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    Yes, that's my point. The train example I just...

    Yes, that's my point. The train example I just made up but I remember seeing something similar about one of those bods being able to spend an afternoon in Frankfurt airport for the price of a return...
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    Trouble with Money Saving Expert is that besides...

    Trouble with Money Saving Expert is that besides the motto (which I fully agree with) there's not much else. The tips require too much time for the amount of money they save. One of their staff was...
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    Welcome to the world of start-up English, where...

    Welcome to the world of start-up English, where things are never quite what they seem.
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    That'll be Hindi on top of English, I doubt...

    That'll be Hindi on top of English, I doubt they're looking for people who don't speak English.
  5. Thank your lucky stars your client isn't using...

    Thank your lucky stars your client isn't using Ariba for paying suppliers, absolute bag o tulipe using their platform.
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    Can't believe no one picked up some pun for the...

    Can't believe no one picked up some pun for the urine tests for water, this place is going downhill!
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    Yes, I work under a ltd. If you are able to do...

    Yes, I work under a ltd. If you are able to do less than the 30 days (over whatever period it is) in Ireland then you have the advantage of not having to worry about IR35 and (to a lesser extent,...
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    I'm in Northern England working for a consultancy...

    I'm in Northern England working for a consultancy in Dublin. According to my accountant (clue there), I'll be paying tax where the work is performed. I won't be in the Dublin office I'll be WFH for...
  9. I think that you've got a lot of positives on...

    I think that you've got a lot of positives on your side, if I were the FD I wouldn't want to lose you for a couple of k. But like ladymuck says you've got to find what their best price is.

    I'd...
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    Had a two month break at the start of the year...

    Had a two month break at the start of the year before deciding that I'd like to get into the travel industry :ohwell

    That lasted for 2 months before being let go. 3 months out before starting a...
  11. Thread: Garden office

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    Garden Offices - Work From Home...

    Garden Offices - Work From Home
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    I've seen more posts recently in LinkedIn from...

    I've seen more posts recently in LinkedIn from recruitment consultants being taken on / getting back into recruitment. Make of that what you will.
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    You can sleep when you're dead; until then, let's...

    You can sleep when you're dead; until then, let's code!
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    I don't just say this because I'm crap at these...

    I don't just say this because I'm crap at these sort of tasks (hmm, why is it only the people who are crap at these tasks who post on this threads? :ohwell )

    But anybody who can't judge the...
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    No experience in the financials behind a...

    No experience in the financials behind a consultancy engagement just what I remember reading somewhere like Glassdoor for EY bods but I thought it broke down the following way: a third goes to salary...
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    Current gig is WFH and so for the interview I...

    Current gig is WFH and so for the interview I wore a blue shirt no tie. I did think about this as everybody had just gone into lockdown a few weeks previously. I asked a friend who was WFH what...
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    signed

    signed
  18. Thread: Perm vs FTC

    by Antman
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    My tuppence. Large multinational starting a new...

    My tuppence. Large multinational starting a new function wanting someone for a key position. That seems like you're in at the start, you'd be shaping the culture and if it were to boom you'd might...
  19. Well, the word on the street is that the contract...

    Well, the word on the street is that the contract market is undergoing a few changes.
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    Well played sah! Good for you, I would have taken...

    Well played sah! Good for you, I would have taken the interview and hoped the desperation didn't show too much.
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    That's fine, there's plenty of other roles out...

    That's fine, there's plenty of other roles out there I expect.
  22. Thread: Salary Change

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    Plus fairly sure he could have been paying...

    Plus fairly sure he could have been paying himself more without paying tax but my accountant deals with all that.
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    Thanks for getting back, it'd be interesting to...

    Thanks for getting back, it'd be interesting to know what happened.
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    You could try talking with them and using your...

    You could try talking with them and using your gut instinct.
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    yeah, that's what I meant!

    yeah, that's what I meant!
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    Can't you just set-up a VPN for this?

