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    I won’t sign this - this is what warchests are...

    I won’t sign this - this is what warchests are for.

    Mortgage holidays apply to everyone, so that will be a help to those people with one.
  2. I’m afraid that I won’t be signing, I will use my...

    I’m afraid that I won’t be signing, I will use my warchest - that’s what it’s there for.
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    I’m afraid that your umbrella has screwed you...

    I’m afraid that your umbrella has screwed you over, but not in the way you may imagine.

    Lance is right. When you have a moment tread this thread.
    ...
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    There are no expenses of that kind if you work...

    There are no expenses of that kind if you work for an umbrella.
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    Sticky: Thanks Ladymuck - duly stuck. :) More...

    Thanks Ladymuck - duly stuck. :)


    More information here Coronavirus Financial Help & Rights


    And here: Coronavirus (COVID-19) hub | IPSE
  6. Yeah, but why should IT contractors bother with...

    Yeah, but why should IT contractors bother with that these days? That’s just for self-employed sole traders and freelancers who can claim support...
  7. Volunteer needed please for Gov support post

    Hi guys,

    It is clear that we are getting a lot of threads from people asking for help to understand this. The reason for that is despite there already being a lot of threads, none of them has a...
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    Please if you know of other threads talking about...

    Please if you know of other threads talking about the same thing, just post them in the this thread.
  9. Sticky: Pinned.

    Pinned.
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    Those posts are not very clear for readers whose...

    Those posts are not very clear for readers whose English is a second language.

    That is why I posted helpful links.
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    Hello JeanPhilippe, Is your contract with a...

    Hello JeanPhilippe,

    Is your contract with a British company?

    The aid announced by the British Government may not apply to you if you run a Ltd company and pay yourself with dividends.

    Look...
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    A sore omission last year.

    A sore omission last year.
  13. Podcast that sets out CV-19 help for the self employed

    The Coronavirus Newscast - Clapping for Carers & Charli XCX - BBC Sounds
  14. +1.

    +1.
  15. Yep - a good response.

    Yep - a good response.
  16. This is why we tell all new contractors to save...

    This is why we tell all new contractors to save for the hard times (aka warchests).
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    Yep.

    Yep.
  18. Oh - ouch.

    Oh - ouch.
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    People will come along shortly who are far more...

    People will come along shortly who are far more experienced than we are to offer advice on this scheme.

    The only advice we have is to read all of the AML threads in this forum and go to a proper...
  20. I have moved this thread so any flaming in this...

    I have moved this thread so any flaming in this thread stops now.
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    AML you say? Oh Dear :( I think that I need...

    AML you say?

    Oh Dear :(

    I think that I need to move this to the HMRC Scheme Enquiries forum...
  22. Ooohhh...

    Ooohhh...
  23. Is the IoM subject to GDPR?

    Is the IoM subject to GDPR?
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    Covid-19 is something that he can't bully or...

    Covid-19 is something that he can't bully or insult. If he gets this wrong then it will spread like wildfire across the US. If Trump opens up the US over Easter (all those Christians in all those...
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    Oh, I don’t think so...

    Oh, I don’t think so...
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    An unpopular proposal (and probably poorly timed)...

    An unpopular proposal (and probably poorly timed) but a debateable one.
  27. Note to newbies, post this kind of thing in...

    Note to newbies, post this kind of thing in General after 21.00 expect to be flamed.

    (Regulars trolling in Prof. after this time already expect to be banned, obvs).
  28. Thread: Black listed

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    And let’s not forget...

    And let’s not forget https://twitter.com/fakecandidate who seem to have been going longer.
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    We know.

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/137144-ir35-business-own-account.html#post2742006

    We’ve known for years.

    But we’ve given up trying to explain that nuance to...
  30. Thread: New thing I made

    by cojak
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    Making new ones as journals and sketchbooks (yes...

    Making new ones as journals and sketchbooks (yes I thought you'd be looking at bookbinding :) ).

