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    Complete waste of time.... Power has gone to...

    Complete waste of time....

    Power has gone to the First ministers head. Its all political games now and trying to do the opposite that westminster does.
    And hes totally out of his depth and got no...
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    Could paint a 3 legged donkey red and they'd vote...

    Could paint a 3 legged donkey red and they'd vote for it in the valleys.....

    I'd agree. I'm contracting in the public sector in wales. Its like a country club - they've NEVER had redundancies...
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    Is it really? Got to be fair trekking to the...

    Is it really?

    Got to be fair trekking to the jobcentre and wading past all the losers outside was the worst bit. Then, some times they'd be 30 mins behind and you'd have to wait. Another day,...
  4. check if u want - its not me assume the mods...

    check if u want - its not me

    assume the mods can check IP to prove this.... crack on
  5. Eh? nah not me.

    Eh? nah not me.
  6. Well.... I know you shouldnt have to do it with a...

    Well.... I know you shouldnt have to do it with a 17 year old who, ultimately, can decide whether to stay in school or not.....

    In the past, we've tried giving him as much space as possible. Many...
  7. yeh checked his history on his phone a few years...

    yeh checked his history on his phone a few years ago too. Ewwww.
  8. Yeh thats one idea.... Hes not dull, I'll get...

    Yeh thats one idea....

    Hes not dull, I'll get "but I need to get to this website and its blocked. I want to look up stuff". Then he'll be on a mission to piss me off as much as possible.
  9. Hmmm yeh.... I wondered also if there is a way...

    Hmmm yeh....

    I wondered also if there is a way to see what sort of traffic is coming from his PC. So I can see if hes gaming or doing his homework.
    Something like snoop but easier to use and less...
  10. Chinese keyboard would do it.

    Chinese keyboard would do it.
  11. 1st day of remote schooling - already hes trying to dodge it

    No stupid comments please. Despite being 17 and in 6th form, son does have Aspergers.
    In terms of maturity, hes years behind though. Especially consequences, he just does not have the ability it...
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    I like to be naked from the waist down so I can...

    I like to be naked from the waist down so I can play with my bits during the interview.....
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    and I'd go again no problems at all....

    and I'd go again no problems at all....
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    Just saying those of you trotting out the...

    Just saying those of you trotting out the official line and the same old crap (no-ones mentioned killing your granny) yet....

    Its not facebook, no-one knows who you are on here, there is no need...
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    Someone talking sense....

    Someone talking sense....
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    Yeh make it up to suit your own argument..... ...

    Yeh make it up to suit your own argument.....

    At the time the mandate was not "non-essential travel only".

    Tell you what - stay home for the rest of your life, and put your head under the...
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    To be fair when I flew there was no quarantine...

    To be fair when I flew there was no quarantine required. This changed while I was there....

    It was hassle but I didnt complain about it. Stupid way to do things but hey ho, it was always a risk....
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    Deffo my contract record. I did have a perm job...

    Deffo my contract record. I did have a perm job for 5 years once.....

    At contract rates, easy role in public sector, WFH until march 2021 earliest, I aint going nowhere....
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    I did nothing wrong at the time. It was all...

    I did nothing wrong at the time. It was all allowed by our government etc. No problems.

    Perhaps the difference is I'm able to think for myself and not follow the "trendy" opinions of the masses.
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    Same old same old. If you even give a slightly...

    Same old same old. If you even give a slightly different opinion on how Covid is handled you get called names.

    Its now trendy in this country to stay with the pack and not have an opinion I'm...
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    Yep still glad I went to Spain. And I'd do it...

    Yep still glad I went to Spain. And I'd do it again....
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    no worries there

    no worries there
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    Taking precautions at the border does not cause...

    Taking precautions at the border does not cause people to miss out on cancer treatment or top themselves.....
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    I'm not saying its not been a real tough time and...

    I'm not saying its not been a real tough time and so sad that many people have died....

    I just think we as a country are neglecting everything else now. I don't know anyone whos died from Covid...
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    Not convinced its more than a blip not a 2nd wave...

    Not convinced its more than a blip not a 2nd wave to be honest....