    Can't you just set-up a VPN for this?
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    Sounds trite but yoga is really useful as well.

    Sounds trite but yoga is really useful as well.
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    I'd do it for the experience. I was out of the...

    I'd do it for the experience. I was out of the country for 10 years and I think that were possibly it hit me was getting on the property ladder (bought my first property in Madrid). With a good...
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    Was it "Tell Charles I'm on my way"?

    Was it "Tell Charles I'm on my way"?
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    I'd go with the Omega, my brother got a breitling...

    I'd go with the Omega, my brother got a breitling with a load of complications and didn't take long before they started going pop.
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    ooooh yeah, I'd forgotten about that! :rollin:

    ooooh yeah, I'd forgotten about that! :rollin:
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    Is it tax avoidance is legal and tax evasion is...

    Is it tax avoidance is legal and tax evasion is illegal, can't remember which is which...
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    They spend more time talking to candidates...

    They spend more time talking to candidates because they are people persons. They can filter candidates better by talking to them than reviewing CVs. Obviously it doesn't scale hence their blunt...
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    Hi all, What about a contract with a...

    Hi all,

    What about a contract with a consultancy where it's not the consultancy that is the interesting bit but the end client of the consultancy?
  35. Thanks mate much appreciated. Are you still in...

    Thanks mate much appreciated. Are you still in Whinmoor(?) or did you manage to sell the place? Be good once this covid-19 nonsense has finished and we have a social.
  36. Hi Si, Yes, I'm on it I applied for that role,...

    Hi Si,

    Yes, I'm on it I applied for that role, didn't get it, did get some feedback (which gave a some pointers) and then for some reason got another email for DOS about this role out of the blue...
  37. In the questions that are asked about each offer...

    In the questions that are asked about each offer is inevitably the IR35 status. A lot of them that I saw had replies saying that the role was outside.
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    They don't know about tech but they are people...

    They don't know about tech but they are people persons and they'll be good to judge whether people seem comfortable talking about a tech subject. So they won't understand what you're talking about...
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    ....must ...resist ...pointing out ...

    ....must ...resist ...pointing out ...their idiocy ....temptation ...too ...great

    :laugh:laugh:laugh
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    When you get multiple interviews, it says a lot...

    When you get multiple interviews, it says a lot about the client and the type of working environment.
  41. Anyone ever won anything on DigitalMarketPlace?

    If so, can you share any tips?

    Just looking at the following that got awarded

    R&R Business Analyst/Technical Architect for Employer's Engineering Requirements - Digital Marketplace

    Looking...
  42. Thread: Join the FSB?

    by Antman
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    My brother went to one of these and the trouble...

    My brother went to one of these and the trouble was that people only go as they want to sell their wares, there aren't any real buyers and it smacked of desperation.
  43. Really? An agency has walked somebody off site...

    Really? An agency has walked somebody off site for this? I'm aware that their business model is based on smoke and mirrors but they'd remove a fee-earner for them and then oblige the client to go...
  44. Thread: Job of the day

    by Antman
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    People come to your house and you file their...

    People come to your house and you file their nails?
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    Hiyers! Thanks, it's been a while, been so-so,...

    Hiyers!

    Thanks, it's been a while, been so-so, took two months out around Christmas because I needed the break then I got this great opportunity to break into the travel industry lol! That was 4...
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    Another one hacked off by the B-word lol. Do...

    Another one hacked off by the B-word lol.

    Do you speak fluent Spanish? Are you aware that although living costs are lower than the UK, salaries are a LOT lower (whether working as a permanent or...
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    https://twitter.com/PamAyres/status/12358805277285...

    https://twitter.com/PamAyres/status/1235880527728504832?s=20


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  49. Thank you great help Sent from my iPhone...

    Thank you great help


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  50. end clients weren't making decisions on ir35 20...

    end clients weren't making decisions on ir35 20 years ago. I'm talking about as a defensive action to be used from now on.


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