Worker told not to come back after he wore a St George’s Day cap to a staff meeting

SDC worker Adam Lawson was told to leave SDC for wearing a St George’s cap. He then got a call telling him not to turn up for work the next day

SDC worker Adam Lawson was told to leave SDC for wearing a St George’s cap. He then got a call telling him not to turn up for work the next day

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PATRIOTIC forklift operator Adam Lawson is disgusted that he was sent home from working at South Marston Distribution Centre for wearing an England baseball cap on St George’s Day and told not to return.

Adam, 32, of Castleview Road, Chiseldon, wore the hat to a staff meeting, at the centre which stocks Honda parts, on Wednesday morning and was told to take it off by his team leader.

Adam said: “I was told that I couldn’t work while I was wearing it as it did not match uniform standards. It is ridiculous, it was St George’s Day and it was a little thing that I wanted to do to celebrate it.

“St George’s Day is part of English culture, I didn’t want to offend anyone or cause malice and I don’t believe I did.

“I’m disgusted as I’m a patriotic guy and to me it is wrong that I wasn’t allowed to celebrate English culture and was deterred from doing so as I wasn’t doing any harm.

“I think it is a sad state of affairs if we are stopped from acknowledging our culture.”

Adam, who has worked at SDC for eight months through the Pertemps agency, refused to take the cap off and was sent home.

Later in the day he received a phone call from the recruitment company, based in Commercial Road, informing him that SDC did not want him to return to work.

Adam, who lives with partner Sam Gregory and has three children Paige, six, Lexi, four, and one-year-old Jamie, said: “When I was leaving, a lot of my colleagues came up to me and said that the team leader was in the wrong and they had sympathy for me. I got the phone call at about 4pm telling me they didn’t want me back which was a shock as I’d worked really hard there.

“I’d handed my notice in on Tuesday, as I have a new job, and I think with all the redundancies going on at the minute this was just an excuse to get rid of me a few days early. I have three children to provide for so I’m pretty annoyed but I’m glad that I have a job to move on to.”

Despite several calls to SDC by the Adver yesterday, the company was unavailable to discuss Adam’s claims as their managment were in a meeting.

Pertemps also declined to comment on the matter.

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6:42am Fri 25 Apr 14

Mushymushy says...

Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting.
Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting. Mushymushy
  • Score: 80

7:26am Fri 25 Apr 14

EastleazeRed says...

Possibly not a good move going to the papers before starting a new job . This could backfire on him . What a sad world we live in if this is front page news .
Possibly not a good move going to the papers before starting a new job . This could backfire on him . What a sad world we live in if this is front page news . EastleazeRed
  • Score: 72

7:45am Fri 25 Apr 14

viewreader says...

Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now.
Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now. viewreader
  • Score: -40

7:45am Fri 25 Apr 14

stfcdod says...

He looks really cultured.
He looks really cultured. stfcdod
  • Score: 37

7:47am Fri 25 Apr 14

stfcdod says...

viewreader wrote:
Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now.
If you don't have a job, I can understand why. You too, are really cultured and articulate.
[quote][p][bold]viewreader[/bold] wrote: Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now.[/p][/quote]If you don't have a job, I can understand why. You too, are really cultured and articulate. stfcdod
  • Score: 55

7:51am Fri 25 Apr 14

Mango man says...

What a muppet, does he really think that by going to the Adver with his sob story is going to make anyone have sympathy? Clearly, with a new job in the bag, he thought he'd have a bit of fun and wear what he wanted! Technically mate you've intentionally made yourself unemployed for a short time due to your own stupidity so lay off with the, "I've got a family to support" rubbish and take some responsibility !
What a muppet, does he really think that by going to the Adver with his sob story is going to make anyone have sympathy? Clearly, with a new job in the bag, he thought he'd have a bit of fun and wear what he wanted! Technically mate you've intentionally made yourself unemployed for a short time due to your own stupidity so lay off with the, "I've got a family to support" rubbish and take some responsibility ! Mango man
  • Score: 67

8:02am Fri 25 Apr 14

viewreader says...

Mango man wrote:
What a muppet, does he really think that by going to the Adver with his sob story is going to make anyone have sympathy? Clearly, with a new job in the bag, he thought he'd have a bit of fun and wear what he wanted! Technically mate you've intentionally made yourself unemployed for a short time due to your own stupidity so lay off with the, "I've got a family to support" rubbish and take some responsibility !
Total agree
[quote][p][bold]Mango man[/bold] wrote: What a muppet, does he really think that by going to the Adver with his sob story is going to make anyone have sympathy? Clearly, with a new job in the bag, he thought he'd have a bit of fun and wear what he wanted! Technically mate you've intentionally made yourself unemployed for a short time due to your own stupidity so lay off with the, "I've got a family to support" rubbish and take some responsibility ![/p][/quote]Total agree viewreader
  • Score: 21

8:13am Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it.
Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it. friar tuck
  • Score: -29

8:28am Fri 25 Apr 14

house on the hill says...

stfcdod wrote:
viewreader wrote:
Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now.
If you don't have a job, I can understand why. You too, are really cultured and articulate.
I bet your taxes are paying for them though!
[quote][p][bold]stfcdod[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]viewreader[/bold] wrote: Omg really how perfetic you are starting a new job u worn a part to work which is not in there line of uniform and u wasted time gojng to adver !!! Have u nothingbetter do with ur life !!! Looks like trouble maker and sounds lime trouble. Feel for thefamily who have got to put up wiyh him lets hope he dont get sack from new job if they even want him now.[/p][/quote]If you don't have a job, I can understand why. You too, are really cultured and articulate.[/p][/quote]I bet your taxes are paying for them though! house on the hill
  • Score: -2

8:28am Fri 25 Apr 14

Mushymushy says...

friar tuck wrote:
Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it.
Are you related to him by any chance, they have a dress code he chose to ignore it and he paid the price, nothing to do with race, are you to thick to understand that.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it.[/p][/quote]Are you related to him by any chance, they have a dress code he chose to ignore it and he paid the price, nothing to do with race, are you to thick to understand that. Mushymushy
  • Score: 29

8:50am Fri 25 Apr 14

Davey Gravey says...

What a nothing story. He broke rules and refused orders. He was rightly sacked. Work places are not suitable for wearing chav hats.
What a nothing story. He broke rules and refused orders. He was rightly sacked. Work places are not suitable for wearing chav hats. Davey Gravey
  • Score: 45

9:03am Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

Mushymushy wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it.
Are you related to him by any chance, they have a dress code he chose to ignore it and he paid the price, nothing to do with race, are you to thick to understand that.
I think you are the thick one..very confrontational and abusive too..no im not related to him..but what was he doing??..go get some anger management..try to be a bit more at peice with yourself;)
[quote][p][bold]Mushymushy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: Fair play to the lad..why work for a scummy company like that..no doubt a non -English team leader with a chip against all things English(seems the norm these days)...racism works both ways..our citizans are increasingly becoming victims of it.[/p][/quote]Are you related to him by any chance, they have a dress code he chose to ignore it and he paid the price, nothing to do with race, are you to thick to understand that.[/p][/quote]I think you are the thick one..very confrontational and abusive too..no im not related to him..but what was he doing??..go get some anger management..try to be a bit more at peice with yourself;) friar tuck
  • Score: -10

9:10am Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

I think you are the thick one..very confrontational and abusive too..no im not related to him..but what harm was he doing??..go get some anger management..try to be a bit more at peace with yourself;)
I think you are the thick one..very confrontational and abusive too..no im not related to him..but what harm was he doing??..go get some anger management..try to be a bit more at peace with yourself;) friar tuck
  • Score: -20

9:13am Fri 25 Apr 14

semitonic says...

