Category Archives for "Business"
Yes, kids, now you can have your very own Plastic Waste Experiment Kit. Do with your plastic exactly what the grownups do. Promises years of fun. Scientifically educational. The kit comes complete with: 24 miniature plastic bottles Packaging from 12 packets of spaghetti and other pasta (not supplied) Packaging from 6 individually-wrapped vegetables (not supplied) […]Tell me more...!
Uniformed jobsworth traffic wardens, eh? Most are reasonable and helpful people doing a difficult job (we were paid to say that). Some do sport a Charlie Chaplin moustache and a few of those are even men (we weren’t paid to say that but now and again you just have to call it like you see […]Tell me more...!
Students who doss about, do no work and don’t get a degree are suing universities for allowing them to fail. Drognar Belvidere (not his real name) spent his entire time at university attending protests, going to festivals and smoking weed. In spite of staying on an extra year and getting additional tuition, he left without […]Tell me more...!
In a private visit to Sainsbury’s automatic self-check-out store, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II discovered a flaw in the technology. Staff were awed and floored by the Queen’s knowledge of self-checkout systems. IT experts immediately investigated to solve the problem. The bug appeared at the point of payment when the Queen discovered users could ‘cheat […]Tell me more...!
The current epidemic of failing companies has lead to a crisis in many boardrooms. Labour has advocated nationalising all companies which are going under in order to protect businesses, jobs and communities. Jamie Oliver’s restaurants are one of the latest businesses to suffer., With their over-priced food and smarmy serving staff the restaurant chain was […]Tell me more...!
A roll-out of facial recognition systems by police around the UK has lead to a fracas in the force. The system is run by German company Cognitec which is filching millions of pounds from the British taxpayer. Plus ça change. The company gets paid in British pounds for the number images on the system and […]Tell me more...!
In a world where excess is praised and the obese regarded as super sexy – eat your heart out Sarah Jessica Parker, although she was never really sexy anyway – researchers and nutritionists have finally produced food that makes you want to eat more. The secret is called ultra-processing. It involves running the food through […]Tell me more...!
The BBC has cancelled all its news programs after revising its broadcasting guidelines. We spoke to a BBC spokeswoman because she was far cheaper than a spokesman. She told us that the decision revolved around a story in which a man in a road traffic accident was interviewed and confessed to drinking and driving. He […]Tell me more...!