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Monday, June 21, 2010

World Cup Willies

An edict from the Chief Executive. Staff are invited to watch the England match on Wednesday on a big screen in the Presentation Room of the Town Hall.

It's academic for those of us providing services to the public but it's still engendered some controversy, with the camps evenly matched. On the one hand are those who see it as a way of managing potential absenteeism, with the opportunity to foster a bit of team spirit as a happy by-product.

On the other are those who think that in times of swingeing "efficiencies" the signing-in book would be the draft copy of the roll call of Those Who Probably Wouldn't Be Missed.

5 comments:

wendy house said...

You could all adopt the names of Walton family members then have a verbal roll-call when you get in in thte morning like an inverse of the closing of the show. Moarnin' Kevin-bob, Moawnin Frog-bob, Moawnin Maybelle-Ellen etc-Bob-Ellen

Pat said...

Torture! At least if you watch at home you can switch off.

Macy said...

Could be worse.. the work's widescreen has been tuned to the BUDGET all day.
Those not attending could be deemed dispensible..

Kevin Musgrove said...

Wendy: you've been listening in to the Health Support Team, haven't you?

Pat: this is true.

Macy: awful. They were running the budget on the telly in the pub at lunchtime. I went back to work early.

wendy house said...

one healthy acronym for you: NICE