I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues. semitonic
  • Score: 52

9:43am Fri 25 Apr 14

EastleazeRed says...

semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
He can often be seen down the local pub during live football matches chanting " in - ger - land , in - ger - land , in - ger - land .
[quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]He can often be seen down the local pub during live football matches chanting " in - ger - land , in - ger - land , in - ger - land . EastleazeRed
  • Score: 17

9:49am Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha.
Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha. friar tuck
  • Score: -19

10:04am Fri 25 Apr 14

Mukkin says...

This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D
This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D Mukkin
  • Score: 32

10:14am Fri 25 Apr 14

A.Baron-Cohen says...

Storm in a teacup......the employee did not follow the company's rule and was sent home.
Instead of validating the employee's claim that he was sent home because of his patriotic fervour, the newspaper should question the employe'se attitude to work and his inability to follow the company's rules!
Storm in a teacup......the employee did not follow the company's rule and was sent home. Instead of validating the employee's claim that he was sent home because of his patriotic fervour, the newspaper should question the employe'se attitude to work and his inability to follow the company's rules! A.Baron-Cohen
  • Score: 43

10:32am Fri 25 Apr 14

toyota777 says...

What a load of rubbish is written, hurrah for him I think the hat-wearing was a farewell v-sign to a place he was to get away from, who'd want to work for a firm like that. On St George's Day we should all wear hats .
What a load of rubbish is written, hurrah for him I think the hat-wearing was a farewell v-sign to a place he was to get away from, who'd want to work for a firm like that. On St George's Day we should all wear hats . toyota777
  • Score: -12

10:46am Fri 25 Apr 14

scottwichall says...

friar tuck wrote:
Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha.
The point sailed right past you didn't it. Quite simply, he failed to comply with the dress code set down by his employer that he agreed to as part of the terms and conditions of his employment.

When challenged about this, he refused the instructions of his team leader and was then sent home. As he was clearly on a temporary contract, the employer then elected not to retain his services any further.

Nothing to do with any kind of national pride, or left or right politics.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha.[/p][/quote]The point sailed right past you didn't it. Quite simply, he failed to comply with the dress code set down by his employer that he agreed to as part of the terms and conditions of his employment. When challenged about this, he refused the instructions of his team leader and was then sent home. As he was clearly on a temporary contract, the employer then elected not to retain his services any further. Nothing to do with any kind of national pride, or left or right politics. scottwichall
  • Score: 34

10:56am Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

Work place uniform is there for a reason and it is up the the company to decide that it will of been clearly outlined in the handbook when he started.

I seriously doubt that he walked into the meeting and was instantly told to leave and go home.....Is is possible that the gentleman knew he only had few days to go and decided to argue the point?
I would of sent him home for it and set up a meeting for the following day with HR to document it. As he is leaving there is little point in doing that so in the interest of keeping calm in the workplace he was invited not to return I wonder if he is still being paid up to his final date?
It would be interesting to hear his opinions on st George, where he was from what he did etc,,,,I am sure he would of had no problem completing the knowledge as he is "into" English culture.

Someone suggested racism goes both was and his team leader "non English team leader" no this is just the rules set out by his employer. He made this decision because he was leaving and had checked out.

Other countries do indeed have national pride as someone has said but not in work eh?
Is his new job in Swindon? this is exactly what a new employer would want to see,,,is he going to do the same thing at the slightest thing in the new job,,,not clever fella. What did you seriously expect to get out of this?
Work place uniform is there for a reason and it is up the the company to decide that it will of been clearly outlined in the handbook when he started. I seriously doubt that he walked into the meeting and was instantly told to leave and go home.....Is is possible that the gentleman knew he only had few days to go and decided to argue the point? I would of sent him home for it and set up a meeting for the following day with HR to document it. As he is leaving there is little point in doing that so in the interest of keeping calm in the workplace he was invited not to return I wonder if he is still being paid up to his final date? It would be interesting to hear his opinions on st George, where he was from what he did etc,,,,I am sure he would of had no problem completing the knowledge as he is "into" English culture. Someone suggested racism goes both was and his team leader "non English team leader" no this is just the rules set out by his employer. He made this decision because he was leaving and had checked out. Other countries do indeed have national pride as someone has said but not in work eh? Is his new job in Swindon? this is exactly what a new employer would want to see,,,is he going to do the same thing at the slightest thing in the new job,,,not clever fella. What did you seriously expect to get out of this? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 22

11:02am Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it. friar tuck
  • Score: -6

11:37am Fri 25 Apr 14

themoonraker says...

I wonder what his new employers think of this?
They have just employed (or are about to),an employee who clearly thinks that he is above company rules/dress codes.
Hmmm, just what a new employer wants a belligerent, know- it- all who thinks he can do what he wants, when he wants.
I am sure they may wonder what he will say about them in the press when he inevitably loses his job with them?
I wonder what his new employers think of this? They have just employed (or are about to),an employee who clearly thinks that he is above company rules/dress codes. Hmmm, just what a new employer wants a belligerent, know- it- all who thinks he can do what he wants, when he wants. I am sure they may wonder what he will say about them in the press when he inevitably loses his job with them? themoonraker
  • Score: 14

11:39am Fri 25 Apr 14

Davey Gravey says...

If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work?
A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here.
If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work? A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here. Davey Gravey
  • Score: 17

11:44am Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

friar tuck wrote:
Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha.
Which comments give you that impression?
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: Loving all the bitter leftie savages on here this morning pmsl...not happy that England exists ..boo hoo pa ha.[/p][/quote]Which comments give you that impression? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 6

11:53am Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
[quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: -1

12:10pm Fri 25 Apr 14

semitonic says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ?

Have you got mental health issues as well?

I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ? Have you got mental health issues as well? I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker. semitonic
  • Score: 3

12:12pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 7

12:31pm Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol. friar tuck
  • Score: -1

12:41pm Fri 25 Apr 14

A.Baron-Cohen says...

friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
The British Army has its uniform, trust me when I say the British Army is a very proud and patriotic Institution and employer, however I would dare anyone to not conform to the uniform code of the British army when on official duties.
If you are a "brave" soldier you can wear a St George Cap instead of your authorized head gear but you better be prepared for the consequences........
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]The British Army has its uniform, trust me when I say the British Army is a very proud and patriotic Institution and employer, however I would dare anyone to not conform to the uniform code of the British army when on official duties. If you are a "brave" soldier you can wear a St George Cap instead of your authorized head gear but you better be prepared for the consequences........ A.Baron-Cohen
  • Score: 11

12:49pm Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

A.Baron-Cohen wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
The British Army has its uniform, trust me when I say the British Army is a very proud and patriotic Institution and employer, however I would dare anyone to not conform to the uniform code of the British army when on official duties.
If you are a "brave" soldier you can wear a St George Cap instead of your authorized head gear but you better be prepared for the consequences........
Sdc ..hardly british army..relax mate..just relax!!!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]A.Baron-Cohen[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]The British Army has its uniform, trust me when I say the British Army is a very proud and patriotic Institution and employer, however I would dare anyone to not conform to the uniform code of the British army when on official duties. If you are a "brave" soldier you can wear a St George Cap instead of your authorized head gear but you better be prepared for the consequences........[/p][/quote]Sdc ..hardly british army..relax mate..just relax!!!!!!!! friar tuck
  • Score: -1

1:09pm Fri 25 Apr 14

mrwoo says...

