Should we scrap bank holidays?

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Should we scrap bank holidays?

Poll ended at Mon Apr 16 2012 2:14pm

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Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Mon Apr 09 2012 2:14pm

Following on from the The Centre for Economics and Business Research recent research bank holidays cost the UK economy £19bn. Should we scrap bank holidays?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17654781
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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by Kalpesh » Mon Apr 09 2012 3:51pm

no way! ive had a lovely 4 days off work!! consumers still spend money over the bank holiday weekends though..

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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by expressman33 » Mon Apr 09 2012 4:02pm

scrap bank holidays (inc Xmas), work overtime every day and weekends for no extra pay.Retire at 100 with no pension.
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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by Luke_PieStalker » Mon Apr 09 2012 6:38pm

We already get one of the least amount of bank holidays in Europe as it is. Im not fond of Europe by any means, but instead of them telling us how straight bananas can be and stopping us deporting terrorists, i would glady take their holiday allowance in the name of European harmony.

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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by xxxraichxxx » Mon Apr 09 2012 9:34pm

We work more than 1/2 our life for buttons :( we need MORE bank holidays!

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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by Sarah » Mon Apr 09 2012 9:52pm

underdog wrote:bank holidays cost the UK economy £19bn. Should we scrap bank holidays?
But... weekends cost a lot more! :!:

Obviously, we shouldn't scrap them. The suggestion is absurd. Working people need breaks - we're not machines!

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Re: Should we scrap bank holidays?

Post by annfen » Mon Apr 09 2012 10:32pm

they don't make any differenece once you're retired - something to look forward to

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