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    Anyone here actually work at GSK and know what...

    Anyone here actually work at GSK and know what the working practices are like? Has some cockwomble taken advantage of the permie’s free bike scheme?
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    Yet they'll still be better than German diesel...

    Yet they'll still be better than German diesel standards..... #cheatingcnuts
  3. Why, do they hate Jews in Hull? :confused:

    Why, do they hate Jews in Hull? :confused:
  4. You'd better shut the fluff up then.

    You'd better shut the fluff up then.
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    AYCOTBAC?

    AYCOTBAC?
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    [job interview] Interviewer: What would you...

    [job interview]

    Interviewer: What would you say was your biggest weakness?

    Achilles: Um, this is going to sound a bit weird...
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    Eh up, can't read but never wrong is in. The...

    Eh up, can't read but never wrong is in.

    The car industry is tanking globally.

    I'm surprised you haven't blamed the Carlos Ghosn fiasco on Brexit yet.
  8. Thread: Cv porkies

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    You get what you pay for in general. Some...

    You get what you pay for in general. Some clients, despite having junior, regular and senior permie roles, seem to think that there's just one type of contractor rather than green, seasoned and...
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    Just delete half the posts in Brexit forum. Job...

    Just delete half the posts in Brexit forum. Job done.
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    Start up, challenger bank. Business banking...

    Start up, challenger bank. Business banking hasn't been running a year yet so it's a bit early to tell.
  11. Thread: Dog tulip

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    To be fair, it's been that cold recently that...

    To be fair, it's been that cold recently that we've been at more risk of tripping over it than treading in it!
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    A 10% Porsche tax? Excellent. Hits the haves...

    A 10% Porsche tax? Excellent. Hits the haves rather than the have-nots. Scrap income tax, put VAT up to compensate; encourages people to work.
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    Classic trivia question to be fair John. :glasses...

    Classic trivia question to be fair John. :glasses
    Who are the last Englishman, Irishman, Scotsman, Welshman and Northern Irishman to finish as to goalscorer in the top flight of English football...
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    You'll be paid for the days that you work.

    You'll be paid for the days that you work.
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    The police haven't been round to investigate...

    The police haven't been round to investigate graffiti in Salford? Wow, whatever next, police not bothered about grooming in Rotherham?
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    Hope he comes back to tell us about India's...

    Hope he comes back to tell us about India's burgeoning civil engineering industry.

    Oops: India high speed train breaks down on first trip - BBC News
  17. You really think he wouldn't nail that like a...

    You really think he wouldn't nail that like a freshly-shaved ewe?
  18. You know it's an easy question when our Welsh...

    You know it's an easy question when our Welsh correspondent nails the answer....
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    I came to the thread to read the immortal line...

    I came to the thread to read the immortal line "Ken Dodd's Dad's Dog's Dead" but alas, it's a nerdgasm instead. YMMS
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    Expansion generally. They've got more ambitious....

    Expansion generally. They've got more ambitious.
    A bigger trade creditor account can mean that they've taken more stock on while a trade debtor increase will probably reflect that stock uplift and...
  21. Thread: Cv porkies

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    I remember MrMarkyMark passing me a cv of someone...

    I remember MrMarkyMark passing me a cv of someone who had worked at the same previous client as I had. "Nope, I did that. That was me, oh and that one he did do, after three hours of me showing him...
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    I can see perm consultant roles becoming a happy...

    I can see perm consultant roles becoming a happy medium for many contractors where the work is varied and project-based without the hassle and worry of bench time.
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    Morning Billy. The correct answer is, "If you...

    Morning Billy.

    The correct answer is, "If you get me the gig, I'll chuck a few contact details your way (for companies I don't want to work at again) while we celebrate over a couple of pints that...
  24. It's an OTT request based on the operational risk...

    It's an OTT request based on the operational risk policy of the client (usually a bank or or financial institution). If you want to get on site, you'll need to comply with their operational risk...
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    My local school had a big problem with drugs…...

