W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Toilet Breaks

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Toilet Breaks

  Dear Darcus, A member of my team takes no less than ten, ten minute toilet breaks per day minimum. Should this unliaterally acquired annual leave be amortised through a reduced lunch hour, or should I simply dock the skiver’s wages?   Dear Reader, Obviously, staff should be free to use the toilet when they…

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W1nners’ club Problem Page – A thief in the office

W1nners’ club Problem Page – A thief in the office

  Dear Darcus, £130 has gone missing from the petty cash tin. Everybody knows who did it because the individual in question has just paid off a bar tab that he’s owed for months. What should I do?   Dear Reader, It would appear you have a serious problem in your office. Nobody – repeat,…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

  Dear Darcus, I’ve just noticed my sales team have been hitting their bonuses for the last 3 quarters in succession – does this mean they are good at their jobs, or fraudulently swindling clients?   Dear Reader, Whilst I’m sure your company has a robust recruitment policy and you take all the necessary due…

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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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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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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Farting in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Farting in the office

  Dear Darcus, Somebody in the office repeatedly breaks wind, the stench of which has the equivalent effect of nerve gas on other members of staff in the vicinity. This is obviously a major disruption to productivity. How do I find out who the flatulent offender is?   Dear Reader, Room refragrancing courtesy of an…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Asleep in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Asleep in the office

  Dear Darcus, One of my sales team have returned from a client lunch as drunk as a monkey and they have subsequently fallen asleep at their desk. My staff member is lying face down on their keyboard and snoring loudly, what is the best way to wake them up?   Dear Reader, There are…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office brawl

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office brawl

  Dear Darcus, A full scale office brawl has erupted between two staff members. Would it be sensible to break it up, or should I let them slug it out and smash ten piles of crap out of each other?   Dear Reader, In all honesty you will need to use your managerial experience to make…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – CRM System abuse

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – CRM System abuse

  Dear Darcus, A member of staff thought it would be hilarious to alter some customer details on the company CRM system. The customer in question subsequently received an invoice for £18,450 +vat, addressed to a, “Mr Moody c*nt with a ridiculous name.” Is there any course of action to take besides sacking the mindless…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Sex in the Office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Sex in the Office

Dear Darcus, Two members of staff were caught engaging in sexual intercourse in the toilets by the night cleaner at 4am. What action should be taken in light of this now being the office comedy story of the year?   Dear reader, As you well know, a successful modern company has enough challenges to face…

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