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    Hi Savvycontractor There are a number of...

    Hi Savvycontractor

    There are a number of regulars recommending Paystream, here's one:...
  2. Any contract is worth the paper it's written on,...

    Any contract is worth the paper it's written on, but I would probably take advice from an employment specialist.
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    We're not - you're the one to bring up the...

    We're not - you're the one to bring up the subject of criminal behaviour. :confused:

    What I said was
  4. Yes, treat ANY cold-calling Umbrella as dodgy. ...

    Yes, treat ANY cold-calling Umbrella as dodgy.

    Very simple.
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    Nicolas Parsons. His one and only hesitation....

    Nicolas Parsons.

    His one and only hesitation. :(
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    You mean it isn’t?? :emb

    You mean it isn’t?? :emb
  7. You need to factor notice periods into your...

    You need to factor notice periods into your calculations- 24th Feb would be my notice date if I was in that position.

    But as you don’t think it’s necessary, you have a low attitude to risk and...
  8. Thread: SDC

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    Yes, that’s why it doesn’t make sense. OP, I’m...

    Yes, that’s why it doesn’t make sense.

    OP, I’m not saying that you don’t make sense, just the situation that’s been presented to you.
  9. Thread: SDC

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    Sorry, what does SDC stand for in this context? ...

    Sorry, what does SDC stand for in this context?

    Actually, scratch that you are an employee of the umbrella. You are under the supervision, direction and control of the end client.

    What you are...
  10. I’ll sort it Paul.

    I’ll sort it Paul.
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    I read on a thread a few days ago that a newbie...

    I read on a thread a few days ago that a newbie stated that this forum was risk averse!

    And this is why fellas! :wave:
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    :rollin::rolleyes: :laugh :rolleyes:

    :rollin::rolleyes:

    :laugh :rolleyes:
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    Really, why is anyone surprised by this?

    Really, why is anyone surprised by this?
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    Fixed Price Contract - How does it work?

    I worked for a Project Manager who did the whole project (for a major telco) as a fixed cost business. He had all the risk and was a driver who could turn into a bully when the pressure was on. I...
  15. Oh come on. ALL the regulars guessed this would...

    Oh come on. ALL the regulars guessed this would happen the moment this move was announced. 2013 and all that...
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    Sticky: newbea One day ban for rudeness and a lack of...

    newbea

    One day ban for rudeness and a lack of civility to people who are trying to help him.
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    Let me show you what I have to do with...

    Let me show you what I have to do with contracting (and by extension, this forum).

    One day ban.

    A one day ban to give people time to read and (possibly) answer your question without being...
  18. Quelle surprise. Which is why I posted this in...

    Quelle surprise.

    Which is why I posted this in September. https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/134576-ir35-planning-april-2020-should-i-stay-should-i-go.html
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    And don’t forget sorting out ER on your SA. My...

    And don’t forget sorting out ER on your SA.

    My accountant quoted over £800 for my final SA with them. :eyes
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    And here’s Maslin’s post....

    And here’s Maslin’s post. https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/136144-mvl-contracting.html
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    Rats, the OP requested that it be removed as his...

    Rats, the OP requested that it be removed as his name was too close to his email apparently. I’ll have a word with admin about the rules regarding this, there was good info on that thread.

    In the...
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    Only if this was made clear in the interview.

    Only if this was made clear in the interview.
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    If you value speed above control and are prepared...

    If you value speed above control and are prepared to pay for that speed, I’m sure that it will probably be ok.
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    I looked at other companies. Generally not only...

    I looked at other companies. Generally not only were they twice as expensive as you, I felt that they took too much control of my money before passing it to me. Yes, you took a bit longer but I had...
  25. Thread: Happy Rat

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    I doubt that it is quite the same as plague. I’m...

    I doubt that it is quite the same as plague. I’m working remotely with Russian and Chinese colleagues, the Chinese are fit as fiddles while all the Russians were off sick last week with flu.
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    Sticky: Which includes notification of the tax code I...

    Which includes notification of the tax code I guess?
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    But one of our accountant poster might know. :)

    But one of our accountant poster might know. :)
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    I’m not sure what’s happening here, you aren’t...

    I’m not sure what’s happening here, you aren’t the only one to say this eek, but I’ve had a look through the forums and I can’t find any recent thread deletions. Some posters have deleted their own...
  29. Valid until April 6th 2020, then they are going...

    Valid until April 6th 2020, then they are going to have to change that page.
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    This. In a nutshell.

    This.

    In a nutshell.
  31. I think that this is the right time to close this...

    I think that this is the right time to close this thread. We’ve done as much as we can, it will only get unproductive from here...
  32. Gosh! Now THAT’S a good question WTFH! ...

    Gosh! Now THAT’S a good question WTFH!

    *strokes chin...*
  33. I want to just draw everyone’s attention that we...

    I want to just draw everyone’s attention that we have two separate issues here.


    BC’s current problem with his current emergency tax code - thread
    BC’s potential problem with his old legacy...
  34. Now THAT’S a great idea, VelcroPower - it is NOT...

    Now THAT’S a great idea, VelcroPower - it is NOT beyond the wit of man to set up a monthly report that looks up 0T tax codes and send out automated emails to people every month, reminding them to...
  35. All they need to do is to say ‘We hear you, let’s...

    All they need to do is to say ‘We hear you, let’s speak offline’.
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    Sticky: Using an Umbrella? CHECK YOUR TAX CODE!!

    If you are moving from from outside to inside IR35 and you are going to use an Umbrella, tell them of your current tax code in writing and make sure that that you check your Tax Code as soon as...
  37. I feel a sticky coming on...

    I feel a sticky coming on...
  38. Thank you BobbyCrane, is this a major mistake by...

    Thank you BobbyCrane, is this a major mistake by Contractor Umbrella and I expect their customer service to help (seriously - what on Earth were they doing to allow you to get into this...
  39. Read this...

    Read this https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/134576-ir35-planning-april-2020-should-i-stay-should-i-go.html
  40. Sticky: Thanks, I’ll remove.

    Thanks, I’ll remove.
  41. No idea. I would ask the recruitment consultancy...

    No idea. I would ask the recruitment consultancy responsible for the contract.

    Contractors can do that you know (although I realise that poachers, not so much...).
  42. And you need to find out who your umbrella really...

    And you need to find out who your umbrella really is and if necessary leave them immediately.

    Read this to find out more: How to choose a legitimate umbrella
  43. And something that isn’t going to cost the...

    And something that isn’t going to cost the umbrella an arm and a leg to provide. Cycle to work stuff and perkbox probably falls under that category.
  44. Oh yes.

    Oh yes.
  45. Other Umbrellas should take note, it could be...

    Other Umbrellas should take note, it could be this kind of thing that differentiates them from their competitors in a legit way.
  46. WTFH is simply putting public information out...

    WTFH is simply putting public information out there for anyone who maybe interested.

    Very public spirited of him I reckon.
  47. Sticky: Request to the regulars on behalf of Newbies now till April

    There are going to be A LOT of new posters who will be asking the same things time and time again between now and April 6th.

    I ask you to be patient with them. They will be panicked and they won’t...
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    Oh you joker! :laugh

    Oh you joker! :laugh
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    No it’s bloody not. Give them a kick.

    No it’s bloody not. Give them a kick.
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    You’re missing the change of legislation. ...

    You’re missing the change of legislation.

    99.99% of the contractor population is now forced to go PAYE or Umbrella.

    Where have you been for the last 3 years (or even 6 months)??
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