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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5715 on: August 31, 2018, 02:07:57 PM »
Another term for cash and may have been Newcastle's shirt sponsor for a while?

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5716 on: August 31, 2018, 02:16:42 PM »
I can neither confirm nor deny that...  ;)

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5717 on: August 31, 2018, 02:31:47 PM »
I wish the best possible outcome for all affected.
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5718 on: August 31, 2018, 04:58:42 PM »
The company I work for went into administration yesterday. This is obviously slightly rubbish insofar as I lose my job, either today, or at some point in the near future if I'm involved with winding up the remaining elements. This is obviously a minor inconvenience, but in the grand scheme of things nothing more.

Why it makes me angry is because of the biased and ill informed commentary that accompanies all the media attention. Historically the company did some morally heinous things, which were indefensible, but things have moved on, there are no remnants of the company from those days.

I've never worked for anyone with such caring, compassionate people who try so hard to do right by customers, and in the main succeed, with excellent feedback and customer satisfaction scores. A lot of excellent people will lose their jobs, and for many with working visas they will also lose their homes and their adopted country. All because of the transgressions of a former management team and a frustrating compensation culture.

No prizes for guessing my employer :)

I did wonder how it would affect you... whilst the outcome for is not surprising given the circumstances, it is still a worry. I hope things turn out well for you.

I too work in financial services, and am kind of resigned to the media hyperbole which accompanies the sector. It is easy to forget that there are a lot of 'ordinary' people who are impacted by situations such as this, or the decision-making processes by those far higher up the food-chain.

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5719 on: August 31, 2018, 05:05:24 PM »
Yep - one of those things, it's so hard not to respond to all the negativity with the reality!

I'm staying on for an indeterminate period of time, and already have 2 interviews on Monday, so likely to end positively for me, as these things usually do! If I can continue to catch the 7.33 then even better!

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5720 on: August 31, 2018, 09:11:03 PM »
I wish you well in whatever you do :thumbsup:

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5721 on: August 31, 2018, 09:12:54 PM »
Good luck for Monday!
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5722 on: September 01, 2018, 09:12:46 PM »
Thank you gents!

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5723 on: September 01, 2018, 11:38:37 PM »
Yep, all the best for Monday  :thumbsup:
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5724 on: September 02, 2018, 07:09:57 AM »
Every day it is the same. The same people who are persistently late for work and hold the rest of us up. If one is ALWAYS 10 minutes late for work why not switch on brain and ALWAYS leave home 10-15 minutes earlier? I HATE civvy street. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5725 on: September 02, 2018, 07:37:20 AM »
Every day it is the same. The same people who are persistently late for work and hold the rest of us up. If one is ALWAYS 10 minutes late for work why not switch on brain and ALWAYS leave home 10-15 minutes earlier? I HATE civvy street. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Hi Chris,

It's the same in the mob these days.....nobody cares and summary punishment is frowned upon.
Nobody will think for themselves any more and always require solutions on a plate.
We can't hurt anyone's feelings now, can we???
More management levels make decisions longer and more difficult to achieve...and the higher the rank, the more averse to risk we become.

I look forward to retirement some days.....

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5726 on: September 02, 2018, 10:37:30 AM »
Every day it is the same. The same people who are persistently late for work and hold the rest of us up. If one is ALWAYS 10 minutes late for work why not switch on brain and ALWAYS leave home 10-15 minutes earlier? I HATE civvy street. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Hi Chris,

It's the same in the mob these days.....nobody cares and summary punishment is frowned upon.
Nobody will think for themselves any more and always require solutions on a plate.
We can't hurt anyone's feelings now, can we???
More management levels make decisions longer and more difficult to achieve...and the higher the rank, the more averse to risk we become.

I look forward to retirement some days.....

Later,
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5727 on: September 02, 2018, 11:05:51 AM »
Thank you gentlemen. Methinks we live in a post-hippy apocalypse.

It's been a long time since I heard anyone being referred to as an, "'orrible little man!" - or worse but this is a family show!
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5728 on: September 02, 2018, 11:19:07 AM »
Thank you gentlemen. Methinks we live in a post-hippy apocalypse.

It's been a long time since I heard anyone being referred to as an, "'orrible little man!" - or worse but this is a family show!

My other half often calls me 'Miserable old git!' then we both laugh.

It's not all bad.  ;)

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #5729 on: September 02, 2018, 12:58:31 PM »
off topic, so apologies, but

Why were SWOs always little short folk ?

and

How did they manage to make you know that you were the one 'horrible little man' on a 500 man parade that they were shouting at ?

i presume it's all now more a case of Sgt. wilson, [would you mind terribly ...] than Sgt,Major Britten [get fell in...NOW]
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