W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Punctuality

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Punctuality

  Dear Darcus, A person on my team has the equivalent punctuality of the Southern Rail service from Tattenham Corner to London Bridge when there’s a strike on. How do I get them to change their ways and learn the art of using an alarm clock?   Dear Reader, Time keeping can appear unimportant to…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not record the Christmas number 1 single?

You’ve just been sacked………why not record the Christmas number 1 single?

  Christmas is a terrible time of the year to be unemployed. There’ll be no office Christmas parties to go to and no appalling Secret Santa gifts to open from your tight-fisted colleagues. You’ll therefore need to fill your festive season with an alternative pursuit to working in an office for a living. Christmas is…

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The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

  So how was your year? Did you achieve everything in 2016 that you said you would at the end of 2015? Or is this year best forgotten as yet another kink in an increasingly erratic life curve of mistakes, error and rampant misfortune?   If the latter is true, just remember that you are…

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Notice of appeal meeting against disciplinary action – Kebab Shop Worker

Notice of appeal meeting against disciplinary action – Kebab Shop Worker

  Date: 14/12/16 Dear Eunice, You have appealed against the written warning confirmed to you in writing on 07/12/16 Your appeal will be heard by myself in the kitchen on 16/12/16 at 3am or after we’ve managed to get the last drunken reveler to leave the premises after ordering a tray of meat and chips…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office Stalker

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office Stalker

  Dear Darcus, I’m afraid I may have an office stalker. A member of my team constantly buys me cups of tea from the canteen and even buys me a card every Christmas and birthday. Should I be flattered by such unwarranted attention, or a little bit spooked by it all?   Dear Reader, Adulation…

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

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

  Becoming unemployed will give you the most important thing anybody requires to become successful in life Rich Parents time! The thing you need to do is work out what to do with all the hours you now have at your disposal in between going to see your job coach at the benefits office. You…

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The 20 quirkiest Secret Santa gifts available in the world today

The 20 quirkiest Secret Santa gifts available in the world today

  It’s that time of year again. Everyone in the office is preparing for Christmas which can mean only one thing. Apart from having to keep your behaviour in check whilst drunk at the Office party, you’ll also have to purchase a Secret Santa gift for one of your colleagues.   Here is The W1nners’…

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Notice of final written warning – Misuse of company property

Notice of final written warning – Misuse of company property

Date 07/12/16   Dear Dave, You attended a disciplinary hearing on 28th November and I am writing to inform you of your final written warning. This warning will be placed in your personal file but will be disregarded for disciplinary purposes after a period of 6 months, provided your conduct improves. a) The nature of…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a Superstar DJ?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a Superstar DJ?

  Unfortunately you have once again fallen foul of workplace disciplinary procedures and unemployment – rather than being a word the government uses to describe a segment of the population that is currently out of work, now refers to you. All is not lost however, as new opportunities exist around the corner. Have you ever thought…

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What does the fragrance you wear into work every day tell your colleagues about you?

What does the fragrance you wear into work every day tell your colleagues about you?

Smell is one of the most important senses in the animal kingdom and humans being animals as well, albeit with slightly less hair (in most cases) and a marginally higher capacity to reason – also use smell as a fundamental way of interacting with each other. The way we smell establishes our personal brand. It…

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