The spate of law firm dirty protests seems to have spread to Manchester, with Irwin Mitchell the latest victim.
Staff came in on a Monday morning to find a neatly curled log next to the filing cabinets on the office's sixth floor. As that is where the firm's debt recovery subsidiary Ascent is located, staff initially suspected a disgruntled member of staff or possibly an irate wonga.com customer who had been deprived of his 52" flat screen TV.
However management apparently told staff that there was a rather more prosaic explanation: an employee had brought in his dog over the weekend, and the animal had sneaked off and done its business. Which seems oddly appropriate given that Irwin Mitchell won this year's Golden Turd.
A spokesman said that "we know nothing about this happening at any point in the recent past". So presumably it was endemic a couple of months ago...