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Young people face the worst festive Eve season every year

Young people face the worst festive Eve season every year

Christmas, Culture, LifeStyle, London, News, shopping, Student
The young workforce who are trying to make a bit of extra cash end up having an anti-social Christmas. Over 78,000 people have signed a petition to stop shops opening during Christmas and Boxing day after retail workers across the UK have complained about the stress of working during these periods. As Christmas approaches, streets and malls become busier with shoppers from all over the world, and young people are mostly found working in these retail shops which prevent them from spending time with their families on the holidays. Dave William, the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), Media officer told Westminster world: "We know that boxing days are becoming popular in recent times but we don’t see any reason why these sales cannot take place some other day
35 health and safety complaints over Sainsbury’s “plug boy” Christmas Advert

35 health and safety complaints over Sainsbury’s “plug boy” Christmas Advert

Breaking News, Business, Christmas, News, ReportingWeek1, Social media
The Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) has received 35 complaints over the “plug” boy. The moment that “plug boy” launched himself into a huge socket in the wall to turn on all the decoration became a sensation on social media. The plug Boy launched into a huge socket (Copy right: Sainsbury's) The plug Boy launched into a huge socket (Copy right: Sainsbury's) There are people genuinely complaining about the plugboy in the Sainsbury's advert, because they think it will encourage their children who see it to play with plug sockets. If that is genuinely what you're child takes away from that advert it's just natural selection really — Charlie (@charlesstone15) 3 December 2018 The Ads watchdog confirmed that they are assessing the complaints but has not decided to start