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    Free plants! (If you're in Devon)

    Anyone in the Exeter/Newton Abbot/Plymouth area, Plants Galore are giving away a lot of their plants starting on Friday.

    https://growndirect.co.uk
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    They've got a greenhouse full of rather aromatic plants that aren't what they thought they were and need to get rid quick?
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      #3
      Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
      They've got a greenhouse full of rather aromatic plants that aren't what they thought they were and need to get rid quick?
      Not quite. Due to them being "unable to get staff" (B -ahem) , they can't look after all the plants. Either the plants die or they give them away.
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        #4
        I might tell the parentals to take a day trip from Sussex. I'm sure they'll love sitting in all that traffic when the M27 runs out.

        (although the state of the M27 means that's chocka too, usually)

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          "A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims, but accomplices," George Orwell

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            #6
            Originally posted by WTFH View Post

            Not quite. Due to them being "reliant on underpaid, undocumented foreign seasonal workers" , they can't look after all the plants. Either the plants die or they give them away.
            Quite possibly they were paying below NMW under the table based on such places I've known
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            I'd still not breastfeed a nazi
            Originally posted by vetran
            Urine is quite nourishing

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              #7
              Originally posted by d000hg View Post

              Quite possibly they were paying below NMW under the table based on such places I've known
              No you can't make that sort of accusation, its because lazy brits don't want to work.
              "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

              I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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                #8
                Originally posted by d000hg View Post

                Quite possibly they were paying below NMW under the table based on such places I've known
                The pay rates are on the website. Above NMW, but customers want cheap products, so either lower paid staff or higher prices to customers.
                Unfortunately the GBeebies generation prefer to blame on a fact-free basis.
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                  #9
                  Originally posted by WTFH View Post

                  The pay rates are on the website. Above NMW, but customers want cheap products, so either lower paid staff or higher prices to customers.
                  Unfortunately the GBeebies generation prefer to blame on a fact-free basis.
                  or are just sadly acquainted with the kind of tricks cheap employers play. From having to be there 30 minutes late unpaid for security purposes.

                  https://www.reuters.com/article/empl...-idUSL1N2FZ1OW

                  The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday said Apple Inc must pay more than 12,000 retail workers in California for time they spent going through security screenings at the end of their shifts.
                  or expecting employees to purchase safety equipment and short changed on loo breaks.

                  https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...employees-work

                  It's been a black hole where the lack of any checks upon its power has left a sense that everything is pared to the absolute bone – from the cheapest of the cheap plastic safety boots, which most long-term employees seem to spend their own money replacing with something they can walk in, to the sack-you-if-you're-sick policy, to the 15-minute break that starts wherever you happen to be in the warehouse. On my third morning, at my lowest point, when my energy has run out and my spirits are low, it takes me six minutes to walk to the airport-style scanners, where I spend a minute being frisked. I queue a minute for the loos, get a banana out of my locker, sit down for 30 seconds, and then I get up and walk the six minutes back to my station.
                  or maybe insisting employees pay for mandatory accomodation.

                  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/u...s-1740207.html

                  Each week S&A Produce, which is one of just nine operators of the Saws scheme appointed by the Government, deducts £31.22 for accommodation, which comprises either caravans or temporary "pods". The fruit pickers are also charged £2.75 a week for "entertainment", including internet access which some employees said rarely worked. Photographs of the computers handed to The Independent show that many have floppy disk drives, suggesting that they are at least seven years old.

                  The company also charges a "one-off" fee of £35 for "pastoral care", which includes helping employees make appointments with doctors or dentists and providing transport.
                  there a few minutes googling got some facts you should try it.

                  Maybe we just know the facts better than some others?



                  "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

                  I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by vetran View Post

                    or are just sadly acquainted with the kind of tricks cheap employers play. From having to be there 30 minutes late unpaid for security purposes.

                    https://www.reuters.com/article/empl...-idUSL1N2FZ1OW



                    or expecting employees to purchase safety equipment and short changed on loo breaks.

                    https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...employees-work



                    or maybe insisting employees pay for mandatory accomodation.

                    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/u...s-1740207.html



                    there a few minutes googling got some facts you should try it.

                    Maybe we just know the facts better than some others?


                    Oops, triggered.

                    https://growndirect.co.uk/vacancies/
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