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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How to stay safe from prying eyes at your workplace computer

How to stay safe from prying eyes at your workplace computer

Your workplace computer offers a multitude of ways that enemies in the office can gain access to the parts of your life that you’d rather were kept hidden. It may be that you’ve sent a CV to a prospective employer, or maybe you’re having an extra-marital affair with the hot blonde Essex girl/boy that works…

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How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

  We’ve all been there. The ‘swift pint’ on a Tuesday night just as you’re starting to recover from a heavy festival weekend. The ‘swifty’ will however inevitably evolve into a swift six or seven pints of lager followed by shots and then it’s on to a late bar. After that, it’s anyone’s guess what…

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10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

It’s a nice life being a premiership footballer isn’t it? Adored by millions for their skill and athleticism whilst getting paid handsomely for the privilege. It’s a tough idea to comprehend but, footballers are still just lowly employees like the rest of us. They have to turn up to work on time, phone in sick…

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10 incredible workplace meltdowns

10 incredible workplace meltdowns

  Working life can be stressful as we all know and occasionally you may have to witness a co-worker completely lose their rag in the office. Other times it might be you that demolishes your computer with the hammer you have stored in your bottom drawer specially for such occasions. It can happen at any…

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10 reasons why being a manager in 20 years time won’t be half as much fun as it is now?

10 reasons why being a manager in 20 years time won’t be half as much fun as it is now?

  Let’s face it – being a manager these days isn’t half as much fun as it used to be. With a whole host of hurdles like grievance procedures, sick leave, annual leave and the like – it’s a wonder how anyone can get their employees to put in a full shift. You see, back…

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10 incredibly juvenile things to do in response to getting sacked

10 incredibly juvenile things to do in response to getting sacked

  Let’s face it – getting the sack really sucks. Fair enough, you may now get to laze around in your pyjamas until lunchtime watching Breaking Bad on Netflix, but the reality is that not having a job can be financially catastrophic if you’re the sort of person that thinks a piggy bank should come…

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The W1nners’ Club guide to Health and Safety in the workplace

The W1nners’ Club guide to Health and Safety in the workplace

  Legal Disclaimer: The W1nners’ Club is not a safe place to work and neither is anyone that works here particularly healthy….   You have rights goddam it! Compared to the rest of history, working life has never been as safe as it is today.  Unfortunate bodily entanglements with a Spinning Jenny were about as…

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