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    For a patching engineer I think 1500 is wishful....

    For a patching engineer I think 1500 is wishful. But god loves a trier.

    Have you thought about asking them for an offer based on your experience?
    At least that way you know the bottom price so...
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    given the naivety of the question it might be...

    given the naivety of the question it might be reasonable. Not 1200 a day in any case.
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    you programmers may laugh, but software defined...

    you programmers may laugh, but software defined networking has removed most of the skill from networking and made it all about learning the vendors platform.
    Just try finding a proper routing table...
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    ahh. never thought of that. A week seems more...

    ahh. never thought of that. A week seems more like it.
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    is a freehold flat possible? is freehold in...

    is a freehold flat possible?
    is freehold in London possible?
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    It depends..... What's the role? (cyber...

    It depends.....



    What's the role? (cyber security is pretty meaningless really) CISO would expect quite a bit more, a junior analyst would be less.
    What are you worth? How good are you? What...
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    Given that this is a 3 year old thread. and the...

    Given that this is a 3 year old thread. and the OP hasn't posted since.
    I don't think you're going to get an answer.
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    I'm not sure why you'd do it any other way.

    I'm not sure why you'd do it any other way.
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    this thread is very tl;dr but, am I missing...

    this thread is very tl;dr


    but, am I missing something...
    If a person has a company provided car, the BIK on the car covers the car and it's insurance surely?
  11. This is a bit of a first world problem really. ...

    This is a bit of a first world problem really.

    At some point all the extra cost and hassle of whatever wheeze you thought was saving you tax, is going to cost more than you saved.

    If you can’t...
  12. Thread: Sopra Steria

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    I've not worked in Sopra, but have worked for...

    I've not worked in Sopra, but have worked for their customers, and know a person who did a short stint with them.

    Same as any large outsourcer. Depends on the people you work with and whether the...
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    IPSE provide a reasonable contract template you...

    IPSE provide a reasonable contract template you can use.
    See what the client says through. They may insist on their Ts and Cs.

    IR35 is unchanged. If anything you’re in a better position as...
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    I believe this may be the answer to the question....

    I believe this may be the answer to the question.
    You pay for office space, and get invoiced for office space.

    Desk Dog - BrewDog
  15. Selling sole trador items under limited company.

    You could sell the camera, at a fair value, you your company but not pay yourself immediately. It could become a positive balance in your director loan account.

    If you weren’t a sole trader this...
  16. Thread: DOOM: ladymuck

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    Meh. Juniper is for hipster gin. Industrial...

    Meh. Juniper is for hipster gin.

    Industrial alcohol with flavouring is the way forward.
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    been a long day

    been a long day
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    What makes you think the OP doesn't have an...

    What makes you think the OP doesn't have an accountant?
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    except it wan't like that. The business was...

    except it wan't like that.
    The business was closing, so he was redundant. No director needed for a closed company. The post ceased to exist.
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    Life's too short to worry about me surely?...

    Life's too short to worry about me surely?
    Definitely too short to be helping out a bank for free.
  21. You've identified what it is about property that...

    You've identified what it is about property that works. Easy access to credit so you can leverage your investment. Anybody can do it.

    You say £1M in stocks and shares get's you £50k. Fine.
    £1M in...
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    The solicitor charged £2k. So £3k of free money....

    The solicitor charged £2k. So £3k of free money.



    Well he did. And he did get paid. No idea of the legality or the risks but he did it.
  23. This ^^^^^^^ sometimes that amazing wheeze...

    This ^^^^^^^

    sometimes that amazing wheeze that sounds great on paper is just overly-complex and unforseen consequences come along.
    At least when it's your money, it is actually your money.
    ...
  24. was it £1600 for all costs over the last 18...

    was it £1600 for all costs over the last 18 months?
    Or £1600 in excess of what you expected?
    And if the latter what did you expect to pay for 18 months of accountancy services?


    10.
  25. Thread: Payroll Options

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    FreeAgent is supported. Most of those free ones...

    FreeAgent is supported.
    Most of those free ones are stripped out versions of a commercial product. Any idea why they offer this? It's not for charity.
    FreeAgent will be maintained with the latest...
  26. Thread: Payroll Options

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    Sign up with Mettle (Part of NatWest) and have...

