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Blunders : “What would you expect from this odious pantomime dame?”

by on August 15, 2017

Alex Salmond has been accused of ‘sexism’ after telling a joke about having sex with Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May.

The former First Minister’s Edinburgh Festival gag also mentioned Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson and First Lady Melania Trump [more…]

Blunders : Did the EU try to hide a £500,000 travel bill?

by on August 10, 2017

The European Union is facing an expenses scandal after it had to admit that its senior officials had claimed tens of thousands of pounds to hire private jets and stay at luxury hotels.

Those embroiled include Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, as well as the head of EU foreign affairs, Federica Mogherini. [more…]

Retail Blunders : Morrisons fined for harassing unsubscribed customers

Retail Blunders : Morrisons fined for harassing unsubscribed customers

by on August 8, 2017

Recently the Information Commissioner’s Office (The ICO) fined supermarket chain Morrisons £10,500 for sending out emails to people who had already unsubscribed from their communications.

Following a complaint from a disgruntled recipient the ICO’s investigation found that between October and November 2016, 200,000 emails entitled ‘Your Account Details’ were sent out inviting customers to amend their preferences so that they could start receiving news, points and coupons from Morrisons. Because these customers had previously opted to not to receive Morrisons’ emails this deemed a serious breach of the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR).

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3 excruciating email blunders we never recover from

by on July 13, 2017

You’ve most likely fallen prey to a missent email at some point in your career (darn you, Reply All).

While a quick “sorry!” follow-up is usually enough to quell any issues, sometimes that one email sent by accident can have bigger repercussions for your job or reputation—and five professionals are breaking down what happened when they did just that.

What are the biggest takeaways they have for you the next time you’re tempted to send that mean message about your boss or forward something on an email chain? Here are the three most important lessons they learned.

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‘Car crash’ TV interview time for Diane Abbott

by on June 6, 2017

Clueless Diane Abbott embarrasses herself AGAIN in new car crash TV interview where she stumbles over basic details of terror report

  • The shadow home secretary was left floundering on Sky News over Harris report
  • Abbott was asked about recommendations into beefing up security in the capital
  • But she was unable to identify a single one of the report's 127 recommendations
  • She also suggested she fears she could be sacked by Corbyn after the election

Latest : Feeling unwell Diane? Abbott PULLS OUT of Woman's Hour - Labour call in Emily Thornberry

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Goalkeeper Blunders , Beginners Fitness Blunders, TV Blunders

by on May 1, 2017

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“Six of the most memorable airline PR blunders”

by on April 28, 2017

Latest United Airlines has racked up headlines after videos emerged recently of a passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight.

The company’s response – including the chief executive saying the airline had to “re-accommodate” passengers hasn’t gone down well. United Airlines boss pledges support for staff over flight 3411 incident

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Women for Women : Natural hair care line Shea Moisture apologises after ‘hair hate’ ad mishap

by on April 27, 2017

Natural hair care line Shea Moisture has been a staple for many black women throughout the years. But last Thursday, a new video from the company surfaced, which had many wondering who exactly their target audience really is.

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Blunders : How to go from one PR nightmare to another – United Airlines

by on April 26, 2017

United Airlines has launched an investigation after reports a giant rabbit died on one of its transatlantic flights - the latest PR scandal to hit the embattled carrier.

Three-foot Simon, a 10-month-old Continental giant, was said to have been travelling from Heathrow to O’Hare in Chicago after being bought by a celebrity owner in the United States.

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Big brands face customer outrage .. Tesco, Cadburys, Australian supermarket giant Coles

by on April 18, 2017

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