There's been talk in the office today about unwieldy terms and conditions. How long is too long?
According to research conducted for Fairer Finance, some banks and car insurers have ridiculously long terms and conditions. Worst of the bunch, but not by much, were HSBC's with 34,162 words. Close behind were several insurers who terms ran for more than 30,000 words. No wonder that 73% of people don't bother reading them at all.
Help the aged?
A little while ago we wrote about how Leitz, the company that pioneered the lever arch file, created a ‘soft click’ mechanism for its three-ring binders.
Something doesn't add up
Did you know that there are magic tricks just for calculators? So if you're thinking of buying a new calculator (perhaps a fancy scientific version) for your desk, why not see if you can amaze your office with some amateur magic?