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    I've been using a local accountant in harrogate -...

    I've been using a local accountant in harrogate - does a number of contractors that i know.
    Does everything for around £600 a year (everyone usually pays this £50 monthly)
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    i used contractor financials - they didn't charge...

    i used contractor financials - they didn't charge at the time but now think the fee is close to 1k

    got me a mortgage and a buy to let mortgage at same time :)
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    KMPG are currently looking for MI developers in...

    KMPG are currently looking for MI developers in Leeds on contract.
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    I do SQL and 3-400 is about average for similar...

    I do SQL and 3-400 is about average for similar roles. London usually does £50ish more
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    I have the 6 edge. I like the phone but its...

    I have the 6 edge. I like the phone but its almost impossible to use with one hand as it touches the 'edge' and stops everything working as it should :(
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    No was with BM. They were originally happy with...

    No was with BM. They were originally happy with my contract ending in 3 months. Then they took so long it was coming to end of the 3 months and asked for another 3 months (fair enough). They were...
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    I went with contractor financials for a purchase...

    I went with contractor financials for a purchase and buy to let

    Purchase with halifax was no problem but BM constantly messed me about - luckily all came together in the end
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    Yeah this contract has been perfect. Although an...

    Yeah this contract has been perfect. Although an hours drive I finish at 4 so home for 5, work from home as and when, worked from home for a month when little one was born.

    Project has gone so...
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    Again thanks for all the comments. As...

    Again thanks for all the comments.

    As mentioned I understand money will never be as good. The main positives for staying here are : money should be decent, I like the place. And the main thing -...
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    yeah that's what I was trying to get at - I know...

    yeah that's what I was trying to get at - I know they wont ever match up - unless they stupidly offered me 100k :wink
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    45 on my last job left me plenty of money every...

    45 on my last job left me plenty of money every month - so i'd need 45 plus the travel costs as a minimum (say 48k)
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    I dont see much rates higher up North over £350...

    I dont see much rates higher up North over £350 doing what I do ( u see the odd 375-400).

    Salary wise this was about 85-90k last year
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    I've never seen a job doing what I do (SQL)...

    I've never seen a job doing what I do (SQL) offering that kind of money (especially up North)
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    thanks all the quick replies. I would...

    thanks all the quick replies.

    I would probably be happy with 55-60 + benefits (car/car allowance etc.) - and think that they may offer around here. Even on that I know I wouldnt be coming out...
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    Permanent Offer

    Hi All,

    Hoping for some advice - with the banter and abuse welcome :)

    I've been contracting almost 18 months. My plan was do it for 2-3 years then when kids are at full time school work...
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    thanks for all the comments. I know about IR35...

    thanks for all the comments. I know about IR35 and should be OK with it at the moment - but that is the worry.

    They are putting together this team and just expecting me to be part of it with not...
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    at the moment I'm just working on my own. I do...

    at the moment I'm just working on my own. I do all the reporting as they didn't have any before
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    New Team being built

    Hi all, hoping someone with better knowledge of contracting can help with this query (I have no idea if any of this is ok)

    Have been contracting just over a year - brought in to do financial...
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    I just completed a house purchase and buy to let...

    I just completed a house purchase and buy to let on current property.

    I had been contracting less than a year and had 2 months remaining on contract when I started the process - halifax had no...
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    thanks for the reply. Glad to hear BM might come...

    thanks for the reply. Glad to hear BM might come through as only heard bad things so far!

    should be ok without taking the money if all else fails
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    hi - I'm buying a new house (residential) and...

    hi - I'm buying a new house (residential) and changing my current house to a buy to let (to free up a bit of cash but mainly to rent out).

    i have no idea why they need this info - has just been...
  22. also having trouble with them and BM - googled BM...

    also having trouble with them and BM - googled BM after process had started - not looking good
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    Buy to Let Mortgage - Complaint?

    Hi All,

    After a bit of advice.

    Going through mortgage process to move to a buy to let with new mortgage company. All documents done and sent.
    They are happy with everything and all that's...
  24. Thread: Serco

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    I know somebody who works there as a permie and...

    I know somebody who works there as a permie and they are going through some bad times at the moment. He thinks a lot of them are about to be made redundant
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    for me it would depend how confident I was that I...

    for me it would depend how confident I was that I could quickly get work after 2 extra weeks.

    If it meant missing out on 6 months contract I'd probably leave
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    seems to be loads up north. Same day rate as...

    seems to be loads up north. Same day rate as london too (SQL)
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    Rullion - sorted out interview for me, rang me...

    Rullion - sorted out interview for me, rang me every day and morning leading up to it.

    I sorted accommodation, drove there - interviewed well (I thought). Wasn't asked anything technical - just...
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    will be using this a lot :)

    will be using this a lot :)
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    yeah my contract was checked and is does say i...

    yeah my contract was checked and is does say i need prof indem insurance for 1 million (which I have). although they have never asked for proof of this.

    Might have to chase this new contract in...
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    thanks pyscho - no my friends in recruitment told...

    thanks pyscho - no my friends in recruitment told me it ....I didn't go through an agency to get the job

    I do have an email saying it's being extended. Never even thought about the insurance
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    yeah I was told they can get rid of me any time...

    yeah I was told they can get rid of me any time anyway and If i havent signed anything I can walk away any time rather than the new end of contract
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    Thanks for the replies. My current contract has...

    Thanks for the replies. My current contract has already been extended once (which I am now working) I just didn't get anything in writing.

    This is my first experience of contracting so wanted some...
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    6 month contract or risk extension?

    Hi all,

    currently working my first ever contract, was initially for 3 months that ended in January but has been extended until of April (no new contract signed though).

    They have said at end...
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