    In wales, there has been very little increase in deaths. Only about 15 all month....
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    Bbbooooommmmmeeeedddd!

    Another 6 months.....

    Got to be happy with that. Taking me up to almost 4 years with this client.

    Bit boring but hey ho, its easy enough and WFH until march 2021 earliest.
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    2nd Wave - where are all the deaths then?

    I call bulltulip.....

    2nd wave was what the media, government and public wanted. Its all a load of bollacks now.
    More people dying of other things caused by "covid paranoia" now.

    Time to end...
  28. BTW - there were no assets or money in the ltd...

    BTW - there were no assets or money in the ltd when I claimed...
  29. Exactly - no intention of taking that one!

    Exactly - no intention of taking that one!
  30. Contracts with NHS have always been crap but not this bad!

    *NHS Volunteer* 3rd Line Support Engineer - Cardiff Wales - August-26-2020 (IPBrV)

    FREE basically.....
  31. Pretty sure you still can;t backdate it. So no...

    Pretty sure you still can;t backdate it. So no good thinking after 3 months "I'm skint". Its gone.....

    A few years ago, I claimed twice. First time I was on the bench for a good 3 months and was...
  32. Once again NLUK, you're personal views on the...

    Once again NLUK, you're personal views on the matter seem to take priority here. Jeez - if you don't want to claim it then don't. But leave everyone else alone to do what they want.... You ain't...
  33. Different clients/contracts? I had a client...

    Different clients/contracts?

    I had a client cancel twice. Arranged for 1230 so I could speak them during lunchtime. Day 1 - cancelled at 1225.
    Day 2 - just did not ring me. At something like 1455...
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    Bored with WFH yet?

    Never thought I'd say it but I am.....

    Normally, I like a bit of skive but client has ramped down the work massively. Its a case of "no dont touch it theres no-one in the office".
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    surprisingly, despite being a bit of a valley...

    surprisingly, despite being a bit of a valley command, you're wrong there....
  36. The "performance" thing could be anything....

    The "performance" thing could be anything. Standard "cant be arsed and we want the contractor gone" speak.

    It happens. Should you work the extra week? Depends how flush you are? If you need the...
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    Yep they do think I'm a very expensive permie...

    Yep they do think I'm a very expensive permie without a doubt.....
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    Of course. But unexpected though..... ...

    Of course. But unexpected though.....

    Prevalent? Not sure I agree there....
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    now i just had a loverly tulipe

    now i just had a loverly tulipe
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    Whatever the form is called when you come...

    Whatever the form is called when you come back....

    Aye they knew.
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    yes I think I might stop ;-)

    yes I think I might stop ;-)
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    Dont think DVLA care....

    Dont think DVLA care....
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    Why've I been an idiot? I went to spain when...

    Why've I been an idiot?

    I went to spain when government said it was ok to go. They changed the rules when I was there. Of course, I knew it was a risk.
    Of course, client can react how they see...
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    Probably not. They can't get permies in to do my...

    Probably not. They can't get permies in to do my job.....

    No-one wants to scrap the poo off the toilets like I do.
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    Mildly funny for once....

    Mildly funny for once....
  46. To be honest, I've got a lot of kebabs planned...

    To be honest, I've got a lot of kebabs planned for the next few weeks.....
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    Some dodgy dealings here by client.....

    As you know just been to spain. I filled in the forms, advised the client in advance, and the umbrella (they are my employer after all). Without my knowledge, umbrella phoned agency who phoned...
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    End of the day with hindsight would I do it...

    End of the day with hindsight would I do it again?

    Well wish I'd gone to Greece now but I didn't know that at the time.
    Undoubtedly, the ignorance of my client is causing a bit of hassle with...
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    How many times are we going to rattle that crap...

    How many times are we going to rattle that crap out?

    I saw someone hit by a bus once - should we ban buses?
  50. Bit of a bummer we wanted to go to greece but...

    Bit of a bummer we wanted to go to greece but they werent letting UK people in until the day before we planned to go. If they extended that it would have meant cancelling. Wish we'd done that now....
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