If your pay packet isn't bulging like Marc Bolland's, you might need a couple of jobs to steer you through tough economic times. Life's tougher still if there's a long commute between the two.

Last month, an employment tribunal found that Tesco Ireland had acted improperly when it sacked Edward Agbaje for twice overstaying official leave.

Agbaje, who trousered 10,000 compensation for unfair dismissal, was combining shelf-stacking with his other job as king of his village in Nigeria.