Friar Tuck, are you his bum chum?
Friar Tuck, are you his bum chum? mrwoo
  • Score: -6

1:11pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 5

1:13pm Fri 25 Apr 14

house on the hill says...

Mukkin wrote:
This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D
I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid!

And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!)
[quote][p][bold]Mukkin[/bold] wrote: This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D[/p][/quote]I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid! And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!) house on the hill
  • Score: 6

1:47pm Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?[/p][/quote]Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what.. friar tuck
  • Score: -1

1:49pm Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..
Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?[/p][/quote]Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..[/p][/quote]Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies. friar tuck
  • Score: -6

1:51pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Hammer5 says...

Mushymushy wrote:
Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting.
Hey mush hes proud to be English unlike you !!!!
So I will say it loud and clear us English folk will stand and be counted unlike weazels like you which I imagine runs through generations of your sad family!!!
[quote][p][bold]Mushymushy[/bold] wrote: Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting.[/p][/quote]Hey mush hes proud to be English unlike you !!!! So I will say it loud and clear us English folk will stand and be counted unlike weazels like you which I imagine runs through generations of your sad family!!! Hammer5
  • Score: 3

1:57pm Fri 25 Apr 14

friar tuck says...

friar tuck wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..
Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies.
And also ..if we could agree that he hasnt been directly victimised for being English(because the dress code would nicely cover that)..my point is theres far to many perfect types jumping on the bloke ..very judgemental at the least..and sad..wish we could all be so great and flawless..people commit henious crimes for crying out loud.....forget his employers!!...some folk on herenshould wind their necks in a bit.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?[/p][/quote]Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..[/p][/quote]Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies.[/p][/quote]And also ..if we could agree that he hasnt been directly victimised for being English(because the dress code would nicely cover that)..my point is theres far to many perfect types jumping on the bloke ..very judgemental at the least..and sad..wish we could all be so great and flawless..people commit henious crimes for crying out loud.....forget his employers!!...some folk on herenshould wind their necks in a bit. friar tuck
  • Score: 0

1:59pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Hammer5 says...

Davey Gravey wrote:
If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work?
A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here.
Davey you might jump everytime someone says jump but others stand up and be shouted. I bet all of your family are like you soft between the ears and scared of there own shadow!!!!
[quote][p][bold]Davey Gravey[/bold] wrote: If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work? A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here.[/p][/quote]Davey you might jump everytime someone says jump but others stand up and be shouted. I bet all of your family are like you soft between the ears and scared of there own shadow!!!! Hammer5
  • Score: -14

2:04pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Hammer5 says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Badger you talking out of the wrong hole again!!! Infact this must run in your family was your dad a village idiot hence you following his footsteps
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Badger you talking out of the wrong hole again!!! Infact this must run in your family was your dad a village idiot hence you following his footsteps Hammer5
  • Score: -13

2:22pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..
Well then no work rules count then?
You either follow the rules or you dont.
To have an opinion of so what is pointless.

I work for myself and I have some staff have daily meetings with other people to extend my business. If someone came to a meeting in ANY hat that wasnt part of either national dress or part of a religion I would of asked them to remove it,,,if he had refused I would of left the meeting.
I have not suggested he is a chav or anything like it.

I have no issue with what was on his hat I have an issue with that attitude that he was different to other people in the meeting and felt he should be treated differently?
So yes a level playing field is what he got.
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?[/p][/quote]Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..[/p][/quote]Well then no work rules count then? You either follow the rules or you dont. To have an opinion of so what is pointless. I work for myself and I have some staff have daily meetings with other people to extend my business. If someone came to a meeting in ANY hat that wasnt part of either national dress or part of a religion I would of asked them to remove it,,,if he had refused I would of left the meeting. I have not suggested he is a chav or anything like it. I have no issue with what was on his hat I have an issue with that attitude that he was different to other people in the meeting and felt he should be treated differently? So yes a level playing field is what he got. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 5

2:40pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Davey Gravey says...

Hammer5 wrote:
Davey Gravey wrote:
If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work?
A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here.
Davey you might jump everytime someone says jump but others stand up and be shouted. I bet all of your family are like you soft between the ears and scared of there own shadow!!!!
D1ckhead
[quote][p][bold]Hammer5[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Davey Gravey[/bold] wrote: If st George's day is so important to him then why didn't he take the day off work? A working industrial warehouse is not the place for patriotic headwear. His refusal to remove it was the issue here.[/p][/quote]Davey you might jump everytime someone says jump but others stand up and be shouted. I bet all of your family are like you soft between the ears and scared of there own shadow!!!![/p][/quote]D1ckhead Davey Gravey
  • Score: 11

3:07pm Fri 25 Apr 14

twasadawf says...

Ah the british how they love to celebrate St Georges Day will be interesting to see how Ukip get on in May elections, guess some of those bad mouthing matey will show there real colours then
Ah the british how they love to celebrate St Georges Day will be interesting to see how Ukip get on in May elections, guess some of those bad mouthing matey will show there real colours then twasadawf
  • Score: -4

3:16pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Mukkin says...

house on the hill wrote:
Mukkin wrote:
This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D
I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid!

And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!)
As I said in my comment, the guy in question isn't relevant to my point, however, having worked for a few major corporations, company rules and policies are beyond the pale and in some cases rather Orwellian.

Unfortunately our lives are run by corporations, imposing their petty rules and regulations on us, I'd say to anyone with an ounce of common sense, take the plunge and work for yourself, if you're smart enough, as the say goes 'you can't change the world, however, you can change yours' then you can wear your St George baseball hat any day you please :-D
[quote][p][bold]house on the hill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mukkin[/bold] wrote: This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D[/p][/quote]I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid! And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!)[/p][/quote]As I said in my comment, the guy in question isn't relevant to my point, however, having worked for a few major corporations, company rules and policies are beyond the pale and in some cases rather Orwellian. Unfortunately our lives are run by corporations, imposing their petty rules and regulations on us, I'd say to anyone with an ounce of common sense, take the plunge and work for yourself, if you're smart enough, as the say goes 'you can't change the world, however, you can change yours' then you can wear your St George baseball hat any day you please :-D Mukkin
  • Score: 2

3:32pm Fri 25 Apr 14

stfcdod says...

Ask him in six months time when is St George's day. I doubt that he could give the correct answer.
Ask him in six months time when is St George's day. I doubt that he could give the correct answer. stfcdod
  • Score: 5

3:48pm Fri 25 Apr 14

A.Baron-Cohen says...

Mukkin wrote:
house on the hill wrote:
Mukkin wrote:
This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D
I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid!

And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!)
As I said in my comment, the guy in question isn't relevant to my point, however, having worked for a few major corporations, company rules and policies are beyond the pale and in some cases rather Orwellian.

