Heads are expected to roll at the UK division of Amazon after an undetected internal accounting error meant that the company has become liable for UK Corporation Tax of £1.7m.
The company, which would have beaten Apple to the crown of “first $1trn company” nine years ago if it hadn’t been for its merciless tax mitigation department, is still ranked less profitable in the UK than Toys R Us, Maplin and Aunt Emily’s Corner Shop in Devizes.
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The popular computer sales company, Dixons Carphone Warehouse, today admitted that the security password on its customer information database had proved too easy to guess for pesky hackers.
The firm’s spokesman, Will Gates, said “The chap who set the system up in 1994 set the password to “password” and, on reflection, and in this age of people deliberately trying to hack their way into places they have no business, it seems obvious that someone would guess correctly eventually. Perhaps we ought to have changed it to something like “password1” before now.” Continue reading “Whoops! Electronics company lose 10 million customers details – again”
A middle-aged British man faced up to the horror of his biennial clothes shopping trip today.
Ian Napton, from Wiltshire, headed for his local branch of Marks and Spencer for a wallet-emptying day of buying safe, unfashionable shirts, jeans, chinos and a new pair of slippers.
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Inspired by the success of previous passenger training initiatives such as; Overcoming Your Fear of Flying, How to Behave on a Plane and Jesus Christ You’re Not an Animal, Easyjet have launched their ‘Let’s Count Together’ course. Continue reading “Easyjet have announced ambitious new plans to teach their customers to count to one”
As Brexit uncertainty continues, the ripples are being felt across all parts of London. Notably, property prices have softened and a small two bed flat within walking distance of Selfridges can now be had for as little as £1 million. Continue reading “London Estate Agents struggling on huge commissions in the Post Brexit pinch”
In her latest attempt to conclude a deal on Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May demonstrated that she is perfectly capable of delivering on the outcome of the 2016 Referendum by taking back control of Britain’s end of the negotiations from Dominic Raab, the Brexit Minister she appointed only two weeks ago following the resignation of David Davis.
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