Social Media Ban For Olympic Volunteers

The 70,000 London 2012 Olympic Games volunteers have been told that they are banned from posting about the games on social media sites. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) have released a document detailing what volunteers can and … Continue reading

McDonald’s volunteers to find out their Olympic roles this week

As initial offers for the volunteering roles during the 2012 Olympics are sent out this week, some successful 10,000 Game Makers have two weeks to accept them. McDonald’s anticipates the replies particularly impatiently, because the fast-food giant is in charge … Continue reading

50,000 promised Olympic Jobs becomes 70,000 unpaid McVolunteers

50,000 promised Olympic Jobs becomes 70,000 unpaid McVolunteers Continue reading

Number of McDonald’s Trained 2012 Olympic Volunteers Increases by 8,000

McDonald’s Trained 2012 Olympic Volunteers Increases by 8,000 to 78,000. Not Living Wages but No Wages. Continue reading

Atos protesters clash with police in ‘day of action’ against the Paralympic sponsors

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Olympic Realities

  Landlords in east London are already hiking up pricing in anticipation of big profits this summer. Accommodation during the Olympics is shaping up to be very big business- hotels have been booked for months and so private landlords are … Continue reading

Commuters warned of 30-minute wait for a train during Olympics

Tube and rail travellers will have to wait at least half an hour to boar trains at “hotspot” stations during peak hours at the Olympic, transport chiefs admitted earlier this week. Continue reading

ETOA claims Olympics are bad for tourism

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has warned that the 2012 Olympic games would be harmful to Britain’s tourism industry. The ETOA has published research from cities who previously hosted the Olympic Games, which shows it has a “profoundly disruptive” … Continue reading

Olympic organisers go for gold

A quick glance at the NDPB top earners’ list reveals that 3 out of the top 9 earners’ are in fact on the ODA (Olympic Delivery Authority)’s ‘senior team’. David Higgins, chief executive of the ODA, is officially the highest … Continue reading