Unfortunately our lives are run by corporations, imposing their petty rules and regulations on us, I'd say to anyone with an ounce of common sense, take the plunge and work for yourself, if you're smart enough, as the say goes 'you can't change the world, however, you can change yours' then you can wear your St George baseball hat any day you please :-D
Corporations are not Democracies, there are places to do business and make money.
If someone wants to make a statement, be patriotic and all that, there are plenty of places for that outside of work.
This whole article comes down to one thing, a workplace isn't like school, you obey and stick to the rules or you are out, there is no space for interpretation. Military service would have made that obvious and easier to understand for this chap.
Failing that, as you say, be your own boss and good luck.
[quote][p][bold]Mukkin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]house on the hill[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mukkin[/bold] wrote: This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D[/p][/quote]I don't think its about being a chav, its more about the fact that you are seen almost as a law breaker for being "English" in case you upset any other group of people that's the issue there. It is the pathetic political correctness police who are to blame and the strange thing is the minority groups think it absolutely stupid! And this case isnt about ethnicity it is about breaking company policy pure and simple (with simple being the operative word clearly!)[/p][/quote]As I said in my comment, the guy in question isn't relevant to my point, however, having worked for a few major corporations, company rules and policies are beyond the pale and in some cases rather Orwellian. Unfortunately our lives are run by corporations, imposing their petty rules and regulations on us, I'd say to anyone with an ounce of common sense, take the plunge and work for yourself, if you're smart enough, as the say goes 'you can't change the world, however, you can change yours' then you can wear your St George baseball hat any day you please :-D[/p][/quote]Corporations are not Democracies, there are places to do business and make money. If someone wants to make a statement, be patriotic and all that, there are plenty of places for that outside of work. This whole article comes down to one thing, a workplace isn't like school, you obey and stick to the rules or you are out, there is no space for interpretation. Military service would have made that obvious and easier to understand for this chap. Failing that, as you say, be your own boss and good luck. A.Baron-Cohen
  • Score: 5

3:53pm Fri 25 Apr 14

jax66 says...

Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one .....
Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one ..... jax66
  • Score: 1

4:10pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

Hammer5 wrote:
Mushymushy wrote:
Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting.
Hey mush hes proud to be English unlike you !!!!
So I will say it loud and clear us English folk will stand and be counted unlike weazels like you which I imagine runs through generations of your sad family!!!
Lots of constructive insight as ever there.
Well done you....clap, clap, clap.
[quote][p][bold]Hammer5[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mushymushy[/bold] wrote: Sounds like he's a trouble maker, he knew the dress code and chose to ignore it, he had another job lined up was was leaving anyway, now he's gone to the adver with his sob story. I hope his new company are reading the adver so they know what sort of person they are recruiting.[/p][/quote]Hey mush hes proud to be English unlike you !!!! So I will say it loud and clear us English folk will stand and be counted unlike weazels like you which I imagine runs through generations of your sad family!!![/p][/quote]Lots of constructive insight as ever there. Well done you....clap, clap, clap. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 7

4:35pm Fri 25 Apr 14

DiDiDI says...

Forgive me for saying so, but I always thought it was a British tradition to work, do a good job and be glad of it. This idiot is making a point, a stupid one and one not worthy of the fuss it has caused.

Companies that have uniforms have uniform standards that everyone is expect to adhere to. Regardless of whether the offending item is a hat, a top that shows too much skin or a skirt so short you can see tomorrow's washing, then refusing to comply with the uniform standards clearly would leave one open to disciplinary action. He's been a complete plonker, and we should expend no more energy on his "plight".
Forgive me for saying so, but I always thought it was a British tradition to work, do a good job and be glad of it. This idiot is making a point, a stupid one and one not worthy of the fuss it has caused. Companies that have uniforms have uniform standards that everyone is expect to adhere to. Regardless of whether the offending item is a hat, a top that shows too much skin or a skirt so short you can see tomorrow's washing, then refusing to comply with the uniform standards clearly would leave one open to disciplinary action. He's been a complete plonker, and we should expend no more energy on his "plight". DiDiDI
  • Score: 8

4:36pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Mukkin says...

jax66 wrote:
Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one .....
Very valid point there, what's around the corner? The World Cup, all these wonderful corporations with their vested interest in promoting this event will be bending over backwards for you to wear the T-shirt, join in, tow the line and get their name up in lights, however, you take the lead and wear what's seen as a chavy hat and you're chastised, know your place and get with the programme Prole lol
[quote][p][bold]jax66[/bold] wrote: Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one .....[/p][/quote]Very valid point there, what's around the corner? The World Cup, all these wonderful corporations with their vested interest in promoting this event will be bending over backwards for you to wear the T-shirt, join in, tow the line and get their name up in lights, however, you take the lead and wear what's seen as a chavy hat and you're chastised, know your place and get with the programme Prole lol Mukkin
  • Score: 0

4:44pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

jax66 wrote:
Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one .....
Are you comparing this to a charity event that would of be arranged and set up in conjunction with the employer. Did you think about that comment before you typed or just went for it?

WHATEVER WAS ON HIS HEAD IS IRRELEVANT. HE WAS ASKED BY A SUPERIOR AT WORK TO REMOVE IT HE REFUSED.
Under normal circumstances he would of been subject of a disciplinary procedure for refusing to comply with a reasonable request but as he only had a short time left he was asked not to return. Quite simple.

If this were a conversation over a pint I would ask you to describe the other traditional English festivals we should be celebrating but as this is on line google has been working hard enough.
Anyone can celebrate any national day as long as that decision does not infringe on others.
I work for myself because I dont want to work for a big company that says I have to jump through hoops but a meeting is for business and a workplace is for work.
The gentleman in question has felt he can stamp his feet because he was leaving if someone arrived at a meeting to me with a hat and refused to take it off I would leave at the very least it is unprofessional.
[quote][p][bold]jax66[/bold] wrote: Is there any reason why anyone cannot celebrate an English tradition here in England???? We brits are becomming the minority in our own country as it is..we should be encouraging and trying to keep alive all of our English traditions. And... does anyone complain or make a big deal of anyone or anything in a negative way on Red nose day..save the children.. etc etc etc?? pretty sure people dress up in all sorts of stuff and it's actually encouraged. One rule for one .....[/p][/quote]Are you comparing this to a charity event that would of be arranged and set up in conjunction with the employer. Did you think about that comment before you typed or just went for it? WHATEVER WAS ON HIS HEAD IS IRRELEVANT. HE WAS ASKED BY A SUPERIOR AT WORK TO REMOVE IT HE REFUSED. Under normal circumstances he would of been subject of a disciplinary procedure for refusing to comply with a reasonable request but as he only had a short time left he was asked not to return. Quite simple. If this were a conversation over a pint I would ask you to describe the other traditional English festivals we should be celebrating but as this is on line google has been working hard enough. Anyone can celebrate any national day as long as that decision does not infringe on others. I work for myself because I dont want to work for a big company that says I have to jump through hoops but a meeting is for business and a workplace is for work. The gentleman in question has felt he can stamp his feet because he was leaving if someone arrived at a meeting to me with a hat and refused to take it off I would leave at the very least it is unprofessional. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 4

4:52pm Fri 25 Apr 14

ctrctr says...

His new boss is going to be well impressed with his new employee . Good luck with this Chav.
His new boss is going to be well impressed with his new employee . Good luck with this Chav. ctrctr
  • Score: 4

4:56pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

semitonic wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ?

Have you got mental health issues as well?

I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.
Yes I do.

You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision?

I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems).
Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help.
Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand?
Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment.
Moron.
[quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ? Have you got mental health issues as well? I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.[/p][/quote]Yes I do. You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision? I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems). Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help. Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand? Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment. Moron. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: -3

5:00pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

Hammer5 wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Badger you talking out of the wrong hole again!!! Infact this must run in your family was your dad a village idiot hence you following his footsteps
You are a funny little person arent you.
Looks like your spell check still isnt working for you...

