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“A great day”, hamageddon May 8, 2009

Posted by tomcwu in Health & Safety, TalkTalk.

TalkTalk group is set to become the largest Internet Service Provider in the UK with the accusation of Tiscali, it was announced today.   TalkTalk group head honcho Charlie D announced the news to workers yesterday, describing it as “a great day in our history”.  The acquisition cost £236 million, proving that the big man can always find the cash to grow his own business, even if he can’t find enough to keep real salaries on the level, or Average Handling Time targets above 300 seconds.

We are told that the companies have “a similar culture”.  Does that mean that everyone at Tiscali is looking for another job as well?

In other news, Carphone Worker learns that the business have responded to the imminent threat of a swine flu epidemic by ensuring that if the potentially lethal disease hits, business will not be disrupted. “Our plans will look at a range of responses including: prioritising of critical work, re-allocating staff, extending home working, moving work to areas unaffected.”  Carphone Worker is confident that we will all be breathing a sigh of relief through our standard-issue face masks.



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