Category Archives for "Business"
The Royal Mail workers lost the right to strike in a High Court ruling. However, the UK could still be in for a period of postal disruption. We met one shop steward who did not want to be named around the back of a sorting office in Bradford he did not want us to name. […]Tell me more...!
The lack of sufficient quantities of babies has been blamed for a crisis in the high street as shop after shop keeps closing down. A spokesperson for the Department for Trade and Industry said: “It all starts with babies, you see. We need to up manufacture but the running costs are putting a lot of […]Tell me more...!
With a general election on the cards, Facebook is busy deciding which party and politicians to support. A spokesperson from Facebook‘s fake news detection department said: “We’ve been working hard over the last few years to remove all the fake news and foreign influence groups to leave the way clear for us to broadcast our […]Tell me more...!
Google devices chief, who is not a robot, confessed he likes surprising strangers with personal information about themselves. Rick Osterloh, who has more gadgets than MenKind, said he loves the surprised look on people’s faces when he reveals intimate personal details that no one but a technology oligarch with access to millions of dollars’ worth […]Tell me more...!
Royal Mail’s top – and only – workers, Barry Turner and Terry Williams, have both voted to go on strike. Barry said: “We haven’t gone on strike for years so it’s well overdue.” Terry said: “Yeah. The management has been very slow to respond to our demands which we made three years ago so it’s […]Tell me more...!
Feature by guest reporter Oliver Matejka 87% of FTSE 100 executives wash but do not dry their hands after trips to the lavatory, a new Bogás Research study found. The bog hack used by almost nine out of ten of the country’s top chief executives saves an average of 22 seconds per visit. That’s two […]Tell me more...!
In a bid to get us to eat less and save the planet, the Ministry for Food and Conspicuous Consumption is urging everyone to eat smaller portions of food, both at home and in restaurants. McDonald’s was one of the first companies to take this on board in a variation on its Supersize Me campaign. […]Tell me more...!
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...!