Now please confirm your utter stupidity with your next comment.
Fool.
[quote][p][bold]Hammer5[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Badger you talking out of the wrong hole again!!! Infact this must run in your family was your dad a village idiot hence you following his footsteps[/p][/quote]You are a funny little person arent you. Looks like your spell check still isnt working for you... Now please confirm your utter stupidity with your next comment. Fool. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: -3

5:16pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

friar tuck wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
friar tuck wrote:
No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag?
And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.
I am not sure where to start with this.

"you know fine well there would probably be nothing said"
I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system?
By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate.

As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day?
Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party?
No...none of these.....?
He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home.
I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.
Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he??

If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy.

ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.
For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment.

BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this.
Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this.
I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way?
If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English?
He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it.
Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?
Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..
Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies.
And also ..if we could agree that he hasnt been directly victimised for being English(because the dress code would nicely cover that)..my point is theres far to many perfect types jumping on the bloke ..very judgemental at the least..and sad..wish we could all be so great and flawless..people commit henious crimes for crying out loud.....forget his employers!!...some folk on herenshould wind their necks in a bit.
No worries fella we all make the odd typo.
Welcome to Swindon where some really do feel that because they may well earn a decent wage it gives them the right to look down on people.

Not sure about the link between serious crime but I would love to know what was said in the meeting I doubt it was "could you please remove you hat please"
"Due to my pride in my county I feel this is part of my national dress and on this special day I feel I should be able to wear it"
Really doubt it went that way.

When the Euros were on the bottom of town was really lively and great fun singing and dancing etc....I enjoyed it a family member felt really intimidated by it all and was genuinely scared. Many would of described my friends and myself as "chavs" in ignorance. Nothing like a tattoo and a red cross to bring the class divides back (and it is about class).

You are quite right many on here really should look at their attitude, how quickly sides develop over what?
[quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]friar tuck[/bold] wrote: No the point is if he was wearing that cap with a four leaf clover embossed on it on st patricks..or the saltire on st andrews you know fine well there would probably have been nothing said!!if a sihk can wear a turban to work..and a muslim a veil(which is perfectly fine by me)..why not an Englishman woth his counyrys flag? And yes the matter does come down to politics..political correctness by lots of horrible Angliphopes ..it was Englands national day..get over it.[/p][/quote]I am not sure where to start with this. "you know fine well there would probably be nothing said" I presume this gentleman in question wears this hat everyday as a Sikh or Muslim would do as part of a belief system? By the whiteness of his hat I would guess no he does not wear it everyday. Some work places have special non uniform days when it is appropriate. As this gentleman has so much pride for his country and would obviously of been looking forward to his big day you would of though booking a day as holiday to celebrate,,,,how exactly was he celebrating the day? Join in with the children in walking through the town? Maybe some bunting outside the house? Contacted others in his area to join in as a street party? No...none of these.....? He wasnt just sent home as a first request after being asked to remove his head wear he argued his pointless side and was sent home. I understand your point but to be fair it is at best spurious.[/p][/quote]Yeh once again..its a hat..hes patriotic..he proud of his country..he maybe didnt want to take the day off work(why should he??????)..he wasnt going around.being racist or verbally offensive was he?? If it wasnt for the fact he was celebrating being English..no one would be bothering with this!! Yeh he wasnt quite adhearing to a petty dress code(big deal)..to many haters latching on here...good luck to boy. ooh please no more thumbs down from the conformist alliance for uniform adherence at work party lol.[/p][/quote]For one I agree about the thumbs I really dont understand who or what that is for, if you agree or disagree make a comment. BA sent a female member of staff home for wearing a crucifix over her uniform in my youth I was asked to go and get a tie before coming back into work I am sure there will be a number of other examples of this. In a work place you follow the rules for everyone or you choose not to by consequence it is up to the employer to enforce this. Uniform is there for a reason as would of been detailed in the handbook ?(which he would of signed) if he didnt want to adhere to that that is his decision and must accept the consequences of this. I saw your comments the first time,,,not sure why you repeated them. As he/you have stated he is a "really patriotic bloke" surely taking the day if not the week would of been justified as he feels this way? If you are going to comment again could you please address the points that have been made rather than just repeating "he is proud of his country" no matter what his nationality the guidelines and requests by his ex-employer are there for all....Are you suggesting he has been victimized because he is English? He wasnt sent home for being racist or abusive was he, he was sent home for refusing to remove his head ware irrelevant of the pattern on it. Why is it the "fact he was celebrating being English" come into it at all?[/p][/quote]Im suggesting that theres too many haters trying to label him a chav for being patriotic!!..one persin ending there comment with "he can be seen down the pub singing ing-er-land.i.e labelling the man a chav ect ect..typical anti englishsentiment you cant deny or defend that type of comment if qe are all hoing to be politically correct and none stereo typical then lets do it on a level playing field..im adressing your point which as you keep insisting he broke a dress code..rightly or wrongly..im saying..big deal so what..[/p][/quote]Bit quick on the keys..spelling attrotious ..apologies.[/p][/quote]And also ..if we could agree that he hasnt been directly victimised for being English(because the dress code would nicely cover that)..my point is theres far to many perfect types jumping on the bloke ..very judgemental at the least..and sad..wish we could all be so great and flawless..people commit henious crimes for crying out loud.....forget his employers!!...some folk on herenshould wind their necks in a bit.[/p][/quote]No worries fella we all make the odd typo. Welcome to Swindon where some really do feel that because they may well earn a decent wage it gives them the right to look down on people. Not sure about the link between serious crime but I would love to know what was said in the meeting I doubt it was "could you please remove you hat please" "Due to my pride in my county I feel this is part of my national dress and on this special day I feel I should be able to wear it" Really doubt it went that way. When the Euros were on the bottom of town was really lively and great fun singing and dancing etc....I enjoyed it a family member felt really intimidated by it all and was genuinely scared. Many would of described my friends and myself as "chavs" in ignorance. Nothing like a tattoo and a red cross to bring the class divides back (and it is about class). You are quite right many on here really should look at their attitude, how quickly sides develop over what? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: -2

5:42pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Spurs Fan says...

When did a baseball cap, union jack or otherwise become part of our national dress? By all means celebrate St George's Day but show a bit of gumption, at a work in a meeting is not really the place. I say good luck to the bloke in his new job but next year use a bit more common sense!
When did a baseball cap, union jack or otherwise become part of our national dress? By all means celebrate St George's Day but show a bit of gumption, at a work in a meeting is not really the place. I say good luck to the bloke in his new job but next year use a bit more common sense! Spurs Fan
  • Score: 10

6:15pm Fri 25 Apr 14

semitonic says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ?

Have you got mental health issues as well?

I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.
Yes I do.

You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision?

I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems).
Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help.
Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand?
Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment.
Moron.
"Yes I do"

Ok, that explains a lot about your posts. No disrespect intended but you do tend to ramble out a load of grammatically incorrect nonsense interspersed with unnecessary insults.

I hope you recover soon but if that is not a realistic prospect then perhaps you could at least curb the propensity to act like the 'comment police'.
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ? Have you got mental health issues as well? I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.[/p][/quote]Yes I do. You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision? I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems). Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help. Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand? Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment. Moron.[/p][/quote]"Yes I do" Ok, that explains a lot about your posts. No disrespect intended but you do tend to ramble out a load of grammatically incorrect nonsense interspersed with unnecessary insults. I hope you recover soon but if that is not a realistic prospect then perhaps you could at least curb the propensity to act like the 'comment police'. semitonic
  • Score: 7

6:26pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

For answers to all questions have a look at his face book page.

