If you’re going to chuck a sickie, we all know it’s all about setting the scene 24 hours before.

A lil’ cough here and a lil’ sniffle there, so when it comes to making the call, it’s more believable, right?

The price of not wanting to go in, is that sometimes you just have to put on a bit of theatre.

But sometimes there’s just no time for the long game, which we learned as soon as we opened the phones and were met with ‘I was on my way to work…it was Melbourne Cup Day…’

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