You Can Join The Silent Tribute To The Bomb Victims ... But Not In Work Time

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    manager at a Hull IT company told staff they could not observe the two-minute silence for victims of the London bombings, unless they deducted time from their lunch break.

    The firm later said it was an unauthorised e-mail that had been sent out by mistake.

    STAFF at a Hull IT firm were told they could not observe the two-minute silence for victims of the London bombings - unless they deducted the time from their lunch hour.

    According to an e-mail leaked to the Mail, staff at Zeda Limited were told their Nottingham head office "did not recognise" the official silence, marked by millions of people across the UK at midday yesterday.

    But Zeda's managing director today denied it had been company policy, claiming a Hull manager sent out the "unauthorised" e-mail to staff as a "genuine mistake". Yet workers were shocked by the apparent lack of respect for the 54 people who died and 700 who were injured in last Thursday's four terrorist blasts.

    One employee, who did not want to be named, said: "It's a disgrace. It takes people longer to go to the toilet or have a cigarette, which we're allowed to do, than it would to respect the silence."

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