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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