Should the FSA issue guidance on what can be considered funny?

It seems brokers have failed to heed the embarrassing moments heaped on employees by the David Brents of the industry.

Figures released by employment law firm Peninsula claim that nine out of ten brokers cannot spot the difference between a joke and harassment. Dirty tricks incur the boss's wrath with employers failing to take offensive jokes seriously, the research says.

Backchat awaits guidance on how a sense of humour is defined.