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    You get nice adverts like this once its all...

    You get nice adverts like this once its all working :)

    https://i.imgur.com/2A5mxOZ.jpg
  2. In which case, I apologise for my earlier post. I...

    In which case, I apologise for my earlier post. I have a lot of time and respect for those that attempt to help the rest of us - whether they succeed or not. I wrongly interpreted certain posts as "I...
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    I went with IP Vanish VPN on an ASUS router and...

    I went with IP Vanish VPN on an ASUS router and pointed it at a UK proxy near home. I've also used Swedish proxies and others from around the world that I've just changed the location in the DD-WRT...
  4. so, you have better access to government....

    so, you have better access to government. Government listen to you. You know how to lobby, and have had success with lobbying government. You have past experience of changing the mindset of senior...
  5. When the circle is complete, the original...

    When the circle is complete, the original purchaser returns the paper to the vendor under the distance selling regulations.

    Simple :)
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    If you're not going to attach it to anything,...

    If you're not going to attach it to anything, then you could get away with a few 1's - we have three of them around the house because there was no need to attach it to the tv or anything like that.
  7. Which of the IPSE board candidates are you - I...

    Which of the IPSE board candidates are you - I don't have a vote but I'd love to see you succeed in your campaign.

    Good luck - we need you :yay:
  8. I wish I had the same time machine as you - that...

    I wish I had the same time machine as you - that tweet was on November 20th at 10am :laugh
  9. 1) Do the sums and whack the rate up - I'd add...

    1) Do the sums and whack the rate up - I'd add about 45% to the day rate
    2) Leave
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    You don't make any. You have no expenses. If you...

    You don't make any. You have no expenses. If you incur an expense, you are trading illegally under the new rules.

    Go to jail. Do not pass go. Do not collect your salary as a disguised employee etc.
  11. At least there's someone on hand who can advise...

    At least there's someone on hand who can advise on how to claim JSA.
  12. When I worked on site in Runcorn, the hours were...

    When I worked on site in Runcorn, the hours were 830 - 1612 exactly. Big whistle / noisy thing sounded the alarm at 1612 and everyone downed tools and left.
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    Thank you for this post and the rest of the...

    Thank you for this post and the rest of the thread. Been feeling a bit down today and reading this has really cheered me up now :)
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    And if you can't pay, they'll take it away......

    And if you can't pay, they'll take it away...
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    Which doesn't make the response given by the OP...

    Which doesn't make the response given by the OP any less relevant.
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    :wave:

    :wave:
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    FTFY ;)

    FTFY ;)
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    The main other benefit of remaining inside is...

    The main other benefit of remaining inside is that the timescale to change agency / bypass the agency completely is typically more generous than a contract would give you.
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    He's giving a presentation called "Practical IoT...

    He's giving a presentation called "Practical IoT Development" at this year's UK Oracle User Group - Agenda - SuperSunday 2016
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    IIRC, the case was won by the agency proving that...

    IIRC, the case was won by the agency proving that there were no regulations to opt out of anyway. Nobody cocked up the opt out - the regulations didn't apply so there was nothing for the contractor...
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    Did a suitable victim not step up in BIS v CNL?

    Did a suitable victim not step up in BIS v CNL?
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    This is how most contractors understand it (ie...

    This is how most contractors understand it (ie introduced to the client so they know who you are). This is not how most agents understand it (ie introduced into the client environment).

    Given that...
  24. One thing they almost certainly won't do is...

    One thing they almost certainly won't do is engage a big four employee.

    The presumption that they can get a contractor as before relies on contractors accepting the massive hit that they face -...
  25. Yes, it's legal. Negotiate it out of the contract...

    Yes, it's legal. Negotiate it out of the contract or walk away would be my advice.
  26. The fact that more tax minus tribunal costs minus...

    The fact that more tax minus tribunal costs minus difference in engaging a big 4 consultancy minus cost of project delays is a huge negative number is lost on HMRC, sadly.
  27. She's going to take half of everything...

    <Brillo>She's going to take half of everything anyway so it makes no difference</Brillo>
  28. Settings > General Settings > Number of Posts to...

    Settings > General Settings > Number of Posts to Show Per Page: > Show 40 posts per page.

    I'm only just on page 2.
  29. Was she working legally when she did that...

