How to survive becoming pregnant after a one night stand with a colleague

How to survive becoming pregnant after a one night stand with a colleague

What seemed like a good idea at the time, now brings all that flirting by the water cooler to a sobering reality. It turns out the real reason why you’ve developed a penchant for rum and raisin ice cream and pickles in the last two months is………yes, that’s right – you’re pregnant! To make matters…

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10 reasons why an internship could put you off employment forever

10 reasons why an internship could put you off employment forever

Here at The W1nners’ Club, we recognise that we have a responsibility. Our responsibility is not just to provide incorrect and quite frankly downright litigious advice on how to survive life in the workplace, we also have a responsibility to nurture future generations to ensure that offices the world over are filled with ill-informed employees…

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90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

  An investigation by Lloyds Banking Group has found that nearly 90% of tea that is consumed in the average workplace may contain intern saliva.   Samples of tea runs performed by interns in a selection of offices up and down the country showed that up to 90% of them contained spittle that had only…

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Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

  Men should be forced to wear high heels at work according to researchers from The University of Aberdeen.   A recent study showed a link between wearing high heels and an increased risk of bunions, pain and injury, meaning true gender equality can only be achieved in the workplace if men stop dithering over…

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Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Most people these days work in one of two types of offices. Firstly, there’s the office where the boss is present. These tend to be drab and boring places that involve only the occasional exchange of banter between colleagues before somebody inevitably hears you having fun and decides to put a stop to such frivolities…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

  Dear Darcus, My colleagues are jealous of me because my dad owns the company, I went travelling for a year and when I came back I was given a seat on the board. Should I make their lives a living hell in revenge?   Dear Reader, It’s not what you know in life that…

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10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

A picture tells a thousand words because our gestures and facial expressions say as much about how we’re feeling as the words we use when speaking – more even! Mime artists have perfected the art of conveying emotion through physical movement to such a degree that they don’t require words to tell their stories. As…

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W1nners Club Problem Page – Unflushed staff toilet

W1nners Club Problem Page – Unflushed staff toilet

  Dear Darcus, I work in a small company that only has one staff toilet between six of us. Everytime I go to use the loo, there is always a steaming great log in the bowl that the person who used it beforehand has kindly left as an unsightly gift for me. I know that…

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10 completely awesome workplace pranks

10 completely awesome workplace pranks

The 9-5 can be challenging not least because you are generally required to behave yourself at work all day, every day. This is a feat that most people fail to achieve at nursery school, infant school, junior school, high school, college or university – so why start now just because you have a job? In…

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Nigel Farage insults the EU president in a Brussels parliament session

Nigel Farage insults the EU president in a Brussels parliament session

Have you ever voiced your opinions about the promotion of a co-worker in your workplace only to be seen as the office rabble-rouser as a result? If you have, fear not because you are not alone. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage told Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the EU back in 2010 that he…

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