A friend of mine works at RBS and came across with this gem...
For everything else there's Mastercard, but for matters of love and sex we're delighted to welcome Ms Robinson to our pages where she'll be answering your questions on matters of the heart and everywhere else.
As any manager or employer is aware, there are a small minority of employees who resort to tribunals with frivolous actions following the termination of employment.
Inspired by a friend recently laid off from his exotic derivatives banking job, following is a self-help guide to making a (potential) living without the downside of having to work for people you don't rate.
Two monks were arguing about a flag flapping in the wind. "It's the wind that’s really moving,” one argued. "No, it is the flag that is moving," said the second. A Zen master overheard them and interrupted. "Neither the flag nor the wind is moving. Mind moves!"
Maybe you joined a gym in January thinking the inflated fees would have magically deflated your flabby bits by now. Now that Q1 is over, it's time to get out the measuring tape and check on your progress.
So, you've been culled. You're out. Let go. The big 'R' - Redundant. What do you do now? Your head's in a spin, panic is on the list of options, and your emotions are going haywire. Have no fear - redundancy is not the end of the world.
Is it surprising that UK employees 'make' an extra £1bn* a year on fraudulent expenses? Or is it surprising that, on average, they only claim an extra £17 per month? (Or that only 18% of those surveyed admitted to doing it?)
The topic of porn has been a popular one, and now the Soul Sister takes on another problem created by too much porn: No Action.
When Zen started to trickle through to the West in the last century, it was in the traditional Japanese sense. Monastic living, away from the hurly burly, dudes in robes with bald heads. But as Zen has taken root in the West, something new is forming.