Teacher Stern, accused last week of cancelling Easter, is under attack from a toilet terrorist.
The firm has sent out "repeated" emails begging the unidentified employee to stop wrecking the men's loos, a source said, and has had to shut stalls after he made them too unpleasant to use.
"I have just been told by 2 members of staff that one of the cubicles in the First Floor Gents has been left 'in a disgusting state'", wrote the office manager in an email to staff, "and have arranged for it to be put 'out of order'".
Complaining that it was happening "quite frequently," she pinned the blame on an employee. "There have been no visitors today", (sad face), "so clearly it is one of our colleagues!"
"There's talk of someone staging a dirty protest", said a source. And how. "Someone found a used condom on the floor", said an insider. "And toilet brushes have been left in the toilet - wedged in the central hole". Sleuthing staff established a WhatsApp group tracking the perpetrator's misdeeds, and even captured some of his loo brush handiwork:
The office has also suffered from a cockroach problem, which managers pinned on the lawyers. They claimed staff were bringing the bugs into the office via their Sainsburys salads.
Teacher Stern has encountered more than its fair share of issues with the facilities. Last year one of its male staff ignored warning signs and pissed on a plumber who was mending urinal pipes. Amongst the cache leaked (sorry) to RollOnFriday were more details about the incident. An email sent to 'Gentlemen' at the firm and headed "Shame on whoever is guilty' reveals how the workman was "soaked" with urine and had to go home.
Due to her omission of a comma, the manager appeared to accuse someone named George of being the lead suspect. She ended her email, "George, the plumber said when he shouted whoever used it ran up the stairs". Leading an associate named George to reply, "Certainly was not me, and do not appreciate the insinuation it was".
Before the firm was made aware that RollOnFriday was in possession of emails and pictures supporting the allegations, a spokeswoman for Teacher Stern said, "As with your recent story regarding Easter Eggs, we’re not sure where these latest claims are coming from as they are simply not true. We certainly haven’t had any of the problems you describe, as amusing as they seem". After being shown the evidence, the firm did not provide any further comment.