The golden rules of modern day phone etiquette

Avoiding writing in caps, not putting less kisses than the other person and not checking your phone at the table have been revealed as golden rules of phone etiquette. Tweeting in church and being on your phone while being served at a checkout were included in the list of no-nos. Overuse of smileys, abbreviations and…

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Grand Gestures

One in three Brits now keep in touch with grandparents and elderly relatives by text message, email and even Facebook, a study has revealed. Instead of picking up the phone, many elderly people are now using social networking sites to update their relatives, with 15% claiming their grandparents are regular users of Facebook. More than one…

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Bosses taking holiday liberties

A quarter of bosses think it is acceptable to ring employees while they are on holiday, according to new research. A study of 2,000 employers shows that unless staff are willing to travel to far-reaching destinations such as the Maldives or the Caribbean, they are considered fair game for texts, phone calls and emails. In…

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