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    This is what the help file indicates... A...

    This is what the help file indicates...


    A service company who has operated the Intermediaries legislation (sometimes known as IR35).

    A service company is one which is set up to supply a...
  2. as mentioned above, if it is funds being returned...

    as mentioned above, if it is funds being returned due to Corp tax overpayment, this will dr bank and cr Tax account. (reversing the original entry)

    If it is interest received due to early payment...
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    The easiest way to handle this is ask them to...

    The easiest way to handle this is ask them to email the details through.

    Although on another note. If a contractor gets you a gig and then asks for references would you feel more obliged/willing...
  4. bills are bills my friend, they wait for no man.

    bills are bills my friend, they wait for no man.
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    Poll: currently touching 590p on the ask

    currently touching 590p on the ask
  6. as previously mentioned 5 - 10% to cover admin is...

    as previously mentioned 5 - 10% to cover admin is the general margin if the client forces you through an agency
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    It's a front company for phising for CV's for...

    It's a front company for phising for CV's for leads etc, generally consultants will make up fake names and fish through your CV. They will also set up fake recruitment companies do like wise
  8. I've had similar stuff happen to me, a general...

    I've had similar stuff happen to me, a general rule is anything to do with remuneration/benefits etc if it's not on paper you probably aren't going to get it..

    You may find the newbie, less...
  9. Individuals are taxed on income generated not...

    Individuals are taxed on income generated not studying status
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    You can claim it as client/supplier...

    You can claim it as client/supplier entertainment, it won't be allowable for corp tax
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    Another person with one post, straight into the...

    Another person with one post, straight into the accounts and can I do XYZ,

    Mods can we have a minimum of 10 posts or something before people are allowed to post in the accountancy/legal forum...
  12. Coming on here with one post and asking questions...

    Coming on here with one post and asking questions like this doesn't exactly excite the more knowledgeable members......as according to your one post you do not appear to have contributed much to the...
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    2 scenarios here, 1. You are a non resident...

    2 scenarios here,

    1. You are a non resident and ordinary resident as you have not spent greater than 183 days there, ALSO please note that I believe this is reduced to 91 days if you have been...
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    Another tactik I have found is consultants with...

    Another tactik I have found is consultants with fake names and fake locations, PURELY wanting leads.

    I usually stop them before going into detail and ask them to email me (they never do)

    BUT...
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    I will be hoenst , been with cater allen for 2...

    I will be hoenst , been with cater allen for 2 years not a single problem and great phone service !!!
  16. Nice mortgage, how on earth did you manage to...

    Nice mortgage, how on earth did you manage to source something like that ?
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    I think in situations like this, the rates will...

    I think in situations like this, the rates will vary wildly and so will the service given. I recommend finding an accountant that is reliable as a top priority. Because when you can't get hold of...
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    How to dodge tax!

    Thought this might be of interest its on BBC1 tonight 8.30.



    Duration: 30 minutes

    Panorama goes undercover to investigate corporate service providers - the people and companies who sell...
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    Hi guys just to update, i managed to receive...

    Hi guys just to update, i managed to receive payment for my final invoice.

    A chasing of the regional manager and a copy of the emails I had been sending to try and get it resolved seemed to have...
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    sheesh I don't know that much, BUT what I do know...

    sheesh I don't know that much, BUT what I do know from working for a recruitment agency for 4 years is that the client doesn't give a damn wether you opt in or out or IR35.

    They pay the day rate...
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    as above used to be Elan, now Xperis, based in...

    as above used to be Elan, now Xperis, based in Windsor and part of Manpower group
  22. Thread: Facebook shares

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    ouch Facebook Inc: NASDAQ:FB quotes & news -...

    ouch

    Facebook Inc: NASDAQ:FB quotes & news - Google Finance
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    Thanks I think I will prepare the invoice, I will...

    Thanks I think I will prepare the invoice, I will email a couple of times and call next week to try and seek an update, unless there is a yes we are paying you then I think I will have to get the...
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    Bobby Tank - Afterburn (MofoHifi Records) ...

    Bobby Tank - Afterburn (MofoHifi Records)

    Bobby Tank - Afterburn (MofoHifi Records) out now. - YouTube
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    Thanks guys, this has been really helpful. I am...

    Thanks guys, this has been really helpful. I am at the lower end of the agency contractor rankings and normally due to the low amount ( less than £500) people would pay it, but this client is...
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    Thanks guys, I am keen for the client to pay...