EDL etc....No further questions.
References to killing foreigners etc....
Yes I do hope new employers see this,,,well if they support it they wont care.
For answers to all questions have a look at his face book page. EDL etc....No further questions. References to killing foreigners etc.... Yes I do hope new employers see this,,,well if they support it they wont care. Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 7

6:26pm Fri 25 Apr 14

MrAngry says...

toyota777 wrote:
What a load of rubbish is written, hurrah for him I think the hat-wearing was a farewell v-sign to a place he was to get away from, who'd want to work for a firm like that. On St George's Day we should all wear hats .
Exactly. If he was giving a V-sign to management, you can't blame them for sacking him.
[quote][p][bold]toyota777[/bold] wrote: What a load of rubbish is written, hurrah for him I think the hat-wearing was a farewell v-sign to a place he was to get away from, who'd want to work for a firm like that. On St George's Day we should all wear hats .[/p][/quote]Exactly. If he was giving a V-sign to management, you can't blame them for sacking him. MrAngry
  • Score: 6

6:31pm Fri 25 Apr 14

asimo says...

Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage !
Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage ! asimo
  • Score: -1

6:32pm Fri 25 Apr 14

SAM2WIN says...

Chavs like this make me so proud to be English . NOT.

Bet he votes BNP. HE knew the rules & HE chose to break them :- END OF
Chavs like this make me so proud to be English . NOT. Bet he votes BNP. HE knew the rules & HE chose to break them :- END OF SAM2WIN
  • Score: 4

6:36pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Wildwestener says...

Spurs Fan wrote:
When did a baseball cap, union jack or otherwise become part of our national dress? By all means celebrate St George's Day but show a bit of gumption, at a work in a meeting is not really the place. I say good luck to the bloke in his new job but next year use a bit more common sense!
Reading most of the comments on this thread, you've come to the wrong place with your common sense here Spurs Fan. Think you've got it spot on. My main beef with this gentleman is that rather than act in a proper English manner and deal with it with a stiff upper lip, he has gone running to the Adver in a fit of hysteria.
I wish him well in his new job though.
Finally, you can be proud of being English and on the left in politics. You can also be proud of being English and not be obnoxious to, or scared of, ethnic minorities. Right Wingers - you don't own England, it belongs to all of us English.
[quote][p][bold]Spurs Fan[/bold] wrote: When did a baseball cap, union jack or otherwise become part of our national dress? By all means celebrate St George's Day but show a bit of gumption, at a work in a meeting is not really the place. I say good luck to the bloke in his new job but next year use a bit more common sense![/p][/quote]Reading most of the comments on this thread, you've come to the wrong place with your common sense here Spurs Fan. Think you've got it spot on. My main beef with this gentleman is that rather than act in a proper English manner and deal with it with a stiff upper lip, he has gone running to the Adver in a fit of hysteria. I wish him well in his new job though. Finally, you can be proud of being English and on the left in politics. You can also be proud of being English and not be obnoxious to, or scared of, ethnic minorities. Right Wingers - you don't own England, it belongs to all of us English. Wildwestener
  • Score: 5

7:09pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

semitonic wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
semitonic wrote:
I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome.

Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.
he clearly has mental health issues.

And you qualification for this comment is?
This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.
Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ?

Have you got mental health issues as well?

I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.
Yes I do.

You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision?

I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems).
Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help.
Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand?
Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment.
Moron.
"Yes I do"

Ok, that explains a lot about your posts. No disrespect intended but you do tend to ramble out a load of grammatically incorrect nonsense interspersed with unnecessary insults.

I hope you recover soon but if that is not a realistic prospect then perhaps you could at least curb the propensity to act like the 'comment police'.
If you have trouble with reading comprehension I suggest the fault is with you.
I run my own business and really enjoy my life, my family and I have a great standard of living.
People who use the phrase "no disrespect intended" are idiots I bet you describe yourself as marmite as well...people love or hate,,no its just to humor you.
Even to look over your "comments" in this thread show your short cut to thinking and idiotic comments.
Yes I may well have mental health issues but this does not hinder my life and I do not use them as an excuse for anything.
Is there a reason for your opinions or comments that fail to have any insight or humor?
Bearing in mind the only fault you have manged to find is a typo?
[quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]semitonic[/bold] wrote: I think you're all being a bit harsh on this chap, who has obviously made some dreadful mistakes in his life such as getting the word 'Liverpool' tattooed on his forearm in a rather inappropriate medieval font. Now he's posing on the Adver in a silly hat and whinging because he got sacked for being troublesome. Give the guy a break, he clearly has mental health issues.[/p][/quote]he clearly has mental health issues. And you qualification for this comment is? This man was foolish you comment shows a lack of thought at best.[/p][/quote]Sorry, I'm not with you... "you qualification".. "you comment" ? Have you got mental health issues as well? I'd say this chap is a maverick at best, and at worst, off his rocker.[/p][/quote]Yes I do. You say this man "clearly has mental issues" how are you able to differentiate between mental illness and making a stupid decision? I take it by your reply that you neither know of his circumstance and have no ability to tell if he does have an issue (I am guessing he doesnt as he states has been working there for a while and had no problems). Idiotic (I am sure you would describe as off hand) comments are why mental health has the stigma it does and people are reluctant to seek help. Apologies for missing out the r in your did it make it that hard for you to understand? Interesting that you elected to pick up on a typo rather than any kind of thoughtful comment. Moron.[/p][/quote]"Yes I do" Ok, that explains a lot about your posts. No disrespect intended but you do tend to ramble out a load of grammatically incorrect nonsense interspersed with unnecessary insults. I hope you recover soon but if that is not a realistic prospect then perhaps you could at least curb the propensity to act like the 'comment police'.[/p][/quote]If you have trouble with reading comprehension I suggest the fault is with you. I run my own business and really enjoy my life, my family and I have a great standard of living. People who use the phrase "no disrespect intended" are idiots I bet you describe yourself as marmite as well...people love or hate,,no its just to humor you. Even to look over your "comments" in this thread show your short cut to thinking and idiotic comments. Yes I may well have mental health issues but this does not hinder my life and I do not use them as an excuse for anything. Is there a reason for your opinions or comments that fail to have any insight or humor? Bearing in mind the only fault you have manged to find is a typo? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 0

7:20pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

asimo wrote:
Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage !
You should have a TV show...
Please tell me your comment was a joke?

You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for.
If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it.
Honestly couldnt care less about PC.
If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself.
I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you.

Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county?
[quote][p][bold]asimo[/bold] wrote: Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage ![/p][/quote]You should have a TV show... Please tell me your comment was a joke? You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for. If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it. Honestly couldnt care less about PC. If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself. I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you. Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 2

7:59pm Fri 25 Apr 14

It can't be says...

Can't believe this is even being debated, he would of contractually agreed to comply to a dress code when he started his employment (even via a temp agency). He failed to adhere to a condition that he agreed to.

If he wore a beret, a panama or a 10 gallon hat he would of been told to remove it, if he refused then he would suffer the same action as he has received.

