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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Why do people do work at home and then find out their client isn't happy. Why haven't they rung their client at 8am to advise they will WFH and then find out at that point they are not required to do any work?

    Deciding to WFH without advising the client is pretty poor relationship management.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d000hg View Post
    Spoken like a good little D&C permtractor.
    I knew some idiot would come up with that one.

    Firstly, many contracts state that at least the agent is made aware early in the morning they will be absent.

    Secondly, advising the client you won't be in first thing is a matter of courtesy and manners and has **** all to do with D&C. It also clears up any misconceptions or assumptions that would get the contractor in to the situation they are in. We've got not one, but two posts with the exact same situation. A courtesy call to the client would have cleared both up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    I knew some idiot would come up with that one.

    Firstly, many contracts state that at least the agent is made aware early in the morning they will be absent.

    Secondly, advising the client you won't be in first thing is a matter of courtesy and manners and has **** all to do with D&C. It also clears up any misconceptions or assumptions that would get the contractor in to the situation they are in. We've got not one, but two posts with the exact same situation. A courtesy call to the client would have cleared both up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    Do you ask your accountant before making these phone calls?
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Why do people do work at home and then find out their client isn't happy. Why haven't they rung their client at 8am to advise they will WFH and then find out at that point they are not required to do any work?

    Deciding to WFH without advising the client is pretty poor relationship management.
    Why do people not broach the WFH question about a week or two into the contract?

    I’ve not had anything where I cannot do it for nearly 20 years, and 20 years ago I was setting up WFH systems for my then employer.

    Current gig is contracted to WFH and client pays travel and accommodation if I leave the village.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    Why do people not broach the WFH question about a week or two into the contract?
    Why not BEFORE signing the contract?

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