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FREE DRY CLEANING FOR THE UNEMPLOYED GOING FOR AN INTERVIEW @TIMPSON
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Found 20th JanFound 20th Jan
I know this has been posted twice before. Once 2 months ago and one 1 month ago. I thought it would help re - posting and it certainly helped me for an interview UNEMPLOYED? GOT … Read more
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RuudBullit8 h, 24 m ago

The moral of your story appears to be 'If you want work, don't get a …The moral of your story appears to be 'If you want work, don't get a degree'. I'm not arrogant, or nasty, and wished anyone looking for work the best of luck. You chose to bring your friend into this conversation, not me. If he's applying for gardening jobs, that means he would be doing it for a living. That makes it a profession. Stop blaming everyone else for your own, and your friends situation. Whilst people do have bad luck, the right people generally do find work. My personal opinion is that anyone who is unemployed for years, is like that for a reason. As you like stories so much, here's one for you.Our lasses mum and dad ran a pub. Then he had a brain tumour. So running a pub was out of the question. So she went working as a care assistant (which is minimum wage btw, and a damn worse job than glass collecting). Whilst doing this, she went back to university, and did a nursing degree. So for 4 years (1 year access course and 3 year degree), she studied full time, worked full time, and had a disabled husband. She completed her degree, and got a job as a nurse. She then moved up to assistant manager. She's now a manager on £45000+. All this happened in the space of 12 years. She wanted it. She didn't expect to be given it. Stop whining, and make it happen. Don't just expect a living.



Why do you """"""" think I am blaming myself, you don't know me you don't know what I do for a living now or in the past I talked about what happened to me over the years, and in fact missed out any non relevant

Did you friend deal with a family member being murdered? Been a victim of domestic abuse? And sexual abuse? Did your friend come from a ex mining town where even in the 90s people travlelled 80 miles each way to work daily? Did your friend grow up with a disability from birth? Did your friend get told by their school they would amount to nothing?

Did your friend get attacked at school and given a injury that gives them pain for life?

After my family member was murdered as we came from a poor background we had people throw eggs at our house as there was rumours going round (lies) basically chinese whispers, my own brother was attacked and had his hand broken in a fire door which gives him pain even now, people who were friends with us for over 10 years refused to speak to us as they believed these false rumours, in the years after that when I was close to suicide I was ripped off on a few occasions by drug abusers, I had my bank accounts emptied and didn't have the strength to fight it, losing 6 grand and having my credit score ruined by them getting credit in my name, then 2 years later the same thing happened and in the few months I was unemployed I had a giro stolen by drug abusers and living in a house full of damp and mould till eventually the roof caved in and I was put in homeless accomodation, I worked during that period by the way.

Do you really not know what a example is, I listed glass collecting in the sense that it was a basic job but it STILL got higher wages for experience in it, its YOUR fault for thinking it meant something different.

I struggled through what I had but still am grateful for what I achieved, you think otherwise because you are a nasty piece of work with a bias.

Finally please explain to me why you think I was blaming anyone? I was originally talking about how in that local area I come from Brits were laid off to be replaced by foreign workers, the point of that was to say its unlikely 100% of the workforce wasn't good enough so it must of been other reasons.

The only "blame" you can think of is that I think if things went better for me originally rather than taking till my 30s to get a good job and even then it was one I got through hard work in my spare time, I would of been settled in my early 20s.

And to let you know despite working full time now I also volunteer 2 days a week doing it support for a charity, not for my cv but to help others.

And yes there can be "reasons" for long term unemployment, my friend despite how hard working he is isn't that great at job applications, like me almost every job interview he has had he was offered the job but he never even got to that stage and he shows signs of autism, which I have, another friend who is now 42 was in and out of work until his late 20s when he managed to get a forklift license then worked in a warehouse for years then got a better job and has never been out of work since.

Parents friend who is almost at retirement age was laid off from a job they were at for 30 years and they also have 2 degrees and since then does zero hour contracts to make ends meet, they go months or more without work, in fact jobcentre wanted her to go to do factory work at one point 40 miles from her home knowing she has a heart defect and can have seizures, she only said no as she realised it was a risk to her health and instead ended up being a cleaner for a hotel where she was underpaid.

