General Email won't stop updating / sync

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http://androidforums.com – I seem to have the opposite problem to everyone else. I easily got my s3 connected to my work activesync server, and my email and calendar update fine. But... the email program keeps downloading new email even when I've turned the main Accounts and sync button off - which should stop all accounts (Twitter/mail/Facebook) from updating. If email update settings are set to push or timed updates, then it keeps updating regardless of the master setting. If I go in to email and turn updates off there, then it does stop. On my previous Android (HTC Desire) the 'master switch' worked fine. With (General)