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    Contract Extend - Rate Review?

    Just a quick Qs

    Before starting my own Consulting Company, I picked up a on-demand zero hour contract with a Company with half of my rate. The reasons I pick it up - to provide basic bread &...
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    None of us are buyers here, especially people who...

    None of us are buyers here, especially people who are usually active on this forum, not sure where you get the advert perspective.

    But thanks everyone for your comments. It’s mostly useless as...
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    My question was more about the range and...

    My question was more about the range and affordability.

    I am little picky as I have dual objective as mentioned before.

    And nobody seems to know the rate card of Big4 and similar...
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    But again my objective is I am not after...

    But again my objective is I am not after contractor revenue as I am trying to build a business which I offered her and she graciously rejected. My rate is lower to get a foot in the door with a wider...
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    And she thinks I am diluting the market rate for...

    And she thinks I am diluting the market rate for people like herself by offering my service at £1000-£1200 level. What do you say to that?



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    I work as Independent Consultant about 2-3 days a...

    I work as Independent Consultant about 2-3 days a week with my own rates. Then I have a company globally where we deliver similar projects. Me working as a contractor is just to get my foot in the...
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    Public Sector Day Cap?

    I am working as a part time contractor as well as delivering some Global projects using my off-shoring company in India. My day rates are

    - Big Client £1000-£1200 on site
    - Medium Client...
  8. Sticky: Security Clearance (SC) Q&A Read first before asking questions

    Can I hold Multiple Security Clearances at the same time? I am working with a confidential Public Sector Client who is applying a SC. Another Public Sector Regulatory Body is trying to hire for their...
  9. I am thinking about Business Broadband. The offer...

    I am thinking about Business Broadband. The offer is Virgin £42 + VAT per month with £50 one time set up for 350 MB line. The near BT and Vodafone are less than 100 MB and little cheaper. Am I...
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    I was looking to add a business broadband and...

    I was looking to add a business broadband and found 350 MB Fibre with Virgin at £32+VAT. BT and Vodafone speeds are below 100 in my area. Am I missing anything here as non-Virgin (Media) are so poor...
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    T&S under £100 - receipts.

    Just a quick question. I have started 3 contracts and they are taking me all over. I am incurring expenses extensively- travel, breakfast, meal, meal, parking, flights. I am struggling to keep on top...
  12. My day rate on the plate is good, expenses are...

    My day rate on the plate is good, expenses are additional agreed. Driving to LHR/LCY/LGW, Parking, Breakfast are claimable as expenses, possibly dinner. However to catch a flight at 7 from LHR, I...
  13. Planning to bump up the day rate by £200 or so to...

    Planning to bump up the day rate by £200 or so to cover for longer commute. Thanks. Lets see what happens. You don’t get it until you ask for it.


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  14. Recently a contract came to me to support an...

    Recently a contract came to me to support an urgent Client work in Dublin. It’s just 1 day per week travelling to Dublin from London. To be fully adding the value, I am thinking taking earliest...
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    Company Credit Cards

    I did some google-ing (as I would expect the comments will be in such order) and found Santander Business Banking Credit Card - no fees, 1% cashback and no foreign trx fees. Any experiences? Any...
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    Using Amex Gold charge card. Thanks. However I am...

    Using Amex Gold charge card. Thanks. However I am looking for additional Mastercard / Visa where Amex is not accepted plus which covers me for Europe expenses too. Looking for basic card with...
  17. No commitments. Nothing. They arranged an...

    No commitments. Nothing. They arranged an interview and nothing signed. We both were confident it will be a success, may be over confident. Agency never came back as some other feedback here that...
  18. A quick update. The Client Head of Business...

    A quick update. The Client Head of Business contacted me over LinkedIn and asking for a chat. I feel they are keen to have me to oversee a project in a SME capacity. This is the same Client whose...
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    When I will claim the ones which are eligible, I...

    When I will claim the ones which are eligible, I will meeting <mod snip>others</mod snip> in a venue booked specifically for this purpose. Thanks for the heads up.


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  20. Completely agree. I am possibly running 2-3 ideas...

    Completely agree. I am possibly running 2-3 ideas at the same time, thanks for the nudge.


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  21. As long as you are cheaper than me and I get to...

    As long as you are cheaper than me and I get to keep a margin.


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    Exactly happened with my experience yesterday as...

    Exactly happened with my experience yesterday as I have posted above. After explaining I have designed Security Strategy for at least 10 FTSE100 companies, one of the pair from US kept asking how...
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    Posting here as more relevant Not sure can be...

    Posting here as more relevant

    Not sure can be off topic so ignore if you want. Recently spoke to a potential new Client - 1-2 days / week role. Client liked the CV and good discussion. Given them...
  24. Where am I going wrong - help finding a new contract

    Not sure can be off topic so ignore if you want. Recently spoke to a potential new Client - 1-2 days / week role. Client liked the CV and good discussion. However client feedback came as I was over...
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    No, just for the additional roaming cost, if...

