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    Sure when I last used ltd it was something like...

    Sure when I last used ltd it was something like 82%.

    Low salary, split divs with mrs (neither of us going into 40%), 100 mile a day expenses......
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    Im with brolly now..... Get one that allows...

    Im with brolly now.....

    Get one that allows pension contribs out of gross. Its saves A LOT of tax/NI.

    Basically, you're saving on employer NI, employee NI, tax so its over 50%. Better to chuck...
  3. WRONG

    WRONG
  4. When I claimed JSA the job center staff were...

    When I claimed JSA the job center staff were clueless. Had no idea how it all worked. I explained and they said "yeh ok then".
  5. No need for P45. Obviously you can't pay yourself...

    No need for P45. Obviously you can't pay yourself inc dividends.

    You are "laid off with no work".
  6. Time to put my hard hat on but, in the past it...

    Time to put my hard hat on but, in the past it may have changed now:-

    3. yes you can claim JSA depending on savings etc.
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    Ha Ha - I like English people generally. Just not...

    Ha Ha - I like English people generally. Just not the english media.
  8. Yeh right.

    Yeh right.
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    Ah I was happy about this.....

    Ah I was happy about this.....
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    Torrents = wank quality. I used to do it but it...

    Torrents = wank quality. I used to do it but it was so tulipe it was a waste of time.

    Did for Descendents 3 recently for my 6 year old. Even she said it was too blurry.
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    VUE Cwmbran £5 and they've got posh seats.... ...

    VUE Cwmbran £5 and they've got posh seats....

    VUE are ****ers apparently though. If there are no other cinemas in the area its a tenner.
  12. So is there a reason for 6pm? And what time do...

    So is there a reason for 6pm? And what time do you start?

    With me, if theres a good reason why I need to be there at a certain then I'll see what I can do. If the odd more hours then fine but its...
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    Would I do it for an outside IR35 contract? I...

    Would I do it for an outside IR35 contract? I don't think I'd be so keen to be honest, especially if it was TOIL rather than written into the contract.
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    If you don't want to do it fair enough of course....

    If you don't want to do it fair enough of course.

    And yes I will agree about IR35. BUT as I said, I'm Inside at the mo anyway.
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    Ha ha - some of those South Wales photos could be...

    Ha ha - some of those South Wales photos could be taken in the Valleys now!

    Nothing ever changes there.... Its depressing.
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    A bit short-sighted to be honest. Got to decide...

    A bit short-sighted to be honest. Got to decide each situation on its merits if you ask me.

    If you want to be an awkward git who refuses to fit in, give a little, refuses to work the odd weekend...
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    Hmm. Not in the contract? I'm my experience...

    Hmm. Not in the contract?

    I'm my experience whereas clients suck up the fact that the contractor daily rate is probably 3 times that of a permie they aint keen on paying 3x for on call. I suppose...
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    Or, if you've been married a while, cracking one...

    Or, if you've been married a while, cracking one off in different rooms when you're mrs is in work.
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    Ha very funny I'm sure. Funnily enough, I've...

    Ha very funny I'm sure.

    Funnily enough, I've never had an interview question asking me if I've ever claimed JSA!
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    Job Seekers Allowance!

    Job Seekers Allowance!
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    90 Day Fiance - cracking Family Chantel - spin...

    90 Day Fiance - cracking
    Family Chantel - spin off cracking.
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    550 euros for a 12 hour day **** that. Even...

    550 euros for a 12 hour day **** that. Even without it being afghan that works out way less than 350euros per normal day.

    Used to work in Defence industry and I had colleagues who went out to...
  23. I had one guy who sent me loads of jobs with the...

    I had one guy who sent me loads of jobs with the word "administrator" in the title. Im a Sys Admin.

    Office admin, accounts admin etc - common thing was it was a few miles from me.

    Best one was...
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    Nah its more like a training centre to be honest....

    Nah its more like a training centre to be honest. She runs courses for people. Most people don't pay cash because they're paying £100s for these courses.
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    Well over £85K it seems!