    My local school had a big problem with drugs… especially Class A.
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    "If there was a 2nd ref ...." Liverpool would...

    "If there was a 2nd ref ...."

    Liverpool would have lost at West Ham, the cheating twunts.

    HTHBIDI
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    Try going permie for a while at a decent rate. ...

    Try going permie for a while at a decent rate.

    Learn the difference between DBA on OLTP systems and data warehouses. Please.
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    Sheffield United Sheffield Wednesday Notts...

    Sheffield United
    Sheffield Wednesday
    Notts County
    Notts Forest
    Aston Villa
    Wigan Athletic
    Norwich City
    Plymouth Argyle
    Bolton Wanderers
    Tottenham Hotspur
  29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHF9itPLUo4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHF9itPLUo4
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    My grandad went down in history, and on one...

    My grandad went down in history, and on one occasion, fingered a girl in Geography.
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    Personal email: BrandNewOne@yourltdco.uk Staff...

    Personal email: BrandNewOne@yourltdco.uk
    Staff number: Do you have one? Sometimes contingent workers/contractors are assigned one for ease of processing ID cards, etc. If not, N/A - contractor
    Boss...
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    Why move? The hassle of that must outweigh the...

    Why move? The hassle of that must outweigh the benefits, especially when you're on-site again next time round.
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    Not without being paid day rate plus for them!...

    Not without being paid day rate plus for them! :eek:
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    Most of my relatives are police marksmen, apart...

    Most of my relatives are police marksmen, apart from my granddad who was a bank robber. He died recently, surrounded by his family.
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    Tusk sounds about as endearing and unbigoted as...

    Tusk sounds about as endearing and unbigoted as Eirikur. As MrMarkyMark would have said, "what a chunt!"
  36. The other thing to remember here is that the...

    The other thing to remember here is that the agent, as empathetic as they may seem (gutted for you, etc.) are more concerned about retaining the client than the candidate. The client has the money...
  37. I'd wait to get made redundant to be honest....

    I'd wait to get made redundant to be honest. Unless you've got enough money to cover at least four months out already.
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    Go straight to limited. If billing is at...

    Go straight to limited.
    If billing is at day-rate, you deliver a professional working day. What's that? Something that reflects that you're doing the job (I tend to put 8-9 hours in for the first...
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    It's not difficult to stay out of politics as a...

    It's not difficult to stay out of politics as a permie or contractor, but a lot of it depends where you're working I'd imagine.
  40. Asking for a ban? How clever.

    Asking for a ban? How clever.
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    I fisted Doctor Who last week. Turns out she's...

    I fisted Doctor Who last week. Turns out she's bigger on the inside....
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    Being inside IR35 isn't bad itself if you've got...

    Being inside IR35 isn't bad itself if you've got low expenses and it's a good rate. It's if you're behaving like you're not inside IR35 when you are that you'll potentially have problems.

    I'd...
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    Is that the same argument that you'd apply to any...

    Is that the same argument that you'd apply to any business that moves premises?
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    And you'll have a better chance of floating your...

    And you'll have a better chance of floating your company...
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    Flat-earthers all share the same belief too....

    Flat-earthers all share the same belief too....
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    Leighton only played one more game for United, a...

    Leighton only played one more game for United, a League Cup tie against Halifax later that year. Thank God.
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    Moneypenny could go transexual and become Miss...

    Moneypenny could go transexual and become Miss Funnyfanny; Russ Abbott, ahead of his time, no matter how crap he was. :)
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    https://media.giphy.com/media/e4Jyxh9zQjgnC/giphy....

    https://media.giphy.com/media/e4Jyxh9zQjgnC/giphy.gif
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    They could bomb the place and the damage would...

    They could bomb the place and the damage would run into tens of thousands of pence.
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    What are you even trying to access their website...

    What are you even trying to access their website for? It's not like their newspaper that you can wrap chips in, it has no use whatsoever.
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