Letter of enquiry to a GP regarding likely cause of absence – Electric Shock At Work

Letter of enquiry to a GP regarding likely cause of absence – Electric Shock At Work

Doctor’s name: Dr.  Aaron Jones                        Date: 14/07/2017 Address: The Surgery, Amunsden Hil, Port Sunlight Postcode: CH62 5DG PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF THIS LETTER IF THERE IS LIKELY TO BE ANY DELAY IN REPLYING Re: Likelihood of return to work Name: Barry Thompson Address: 65 Tudorville Rd, Bebbington To administer Statutory Sick Pay, and the…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

  Dear Darcus, My colleagues are jealous of me because my dad owns the company, I went travelling for a year and when I came back I was given a seat on the board. Should I make their lives a living hell in revenge?   Dear Reader, It’s not what you know in life that…

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10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

A picture tells a thousand words because our gestures and facial expressions say as much about how we’re feeling as the words we use when speaking – more even! Mime artists have perfected the art of conveying emotion through physical movement to such a degree that they don’t require words to tell their stories. As…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional tennis champion?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a professional tennis champion?

There are various things you can do when you first lose your job. You can either: Cry. Buy a bottle whisky and then cry after consuming half of it in the time it takes to drink a double measure. Cry, then buy a bottle of whisky and consume the lot in 5 gulps before crying…

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7 phrases managers should look for on a CV before throwing it in the bin

7 phrases managers should look for on a CV before throwing it in the bin

Recruiting the right staff is essential for the success of your company. The challenge any recruiter faces is having to make the crucial decision of whether to hire someone despite having a small amount of information upon which to base the decision. We all know the majority of CVs contain enough fiction in them to…

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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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