Now I hate a stereotypical type of claimant, the substance abuser/career benefit claimaint the original point I was making was even though you claimed not all claimaints are like that you did in fact go on to talk about things like people from poor backgrounds so you were in fact biased and stereotyping which is why I called you a bigot because either you ignorant to that or using it as a excuse to look down.

farmlama3 h, 7 m agoCan't figure out if you was unemployed for 4 years because all the jobs were actuallystolen or if you just have a horrible attitude mixed with a little racism and aren't willing to work for minimum wage

Considering it was my friend I talked about, then you are far off the mark, racism? where do you get off assuming im not working or I refuse work, the only times in my entire life I was out of work was when I lived with parents in a village with 4 buses a day, and a few short periods like leaving education or when doing seasonal and contract work please enlighten me to why you think I am racist? I mean where did I say anything negative about migrants or people from different ethnicities? Europeans are hard workers but that doesn't mean employers haven't and don't prioritise them for whatever reason, why is thinking that racist?

To let you know I worked even when a family member was murdered and my mental health deteriorated to point I had suicidal thoughts and self harm, the emotional scars are still there and in the small periods of unemployment I taught myself skills and found a training course with a guaranteed job at end of it even though the jobcentre told me I wouldnt get benefits if I did it.

I used to work in a job where it was minimum wage but the wages barely covered the rent, I was lucky if before I even paid council tax, food, gas and electric or paid for travel to work I was left with £15 a week to pay for that all, I stuck at it until the company went under.

A full time minimum wage job is better than no job, even a 20 hour a week one is good enough if you factor in benefits but I don't want to rely on them, so why do you think I don't want to work for minimum wage? id rather work for minimum wage in a supermarket than £2 more a hour doing factory or warehouse work (unless I was desperate like when having a family) as I want a job that means my physical health isn't affected, in fact I am not meant to work at all with my disabilities but I hate not working as it keeps my mind off things.

Why can't an act of altruism be praised instead of p1ssed on ?

So many brainwashed tories :-(

If it gets a single man back some dignity, then kudos to Timson.

Gollywood23 h, 36 m ago

And we'll pay for it by charging our next customer £14 for a 50p watch …And we'll pay for it by charging our next customer £14 for a 50p watch battery...


you are free to go elsewhere for watch batteries you know, if you don't like their "be kind of the unemployed" tax

I have voted this deal hot. It’s a nice gesture. I have been unemployed before and it isn’t great. I never got to the point that I couldn’t afford a clean suit, but I can see how it could happen.

If it helps you fair fair play and good luck with the interview.

Master.G20 h, 26 m ago

Rates have nothing to do with the number of benefit claimants reducing …Rates have nothing to do with the number of benefit claimants reducing because someone gets a job due to them having a clean suit. If there are x jobs available, only x people can fill them. If A, B and C go for one of those jobs, one of them will get it leaving two to continue claiming benefits. If there are x+1 jobs, two of A, B and C will fill them leaving one claiming benefits. Having a clean suit may well be the deciding factor in which ones get the available positions (and good on them for making the effort) but it'll have zero impact on the number of benefit claimants.


You confuse my use of the word rate.

The natural rate of unemployment are those who won’t work no matter what. They exist in every economy unfortunately. This deal is clearly not for those people
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Free Suit Dry-Cleaning for unemployed going for their interview @ Timpson
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Found 20th Dec 2017Found 20th Dec 2017
I thought this is a very good gesture from Timpson Extract below from their website At Timpson we’ll help you look your best when times are tough so if you’re unemployed and goi… Read more
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to the people asking where to find a timpsons dry cleaners I believe they are now running the dry cleaning in morrisons ...good luck with the interviews.

There is a real Father Christmas after all ..

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Anon324 m ago

It was over a month ago so its fine enjoy the heat! Always worth a reminder


Thanks a lot
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matwalaboy20th Dec

Mods, to the best of my knowledge the post is ok to repost, but please …Mods, to the best of my knowledge the post is ok to repost, but please intervene if you think otherwise. Ta!


It was over a month ago so its fine enjoy the heat! Always worth a reminder

Anyone taken up this offer? What was the experience like?
Free suit dry clean for anyone unemployed going to an interview @ Timpsons
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Found 17th Nov 2017Found 17th Nov 2017
Spotted this on Timpsons website. Thought it was a great offer for the unemployed hoping to look smart at their next interview! 'At Timpson we’ll help you look your best when time… Read more

How do they ask for proof that I'm unemployed?

Over price of all they are doing from Cutting keys, changing screen, etc. ?
Many Shops are doing it for half of what they are charging ...
Due to humanity ??

If anyone is looking for Laundrapp vouchers for dry cleaning or laundry I have a few £50 off vouchers, no minimum spend, one year expiry. Open to any offer/swaps. Cheers.

Good for them. Wonderful to see such generosity.

