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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    A proper contractor brings in their own bog roll

    That's about all sterling is good for these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    That's about all sterling is good for these days.
    I did wonder which image to use to be fair lol. I thought if I used this the B****t lot would have lost their tulip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    I did wonder which image to use to be fair lol. I thought if I used this the B****t lot would have lost their tulip.

    At least they'd have something to wipe it up with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zigenare View Post
    How much are you charging to babysit/protect their equipment?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    Are yourco insured to take client's kit home?
    Would have to read the policy

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    Did they say why? Or was it just an instruction. Context is everything and I suspect we have only half the information.
    Lack of secure space

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    The IR35 knowledge is not strong with this one. If you are worried this is an IR35 problem I'd wonder how many important things you are doing that is important to IR35 and you don't know.
    So you think it's not a problem. Got it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluepeter View Post
    Lack of secure space
    Sorry, could you expand on that
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluepeter View Post
    Lack of secure space
    So they assume that your home is more secure than their office?

    Who is responsible for insuring the laptop if it gets stolen on the way home or when at home?

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    I wouldn't take the client's equipment home unless a good reason has been given. Why should you cart their dirty stuff round, or have it in your house? File under "treating contractors like permies".

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