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    Advice: New contract, No work to do

    They've hired you to do something, I wouldn't go around asking for bits and pieces of stuff to do which isn't part of what is in your SOW.

    Chill and bill.

    Edit: until you get bored of chilling...
  2. Thread: Boomage!

    by Antman
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    Congrats! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Congrats!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Thankee kindly good sirs

    Thankee kindly good sirs
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    going direct - opt out

    Hello peeps!

    I've got a new role! (:banana: :banana: :banana:)

    This one I got from LinkedIn, the end client (a fairly large company) want me to go through an agency (Hays). Going through all...
  5. Thread: Hotels

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    Depends on where you are staying too. I was...

    Depends on where you are staying too. I was talking to someone at the Double-Tree in Milton Keynes who said if she could, she'd build another 7 hotels for Tuesday and Wednesday nights but she'd have...
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    Hammer-time!:spank:

    Hammer-time!:spank:
  7. The business model is based on keeping the...

    The business model is based on keeping the different parties in the dark.

    You'd think that it'd be ripe for disruption....
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    Not seeing too much interest in GDPR now it's...

    Not seeing too much interest in GDPR now it's past 25th May, a little bit like Y2K
  9. Thread: Nisan Xtrail

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    I like the look of the new one, but I don't think...

    I like the look of the new one, but I don't think it's got any grunt which is a shame.

    Best asking on pistonheads surely
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    £0 or pretty much close to it, we weren't keeping...

    £0 or pretty much close to it, we weren't keeping our heads above water with a permy salary. I found a client that was willing to wait the 1 month period and it's been pretty good since then.
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    Looks alright that, what's in the shed? lawnmower?

    Looks alright that, what's in the shed? lawnmower?
  12. It's a rock solid IR35 defence for this client. ...

    It's a rock solid IR35 defence for this client. Could be worth some bonus points in looking like a proper business overall in an investigation.
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    Same thing happened to me, Leeds to MK for 6...

    Same thing happened to me, Leeds to MK for 6 months and the past 3 months were terrible. The kids are 6 & 7 and they brought it into focus, they are only that age once.

    However I knocked the gig...
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    Quite funny!

    Quite funny!
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    Identity politics, because you don't signal like...

    Identity politics, because you don't signal like them, you are not one of them and therefore the enemy.
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    Good luck, 1.2mm doesn't 'seem' very big,...

    Good luck, 1.2mm doesn't 'seem' very big, hopefully routine op.
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    Hmm, that is quite a difference! Ours was like...

    Hmm, that is quite a difference! Ours was like £6-700.

    Maybe just online with a realistic price in that case? Depends on how desirable is the property, if it'll shift easy and there's no problems...
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    Happy path scenario, the online estate agent...

    Happy path scenario, the online estate agent model works.

    In our experience, the agent does earn their wedge because of the questions being asked and the implications of them. They can smooth...
  19. Anybody with tips for moving Brazilian Reais to...

    Anybody with tips for moving Brazilian Reais to GBP?
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    I think the term to describe it is "Spent hen"

    I think the term to describe it is "Spent hen"
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    oh no, doesn't that work anymore? What to do...

    oh no, doesn't that work anymore? What to do these days to get noticed then when you don't know the agent then?
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    Tories are less crap than Labour.

    Tories are less crap than Labour.
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    Inequality? He will do that? By making everybody...

    Inequality? He will do that? By making everybody poor?
  25. I think it's wrong to compare the experience...

    I think it's wrong to compare the experience against a monetary value. Imagine retiring and thinking I wonder what it would have been like to work over there.

    I don't regret travelling, probably...
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    GDPR fines are a lot bigger than current DPA...

    GDPR fines are a lot bigger than current DPA fines.
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    Got the book on won't be audible for the Monday...

    Got the book on won't be audible for the Monday Friday commute. It's definitely interesting. The arguments won't be well-liked because he argues that the answers to life are to be found in...
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    Granada, Princess and Ambassador in that order.

    Granada, Princess and Ambassador in that order.
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    Best comment "The Croc's would've gotten away...

    Best comment "The Croc's would've gotten away with it too if it hadn't of been for those meddling kids ! .... LOL
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    Purveyor of fine pastries. Never tried their...

    Purveyor of fine pastries.

    Never tried their Sausage and bean bake?
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    lol, that's the way to do it!

    lol, that's the way to do it!
  32. Chill & bill

    Chill & bill
  33. Thread: Smart meters

    by Antman
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    It's mainly for the generation of electricity, if...

    It's mainly for the generation of electricity, if you have real-time data about usage you are less likely to waste millions generating electricity that no-one uses.

    I suppose that if you were...
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    I was in the same boat, didn't know anything...

    I was in the same boat, didn't know anything about whisky. I ended up drinking the best part of a bottle of Tallisker(sp?) with a friend and I was dreading the effects the next morning but woke up...
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    I have it at my accountants 250 miles away.

    There's the spam issue but also the fact that your address is in the public domain which I wasn't too happy about.
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    She didn't show herself in the best light.

    She didn't show herself in the best light.
  37. Robbie Paul (ex-Bradford Bulls RL maestro) added...

    Robbie Paul (ex-Bradford Bulls RL maestro) added his wife's name to his when he got hitched.

    Mainly I think because it sounded cool. It's Robbie Hunter-Paul these days.
  38. You've missed the point. To have another...

    You've missed the point.

    To have another referendum takes time to organise (ratification through parliament etc), at the very least it will be after we have left the EU.

    At that point, we will...
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    I've gone the spare room route. People don't...

    I've gone the spare room route. People don't want to write receipts in case it takes them over the £4.5k allowance for their self assessment/affects their house insurance etc.

    However, I still...
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    If there is any chance that an agent can make...

    If there is any chance that an agent can make money from you they will chase you to the ends of the earth. If they don't want to speak with you it's because the role has gone (pulled or given to...
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    Just why were the police busting his office in...

    Just why were the police busting his office in the first place again?
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    Was going to ask if the working practices have...

    Was going to ask if the working practices have deemed that the OP is inside IR35 but I had imagined in the case that the contract was about to start however with over a month's notice until the end...
  43. Thread: Rio Advice

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    Possibly made things worse, more money sloshing...

    Possibly made things worse, more money sloshing around more corruption, less money reaching where it should.

    Rio's just awful these days. Traffic jams at rush hour make it easier for gangs to go...
  44. Thread: Rio Advice

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    OK, no ones going to work there, but my wife is...

    OK, no ones going to work there, but my wife is Brazilian and she thinks that Rio has gone downhill in a huge way for about 10 years now.

    A lot more dangerous, not a holiday destination but Cabo...
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    Actually, it's a side I hadn't thought of before,...

    Actually, it's a side I hadn't thought of before, what the child experiences. Mainly because mine were sheep, choir or in one year, a dog.

    I was coming from the fact that there are better...
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    It's the middle class ones I can't stand, so up...

    It's the middle class ones I can't stand, so up themselves. I am one though so others probably look at me and think the same.
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    Yes, I can see how you get into trouble on social...

    Yes, I can see how you get into trouble on social media!
  48. Thread: Rio Advice

    by Antman
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    Hmm maybe Bee can help?

    Hmm maybe Bee can help?
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    Am I the only one who thinks the whole thing is...

    Am I the only one who thinks the whole thing is over-rated?
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    N.E.R.D and Rhi-rhi - Lemon

    N.E.R.D and Rhi-rhi - Lemon
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