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  1. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Waves from Sofia. See you in January (or...

    Waves from Sofia.

    See you in January (or December if someone organises a Xmas do)...
  2. Thread: Ir35 2020

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    Well that was what occurred the last time around...

    Well that was what occurred the last time around so don't expect things to be different this time around.

    Hope everyone has plan b or d prepared and ready to go...
  3. Thread: Ir35 2020

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    Hmm - I wonder who pointed that out before all...

    Hmm - I wonder who pointed that out before all this began but was chased off this site.
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    :wave:

    :wave:
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    But the OP is not talking about a contract paying...

    But the OP is not talking about a contract paying twice the perm rate he's talking about £110k (£125k package) versus £600 a day (say £132k as a contractor) and he hasn't got the child benefit trap...
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    But is that argument still true when contracting...

    But is that argument still true when contracting as we know it, is likely to be different in April 2020. It may be better to go permie now rather than later especially if you already know the people...
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    Deleting a post in anger rather than answering...

    Deleting a post in anger rather than answering that the allegation is without merit could be seen to give the allegation more value than it would otherwise have...

    As for the above did I hit a...
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    In the past the IPSE board denied attacking me...

    In the past the IPSE board denied attacking me anonymously even though the mods on here had confirmed the identity of the culprit via their IP address - so shall we just say that some IPSE members...
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    Interesting comment here from a former CC member...

    Interesting comment here from a former CC member LinkedIn which seems to have been intentionally hidden by the author of the article.
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    There is only 1 Flagship BBC film program -...

    There is only 1 Flagship BBC film program - Wittertainment
  11. Thread: If...

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    I just do it as they call in between their house...

    I just do it as they call in between their house down south and their flat up north...
  12. I would refer you to the CAB low pay report I...

    I would refer you to the CAB low pay report I commented on and linked to a couple of years back where it included bar maids being told they were self employed in an attempt by the landlord to keep...
  13. Technically it's not the first £40K into a...

    Technically it's not the first £40K into a pension it's the first £40k after you've been paid the minimum wage for the hours worked. So assuming you earn £40 an hour you would be paid £7.83 and...
  14. Your typical umbrella has the marketing budget of...

    Your typical umbrella has the marketing budget of £2.50 while your offshore scheme has 10-15% of every contractors turnover to spend on marketing. Yes you can hope that many won't fall for a dodgy...
  15. No but you only have to look in the HMRC Tax...

    No but you only have to look in the HMRC Tax Enquiries thread to see how things will play out for a lot of people as they will listen to the smooth talking salesman and let greed do the rest...
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    FTFY although I think it should be "Are you a...

    FTFY although I think it should be

    "Are you a clueless Muppet? Have an ill-informed opinion on the UK and EU? Feel free to waste your day in here."
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    It also allows scripts to be hung off an action...

    It also allows scripts to be hung off an action to say grant a user permissions once the approvals have been made.
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    And I can already see how that played out - going...

    And I can already see how that played out - going for the board removes any personality argument and would have meant the board would have had to explain rather more instead of just saying they...
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    Since when did facts matter. Personally...

    Since when did facts matter.

    Personally you've played this wrong - the EGM should have been for the removal of the entire board as it would have given the board far less option to a) make / imply...
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    Wait for the anonymous (Board) member to attack...

    Wait for the anonymous (Board) member to attack you here using a sockie account...
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    Well they are trying to find a way to survive...

    Well they are trying to find a way to survive beyond April 2020. After all in a Public Sector contract, if you are deemed outside IR35 as a contractor you've got nothing to worry about so when that's...
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    The IPSE board wishes to change the way it is...

    The IPSE board wishes to change the way it is appointed, as having lost the battle against IR35 (sorry to be blunt) it's trying to maintain its existence...

    In separate news Contractor Calculator...
  23. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: :wave: flying visit as Cojak mentioned me in...

    :wave:

    flying visit as Cojak mentioned me in General and it seemed worth adding a comment...
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    Poll: Enjoy yourselves I'm sadly busy and can't be...

    Enjoy yourselves I'm sadly busy and can't be arsed to head to London...
  25. It's hard though and even I should have done it...

    It's hard though and even I should have done it earlier this year and I didn't do it early enough. I was being professional so was going to stay until the end of the agreed contract and really,...
  26. Sticky: More fool you - nowadays I go for reassuringly...

