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    20th March 2020, 14:00
    Good on you Mephisto, it really is any port in a storm at the minute, I'd do just about anything to put food on the table and assuming you're working...
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    18th March 2020, 16:10
    Isn't it a loan? All you will be doing is creating debt. Not sure if it's perhaps tied to business activity sector? Do IT consultants (I'm...
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    17th March 2020, 07:42
    My Mrs is ward manager at a hospital, so long as she stays alive and the UK doesn't collapse into some kind of mad max scenario she will be the very...
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    13th March 2020, 09:47
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    I don't think they will have too, in a hyperinflation scenario all assets track the devaluation of money. Anything with tangible assets should do...
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    13th March 2020, 09:41
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    The only model we have for this in a Western economy is the Weimar republic of Germany, during hyperinflation stocks and gold went to the moon. Not...
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    13th March 2020, 09:25
    If HR departments did their job they shouldn't exist, they are parasites and middle men of no discernible value whatsoever. The likeability aspect...
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    13th March 2020, 09:12
    Everything is tickety-boo according to the pimps in my linkedin feed, we are moving to a new model of remote Skype interviews despite the economy...
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    13th March 2020, 09:04
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    If that happens one of the best places to be is the stock market.
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    11th March 2020, 22:31
    Now I feel daft for responding, 2018 how we miss you.
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    11th March 2020, 22:22
    I’m not exactly sure when you are planning to travel but I would strongly suggest you don’t travel for the next 2 months anywhere. You do not want...
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    10th March 2020, 16:03
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    The next big shock on the horizon is 2 weeks away when we go full Italy. How much of that is priced in it is hard to tell, we may also start seeing...
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    10th March 2020, 11:01
    They have used their massive natural resource bounty to export hatred around the world and push their geopolitical agenda, it is difficult to have...
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    10th March 2020, 10:37
    PlanB replied to a thread Fake Contract in General
    I'd love to know the true percentage of fake roles, I bet it is currently quite significant. Most are just honeypots for cvs so agents can harvest...
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    10th March 2020, 09:05
    That seems very cautious, you could be 25 years working and under 40% in the stock market, you'd be missing out on a lot of potential increase. A...
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    9th March 2020, 11:20
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    There are a few things everybody needs ;) Always.
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    9th March 2020, 11:14
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    It's got a strong dividend yield, I'm not a professional investor and trying to time the market is an impossibility for me, so the divi should offset...
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    9th March 2020, 11:03
    PlanB replied to a thread stock market crash in General
    Just bought into the dip in the market, I think this could go lower but I've bought at a 5 year low for the share I was after. I think a lot of the...
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    8th March 2020, 11:06
    Exactly this, the incentive to work hard and provide a better life for your children is pretty close to a primal need. If it were taken away by...
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    8th March 2020, 08:33
    Give your head a shake, my mother got pneumonia a few years back and is currently operating with one and half lungs, amongst other things she worked...
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    8th March 2020, 08:25
    Education, work opportunities and affordable housing were the main drivers of social mobility from the 40s to 80s. That is now gone and all we have...
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    7th March 2020, 12:55
    I completely agree, the worry is some deluded soul might believe this will turn into paid work and take it. I've been offered a cut in a company for...
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    7th March 2020, 09:47
    Unless the dramatic changes include work at gun point and the removal of JSA I think most people would prefer a day in Wetherspoons. Who on earth...
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    6th March 2020, 16:11
    An employee with no rights, the worst of all worlds as you have found out.
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    6th March 2020, 16:03
    I'm not sure where to start with this, are you saying you want to have the same rights and treatment as an employee? You are a company providing...
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    6th March 2020, 13:37
    Some anecdotal evidence that the market has picked up for a few of my contacts on linkedin, I think this is the much talked of merry go round of...
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    4th March 2020, 16:22
    Given the recent government announcements the ramping up of fear and negativity is getting very serious. If we aren't currently in deep recession we...
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    28th February 2020, 12:09
    I was just thinking that, could this get any worse? We have IR35 changes killing the contracting market, continuing Brexit uncertainty and now...
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