Bringing knife into work Every month there is always a HR/ Employment Law story that makes headline news because it is either hilarious, sensationalist, ridiculous or down right stupid. This month’s wooden spoon award goes to a 35 year old teacher from Suffolk, who was arrested after being found to keep a meat cleaver in his drawer. The teacher claims it was used as a teaching aid to brighten up lessons. The charges were later dropped and the school has yet to decide what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken. However, if it wasn’t already blatantly obvious we advise everyone, especially those of you who work with children, not to bring knives into work!