Lone Working Advice – Golf Sale Promoter

Lone Working Advice – Golf Sale Promoter

Staff working alone outside the workplace: When working away from the workplace on your own it is important to communicate with others about your intentions. You must provide the following to inform your colleagues: The location and estimated length of the meeting/visit. The time when you are expected to return. A contact telephone number, (check…

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Hoover loses £50 million after its free flights promotion fiasco

Hoover loses £50 million after its free flights promotion fiasco

Back in August 1992, household electrical appliance manufacturer Hoover launched a marketing promotion in a bid to move surplus vacuum cleaner and washing machine stock from its warehouse in the pre-christmas period.   The promotion promised free airline tickets to any customer that spent £100 or more on the company’s products and the offer initially…

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Which office department should you really be working in?

Which office department should you really be working in?

  Modern office life is generally underpinned by gross inefficiency and ineptitude. In his book The Peter Principle, Lawrence Peter investigates the idea that most organisations are staffed by people that are fundamentally ill-equipped to do the job they are paid for. We therefore spend the majority of our conscious lives working in roles that…

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