Thursday, October 21, 2004


The number of companies which allow their staff to dress casually in the office on Fridays has trebled in just four years.

Who gives a monkey's? Apparently the London Chamber of Commerce does.

Well, woop-di-do.

Colin Stanbridge, chief executive of London Chamber of Commerce:

"I personally dislike wearing formal dress [ed: I'm sure he looks lovely in a formal dress] and encourage my staff to dress down on Fridays and whenever else possible. People tend to work at their best when they feel most comfortable. And today I think the vast majority of people feel at their most comfortable when wearing casual dress."

I can assure Mr Stanbridge that (a) my company chairman will not put up with such tosh, and (b) turning up in jeans and a t-shirt, or even dockers and a polo shirt, is not going to impress my contacts and clients.

As for the London Chamber of Commerce: get a proper website and none of this frames nonsense, so bloggers can link directly to your silly press notices.

:: Posted by pete @ 13:45