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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Who's been banned and why.

    MF - starting a thread implying OldHack is an animal lover. Suspected temporary suicide - 30.11.2012 - 7 days

    Started by NotAllThere, 30th November 2012 11:03
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: *ContractorUK Fantasy Football 2018/19* Win £250!!! and be the CUK Football God

    Football isnít coming home Ė but the new ContractorUK Fantasy Football League is now LIVE ContractorUK has created a fantasy football league for all forum members, recruiters and readers. Even accountants. The premier league season starts on the 10th August so add your team ASAP. And...

    Started by Contractor UK, 31st July 2018 17:35
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Contract Staying Away: Hotel Tips

    Hi, I am just about to embark on a new contract where I will be staying Basingstoke :ohwell Are there any good tips for The best "contractor" hotels to go for (I am thinking chains here) Reducing Costs Occupying your time constructively in the evening

    Started by BlackenedBiker, 10th May 2010 12:18
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  1. Lonesome This Christmas

    Anyone ever done Christmas on their own? This is my first one since my 15 year marriage ended. Rest of my family, except my brother, are either dead or on no speakers. So options are: 1) Spend it with brother and sister in law. Usually ends in tears or me retreating to garden shed with...

    Started by Big Blue Plymouth, 16th November 2018 15:30
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  2. SW rail...

    .....absolute clusterfudge this morning. There must be a way I can blame this on B*exit, someone help me connect the dots... (apologies if this is in the wrong forum - appropriate forum will decided by answer to previous question).

    Started by Jog On, Today 13:40
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  3. Apprentice finalist is a slimy IT recruitment agent!

    Not watched much of this year's show, same old same old, but watched last night's where the final 5 get their business plans scrutinised. A bit surprised to see one of the two finalist is some wet behind the ears yet done it all IT recruitment agent, hoping to set up his own firm by stealing...

    Started by Hobosapien, 14th December 2017 08:04
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  4. The 10 most annoying buzzwords at work

    The 10 most annoying buzzwords: Give 110%: To go above and beyond Blue sky thinking: Brainstorming without worrying about limits Low hanging fruit: The easiest work Synergise: Work together Outside the box: Coming up with fresh ideas Square the circle: Complete a task that seems...

    Started by MonkeysUncle, 13th November 2018 08:05
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  5. Tulip

    Do the planners read this forum d'ye think???? 'Tulip' tower planned for London's skyline - BBC News :D:D :smokin

    Started by BR14, Today 11:47
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  6. Edukation Edukation Edukation

    Two-year degree plan to cut cost of tuition fees Students in England are being promised the option of "accelerated" two-year degree courses, saving 20% on tuition fees compared with a three-year course. Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has confirmed plans for universities to be able to charge...

    Started by AtW, Yesterday 17:30
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  7. Monday Links from the Bench vol. CDLXIV

    Not strictly from the bench, as I ought to be working on the forum templates rather than wasting everybody's time with stuff like this ;) The Women Code Breakers Who Unmasked Soviet Spies - Venona was the US project to break Soviet spy communications, and most of the cryptanalysts were women:...

    Started by NickFitz, Today 12:37
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  8. May resigns

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    Started by AtW, 14th November 2018 10:26
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  9. Fitted wardrobes

    Anyone had any fitted wardrobes recently and care to name a supplier? Looking to fit main bedroom and kids bedroom with a sliding wardrobe and normal doors in the 2 other bedrooms (one being a loft). Located just west of London. thanks

    Started by ContractorBanking, Today 13:25
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  10. Word associations


    Started by AtW, 2nd October 2006 16:31
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  11. Dead Celebrities Thread

    As there seems to be a flurry of departed it might be easier just having one thread, today its RIP Hans Gruber Alan Rickman, giant of British film and theatre, dies at 69 | Film | The Guardian

    Started by SimonMac, 14th January 2016 12:47
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  12. What sort of idiot....

    spends £1,000 on a winter coat for a child? Expensive designer coats ban at Merseyside school - BBC News

    Started by Lance, Yesterday 16:20
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  13. Moved: Oh Dear

    Do the planners read this forum d'ye think???? 'Tulip' tower planned for London's skyline - BBC News :D:D :smokin

    Started by BR14, Today 12:53
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  14. Can a non-IR35 non-domiciled contractor to a UK client bill the client from an offsho

    I am a contractor to a UK client and am considering moving to live in the UK. My contracts are outside IR35 and in the UK I would be non-domiciled for tax purposes. Could I legally have an offshore company bill the client and have payments made to an offshore account then only pay UK income tax on...

    Started by Stedek97, 17th November 2018 11:29
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  15. Doing my bit by buying British

    Wileyfox | Swift 2 X | Wileyfox Great deal, and the weakness of sterling obviously helps the manufacturer.

    Started by Old Greg, 16th November 2018 21:21
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  16. Ewwwww Bed bugs

    And no I am not a minger.... :-) Seems to be a bit of a spate in the uk at the moment. Been getting bitten but never seen anything. Until the other day. Got professional in now today. £300. Well worth it. (Although saying that I got a few quotes and Rentokil wanted £1000). Just be warned -...

    Started by psychocandy, 16th November 2018 10:37
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  17. MF, is this you?

    Did you not share your champagne with him? Man sues British Airways for 'sitting him next to fat passenger' | Business | The Guardian

    Started by SimonMac, 16th November 2018 20:30
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    17th November 2018 19:12 Go to last post
  18. United Nations report on poverty in the U.K.

    Risky posting this in General, but itís a sobering read of the current state of the lives of many people. OHCHR | Statement on Visit to the United Kingdom, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

    Started by meridian, 17th November 2018 10:06
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    17th November 2018 14:48 Go to last post
  19. Euro

    I have a dilemma. Was going to transfer £20k this morning to my French account for a purchase completing on Friday. Exchange best for a long time. Selfishly the Brexit secretary resigned wiping off £400 from the transfer value. Best to bite the bullet and transfer today still, or what do...

    Started by Wilmslow, 15th November 2018 11:10
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  20. Moved: Brexit rebellion building in Parliament

    Started by BlasterBates, 26th June 2016 20:01
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    17th November 2018 09:40 Go to last post

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