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    The Heathrow test (according to their website...

    The Heathrow test (according to their website) is only for travellers to Hong Kong.

    I suspect you *must* get something to prove that you've tested negative (or positive) or else anyone could just...
  2. I don't receive anything with HSBC (personal or...

    I don't receive anything with HSBC (personal or business).

    Not aware of any emailed notifications from any banking service I've used, which is what the OP was talking about.
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    Having used a few coworking places, the following...

    Having used a few coworking places, the following are all pretty good and all will (or they did, in the before time) allow you to work from their premises on a more ad hoc basis without demanding a...
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    Sticky: Received today

    3 month initial contract (overall project runs until July 2021)
    Remote/work from home contract
    Latest start: 26/10
    Approx £400-£440/day

    Due to Brexit, there are new regulations which HMRC have...
  5. Monzo gives immediate notifications of funds...

    Monzo gives immediate notifications of funds being received.
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    I heard this on the radio. I was stunned to hear...

    I heard this on the radio. I was stunned to hear he's still alive. At first I thought it was an obit piece.
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    Sticky: Did I miss something? When did you do your toe in?

    Did I miss something? When did you do your toe in?
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    I heard on't radio the other day (or was it in...

    I heard on't radio the other day (or was it in the Grauniad?) that lots of property transactions are at risk of not completing before the stamp duty holiday ends because the surveyors and...
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    It's only doom for AtW. For everyone else, it's a...

    It's only doom for AtW. For everyone else, it's a blessed relief.
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all It's dark, wet, dull,...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    It's dark, wet, dull, just about stopped raining for now. Currently 14 degrees with a forecast high of 16 later. Rain expected to continue on and off all day. Barometer down...
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    :yay:

    :yay:
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    Sticky: Sometimes ignorance is bliss

    Sometimes ignorance is bliss
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    For everyone or just German nationals / residents?

    For everyone or just German nationals / residents?
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    Heathrow was originally going to be at £150 IIRC

    Heathrow was originally going to be at £150 IIRC
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    Sticky: Pah. Having to get my CV into some format to be...

    Pah. Having to get my CV into some format to be part of a bid pack. It's really tedious to turn my wealth of waffle into a few key words that still make me look just as awesome.

    Hopefully the bid...
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    How much cash have you got in the company? That...

    How much cash have you got in the company? That determines the closure method. Unless you're happy doing it yourself, you'll need an accountant to do the final accounts and calculate your liabilities...
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    Back when I used to commute up the Brighton Main...

    Back when I used to commute up the Brighton Main Line, our merry band of regulars was occasionally joined by a chap from the BTP. He told us that a train travelling at full speed on that line could...
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    Sticky: Ents is 24 hours in A&E on All4. I am a few...

    Ents is 24 hours in A&E on All4.

    I am a few episodes behind.

    A chap has done a Diver and nearly taken his thumb off. Even the attending doctor is struggling to keep his cool.
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    Sticky: Waitrose emailed to say they were trialling...

    Waitrose emailed to say they were trialling Deliveroo in my area. As I couldn't get a delivery slot with them and really fancied some of their chunky breaded haddock fish fingers, I eagerly launched...
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    Sticky: No, he was just drowning the neighbour's plants...

    No, he was just drowning the neighbour's plants as they hadn't seen water for 24 hours :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: I saw the caretaker and he took my letters away...

    I saw the caretaker and he took my letters away :D He's a good chap
  22. Haven't heard from him in a while... :D

    Haven't heard from him in a while... :D
  23. I recall this levy (or something simiar) being...

    I recall this levy (or something simiar) being suggested at the last policy session IPSE held with those peeps from that think tank. I don't recall it being especially well received by the...
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    Sticky: I need to post something but that will mean...

    I need to post something but that will mean breaking quarantine for a 5 minute walk to the post box and back
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    You don't have to detail such things out on the...

    You don't have to detail such things out on the CT600 - my accountant doesn't. Just scanning through my most recent one, it's just got turnover, profit and CT due and then the accounts are attached...
  26. My client insisted we all use their laptops. It...

