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  1. Yes, you could find yourself with problems, I...

    Yes, you could find yourself with problems, I remember a similar situation where a contractor was being used just for his certification/software licence- it was not to the contractor’s benefit.
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  2. The simple answer is yes - HR is allowed to do...

    The simple answer is yes - HR is allowed to do this.

    There is a policy that many companies have, that they do not re-employ people who have left the company (for any reason).

    So I'm afraid that...
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    Be careful what you wish for...

    Be careful what you wish for...
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    Yep, I have business cover - and don't forget the...

    Yep, I have business cover - and don't forget the same is needed for RAC/AA/Green Shield cover as well...
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    Our pleasure! :happy

    Our pleasure! :happy
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    Your question is why many companies have stopped...

    Your question is why many companies have stopped using PSC's (might as well use the term now).

    See above replies, otherwise...

    1) Employer NIC is paid by the umbrella from your day rate before...
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    ITjobswatch.co.uk...

    ITjobswatch.co.uk is the website to look at for that sort of thing.
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    :facepalm:

    :facepalm:
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    ...and BA average salaries for that matter.

    ...and BA average salaries for that matter.
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    Moved to the correct forum. If you have a read...

    Moved to the correct forum.

    If you have a read of the threads you'll probably find your answer.
  11. :laugh I didn't add the word ALLIGATION...

    :laugh

    I didn't add the word ALLIGATION (unless that was NAT), I added the phrase '1st dose' - as per your own link!

    You simply twisted the facts a little with that omission...
  12. Thread: Trumps Diary

    by cojak
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4aTjeCP0Lo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4aTjeCP0Lo
  13. I changed the title to reflect reality.

    I changed the title to reflect reality.
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    Yep, I'm working closely with an English manager...

    Yep, I'm working closely with an English manager living in France. I asked him about how the French are reacting to the stricter lockdown they have over there, considering the French are touchy...
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    I did this on Sunday, but as I'm a beginner with...

    I did this on Sunday, but as I'm a beginner with yorkshires I grilled the sausages separately and added mashed potatoes after pulling out two respectable puddings from the oven.

    Still had onion...
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    You would need to look at the sociological...

    You would need to look at the sociological aspects of this as much as (if not more than) the NHS.

    The gig economy and the eroding of worker benefits like sick-pay, renting/living with parents...
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    The agency who arranged the contract should be...

    The agency who arranged the contract should be sorting this out for you - it's not something that I would expect the contractor to have to do. You don't have the knowledge to do it correctly, the...
  18. Only possible if HMRC pick up the phone. I...

    Only possible if HMRC pick up the phone.

    I have a straight-forward question that needs an answer but I get a recorded message along the lines of 'All of our agents are busy, please try again...
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    Mobile homes with laptop space aren't acceptable,...

    Mobile homes with laptop space aren't acceptable, but I would have thought something like this might be:

    Mobile Office Vans - Total Van Solutions Northern Ireland

    The point is that they must be...
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    Poll: Yep, I can't see how thy think that just saying...

    Yep, I can't see how thy think that just saying sorry is going to get them out of the tulip-hole they jumped into.
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    Poll: That's what overloading on steroids does to you...

    That's what overloading on steroids does to you...
  22. Let's be honest here. As everyone here says,...

    Let's be honest here.

    As everyone here says, the onus is on the agency and client.

    It sounds like the ONLY reason it's outside IR35 is to get contractors like you to sign up in the first place....
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    For me its a no-brainer, take the permie job. ...

    For me its a no-brainer, take the permie job.

    But let's say you actually want to stay a contractor - read this thread to understand your outside IR35 position.
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    Poll: This CUK poll is a big fat lie - only sockies and...

    This CUK poll is a big fat lie - only sockies and anonymous posters voted No.

    Says Hugebrain...
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    Yep - research Bona Vicantia before doing...

    Yep - research Bona Vicantia before doing anything you may later regret.

    Bona Vacantia - GOV.UK
  26. Thread: Parler CEO

    by cojak
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    They removed bots. Apparently you can pay to have...

    They removed bots. Apparently you can pay to have a lot of followers - imagine that! :laugh
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    Sticky: Bit of a odd question but I’m thinking of growing...

    Bit of a odd question but I’m thinking of growing chillis this year.

    Any recommendations on the type of chilli I should be looking at? I’m perusing seed websites at the mo.
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    Sticky: B&M is the place to go for The Pink Stuff - I got...

    B&M is the place to go for The Pink Stuff - I got both the paste and the spray from there.

    I find that it's just as good as Bar Keeper's Friend.
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    Sticky: Morning. I need coffee. Lots of coffee...

    Morning.

    I need coffee. Lots of coffee...
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    Refurbished Dells all the way... :cool:

    Refurbished Dells all the way... :cool:
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    For a four year old laptop? I would expect...

    For a four year old laptop?

    I would expect that depreciation would have reduced the capital to £0, but you’ll need to confirm that with your accountant.
  32. I doubt it.

    I doubt it.
  33. Thread: Parasol mess

    by cojak
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    I’m afraid so... Using an Umbrella? CHECK YOUR...

    I’m afraid so...

    Using an Umbrella? CHECK YOUR TAX CODE!
  34. Your bed is the continued use of your umbrella.

    Your bed is the continued use of your umbrella.
  35. But they didn't think it would get them killed....

    But they didn't think it would get them killed. There was no jeopardy if the only consequnce they saw was that Trump would get elected and they'd all be pardoned and held aloft as heroes.
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    Too late! :rollin: (I would taken more care...

    Too late! :rollin:

    (I would taken more care with Parler’s T&C’s but there you go...)

    https://twitter.com/salmeron_manny/status/1348604719934173185?s=21
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    Populated by desperate LinkedIn 'Influencers',...

    Populated by desperate LinkedIn 'Influencers', trying to give their sad, delusional lives meaning.

    God I hate LinkedIn...
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    Kaboom tish!

    Kaboom tish!
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    I never bothered to download it in the first...

    I never bothered to download it in the first place.
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    Wot a snowflake. :laugh

    Wot a snowflake. :laugh
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    As another esteemed poster put it:

    As another esteemed poster put it:
  42. Can't do anything with a majority Tory...

    Can't do anything with a majority Tory Government. We've got this for another 3 years.
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    And don't forget to hustle in LinkedIn - you can...

    And don't forget to hustle in LinkedIn - you can do this!
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    I'm doing my bit by not stepping out of the house...

    I'm doing my bit by not stepping out of the house and not having anyone visit me.

    I'm not clapping with all the hypocrites in the street.
  45. Thread: Leave.UK

    by cojak
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    Well, Leave.co.uk has already been grabbed by...

    Well, Leave.co.uk has already been grabbed by Nicola Sturgeon.
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    +1. But I think that it's more than 'can't hurt'....

    +1. But I think that it's more than 'can't hurt'.

    It's formally showing that SD's are being abused, so add that to your dispute.
  47. Yeah, if you want to give them you credit card...

    Yeah, if you want to give them you credit card details and your mother's maiden name you can get an account there.

    Parler is bit like yelling into a big white porcelain megaphone - Trump won't be...
  48. Quantum Biology is where it's at baby... :smokin...

    Quantum Biology is where it's at baby... :smokin...
  49. The umbrella did nothing wrong. If you are...

    The umbrella did nothing wrong.

    If you are using an umbrella, this is how they work. You work for them now - you are their employee. Only outside IR35 contracts work as you describe.

    The good...
  50. I'm afraid that money and stability of future...

    I'm afraid that money and stability of future employment trumps career satisfaction (whichever side that falls on) these days...
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