    Sign up with Mettle (Part of NatWest) and have FreeAgent provided and no monthly fee.
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    You sure it’s possible to not be tax resident...

    You sure it’s possible to not be tax resident anywhere?
    I am pretty sure that’s not true.

    And if it was, and the OP could prove that then HMRC would take the tax anyway as there’s no double tax...
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    This ‘thread’ is over 5,500 posts long and should...

    This ‘thread’ is over 5,500 posts long and should be moved to general as it serves no useful purpose.
    No more useful than the typical DOOM threads that get posted there anyway.
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    at risk of confusing the thread.... a pal of...

    at risk of confusing the thread....

    a pal of mine retired 3 years ago.
    He took all the money out his company, made himself redundant after there was no money left, and got the government to pay...
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    Really? In a 2 exec company you can’t make the...

    Really?
    In a 2 exec company you can’t make the admin person redundant as the admin still needs doing.
    It might be possible to make both redundant if there’s no more to be done. Just not one.
  31. and succeeding about as well as Trump does when...

    and succeeding about as well as Trump does when he tries to sound clever.

    Scary ******* fact time. A lot of people believe it.....
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    is she an employee? shareholders are not...

    is she an employee?

    shareholders are not entitled to redundancy.
    Nor are company secretaries.
    Employees are, in certain circumstances. You do need to be very careful though. Is her role actually...
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    I'm sure they're very grateful for your valuable...

    I'm sure they're very grateful for your valuable input.
  34. Thread: DOOM at 8am

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    maybe a DOOM sub-forum???

    maybe a DOOM sub-forum???
  35. Thread: DOOM at 8am

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    school nights. school days. what's the difference...

    school nights. school days. what's the difference now?
    I go sober for at weekend as I feel like crap by Friday night.
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    60.

    60.
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    Mettle is OK but no FSCS protection and £10k...

    Mettle is OK but no FSCS protection and £10k transfer limit.
    I’ll keep both thank you.
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    Christ almighty. You’ve spent longer writing this...

    Christ almighty. You’ve spent longer writing this moan than I did logging in to the new portal and setting up the link to FreeAgent.
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    Why don’t you ask your umbrella why they don’t...

    Why don’t you ask your umbrella why they don’t offer the furlough?
    Might help the discussion.
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    Oh do **** off..... This is a professional forum...

    Oh do **** off.....
    This is a professional forum (despite the bed wetters). There is no objective way to watch a David Icke video. You either know he’s a twat before you watch it or you’re a...
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    So many questions... What does your accountant...

    So many questions...

    What does your accountant say?
    How long you been trading?
    Why FRS? Is it actually suitable for you? Maybe it is for one year but depends on other VAT items.
    If you’re on...
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    O365. Cloud. Home working. All migrations to...

    O365. Cloud. Home working.


    All migrations to get there.
    And I'm a LOT cheaper than a consultancy.
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    I think that thread is bang on the money. Mind...

    I think that thread is bang on the money.

    Mind you I’ve been setting up home working for companies since the days of 28k modems. So I must declare that as an interest.
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    State of the Market

    Indeed. I’ve never been so busy or so in demand. And all of it from previous and current clients.
    Not a single agency involved except those that do it for c. 1% just to handle the cash.
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    A dormant company is different to a company that...

    A dormant company is different to a company that has no revenue or expenses.
  46. nope.

    nope.
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    Whilst true it’s not as clear cut. The point...

    Whilst true it’s not as clear cut.

    The point of limiting your liability is when you’re borrowing money to fund the business. It allows for heavily leveraged businesses to function with debt far in...
  48. The next SA submission in Jan 2021 is for the tax...

    The next SA submission in Jan 2021 is for the tax period ending just before covid hit. There can't be that many people who will have spent that money surely?

    In any case, most of us will have...
  49. Indeed. If private sector it can be run by LTD...

    Indeed. If private sector it can be run by LTD right now, but as you say, the agency may well not like it. Hence why I said the OP needs to know who's doing the deductions.
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    IMO a server doesn't make a good gaming rig...

    IMO a server doesn't make a good gaming rig simply due to the noise levels.
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