Employers are nervous Brits will pull a sickie to watch World Cup

It is a historic day for Britain with two football matches as Wales plays Iran and England plays the USA. Wales are favourites to win against Iran resulting in Welsh fans turning up to pubs for breakfast. According to employers, football-mad workers have been throwing “sickies” so that they can watch World Cup matches, which […]


Hamilton ‘sickie’ comment vindicated as 16 drivers beat Mercedes star

Lewis Hamilton’s cheeky suggestion that he ‘might be calling a sickie’ to avoid racing his uncompetitive Mercedes car one more time was vindicated by his team’s performance in post-season testing. Hamilton ended a miserable worst-ever season in F1 with a retirement in the season finale in Abu Dhabi, meaning he finished sixth in the driver’s […]