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Abolition of slavery ‘bad for business’

Lord Digby Jones complained bitterly of the ‘intolerable burdens’ placed on businesses by having to pay wages and threatened to up sticks to undeveloped countries where systems of bondage are often informally used.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2014
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Big Society permits killing of chuggers, says Cameron

David Cameron has announced that, as part of the Big Society, British citizens will be allowed to kill any student on minimum wage who accosts them in the street, pretends he is working for Save the Squid and treats them as their greatest friend on Earth.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2011
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Toilet attendant steps back from brink of quitting over employer’s lack of ambition

concerned about lack of support up front and woeful cleaning up at the backDwayne Cooney, a toilet attendant at the Blue Planet Aquarium, unexpectedly announced he is to remain with the organisation for another five years just days after slamming the facilities’ ownership for a lack of ambition.

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Posted: Oct 22nd, 2010
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Fat cat care worker won’t hand back 7 pence an hour pay increase

7p extra an hour. Every hour.Now unashamedly trousering another 7 pence for every hour – every single hour, that he works.

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Posted: May 15th, 2009
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