You cannot change the world but you can change your approach, great company
Timpsons are offering FREE dry cleaning of an Interview Outfit for the unemployed
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Found 17th Jul 2017Found 17th Jul 2017
At Timpson we’ll help you look your best when times are tough so if you’re unemployed and going for an interview we’ll clean an outfit for you free of charge. This is available fr… Read more

puppiesandkittens09

It was meant as a joke.... who's looking stupid now?


Strange but you appeared to have been trolling and knew it was a joke. Looking at the comment there was no emoji to show this was intended to be fun. So technically looking at your posts you are.

Anyone got a story of a job as result of this offer ?

I hope they can dry clean better than they can do dog tags.

Good to see Edward doing something for the working man for once.

Well done Timpsons. Heat added.
Unemployed, got an interview - free suit dry cleaning at Timpsons
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Scroll down on Timpson home page for offer UNEMPLOYED? GOT AN INTERVIEW? At Timpson we’ll help you look your best when times are tough so if you’re unemployed and going for an in… Read more

I don't get why people are getting their knickers in saying this is a bad deal or timpson this and that, unemployed should pay.

Its a generous thing to help those on the bones of their **** looking for work, remember a lot of ex military officers fall into this category too when they have been dumped by the MoD.

I wish more retailers would make small meaningful gestures like this, would show we were a kind caring society after all.

I am as cynical as they come but this is a good thing from Timpsons.

Heat added.

I've always been impressed by the service I receive in Timpson and have a lot of respect for the company giving people a chance who otherwise would be cast onto a scrapheap. As posted above - we could keep kicking people down and in a cycle of repeat offending (and the cost that brings to society as a whole) or you could give people an opportunity to kick-on and lead productive lives. Helping-out people in general trying to get into work is also a noble cause.

In today's era of corporate greed and tax avoidance it's refreshing to see a company giving something back to those in need.

I for one hope I have done my last job interview and certainly hope I don't ever become unemployed, however if I was unlucky enough and this helped me find a new job I'd be grateful.

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usetheforceluke

Come on people enough with the insults. Save it for the football over the … Come on people enough with the insults. Save it for the football over the weekend. its a brilliant deal and should be deemed good deed of the year for a great idea.



Get stuffed. Fish face.
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FREE outfit cleaning for your interview (if unemployed) at Timpson
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Sweetest offer I've seen in a while. Apparently this is national. Note it says "outfit" not just "suit" so it wouldn't be limited to suits. Could have your dress cleaned up if you'… Read more
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There is more information about this offer on their website:
timpson.co.uk/ser…iew

A very good thing being done by Timpson's. Should teach the likes of Tesco's a lesson or 2.

Hopefully those that get a job after some Timpson's cleaning will return to them for some paid services.

Elevation

That was precisely my point.


I know, I was just backing you up

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alexmash123

I am a care worker and can 100% guarantee that agency are paid far more … I am a care worker and can 100% guarantee that agency are paid far more than non-agency, I will get nearly double pay working agency shifts than for the NHS



That was precisely my point.

Elevation

I would suggest you do a bit more digging if you think agency care … I would suggest you do a bit more digging if you think agency care workers are low paid - they're invariably paid more than full-time staff care workers!



I am a care worker and can 100% guarantee that agency are paid far more than non-agency, I will get nearly double pay working agency shifts than for the NHS
Free dry cleaning at Timpson for unemployed people who have interviews
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As per the above, Timpson are offering to dry clean unemployed people's suits for free if they need them for a job interview. Which is pretty good of them really.

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Not sure but I don't think there's an end date for it. Just an ongoing thing.

jollyboy11

Great stuff this!


What Is? Is this STILL going?

Great stuff this!

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The great thing about this offer is that the company is showing social responsibility. In this system where the more you have the less you need to pay, all big companies should be the same and if they're not they should be forced to be.

We live in a world where they put spikes on the floor outside selfridges to keep the homeless from bothering them and where supermarkets pour bleach on wasted food to stop starving people rooting through their bins. This is only a minor thing but it's a little antidote to things like that.

DanHalls

Sorry if that came across wrong. Lost my job a few years ago and had to … Sorry if that came across wrong. Lost my job a few years ago and had to live on benefits for a while, I know how hard it is. I meant that there should be more things like this to help people get jobs, rather than the current system which can be easily abused and doesn't do enough to help people who actually try. I've worked with people who quit their jobs because they earned more on benefits, that doesn't solve anything.


Hi Dan,
I`m a Support Worker for people with learning disabilities, on a Zero-Hour contract for an extremely well known charity (who still take advantage). I `ve lived on benefits, and sometimes it is better than work?!!
But NOT because the unemployed are Lazy? But because, at least you know you will be able to pay your rent!!