With this being the case, it therefore is nothing to do patriotism or being British
Can't believe this is even being debated, he would of contractually agreed to comply to a dress code when he started his employment (even via a temp agency). He failed to adhere to a condition that he agreed to. If he wore a beret, a panama or a 10 gallon hat he would of been told to remove it, if he refused then he would suffer the same action as he has received. With this being the case, it therefore is nothing to do patriotism or being British It can't be
  • Score: 12

9:59pm Fri 25 Apr 14

asimo says...

Badgersgetabadname wrote:
asimo wrote:
Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage !
You should have a TV show...
Please tell me your comment was a joke?

You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for.
If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it.
Honestly couldnt care less about PC.
If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself.
I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you.

Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county?
Badgersgetabadname . . .More like you give badgers a bad name . .your user name sums you up really with your putrid views. If you read my posting correctly you might be able to work out I never mentioned work ethic ie working hard or working at your own pace blah blah blah. . so your response doesn't serve any purpose to the points I refer to. . . As for the POW remark. . . I was referring to the regime that some people have to put up with . . . just because they do . . it doesn't make it right they are treated in the way they are. . . Like you state " there are plenty of others who will take the job ". . . minimum wage. . terrible hours . . .conditions . . .Fair play to your narrative thinking you must feel proud to be British !
[quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]asimo[/bold] wrote: Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage ![/p][/quote]You should have a TV show... Please tell me your comment was a joke? You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for. If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it. Honestly couldnt care less about PC. If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself. I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you. Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county?[/p][/quote]Badgersgetabadname . . .More like you give badgers a bad name . .your user name sums you up really with your putrid views. If you read my posting correctly you might be able to work out I never mentioned work ethic ie working hard or working at your own pace blah blah blah. . so your response doesn't serve any purpose to the points I refer to. . . As for the POW remark. . . I was referring to the regime that some people have to put up with . . . just because they do . . it doesn't make it right they are treated in the way they are. . . Like you state " there are plenty of others who will take the job ". . . minimum wage. . terrible hours . . .conditions . . .Fair play to your narrative thinking you must feel proud to be British ! asimo
  • Score: -1

10:17pm Fri 25 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

asimo wrote:
Badgersgetabadname wrote:
asimo wrote:
Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage !
You should have a TV show...
Please tell me your comment was a joke?

You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for.
If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it.
Honestly couldnt care less about PC.
If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself.
I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you.

Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county?
Badgersgetabadname . . .More like you give badgers a bad name . .your user name sums you up really with your putrid views. If you read my posting correctly you might be able to work out I never mentioned work ethic ie working hard or working at your own pace blah blah blah. . so your response doesn't serve any purpose to the points I refer to. . . As for the POW remark. . . I was referring to the regime that some people have to put up with . . . just because they do . . it doesn't make it right they are treated in the way they are. . . Like you state " there are plenty of others who will take the job ". . . minimum wage. . terrible hours . . .conditions . . .Fair play to your narrative thinking you must feel proud to be British !
Blah blah blah well as you are making such a well thought out reasoned argument.
First rule of holes when you are in one stop digging.

Bless...
Ah so a poor job is the same as a POW for those reasons??
Really.

Why was he told not to return to work?
[quote][p][bold]asimo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Badgersgetabadname[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]asimo[/bold] wrote: Hey, looks like the lefties and the a** creeping,love my boss more than my family *ankers have huddlwd together to defend the actions of SDC and Pertemps sacking this guy. Bottom line is B&Q, SDC are full of non English who give less a *uck about England and their job than this guy did. If they all went back to their country of origin we wouldn't have the crisis for jobs and the *hitty wages and conditions us British folk have to put up with. OMG the PC brigade will be crying into their laps for me making such a comment. I have family members who work in SDC and they all say that an overspill akin to a prisoner of war camp. SDC my arse this is a so called company owned by but set by Honda for the purpose of non profit making tax avoidance scam. Get what you pay for I say the cheeky bastards. Right where is my baseball cap of to the pub to listen to Farage, Farage, Farage ![/p][/quote]You should have a TV show... Please tell me your comment was a joke? You mean a company have the cheek to ask you to work hard? B&Q are known to be a challenge to work for. If you dont want the job plenty of others will take it. Honestly couldnt care less about PC. If you want to be lazy or work at your own pace work for yourself then you only answer to yourself. I am sure those that were actual POW`s would disagree with you. Why would I have to be a leftie to be proud of my county?[/p][/quote]Badgersgetabadname . . .More like you give badgers a bad name . .your user name sums you up really with your putrid views. If you read my posting correctly you might be able to work out I never mentioned work ethic ie working hard or working at your own pace blah blah blah. . so your response doesn't serve any purpose to the points I refer to. . . As for the POW remark. . . I was referring to the regime that some people have to put up with . . . just because they do . . it doesn't make it right they are treated in the way they are. . . Like you state " there are plenty of others who will take the job ". . . minimum wage. . terrible hours . . .conditions . . .Fair play to your narrative thinking you must feel proud to be British ![/p][/quote]Blah blah blah well as you are making such a well thought out reasoned argument. First rule of holes when you are in one stop digging. Bless... Ah so a poor job is the same as a POW for those reasons?? Really. Why was he told not to return to work? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: -2

11:53pm Fri 25 Apr 14

SomeoneWhoIsntMe says...

Those are some ugly **** eye brows
Those are some ugly **** eye brows SomeoneWhoIsntMe
  • Score: 5

12:42am Sat 26 Apr 14

Town Of The Future says...

Mukkin wrote:
This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D
Totally agree. This country should be ashamed. I bet many of the people here wouldn't of even realised it was St Georges day had it not been for this story.
You go to any other country in the world and they are proud, they fly flags, they wear traditional attire.
Over here, if you wear anything remotely supporting our once great nation, you're branded a chav/lout/scrounger/
idiot.
This very thread and the rather pathetic (yes viewreader, thats how you spell it) responses to it, prove as such.
Yeah this guy was a bit of a pleb, but only because he refused to take it off to save his job, or to even ask the day before if he could actually wear it. It would have saved a lot of hassle.
But at the same time, uniform or not, unless it was a safety issue, then what an ignorant and miserable response from SDC.
Any other religion would of been allowed to wear any costume they wanted based on their belief or culture, yet we are expected to put all patriotism to one side.
When oh when, will companies and management realise that if you give a little, you get a lot more back. A simple gesture like this would of gone a hell of a way to keeping a work force happy!
These days its all about 'doing as i say' and bullying us with the redundancy stick!!
[quote][p][bold]Mukkin[/bold] wrote: This where we are now unfortunately, regardless of the chap in the story, anyone who puts an English hat, scarf or even fly a St George flag is instantly a chav, you have been brainwashed, visit Italy and many other overseas places and they fly their flags with honour, here you're a chav, you have all fallen for the lefts agenda, sleepwalkers :-D[/p][/quote]Totally agree. This country should be ashamed. I bet many of the people here wouldn't of even realised it was St Georges day had it not been for this story. You go to any other country in the world and they are proud, they fly flags, they wear traditional attire. Over here, if you wear anything remotely supporting our once great nation, you're branded a chav/lout/scrounger/ idiot. This very thread and the rather pathetic (yes viewreader, thats how you spell it) responses to it, prove as such. Yeah this guy was a bit of a pleb, but only because he refused to take it off to save his job, or to even ask the day before if he could actually wear it. It would have saved a lot of hassle. But at the same time, uniform or not, unless it was a safety issue, then what an ignorant and miserable response from SDC. Any other religion would of been allowed to wear any costume they wanted based on their belief or culture, yet we are expected to put all patriotism to one side. When oh when, will companies and management realise that if you give a little, you get a lot more back. A simple gesture like this would of gone a hell of a way to keeping a work force happy! These days its all about 'doing as i say' and bullying us with the redundancy stick!! Town Of The Future
  • Score: 0

8:51am Sat 26 Apr 14

Make progress says...