    My client insisted we all use their laptops. It takes 6-8 weeks to issue them, mind.
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    Sticky: Dealing with a tedious security architect who...

    Dealing with a tedious security architect who can't filter a spreadsheet.

    Apparently looking for things with his name against them was too difficult.

    :suicide:
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    "Doctor, doctor... The GUI on my Unix based...

    "Doctor, doctor...
    The GUI on my Unix based system has crashed and it's left me with just a command line prompt. Is it serious?"

    "I'm afraid it's Terminal."
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    I just bought 2000 slices of spam in batter ...

    I just bought 2000 slices of spam in batter
    I'm just frittering my money away
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    I went to an aquarium and there was a fish...

    I went to an aquarium and there was a fish singing Dean Martin songs.
    I asked one of the staff, "What's that fish singing?"
    He replied, "That's a Moray".
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    Sticky: It seems to have brightened up around these...

    It seems to have brightened up around these parts.

    Finally replaced the battery in my mantlepiece clock.
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    Sticky: That pile of bed linen is being laundered.

    That pile of bed linen is being laundered.
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    Sticky: I think all the gifts were for ourselves, other...

    I think all the gifts were for ourselves, other than a couple of quid spent on postcards for me mam
  34. Negative rep for dissing the OP :rollin: Do...

    Negative rep for dissing the OP

    :rollin:

    Do I win a prize?
  35. Thread: My Lunch

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    Are you allowed booze with your lunch? What...

    Are you allowed booze with your lunch? What constitutes a lunch? Some days I just have a bag of crisps or a piece of fruit.
  36. So you're saying that all of your clients will...

    So you're saying that all of your clients will ask you for the answers to give and not have their own view, will not have taken advice from any other party and will 100% believe your interpretation...
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    Sticky: People have often claimed they were tricked into...

    People have often claimed they were tricked into signing up for Amazon Prime.

    I quite like that you can have Business Prime for a discounted fee if you link it to your personal Prime subscription.
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    Sticky: Coming up on R4 - is Mumsnet too political?...

    Coming up on R4 - is Mumsnet too political? :rollin:
  39. Fair point. To be generous, it's naive. I worry...

    Fair point. To be generous, it's naive. I worry that the greener / greedier contractor will sign up expecting a magic bullet and the company will disappear the minute they get a few challenges in.
  40. It would (should) be one of many factors that all...

    It would (should) be one of many factors that all add up, not just this one element.
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    Sticky: This holiday, I decided to keep track of every...

    This holiday, I decided to keep track of every item of expenditure. It was a faff but really quite enlightening.

    Here's how we spent our dosh:

    Accommodation - 40%
    Food & drink - 34%
    Travel -...
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    Sticky: It's not that special, is it?

    It's not that special, is it?
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    Sticky: Worst of the worst accents. I did wonder if she...

    Worst of the worst accents. I did wonder if she had a speech impediment.

    I too am in a different room - radio in the kitchen, I'm in the office
  44. Another money making scam! Woo!

    Another money making scam! Woo!
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    Seventh

    Seventh
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    Sticky: Half listening to something on R4 about the angst...

    Half listening to something on R4 about the angst women go through in deciding whether or not to have a second child. Of course, there's a life coach who you can pay to tell you you're not a monster...
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    There was a company here in that London who were...

    There was a company here in that London who were trying to encourage people to use their restaurants to work from during the day. For £20 you would get a table in a nice space, use of their wifi and...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the reminder - I keep meaning to watch...

    Thanks for the reminder - I keep meaning to watch that (Des, not Charlies Angels)
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    Sticky: :wave: Still a tad on the dark side, overcast,...

    :wave:

    Still a tad on the dark side, overcast, signs of rain but no active precipitation at the time of reporting. Currently 14 degrees with a forecast high of 18 later with a bit of sunshine due...
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    Sticky: Me too! I have read those self help, 4 hour...

    Me too! I have read those self help, 4 hour working week nonsense books and I have yet to work out how to put it into practise.
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