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  1. This, to an extent. I’d want to know both sides...

    This, to an extent. I’d want to know both sides of the story about why the client isn’t payin* the agency before I did anything.
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    We don’t have it here you cretin.

    We don’t have it here you cretin.
  3. Thread: #metoo $$$

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    AYCOTBAC?

    AYCOTBAC?
  4. Thread: Debenhams

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    Big high street presence, but massive associated...

    Big high street presence, but massive associated costs means they struggle to compete with people who go their to try clothes on then go home and look for it cheaper online.
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    No. I have a problem with people sticking there...

    No. I have a problem with people sticking there nose in and trying to suggest something that hasn’t occurred though.
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    We’ve already established that you see anyone who...

    We’ve already established that you see anyone who doesn’t agree with your world view as an idiot or simply wrong. You can take the man out of Russia....
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    Perhaps if they'd concentrated on the positives...

    Perhaps if they'd concentrated on the positives of Europe rather than explain why Boris and Nigel were the equivalent of east end barrow boys with a bus, they'd have fared better. I also think that...
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    The last people's vote brought you Brexit. Be...

    The last people's vote brought you Brexit. Be careful what you wish for. :D
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    You're too late. He died last week. Millions left...

    You're too late. He died last week. Millions left uninherited. Apparently he tried to give it away but nobody believed him.
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    Please stay out of this, the adults are talking.

    Please stay out of this, the adults are talking.
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    Yet you've still chosen to be here. :rolleyes:

    Yet you've still chosen to be here. :rolleyes:
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    Can you give an example of a perfect government...

    Can you give an example of a perfect government system?
    Then a decent reason why you've not f*cked off there yet please?
  13. Wait for NLUK to dive all over this. We know...

    Wait for NLUK to dive all over this.

    We know what you mean though.

    If your current one is a contract that doesn't want you to leave, why are you? Mo' money?
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    I was wanked off by my Mum's sister last night....

    I was wanked off by my Mum's sister last night. What an auntie climax.
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    Lovely. Grey area upon grey area. Question 2...

    Lovely. Grey area upon grey area.

    Question 2 still stands to prevent OP being up a smelly inlet without means of human propulsion.
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    This is a public sector gig.....

    This is a public sector gig.....
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    The government could have gone with a much better...

    The government could have gone with a much better scare tactic to create mass hysteria:

    "Over 40% of people who catch the virus die before their life expectancy is reached."

    Now scrub yer toes...
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    https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/c...

    https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/125363419_10218106534961860_4497723909509153767_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=2&_nc_sid=110474&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ohc=eWHRO1WwY88AX-VmrcY&_nc_oc=...
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    Ignoring all the coulda, woulda, shoulda...

    Ignoring all the coulda, woulda, shoulda comments, there are two questions that spring to mind:
    1/ Who made the current determination?
    2/ What is changing to push it inside IR35?
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    If you’re employing someone that means they have...

    If you’re employing someone that means they have a permie job. You’ve got to run a payroll for them and offer them a company pension. If you’re subcontracting, that’s something entirely different.
    ...
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    Men have always been like that. If we can't play...

    Men have always been like that. If we can't play with it, eat it or hump it, we're not interested.
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    :hug: Of course dear.

    :hug:

    Of course dear.
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    Three months is better than nothing. Live like...

    Three months is better than nothing. Live like you're not getting paid any more initially (barring a little treat with your first pay packet).
    Build a buffer in case it doesn't last past the three...
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    :eek: Going soft in your old age?

    :eek: Going soft in your old age?
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    You're losing it pal. You're quoting someone say...

    You're losing it pal. You're quoting someone say that due diligence is a must and then say then need to do more than that and carry out due diligence. :D

    OP, I think what NLUK means is that due...
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    Oh dear, tier 3, can't visit the mother-in-law....

    Oh dear, tier 3, can't visit the mother-in-law. Shame.

    Meanwhile, the same people grumbling on Facetwit are no doubt those that were blatantly ignoring the rules all summer. :winker:
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    Buyer's market these days. Client's can pretty...

    Buyer's market these days. Client's can pretty much tell them what the margin is.
  28. Thread: Fair Cop...

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    The usual scam is to scan for cheap donuts,...

    The usual scam is to scan for cheap donuts, claiming you didn't realise because you hadn't had to buy Kripsy Kremes before.

    It's almost like ordering a pizza and a teenage girl turns up....
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    You do when you're talking about the line manager...

    You do when you're talking about the line manager of your permie job you're quitting. Don't put attention to detail as one of your strengths fella.
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    The agency mark up really only comes into play...

    The agency mark up really only comes into play when the client is moaning about value for money or renewal time and you know what the margin is so know they’ve had a nice initial bonus. I must admit...
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    Contract and working practices review by...

    Contract and working practices review by professional to confirm status.

    Once you’re in there and have a good relationship with your hiring manager, talk about IR35 with them. Explain why yours...
  32. Yeah, because COVID hasn’t eaten into government...

    Yeah, because COVID hasn’t eaten into government budgets at all, you oddball.
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    No but if he’d died in England it would have been...

    No but if he’d died in England it would have been recorded as COVID
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    RIP Diego Maradona. Massive heart attack.

    RIP Diego Maradona. Massive heart attack.
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    Don't worry about hindsight management, they're...

    Don't worry about hindsight management, they're great in here at telling you what you should have done without offering actual help. :D

    Obviously you should have aired your concerns about double...
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    Make your mind up, I thought you wanted quality...

    Make your mind up, I thought you wanted quality :D


    I was having a couple of pints with an Indian lad when I was last working in CW. He warned us against outsourcing to India because that's no...
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    That's actually true....

    That's actually true....
  38. Thread: Sausages

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    Compared to what, Richmond and Wall's?...

    Compared to what, Richmond and Wall's? :laugh:laugh

    Local butchers and farmers markets offer great quality sausages, especially now they're having to make up for declining restaurant trade...
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    The problem for you at your perm job is now that...

    The problem for you at your perm job is now that they'll be expecting you to resign at some point in the future.

    The fact that they've shelled out (allegedly) on a DBS check is good - commercial...
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    I’ve seen very mixed results. Partly from...

    I’ve seen very mixed results. Partly from expectations being high but partly because you’re replacing experienced people over here with cheap green’n’keen graduates offshore. Depends very much what...
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    Funnily enough I was going to suggest this - part...

    Funnily enough I was going to suggest this - part time contracts, work over the winter months, etc.
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    Central London - you can’t polish a turd but you...

    Central London - you can’t polish a turd but you can roll it in glitter.
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    Absolutely this. If handover and training isn’t...

    Absolutely this. If handover and training isn’t in either the contracted deliverables or any statement of work, then doing them is a bigger IR35 issue than training a permie up to replace you. Talk...
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    Not that I’m aware of. Have you asked your...

    Not that I’m aware of. Have you asked your accountant? You should be able to hunt around for an accountant that would manage it on a reduced rate too.
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    This is the way.

    This is the way.
  46. Thread: Well...

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    He can’t, he’s a dick-tid.

    He can’t, he’s a dick-tid.
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    :puke:

    :puke:
  48. Agree with both above. When I was contracting Mrs...

    Agree with both above. When I was contracting Mrs LM dealt with all post, was key contact for accountants, handled, expenses, cleaned the office, etc.
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    Mudchute aside, most of these planks probably...

    Mudchute aside, most of these planks probably haven't seen a farm.
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    Football. Oy vey.

    Football. Oy vey.
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