    No, just for the additional roaming cost, if incurred in UAE. Because my UAE visit comes with a role which is London based.
  26. Really Thanks, 1st link solved the problem,...

    Really Thanks, 1st link solved the problem, ordered. Thanks again for meaningful post.
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    Thanks for the kick, picked up the phone to my...

    Thanks for the kick, picked up the phone to my employer VF helpdesk, a £15 / month Family & Friends offer on the way with roaming for 77 countries included and UAE is not in the pack, I will have to...
  28. O365 looks very promising, I have already bought...

    O365 looks very promising, I have already bought office pack for £12/Year through existing employee referral code, so looking for the basic Office 365 Business Essentials (£3.80/Month). Does anyone...
  29. Don’t worry. I will soon. How come you read all...

    Don’t worry. I will soon. How come you read all threads, all responses and still post without adding any value to it. Just curious.


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  30. He is running a big company and building this for...

    He is running a big company and building this for free and expecting some future business from my Client base or custom tool development.

    However Thanks for the idea, O365 sounds good and...
  31. My developer is saying to consider the long term...

    My developer is saying to consider the long term server for email so that I can archive all emails as I had been a Client professional over last 13 years and want to run a company in future which...
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    Still in full-time role and talking to potential...

    Still in full-time role and talking to potential Clients, so really haven't put any time. Idea is to understand top 2-3 options people like me using and then go for 1 quickly. £5 per month savings is...
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    Thanks really helpful. Really appreciate

    Thanks really helpful. Really appreciate
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    Is it EE for Business and do you mind posting the...

    Is it EE for Business and do you mind posting the link, if that is allowed here, sorry I am newbie like yourself. All the best
  35. Conference / Calling Software & Email Server for Website

    Hello

    I tried to find information however ran out of luck.

    I am starting in July and have 2 queries

    1. What is the good choice for a conference / video calling software for contractors and...
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    Mobile Phone - Sim-Only

    Hi

    I am starting so objective is to keep the cost down as much as I can.

    Looking for a mobile deal - Sim-only, Partner got a 8 months old iPhone 6s from preivous employe @£84 which she was...
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    Isn’t this obvious when suppose I am based in...

    Isn’t this obvious when suppose I am based in London and Client wants me to travel to Frankfurt for 2 days / week?


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  38. Because I am tempted not to create a new thread....

    Because I am tempted not to create a new thread. And I am asking for suggestions how do I ask about a rate in Euro / Germany which have a similarity in the conversation. I understand you are trying...
  39. May be there are stupid people like me. I passed...

    May be there are stupid people like me. I passed couple of Client interviews and they want me full time in Germany. I have toddler at home so I wouldn’t be able to be there for more than 2 days. They...
  40. I have a contract coming in Germany at least 2...

    I have a contract coming in Germany at least 2 days working from Germany. What should the translated rate? Also who should pay expenses? Thanks.


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  41. Director of Limited Company and freelance contracting

    Quick Newbie Qs : I am getting into contracting based on my skills, rates and roles I will probably get a part time time. Can I pick up multiple contracts which may result in billing multiple Clients...
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    Fair Challenge

    Agree, Fair Challenge. I am looking for some fall back plans in case things doesn't go as per plans. Plenty contracts available in areas of IT Audit, SOx work and Controls Transformation, what I...
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    Very Good Question

    Mostly Yes, I am an Adviser so I don't work full-time for any Clients now and I will not be working full time in future either. Most of Clients (a lot of FTSE100 and equivalents) will continue...
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    Accountant

    Nope, I got one however his fees are negligible comparing to my expenses. Even in my full time role now (similar), I incur expenses in excess of £5K per month at least, so a bit worried about what...
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    Expenses

    Mostly paying expenses - I have 2 Clients line up - 1 in Amsterdam and 1 in Sharjah, so I envision 1 weekly trip to Amsterdam and 1 monthly (agreed 2 days / per month) to Sharjah. BA Business Class...
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    Initial Money in Business Bank Account

    Hi

    Newbie so should be excused from silly questions. I have applied for Natwest Business Bank Account and Amex Gold Charge Card. Do I start with a blank account or top up with some personal money...
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    Charge Card

    I have realised its a charge card but not a credit card, hopefully not a big issue.
  48. Natwest

    Applied for Natwest online, how do I make sure the currencies are included too?

    Thanks
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    Thanks. Ordered. Sent from my iPad using...

    Thanks. Ordered.


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  50. Thanks. Kept her as Director and removed her from...

    Thanks. Kept her as Director and removed her from Shareholding. As I am starting, will see how it goes before making her a contractor or I go solo. Thanks for your time.


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