    More fool you - nowadays I go for reassuringly expensive....
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    Construction already has the CIS system and we...

    Construction already has the CIS system and we don't want to go near that...
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    Comcast are worse - I know a few people who have...

    Comcast are worse - I know a few people who have them and :eek is an understatement...
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    +1 - the contract itself is the item subject to...

    +1 - the contract itself is the item subject to IR35 - changing the entity that pays you doesn't fix the contract. So if the contract is for £100,000 that £100,000 has to be paid to you via PAYE.......
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    Hmm I seem to remember saying that this would...

    Hmm I seem to remember saying that this would happen about now, 2 years ago and being shouted down for saying it...
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    Can't help on the salesforce side of things apart...

    Can't help on the salesforce side of things apart from recommending a consultancy who know salesforce but I don't think have put anything on App Exchange.

    Now if you were talking about Microsoft...
  32. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Solution 1 has been approved by M$ and will...

    Solution 1 has been approved by M$ and will shortly be available to download and install from their internal systems...

    :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:
  33. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: I do argue with MS, this MS however is slightly...

    I do argue with MS, this MS however is slightly bigger (almost MF sized) and based in Redmond.
  34. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: :wave: Just having an interesting argument...

    :wave:

    Just having an interesting argument with MS over one half of them telling me not to use something they now recommend - its the usual joy of test specs not being updated as software is...
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    Simes argument is that once the private sector...

    Simes argument is that once the private sector IR35 changes are implemented the contractor will be deemed inside and he / she will be able to reclaim the tax incorrectly deducted by contesting the...
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    In the case of teaching, nursing and even Doctors...

    In the case of teaching, nursing and even Doctors the interim staff are performing the same tasks as the regularly employed staff except the management bits everyone hates - one reason why NHS...
  37. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Another flying visit - this time to sadly mark...

    Another flying visit - this time to sadly mark the publication of THE consultation paper :wave:
  38. Don't worry only about 30% of contractors will be...

    Don't worry only about 30% of contractors will be caught - which is identical to what was supposed to be the case in the public sector.

    However, companies really don't like HMRC inspecting their...
  39. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: If you are being that pedantic it should be prove...

    If you are being that pedantic it should be prove not Prove as it wasn't at the start of a sentence....
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    Until today Virgin Trains East Coast has paid...

    Until today Virgin Trains East Coast has paid about £1bn to the Treasury. Unfortunately that includes £200m from Stagecoach's own reserves as they haven't sold enough tickets themselves.

    The East...
  41. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: zentury?

    zentury?
  42. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: I have to say I'm not retiring yet - I have a...

    I have to say I'm not retiring yet - I have a point to proof with a certain product team....
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    I don't. Development for the stuff I'm working on...

    I don't. Development for the stuff I'm working on is done in Belarus, Poland and Slovenia. I find a culture of American TV makes dealing with people far easier...
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    Sticky: Personally, I always book myself into a half...

    Personally, I always book myself into a half decent hotel for 2 weeks to get a feel of where is best to stay/where posisble drinking colleagues are staying/nice areas of town are etc. Plus I find it...
  45. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: I still have Klagenfurt (11c and rain) and...

    I still have Klagenfurt (11c and rain) and Copenhagen (19c and clear) on mine. Given their locations those values seem a mite strange for this time of year.
  46. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: So on one monitor I'm discussion the licencing of...

    So on one monitor I'm discussion the licencing of some software (worth by itself from this customer enough for me to retire on) meanwhile I'm reminding 2 children they need a shower before they go to...
  47. Given that the contract is inside IR35 you could...

    Given that the contract is inside IR35 you could just wait a while and then kick off an employment tribunal - I’ve heard stories that they are a lot of them planned.
  48. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Exactly WDBS :banana:

    Exactly WDBS :banana:
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    Adding a director takes 5 minutes. Adding a...

    Adding a director takes 5 minutes.

    Adding a shareholder takes about the same amount of time. £500 tells me its time to find another accountant.
  50. Thread: Doomed

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    Commiserations aren't required - I've been there...

    Commiserations aren't required - I've been there long enough and I didn't really want the extension so I'm happy to be off.

    Now, however, everyone knows what I'm off to do and they will be using...
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