components after the country leaves the EU, or the new Qashqai model may have to be built using technology from The Flintstones.   Senior executives at Nissan have warned the government that whilst they will agree to continue manufacturing at their…

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Tesco says demoting 1700 staff has nothing to do with money – honest!

Tesco says demoting 1700 staff has nothing to do with money – honest!

  Tesco insist forcing 1700 deputy managers to take a pay cut if they want to keep their jobs has absolutely nothing to do with money.   Britain’s largest retailer said it was axing deputy manager positions at Tesco Express convenience stores and replacing them with 3,300 shift leader jobs in a move designed to…

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Mike Ashley upsets Sports Direct customers with Agent Provocateur bid

Mike Ashley upsets Sports Direct customers with Agent Provocateur bid

  Billionaire tycoon Mike Ashley caused a panic among Sports Direct customers after entering the race to purchase struggling retailer Agent Provocateur.   Loyalists of the sports chain fear traditional sexy underwear brands like Slazenger, Everlast, Kangol and Karrimoor will be replaced in the bargain bins by high end negligée. Sports Direct’s Head of Bargain Basement…

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New Nokia 3310 comes with innovative time travel feature

New Nokia 3310 comes with innovative time travel feature

  Nokia announced the launch of its new handset that comes with the unique ability to transport users back to the year 2000.   The new Nokia 3310 is a remake of the company’s iconic handset that was first launched 17 years ago and owners of the new version will instantly get transported back in…

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