The top ten of disgraceful office scandals(1) John, an IT consultant from Manchester “After months of putting up with an obnoxious boss, I placed my resignation letter with a knife on his desk and very calmly said; I found this in my back…I think it’s yours!” (2) Ryan, a sales manager from Bristol “I once slept with a customer behind a stage whilst a conference was taking place…and we got caught.” (3) Michelle, an advertising executive from London “There was a heatwave, but my boss said we weren’t allowed to take any holiday, so I lied and told her that I was attending a funeral so that I could have a few days off in the nice sunny weather.” (4) Jack, a shop assistant from Liverpool “My boss had been annoying me so I fed him laxatives one morning and left after lunch for him to run the shop on his own. To this day he still thinks he caught a random stomach bug.” (5) Mike, a waiter from Edinburgh “I tried to play a practical joke on my colleague by putting a bucket of water on the staff room door, but it was my boss who ended up with water all over her new dress.” (6) Lucy, a retail assistant from Brighton “A customer was looking for a dress in a particular size but I wanted it for myself so I lied to her and pretended we didn’t have it in stock.” (7) Jake, a recruitment consultant from Lincoln “It was near the end of the month and I was poor so I stole loads of stationary and catering supplies for a party that I was hosting at the weekend.” (8) Ben, a project manager from Bournemouth “Things got rather heated with a colleague – he was really winding me up so I threw a stapler at him in rage!” (9) Katie, a finance assistant from Newcastle “I once did lines of cocaine off of my manager’s desk…he wasn’t there and I obviously never told him what I got up to.” (10) Howard, a construction worker from Essex “Had a number two in my work mates tool box…when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go!” Image: Shutterstock
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