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    The individual is very commission orientated....

    The individual is very commission orientated. Rather than play a long game to assist with securing the most important part of a deal business deal, the individual ignored an agreed process with the...
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    You are spot on with what we did. The person in...

    You are spot on with what we did. The person in question was abusing their power over other members of the team. This person is selfish in extreme. So we applied our power and that person did not...
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    Actually no. We are using an informal proceedure...

    Actually no. We are using an informal proceedure called a Counselling letter. Both people are are generally competant, and a proverbial "kick up the bum" is required rather that something more...
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    I have to seriously doubt the intelligence of...

    I have to seriously doubt the intelligence of some people...
    Bearing in mind that we record all fixed line telephone calls and people like me have admin rights over emails
    Q Have you contacted xxx...
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    Been wearing my HR hat a lot. I sometimes wonder...

    Been wearing my HR hat a lot.
    I sometimes wonder about whether we should have some form of breeding licence for humans, or we enforce more risky pursuits to eliminate the weaker members of the herd.
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    On the plus side a lot of the roof moss has been...

    On the plus side a lot of the roof moss has been blown away.
    I have resorted to watching iplayer. This means either Hell is freezing over or the Apocolypse. Fortunately I have found Good Omens, one...
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    Might I add a note of caution. Please ensure...

    Might I add a note of caution.
    Please ensure that you are doing plenty of leg stretches after all this running. You run the risk of shortening the leg muscles and then something going bang inside...
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    Being fed

    SWMBO role is to run the home ensuring laundry, hygiene and culinary tasks are attended to. The role also encompsses mopping my fevered brow at the end of the work day when I arrive home, and...
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    Weight loss, or not

    My wife decided that having been cycling for four hours a week for the last year I was looking scrawny and so serrupticiously increased my food portion size. So in the last six months of fairly hard...
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    My initial reaction is that this is going to be a...

    My initial reaction is that this is going to be a commercial environment and so covered by HSE rules. So my immediate concern is going to be a risk assessment for the diver(s) inside the costume....
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    He He

    He He
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    First rule of chemistry Do not lick the spoon...

    First rule of chemistry

    Do not lick the spoon

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    I saw the joke coming as plane as your face

    I saw the joke coming as plane as your face
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    Another vote for Greenforce. I have been using GF...

    Another vote for Greenforce. I have been using GF lights for around 18 years. I am on battery number three. Number two battery is I think eight years old and still works very well. On second...
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    Devices

    Ah yes....However with a turbo trainer there is the opportunity to use more apps.
    So in the mancave I have number two bike set up on the Tacx trainer, connected to a notebook and a big TV screen.
    I...
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    We are all different. In my case the torn...

    We are all different.
    In my case the torn meniscus flipped up inside my knee creating a double layer, visible on the scan. After surgery it took me six months to relearn how to walk properly. Five...
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    It took two years before could ride a bike in...

    It took two years before could ride a bike in relative comfort after some knee cartildge removal.
    My suggestion is to buy a turbo trainer and sit your bike on the trainer. I use a Tacx Neo 2 for...
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    The thing about bikes is that you generally get...

    The thing about bikes is that you generally get what you pay for. Disk brakes are impressive in the rain. Better quaity chainsets mean smoother gear changes. Even choosing the correct pedals makes a...
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    I use a gravel bike for outdoors as more...

    I use a gravel bike for outdoors as more comfortable than a road bike, plus my hybrid is hooked up to a Tacx Neo 2 trainer.
    I manage about four hours a week of cycling, blood pressure and weight...
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    You might want to buy some protection tape to...

    You might want to buy some protection tape to insert into the tyres
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Zefal-Z-Liner-Puncture-Prevention-Tape/dp/B00BQL25KA
    The weight difference is tiny, the reduced number...
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    Well if they have been paying himoff the books...

    Well if they have been paying himoff the books then his link is the place to go. If nothing else an HMRC investigation will find all sorts of things, and takes up plenty of boss time....
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    I had a similar experience five years after...

    I had a similar experience five years after recovery from knee surgery. I took the decision to be "escorted" into the water as I will still having issues with walking. Amusingly once the weight was...
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    Apprenticeships

    A few points here:
    Learning to drive. Is this to drive an ordinary vehicle say a car, or is this to drive a fork lift or goods vehicle. If the course is to drive one of the latter then it is not...
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    It was even grimmer if, like me, you happened to...

    It was even grimmer if, like me, you happened to live in Sheffield at the time. The sheer scale of a nuclear event is mindblowing.
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    The obscene bit for me is that this money is the...

    The obscene bit for me is that this money is the profits from online gambling. In other words she is profiting from other peoples misfortune. There are thousands of gamblers out there all losing...
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