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A landmark ruling means that employees who travel for work are entitled to be paid for ‘home comforts’ while away and should not suffer ‘deprivation’ through ‘inadequate facilities’. The case was brought by Dick Richards, 55, a travelling salesman who was away from home for six months of the year. He submitted an expenses claim […]Tell me more...!
Three months ago, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s opened a grocery-free store. The experiment aimed to combine self-service with the inability to pinch anything. A spokesperson said: “With all the concern over climate change and everyone being told to eat less, we thought a grocery-free store would be very popular. “Customers can still come in to enjoy […]Tell me more...!
Someone at Apple had been to Cuba, saw the women in cigar factories being read to by Lectores and thought “what a good idea.” For the last eight weeks, workers in sections of Apple’s HQ in Cupertino have been forced to listen to recorded highlights of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s speeches read out over the […]Tell me more...!
The government‘s overhaul of the Blue Badge system is to include a Yellow Badge for people who can’t be arsed to walk 10 yards from their car to the gym. The Yellow Badge is particularly aimed at young men in sports cars who are forced to park in a Disabled Bay because those are the […]Tell me more...!
INTERIOR: Facebook’s Hacked Account Recovery office somewhere in the Far East where labour is cheap. A large sign on the wall reads: “The Bot is Always Right Especially if they don’t advertise” Three people sit at well-worn desks working on ten-year-old laptops. JEROME: Ha! Ha! I just love this job. This is the 20th dweeb […]Tell me more...!
To cut complaints from whinging staff, a major coffee chain is employing monkeys as baristas. A company spokesperson said: “Our staff were asking for more money and better conditions. Our CEO said he could train a monkey to do their job and that’s just what we’ve done. “Training takes slightly longer but they pick it […]Tell me more...!
More and more people are worrying about identity theft, having their credit or debit card stolen, having to remember several passwords and PIN numbers, and insecure internet devices. A Financial Think Tank has proposed a revolutionary new system of buying goods and services which does away with all these problems and concerns. It’s called 💰cash💰 […]Tell me more...!
Poor Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary is down to his last sack of roubles. He’s trying to fend off more pilot strikes with legal action which is a wonderful conciliatory negotiation tactic. The airline must be in a bad way to penny-pinch so much. So to help the ailing airline, here’s our Top 25 tips for […]Tell me more...!