These jobs are all temporary if you want to stay do as your are told if you don't refuse to take your hat off and expect to get sacked, this is the way it is & has been for a longtime with agency work it's not correct but by 31 year old if you where worth employing you have learned that by now.

Lesson two don't go on the front of the local paper looking and sounding like a idiot just before you start a new unless of course your new job is with this paper.
These jobs are all temporary if you want to stay do as your are told if you don't refuse to take your hat off and expect to get sacked, this is the way it is & has been for a longtime with agency work it's not correct but by 31 year old if you where worth employing you have learned that by now. Lesson two don't go on the front of the local paper looking and sounding like a idiot just before you start a new unless of course your new job is with this paper. Make progress
  • Score: 2

9:37am Sat 26 Apr 14

Redhouse Army says...

A new low for the Adver - this is not front page news. You only have to go to this guys Facebook page to see he is a racist moron. Come on Adver give us some real news please.
A new low for the Adver - this is not front page news. You only have to go to this guys Facebook page to see he is a racist moron. Come on Adver give us some real news please. Redhouse Army
  • Score: 3

9:40am Sat 26 Apr 14

Redhouse Army says...

A new low for the Adver - this is not front page news. You only have to go to this guy's Facebook page to see he is a racist moron. And what a brilliant example to his three young children. Come on Adver give us some real news please.
A new low for the Adver - this is not front page news. You only have to go to this guy's Facebook page to see he is a racist moron. And what a brilliant example to his three young children. Come on Adver give us some real news please. Redhouse Army
  • Score: 7

10:05am Sat 26 Apr 14

Robh says...

Not bad this time BGBN scored 1 comment on the article and 13 about other comments. You are an argumentative piece of turf.
Not bad this time BGBN scored 1 comment on the article and 13 about other comments. You are an argumentative piece of turf. Robh
  • Score: -4

10:10am Sat 26 Apr 14

Badgersgetabadname says...

Officially bored of this now.
On the upside there are some new names in the comments pool which would be encouraging but I doubt we will see many of them again as they have signed up to support their mate.
Some will always complain that someone has taken their job but why does that person always fit a particular profile?
There has clearly been more said in the meeting than has been explained in the article.
I would love to know what Mr Lawson thought he would achieve from going to the Adver other than demonstrating to his new employer that this is a response he sees fit to do after (quite rightly) being let go.
Maybe Mrs Martin could do with some help going door to door with another upstanding member of the community as well as her husband?
Officially bored of this now. On the upside there are some new names in the comments pool which would be encouraging but I doubt we will see many of them again as they have signed up to support their mate. Some will always complain that someone has taken their job but why does that person always fit a particular profile? There has clearly been more said in the meeting than has been explained in the article. I would love to know what Mr Lawson thought he would achieve from going to the Adver other than demonstrating to his new employer that this is a response he sees fit to do after (quite rightly) being let go. Maybe Mrs Martin could do with some help going door to door with another upstanding member of the community as well as her husband? Badgersgetabadname
  • Score: 0

11:52am Sat 26 Apr 14

Davey Gravey says...

Ah so he's edl. Knuckle dragging morons. Racist scum.
Ah so he's edl. Knuckle dragging morons. Racist scum. Davey Gravey
  • Score: 3

9:23pm Sat 26 Apr 14

The Jockster says...

Davey Gravey wrote:
What a nothing story. He broke rules and refused orders. He was rightly sacked. Work places are not suitable for wearing chav hats.
Spot on !
[quote][p][bold]Davey Gravey[/bold] wrote: What a nothing story. He broke rules and refused orders. He was rightly sacked. Work places are not suitable for wearing chav hats.[/p][/quote]Spot on ! The Jockster
  • Score: 5

10:56pm Sat 26 Apr 14

STFC_Poznan says...

This guy with the St Georges hat is a big time fool!!! Hope his new employers see this and sack his sorry &&&&&&
This guy with the St Georges hat is a big time fool!!! Hope his new employers see this and sack his sorry &&&&&& STFC_Poznan
  • Score: 3

10:59pm Sat 26 Apr 14

STFC_Poznan says...

Great to be Patriotic, but at work....your having a laugh!!!!! Shame on the Adver for putting this article on the internet, let me become a Journalist for your company! I will get some headline news on this site.
Great to be Patriotic, but at work....your having a laugh!!!!! Shame on the Adver for putting this article on the internet, let me become a Journalist for your company! I will get some headline news on this site. STFC_Poznan
  • Score: 4

2:55pm Sun 27 Apr 14

LordCharles says...

#who cares what you wear in an enclosed warehouse. You don't meet any customers. I would work naked if it got too hot. (It has done that in my factory before but we still had to wear heavy overalls.)
#who cares what you wear in an enclosed warehouse. You don't meet any customers. I would work naked if it got too hot. (It has done that in my factory before but we still had to wear heavy overalls.) LordCharles
  • Score: -3

8:44pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Ica says...

Can I just say, he wasn't sacked, he handed his notice in and they told him not to work his notice and because he was employed by pertemps companies have a right to let "employees" go with no notice, that's the joy of being a temp.
I always wonder about a lot of adver stories and this is amazing that this was FRONT page. The bloke is an idiot and he deserves all the slating he's got.
If you take a look at his Facebook he is an EDL supporter with a lot of racist remarks on his Facebook page such as "f*** Islam" etc.

I hope he remains unemployed so he can reflect on what a moron he's been.

Link to his Facebook profile: (probably deleted a lot of incriminating pictures by now)
https://m.facebook.c

om/Adam.EDL.Wilts


Clue's in the name!!!
Can I just say, he wasn't sacked, he handed his notice in and they told him not to work his notice and because he was employed by pertemps companies have a right to let "employees" go with no notice, that's the joy of being a temp. I always wonder about a lot of adver stories and this is amazing that this was FRONT page. The bloke is an idiot and he deserves all the slating he's got. If you take a look at his Facebook he is an EDL supporter with a lot of racist remarks on his Facebook page such as "f*** Islam" etc. I hope he remains unemployed so he can reflect on what a moron he's been. Link to his Facebook profile: (probably deleted a lot of incriminating pictures by now) https://m.facebook.c om/Adam.EDL.Wilts Clue's in the name!!! Ica
  • Score: 6

12:10am Mon 28 Apr 14

Mukkin says...

'If you take a look at his Facebook he is an EDL supporter with a lot of racist remarks on his Facebook page such as "f*** Islam" etc. '


That's actually religious hatred, but let's not worry about facts :-D
'If you take a look at his Facebook he is an EDL supporter with a lot of racist remarks on his Facebook page such as "f*** Islam" etc. ' That's actually religious hatred, but let's not worry about facts :-D Mukkin
  • Score: -1

12:38pm Mon 28 Apr 14

Wiltshirereader says...

Front page news? REALLY?????????
Front page news? REALLY????????? Wiltshirereader
  • Score: 3

6:37pm Mon 28 Apr 14

fittontastic says...

He's confusing "english culture" with "wearing a hat".

Easy mistake to make.
He's confusing "english culture" with "wearing a hat". Easy mistake to make. fittontastic
  • Score: 3

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