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    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Hard luck. It happens a lot these days; US companies are often very centralised, top down organisations that resemble the USSR in their backward, Taylorist management methods. If it's any comfort, now you've got an indication of how that clientco works, you're probably better off without them in the long run.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Damn those yanks.

    Had the same in the Summer. Damned Yanks fired a vp in the Us and the new one terminated my contract as they had put a project on hold. Made them honour the one month notice and on the last day they came back, said the project was now starting again and here was a new contract. I had a new gig and told them to bog off. The clients client has been refusing to pay for the first part of the project ($100k) as they had to rehire a new SME and all the previous work had to relearnt by someone else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Sorry
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Had that 2 weeks ago but with a Spanish bank (their German IT branch) who said that the system is to move to Madrid. I was prepared for a conference call on a Monday ready to start Wednesday and told the news on Tuesday. Contract was signed but not posted and on the Friday came the 'sacking' letter!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Bummer

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Bummer
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    Sorry to hear that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    Due to start new contract Monday and then phone call from agent. UK Client co has just been told by US HQ to pull project. All project work must now be done from US
    Sorry to hear that but I am sure if you have the skills for one gig you have the skills for another.
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