    I'll look at rebinding worn ones once I'm happy with my efforts.
  31. Is there anything you can do with a Raspberry PI...

    Is there anything you can do with a Raspberry PI setup?

    I would be happy to donate a Raspberry Pi II as it's sitting under my telly collecting dust (PM me for it Doogie).

    Shoutout to Zigenare...
  32. Thread: New thing I made

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    I'd love a cricut but I'm banned from having...

    I'd love a cricut but I'm banned from having clutter in the house.

    I'm getting into bookbinding and cricut does great pseudo foil decals.
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    Sticky: The working in Belgium thread can be found here:...

    The working in Belgium thread can be found here: https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/48973-contracting-belgium-short-guide-tax-social-security.html
  34. Thread: Black listed

    by cojak
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    Sorry, I don’t believe that is the case. There...

    Sorry, I don’t believe that is the case. There just isn’t that kind of a blacklist out there, we all know that agents would place their worst enemy if it meant commission.

    Get that out of your...
  35. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones has shot up by 8% on the...

    Meanwhile, the Dow Jones has shot up by 8% on the news that Trump is going to lift restrictions as soon as he can get away with it.
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    Sorry to hear that. :(

    Sorry to hear that. :(
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    Yep, I use a bread flour/ rye mix when I want to...

    Yep, I use a bread flour/ rye mix when I want to start a sourdough off, I haven’t done it for a couple of years as we weren’t eating it fast enough, and I don’t want to waste too much flour by...
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    Leaving it 18 hours isn’t necessary btw, just...

    Leaving it 18 hours isn’t necessary btw, just start making the bread a bit longer or the poolish the night before.

    Here’s another recipe.

    Baking with Poolish for tastier bread - Sourdough&Olives
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    Not dissing the bread mix, my attempts were...

    Not dissing the bread mix, my attempts were mediocre at best before I learned to make a poolish before throwing the salt in.

    Poolish recipe | Epicurious.com
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    I've gone permie and have bought myself a decent...

    I've gone permie and have bought myself a decent (refurbished) Dell; I never bothered asking for a laptop. I use the company's O365 facilities to store their stuff.

    I'm not giving any employer 20...
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    It really won't I'm afraid. Bread flour is also...

    It really won't I'm afraid. Bread flour is also called strong flour as it contains more gluten than the ordinary stuff.

    meaning of "strong flour" | The Fresh Loaf

    I would do as NAT suggests and...
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    I bought 2 bags of bread flour before people...

    I bought 2 bags of bread flour before people realised that you could also make bread as well as buy it.

    Getting fresh yeast always seems to be a bit tricky but I've always got dried yeast in.
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    I think the opposite. They will desperately need...

    I think the opposite. They will desperately need as much money as they can get their hands on quickly and will double-down as soon as they possibly can.
  44. Thread: Sports Direct

    by cojak
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    Actually, Pets at Home is one type of shop...

    Actually, Pets at Home is one type of shop allowed to remain open.

    (And if Sports Direct hadn't been so greedy they could have kept Evans Cycles open too.)
  45. Thread: Sports Direct

    by cojak
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    Ah, but SD relies heavily on impulse buying once...

    Ah, but SD relies heavily on impulse buying once you are in the shop.

    Considered online purchasing of only stuff we need is not in his business plan.
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    Poll: You forgot the “stacking shelves at my local...

    You forgot the “stacking shelves at my local supermarket” option.
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    My hygienist appointment last Thursday got...

    My hygienist appointment last Thursday got cancelled. Anything involving aerosols has to stop apparently.
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    Duet turns IPads into 2nd monitors

    I bought this just before I moved from Mac to PC and left it as I thought that it was exclusively iOS.

    But it's not and now I have a second monitor for my laptop.

    Not huge but acceptable for...
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    sorry to hear that. :(

    sorry to hear that. :(
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    Stick to The Plan

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XO6FW1aJkTw
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