    Thanks guys,

    I am keen for the client to pay aswell, as they have used the service (I can see them using all the tricks in the book against the agency)

    Also wanted to ask, with regards to...
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    The final week I had to ask another (a senior)...

    The final week I had to ask another (a senior) contractor to sign my timesheet for that week. The previous week there was a dispute over entry times a minor one.

    So previous week (to my final...
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    timesheet isn't signed, I handed in my notice to...

    timesheet isn't signed, I handed in my notice to my agent which was a week.

    I was asked to leave site early on the monday instead of the friday, the client said they wouldn't sign the timesheet...
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    Unsigned timesheets, getting payment

    does anyone know any good lawyers when it comes to challenging agencies and timesheets.

    I am owed a weeks work and I am having trouble obtaining payment from the agency as they are having trouble...
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    PCG offer some sort of professional...

    PCG offer some sort of professional help/insurance with regards to this
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    Alternative question has anyone even been....

    Sued by an agency ?

    We hear alot of complaints about contractors going down the legal route with regards to agencies being naughty.....

    Anyone been on the receiving end?
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    This has just happend to me, office intimidation...

    This has just happend to me, office intimidation is somethng that happens to everyone at some point.

    The failiure is the doing anything about it or becoming so sucked in that you are unaware of...
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    I am surprised they allow food to be claimed at...

    I am surprised they allow food to be claimed at all. The packed lunch argument being the msot obvious inbdication that the rule isn't really fit for purpose.....
  34. Yes as above, you will need to generate an...

    Yes as above, you will need to generate an invoice on the system to replicate the payment received, the only difference in this system is that

    In the normal course of business supplier generates...
  35. Thread: Robert Half

    by blinko
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    I am contracting with them, usually what happens...

    I am contracting with them, usually what happens is you will go in.

    Someone will talk you through your CV and probe a little.

    You will meet the team and then usually the roles start coming in...
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    I am an accountant aswell, although a very low...

    I am an accountant aswell, although a very low paid one. So I don't really have a choice but to do it myself. It's a pretty steep learning curve as it's alot different doing the books of your own...
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    get out

    get out
  38. I fail to see how this is not a legitmate...

    I fail to see how this is not a legitmate business expense?? it should be fully claimable, you are basically acting as a recruitment agency
  39. Are you sure you are due holiday pay ? And it...

    Are you sure you are due holiday pay ?

    And it wasn't included in the rate ?

    Other than that you will need to take legal action against both if you have exhausted all other routes.
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    Cater Allen have been excellent with me, although...

    Cater Allen have been excellent with me, although that account is dormant for 1 year sounds a bit hhmmm??
  41. Thread: grr ...agents!

    by blinko
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    Well done buddy, play your cards as strongly as...

    Well done buddy, play your cards as strongly as you can, because I can assure you the agency DO NOT GIVE A F**K about you or your problems.
  42. nice post thanks alot

    nice post thanks alot
  43. They are jsut finding out who is out there, this...

    They are jsut finding out who is out there, this is something most agencies do.

    You have to be prepared that they will fish and try and head up your client, but you don't have to give them any...
  44. Thread: Giant Group

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    There is nothing wrong with GIANT, the main...

    There is nothing wrong with GIANT, the main problem I guess is there size and there inability to taylor to an individuals needs again mainly due to their size, but in terms of umbrella’s they are one...
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    Haha @ Scrag Meister, no worries. Was good to...

    Haha @ Scrag Meister, no worries. Was good to meet you guys, and good luck with plan B pmeswani ;)
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    Is this tax relief of £4 per week or is this an...

    Is this tax relief of £4 per week or is this an expense to be processed through payroll with no NI or PAYE tax to be invovled at £4 pw ?
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    Mate tell me about it, I know this  But I am new...

    Mate tell me about it, I know this  But I am new to this and I now I know the ropes and so on. But when you don’t have anyone to show you how these things are done you are going to make mistakes.
    ...
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    Ha don't forget the balaclava and pump action...

    Ha don't forget the balaclava and pump action shotgun ;)
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    Haha I'm innocent your honour :) by the way how...

    Haha I'm innocent your honour :) by the way how do we know where to find you guys when in the bar ?
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    Cater Allen, free under 30 transactions per month.

    Cater Allen, free under 30 transactions per month.
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