THOUSANDS of Britons have pretended to lose their job so they will be prepared for it really happening once we leave the EU.
The latest emergency planning means that when Brexit damages the economy, workers will be able to slide into unemployment quickly and efficiently.
Forklift driver Roy Hobbs said: “It went really well. I feel much more confident now about having a traumatic conversation with my boss as he lays me off and I try not to shout.
“When I’m made redundant for real I’ll know exactly which channels have the least bad daytime TV and the best recruitment websites for shit service sector jobs.”
Beauty salon owner Donna Sheridan said: “I even tried a patronising ‘back to work’ scheme where you’re told to wash your hair before job interviews.
“For a Leave voter like me it was a great chance to practise shifting the blame. I’m going to whine about how everything would have been fine with a ‘proper Brexiter’ in charge.”