Something Cameron + Osborne have NEVER had to worry about?
Dew to their Benefit System? "INHERITANCE BENEFITS" - From Birth!!

I`ve NEVER met an unemployed person who is lazy? But I`ve met plenty of "BIGOTS" using this "MYTH" to "PRETEND" their BETTER people than unemployed people? The OPPOSITE is usually the reason!
Cameron + Osborne being JUST "2 Drips in the Ocean"!!

But, all the best to you, and thanks for your clarification. Mike
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£25 for a chipped car key  at Timpsons in Metro Centre Gateshead.
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Just had a Ford key cut at Timpsons in Metro Centre Gateshead. £25 for a chipped car key is a bargain.
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harveygreenface

Just got a Jaguar X-Type key £25 at Timpsons MetroCentre!! Stealer (and … Just got a Jaguar X-Type key £25 at Timpsons MetroCentre!! Stealer (and even independents) wanted £150 minimum so great deal!!!


A Ford key then

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Suzuki your right any key cutter can copy the key but even for a non-remote one I've never came across anyone who'd copy and programme a key for under £50.

they cloned your jag key, any key cutter does that for pretty similar money, that wouldn't have included the remote functions same with your Fords. the independent that quoted £150 was quoting for a remote, key blade & programming into the car, not just knocking one up on a bench. there is a difference between a £25 key and a £150 one! you pays your money you takes your chances!

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harveygreenface

Just got a Jaguar X-Type key £25 at Timpsons MetroCentre!! Stealer (and … Just got a Jaguar X-Type key £25 at Timpsons MetroCentre!! Stealer (and even independents) wanted £150 minimum so great deal!!!



Can't fault that......

Just got a Jaguar X-Type key £25 at Timpsons MetroCentre!! Stealer (and even independents) wanted £150 minimum so great deal!!!
Half Price Chipped Car Keys at Timpson
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Some Timpson stores are doing half price chipped car key cutting for a limited period. e.g. For a Citroen Saxo now just £20 instead of £40. I asked how long the offer was on, an… Read more
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Qoute -
though timpson are good (if there is no other option to you) I had a ford key cut (£35) there last week and thought I had saved money, went around the corner and went into a cobbler shop who cut keys and wondered how much they charge they were ven cheaper quoting me £29-99 and this was NORMAL price offering a deal if I bought 2?
This is obviously a rip off item, the dealers and there prices.. timpson and there's 'kidding' everyone "Half Price!" ask them how much for a 'Normal' house key a yale for instance? £6-00 around here!
Simple answer's are - SHOP around!
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"Yes, but you are buying into the brand too. I own a BMW but a Kia would have done the same job and would be cheaper.

Also, do bear in mind that Timpsons are more than likely to 'sort the key out' if it accidently bends or breaks or if it doesn't function as it should (which can happen with Immobiliser keys). Local Jonny boy won't. I don't know about their recent keys but their older keys had Timpsons engraved on them and once it got a bit bent out of shape. Took it to the local Timpsons who cut a new one for free no questions asked"
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I tried this (after reading this) my key with "timpson" stamped on, it was bent (slightly) but not easy to put into lock, the timpson shop I called on stated - "as it was worn" would not recut for free"
so they seem just the same as "Johnny-Boy"
Edited by: "Kamm" 29th Aug 2012

vw keys can be done by a proper auto locksmith even the precoded ones i got mine 2010 golf key done the dealers tolld me 5 days as they had to order it from germany but i went to cartronics uk in bradford they did me one with a fob exact same key as mine within the hour! dont know if any of you are near bradford if so you can visit them cartronicsuk.com

just in case anyone's interested, just had my 59 plate fiat grande punto car key copied, it opens and starts the car, thanks op for listing

So can an 07 Golf be done over the counter at certain branches or is it dealer only seems to be a mixed opinion on VAG, I have the original key just want a spare in case the worse happens.

Lol@Timpson being cheap.

Another user is correct - try asking the price of a Yale type key and compare to what most of the independents are charging. The prices seem to differ depending who's operating the Timpson shop at the time too!!!

The Timpson near me charges a fiver for a Yale key or two for seven fifty, my local cobbler charges £3.25 per key and it's still cheaper by a quid to get two cut without any 'Special Deals'

People are always moaning about the death of town centres, villages and small businesses. Stop bloody moaning and do your bit to support your small independent and your community!

You get much better service imo as the independent will be keen to keep your custom as he doesn't get paid a wage regardless.

In order of expense for car keys:
1) Main dealer £££££
2)Timpson ££££
3)Independent ££