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    Every perm job I've had has had some sort of...

    Every perm job I've had has had some sort of bonus of at least 10% (increasing as the role seniority does). They've typically been tied to a combination of personal and company performance for the...
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    But that was in response to "Can you answer a...

    But that was in response to "Can you answer a "Yes" or "No" question?"
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    If you're wanting to have a dig at the poster, an...

    If you're wanting to have a dig at the poster, an easier option would have been to point out the potential for an Inside IR35 determination come April, risking 2+ years of back-tax being chased...
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    You don't know how the internet works, do you?

    You don't know how the internet works, do you?
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    On the plus side, they can ask Bill Gates to...

    On the plus side, they can ask Bill Gates to track the vaccines after the've floated away.
  6. Did you actually read the article? At no point...

    Did you actually read the article? At no point does anyone say it is not effective.
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    Why don't people realise that is is important to...

    Why don't people realise that is is important to have a standardised approach to measuring, so that trends can be reported and enacted upon (or not, as is often the case). That's what the "28 days"...
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    Is that to avoid upsetting the Queens?

    Is that to avoid upsetting the Queens?
  9. Thread: Trumps Diary

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    He'll need a funnel.

    He'll need a funnel.
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    Can't be long before the Spades suit is replaced...

    Can't be long before the Spades suit is replaced too.
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    Some could actually fall into 32.5% bracket -...

    Some could actually fall into 32.5% bracket - depends on his Ltd company and FTC income for this year. If the FTC salary would take him over this limit, it might be worth him putting as much of the...
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    Not enough information was provided to be able...

    Not enough information was provided to be able state this.

    If he pays the £20K dividend this year, and starts the £75K contract in (say) March, then the tax bill next Jan will be on

    Ltd company...
  13. This would really surprise me - it would have too...

    This would really surprise me - it would have too much detrimental impact to too many Tory donors. It would also drastically impact the people who have benefited from the house price risks in the...
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    You have a contract with the Umbrella and the...

    You have a contract with the Umbrella and the Umbrella has a contract with the agency or client. That latter contract will typically stipulate day rate and expected contract term.

    I'd be...
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    Assuming you mean pay the dividend in this tax...

    Assuming you mean pay the dividend in this tax year (20/21), then you'd need to share what other income you have in that same tax year. ie. how much will you have been paid from your Ltd this tax...
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    Not so. I've worked with and grown teams in the...

    Not so. I've worked with and grown teams in the UK, US and India, and there is great talent in each. There are more challenges in hiring offshore, so the interviewing process is important. I'm still...
  17. Why do you think the financial press is now...

    Why do you think the financial press is now littered with rumours of various potential tax rises?



    Why do you think this government would manage the economy according to modern economic theory?
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    You're making a huge assumption that an umbrella...

    You're making a huge assumption that an umbrella would employee someone (and have to pay them minimum wage) on the back of a contract consisting of a "couple of days here and there".
  19. FTFY

    FTFY
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    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/141943...

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/141943-last-nail-coffin-ukip.html
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    I'd say it depends on the information and T&Cs...

    I'd say it depends on the information and T&Cs the users signed up to, but unless those explicitly state that information could be given out, then the owner providing the details to anyone who asked...
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    FTFY

    FTFY
  23. Thread: Priti Oops..

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    Damn spreadsheets!

    Damn spreadsheets!
  24. Did your client know you were using their...

    Did your client know you were using their time/money to review other developers code?
  25. When I was a code-monkey (or leading such a...

    When I was a code-monkey (or leading such a team), my favourite retort when a PM asked how many lines of code the team had done so far was along the lines of "we've done <lines of code> so far, but...
  26. You use git commits as evidence of value...

    You use git commits as evidence of value delivered? I assume you use quantity of code as the differentiator, since there's no way you can determine the quality across every developer? How very 1990s....
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    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make that picture smaller. ...

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make that picture smaller.

    Ideally 0x0 pixels


    Reading the replies does reveal the IQ of a typical UKIPer:


    ...
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    Just wondering, who was keeping count? And why?

    Just wondering, who was keeping count? And why?
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    Yes. I've seen both, so its important to read...

    Yes.

    I've seen both, so its important to read exactly what the advert says. And you'll most likely still need to speak to the agent to get clarification. And they'll probably get it wrong.
  30. Do you know if any any evidence (or even real...

    Do you know if any any evidence (or even real expectation) that that will actually happen?

    Yes, most companies want the best contractors, but will take someone adequate if it removes a big risk.
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    Tell the agency you want to know more about the...

    Tell the agency you want to know more about the job, so don't commit to the cut. Go to the interview and impress the client. After that, thank the agency for their offer, but say that you want to...
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    At -80C

    At -80C
  33. Thread: Parasol mess

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    I don't understand this expectation that an...

    I don't understand this expectation that an employer should be responsible for an employee's tax affairs, or even how they can be (since they won't necessarily know about other employments).

    What...
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    For future reference, at what monetary level do...

    For future reference, at what monetary level do you think can we advise people it is ok commit tax evasion?
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    And snowmen.

    And snowmen.
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    Thanks, most likely the most interesting thing...

    Thanks, most likely the most interesting thing I'll see today by far. Now, back to work :(
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    Even for you LondonPM1, that is completely...

    Even for you LondonPM1, that is completely incomprehensible.

    650 is now 550 but is actually nearer half of that?
  38. I'm *very* confused about that too....

    I'm *very* confused about that too....
  39. More chance of his wife getting a moustache than...

    More chance of his wife getting a moustache than any of his harebrained ideas working (including the latest deferred-invoices one).
  40. Ok, go ahead then, I'm sure HMRC will accept such...

    Ok, go ahead then, I'm sure HMRC will accept such evidence from your wife :)
  41. No chance - HMRC "look through" such scam...

    No chance - HMRC "look through" such scam arrangements and would easily see that you're a controlling entity in the new Ltd. This one is as transparent as it gets.
  42. At least he didn't say "illegally forced". OP,...

    At least he didn't say "illegally forced".

    OP, as others have said, this was your choice - you could have kept your Ltd company open whilst working on the inside gig, but decided to do otherwise.
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    I wonder if he knows scoots.

    I wonder if he knows scoots.
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    Act Like You Have Covid

    The government have been telling us to act like we have the virus.

    Why then did people confront me when shopping today after I walked around doing forced coughs, complaining I was too hot and...
  45. I'm already fed up with brexiteers demanding the...

    I'm already fed up with brexiteers demanding the genetically modified crops and chlorinated chicken Reese-Mogg promised. Have they no patience?
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    Scootie is back!

    Chart, or it never happened.
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    Me too. Didn't make it funny though :ladybags:

    Me too. Didn't make it funny though :ladybags:
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    Fair enough. I've been following Tom599912 for...

    Fair enough. I've been following Tom599912 for some time, and he sometimes incorrectly omits apostrophes from his posts.
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    I hear he's since joined this new up and coming...

    I hear he's since joined this new up and coming platform called MySpace.
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    Watched this last night - definitely recommended.

    Watched this last night - definitely recommended.
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