    Was she working legally when she did that photoshoot in New York?
  30. She told local news outlet WSAZ, which first...

    She told local news outlet WSAZ, which first carried the story, that she acknowledged her Facebook post could be "interpreted as racist, but in no way was intended to be", and that she was expressing...
  31. Does the contract define what "Assignment" means?...

    Does the contract define what "Assignment" means? "the Service Provider is not obliged to accept any work offered, a Services Proposal or to make its services available between Assignments" - so are...
  32. Who knows whether she is inside or outside for...

    Who knows whether she is inside or outside for that particular contract? Without knowing all the details, it's more lazy reporting that anyone who uses a limited company MUST be doing so to avoid...
  33. It's on their blog here...

    It's on their blog here.
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    They haven't been "called" by the network because...

    They haven't been "called" by the network because at the moment there is no need for a network to do that. But if you look on somewhere like politico then you will see the number of votes in each...
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    Two quick questions 1) Are you aware that...

    Two quick questions

    1) Are you aware that Brexit hasn't happened yet?

    2) Are you aware that Donald Trump hasn't taken office yet?
  36. It's not in the same way at all - dividend...

    It's not in the same way at all - dividend waivers have been dealt with in case law and have been shown to be something that you should be incredibly wary of using.

    One of the key things in Arctic...
  37. Open three accounts at RBS and they pay 3% on up...

    Open three accounts at RBS and they pay 3% on up to £5k in each. Three more for your spouse and there's £30k earning 3%, and you can pay the dividends into separate accounts.

    Between my wife and...
  38. Or even "this will not save money, it will cost...

    Or even "this will not save money, it will cost money" if it comes to discussions about taxation :)
  39. :spel hits ;) I can't understand just having...

    :spel hits ;)

    I can't understand just having one bank account - far too easy to break the £75k protection limit that way!
  40. Why? At what point is it not too far - two...

    Why? At what point is it not too far - two people, three, four, more?



    I'm sure you know more about it than I do, but I cannot see how alphabet shares link into MSC legislation at all.
  41. I'm not convinced that a petition along the lines...

    I'm not convinced that a petition along the lines of "we'll earn less" is going to get much traction. The simple response from HMG it that there is a reason that we'll earn less - we'll have to pay...
  42. It depends what you define as "nothing" in terms...

    It depends what you define as "nothing" in terms of paying someone a salary / stipend for their role in the business. Being a company director and / or company secretary carries legal...
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    Define "long time" :) 2009-2011 Democrats...

    Define "long time" :)

    2009-2011 Democrats
    2003-2007 Republicans
    1992-1995 Democrats
    1977-1981 Democrats
    1961-1969 Democrats
    1949-1953 Democrats
    1933-1947 Democrats
    1921-1931 Republicans
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    Compare his speech to that given by Nixon when he...

    Compare his speech to that given by Nixon when he won in 68. There are plenty of parallels, and what ensued didn't quite match what was promised in the aftermath of the election.
  45. Start a new company without him. Loan the company...

    Start a new company without him. Loan the company some seed money and buy the things that you need to buy for the company. Repay the loan when you are working through the company.

    And consider...
  46. 18:37 The Trump campaign is suing a county...

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    The Trump campaign is suing a county registrar in Nevada for keeping polling stations open late on an early voting day.

    It accuses Joe P Gloria, the Clark County registrar of voters, of...
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    Poll: Trump 15/4 best odds at the moment. Worst odds on...

    Trump 15/4 best odds at the moment. Worst odds on Trump are 3/1.

    Clinton best 3/10, worst 2/11.

    The best odds on Trump and the worst odds on Hillary are from the same bookmaker.
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    Poll: If you're going to bet on Trump, you want to get...

    If you're going to bet on Trump, you want to get in quickly. If you're going to bet on Hillary, you could leave it a while.

    Current odds:

    Clinton: 1/4
    Trump: 4/1
    Bernie / Biden: 150/1
    Ryan /...
  49. Not quite - he said that he would accept it if he...

    Not quite - he said that he would accept it if he wins. He didn't say what he would do if he would lose.

    Bookies have Democrats to take 300-329 college votes as their favourite (15/8), Republicans...
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    I wish you'd stop arguing with facts and...

    I wish you'd stop arguing with facts and evidence. It's much easier to just shout that there's no way that a client would have to pay, based on nothing.
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