You’ve just been sacked…………why not create your own Cryptocurrency?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not create your own Cryptocurrency?

Dark days lie ahead my friend. Your bank balance will soon start to resemble a telephone number – except it will have a minus in front of the number in question. Your teeth will slowly become stained by tobacco as your entire day involves nothing more than smoking roll-up cigarettes and crying loudly because it…

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Clubs ‘shamed’ for not paying the minimum £50k a week footballer wages

Clubs ‘shamed’ for not paying the minimum £50k a week footballer wages

  Three Scottish football clubs have been “named and shamed” for paying their players less than the universally recognised minimum footballer wages of £50,000 per week.   Motherwell, Greenock Morton and Falkirk were on a list of employers that have been outed for not paying the minimum wage that a professional footballer needs in order…

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Chinese tech giant Tencent is now worth more than a dime

Chinese tech giant Tencent is now worth more than a dime

  The Chinese social media giant Tencent is now worth considerably more than ten cents and is actually more valuable than Facebook.   Despite the irony of being named after one of the smallest denomination of coins available in US currency, Tencent’s Hong Kong-listed shares have doubled in value this year making it the first…

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W1nners Club Problem Page – My colleagues think i’m tight fisted

W1nners Club Problem Page – My colleagues think i’m tight fisted

  Dear Darcus, My colleagues at work think I’m tight fisted. They may have a point in that I refuse to buy umbrellas to protect me from the rain and instead I use a 5p carrier bag to protect my head from the bad weather (it’s the same carrier bag I use for shopping B.T.W.)…

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Shops will accept supermarket trolleys as payment instead of new £1 coins

Shops will accept supermarket trolleys as payment instead of new £1 coins

  Thousands of shops in the UK will ignore the Royal Mint’s deadline to stop accepting the old £1 coins and will happily receive payment in supermarket trolleys instead.   A small business trade organisation representing 170,000 companies, has advised its members to accept the trolleys as payment because the changeover period for the new…

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Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

Petty Cash Voucher – Arab Sheikh

  Voucher number:  3506 Request Information: Voucher number: 3506 Date: 01/06/2017 Amount requested: $250,000,000 Requested by: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Note: Petty cash requests must not exceed $80,000,000 Description of Need: As you can see from the photograph attached my office is in urgent need of refurbishing. Some of the $100 bills are…

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Money begins to grow on trees as old £5 notes get used to make compost

Money begins to grow on trees as old £5 notes get used to make compost

  Money is starting to grow on trees after the first batch of old £5 notes has been shredded and turned into compost for use in horticulture.   The Bank of England said 150 million of its paper £5 notes remain with the public, but since it started using the old fivers as an ingredient…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Finding Money in the Office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Finding Money in the Office

  Dear Darcus, I have just found a five pound note on the floor next to one of my team members’ desks. I understand the money could belong to the team member that sits there, but it may also have been dropped by someone else. How do I decide who to give the fiver to?…

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