Rumours about Mr X cheating on his wife, Ms Y dating the boss and Ms Z's lack of hygiene are forever doing the rounds, amusing some and embarrassing others.
Is your office a hotbed of gossip and workplace politics?
Is mud-slinging and backbiting about colleagues a regular affair?
Have you ever been caught up in it and if so, how did you cope?
Share your workplace experiences with us.
Illustration: Uttam Ghosh