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Pauline Got Promoted! DWP Management Psychobabble Is Turning Jobcentres Into Cults

If you want an example of the glassy-eyed idiots currently handed senior positions at the DWP then the twitter feed of the regional manager responsible for 149 Jobcentres in Central England is a good place to start. 944 more words


Beautiful Feet

And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” – Romans 10:15… 706 more words

General News

County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank

The Clothing Bank opened its doors for the third time last week at Brandon. We estimate that between 60 and 80 people used the clothing bank today, which is, in its own way is terrible, but only because it shouldn’t be necessary in 2014. 305 more words

Last week, sandwich company Greencore hit the headlines by flying executives to Hungary on a mission to recruit staff for their new factory in Northampton claiming that they were unable to fill vacancies locally, even though there are 7,800 jobless in the town. 1,076 more words


County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank

Yesterday saw the Clothing Bank’s second visit to Brandon. Once again many thanks to all the volunteers who attended and to those who helped with transport and storage of clothes. 113 more words

What's in a sandwich?

In my case, usually egg mayonnaise. Or bacon and brown sauce.

The Daily Mail  devoted its front page on Monday 10th November to their sweeping assumption that there was nobody left in Britain who could make a sandwich. 63 more words

untynewear reblogged this on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR and commented:

    Sandwich makers ? It's sandwich ARTISTS ,if you please (pretentious twats !) http://www.job-applications.com/subway-sandwich-artist/

Call centre employee fined £50 ‘toilet tax’ for loo breaks

Reposted from the Metro

Still think that the tories making it more difficult for employees to take their employer to an employment tribunal is a good thing? 174 more words

untynewear reblogged this on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR and commented:

    Such a good thing that we no longer have things like trade unions upsetting the smooth running of business, isn't it ?