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    LOL ....my god, you two probably work for the...

    LOL ....my god, you two probably work for the agency! like i said, i asked for peoples opinion on the agency and im the one getting scrutinised! ha ha, this is bizarre! I did want to know peoples...
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    Where has my money gone?! LOL.....10 years, ive...

    Where has my money gone?! LOL.....10 years, ive enjoyed myself, nice car, new house, and plenty of holidays, i try and keep some saved but generally it never takes me more than a month to six weeks...
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    I have been contracting for over a decade, so im...

    I have been contracting for over a decade, so im not new to this game believe me. If you look at my post, i did explain why finances were currently tight, im not here to argue, i dont lower myself to...
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    You are right Greg, that was abuse, im not even...

    You are right Greg, that was abuse, im not even going to entertain replying to this fella for a 2nd time, someone who lowers himself to be abusive for no reason is really not worth another reply. Ill...
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    My situation is through bad luck and bad timing....

    My situation is through bad luck and bad timing. You know nothing about me, so dont say thinking is not my strong point, i posted to get peoples opinions, not presumptious sarcasm.
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    Didnt think pay day loans even existed any more,...

    Didnt think pay day loans even existed any more, I thought the likes of Wonga etc.... had been stopped. I did request an overdraft from the bank but they said they would come back to me which they...
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    I have plenty of food in the house and the missus...

    I have plenty of food in the house and the missus is due to be paid soon but it was really bad timing, or usually we would have money to fall back on, so my only hope of getting funds quickly was the...
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    Agency payment schedule - no morals?

    Can anyone tell me if im in the wrong or not by thinking this agency has no morals.

    I recently ended a short contract (based in the north west) with an agency which is based in London Basically...
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    Thanks for the info guys, im not sure what to do, as they are offering a good bit more take home pay than the others, but that post from a few years ago...
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    Atlantic Umbrella

    Anyone used Atlantic Umbrella? Are they any good? reputable?

    They seem to be offering me by far the most (with expenses) compared to the other umbrella companies, as im thinking of using an...
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    I do remember using Parasol back in 2009 before I went limited, was not impressed with them, it always sticks in my mind that I was advised before...
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    Yeh I haven't been here long, only my second week, and the contract will last about 3-4 months, its an exchange migration and looking at it now, should be complete on time in...
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    I doubt they would increase the day rate, although there are another 3 contractors here who are in the same position as me, so I think if...
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    Thanks for the info, ill have a good look at them links tonight.

    Fortunately the agency I work with on this one are quite good, they have assured us 100% that...
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    Thanks for your response, it did come as a bit of a shock to be honest, I don't really usually deal with this kind of thing myself (I...
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    Public sector.... switch to umbrella, really?

    My agency has just informed me that on 6th of April im likely going to have to use an umbrella company for the public sector contract ive just started. In a nutshell, I like this contract because its...
  17. Thread: Dodgy agency?

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    Dodgy agency?

    Hello all,

    I started a contract last week (monday) on the basis that it was a certain rate per hour with Lorien, they confirmed it in an email with me, they then sent me the contract 5 days after...
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