    Well over £85K it seems!
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    Pretty sure its more than a year..... That...

    Pretty sure its more than a year.....

    That wouldn't be clever. i.e. filing a return of more than £85K turnover then not registering for VAT.
    Or just hoping no-one wouldn't notice.
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    If I replace mouse and keyboard the bonus is a...

    If I replace mouse and keyboard the bonus is a blowie
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    Yes accountant has let her down a bit. (Although...

    Yes accountant has let her down a bit. (Although it could be argued its the business owners responsibility).

    I fear she could now be ****ed to be honest. Zero chance of invoicing VAT to her...
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    Those £5 "handies" add up though!

    Those £5 "handies" add up though!
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    VAT registration - friend didnt do

    Honestly not me - Im umbrella these days....

    A friend of my Mrs runs a beauty salon/training centre. Didn't register for VAT. Not clever.

    Now the VAT people are onto her. Her fault completely...
  31. If the female agent is a nice young lady I often...

    If the female agent is a nice young lady I often offer my "services". Got me loads of contracts honest....
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    "Surly shagging" - is that a bit like normal...

    "Surly shagging" - is that a bit like normal shagging but you try to look a bit miserable whilst doing it?
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    Another vote for leave from me. I wouldn't be...

    Another vote for leave from me.

    I wouldn't be working my nuts off either. Never do. If they want more than 8 hours on a regular basis then my attitude is "get another mug".

    Client wants to get...
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    Oh I will someday again...

    Oh I will someday again...
  35. the doll?

    the doll?
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    BOOMED - another 3 months

    To take me up to 3 years at this client.

    Thats a lot of keyboards I've swapped out.

    Its OK don't worry about IR35 - inside (public sector) since day 1. No sign of this one ending either.
  37. Thread: 4 day week

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    Wonder if I can claim JSA for one day a week....

    Wonder if I can claim JSA for one day a week....
  38. Thread: RWC

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    Ha ha. I guess if England win everyone in Wales...

    Ha ha. I guess if England win everyone in Wales will be saying "Not again. That's it I'm not buying a paper or watching the TV for the next month because they'll go on about it forever!"
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    Some weird clients out there. Had one who had a...

    Some weird clients out there. Had one who had a "contractors area" for desks which was a bit strange....

    Also, this particular client had a policy that contractors weren't allowed to leave site at...
  40. Thread: 4 day week

    by psychocandy
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    Current client is talking about moving from 7.5...

    Current client is talking about moving from 7.5 hour day to 8 hour day with 4 days per week for the permies.

    Contractors not mentioned. They can fook off if they think they're paying me 4 days.......
  41. Thread: RWC

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    ABE (Anyone But England) will do me.

    ABE (Anyone But England) will do me.
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    Brillo mun, you'll get lynched!!!! Although...

    Brillo mun, you'll get lynched!!!!

    Although saying that maybe not in your part of the world. Went into a pub once and asked why the wales games wasn't on and guy said "footballs on, no-ones...
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    bittrex. OK it was sort of my fault. I didnt...

    bittrex.

    OK it was sort of my fault. I didnt turn on two factor authentication.... :-(
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    Happened to me years ago. Had a meeting got...

    Happened to me years ago. Had a meeting got informed of an allegation from a customer and I was being suspended. Alarm bells started ringing when they said at the end "if you sign this compromise...
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    Of course not. Why would they?

    Of course not. Why would they?
  46. Not unknown for agencies to do this. i.e. Jump...

    Not unknown for agencies to do this. i.e. Jump the gun a bit and try and get everything sorted so that when the client says "OK go" they can say "sorted contractor starts monday" and the client is...
  47. Get a large envelope. Brown is better. Drop one...

    Get a large envelope. Brown is better. Drop one in it and post to the client.
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    Is he REALLY REALLY good looking by any chance?...

    Is he REALLY REALLY good looking by any chance? (and got a huge whanger?)
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    If you're a client you have every right to enter...

    If you're a client you have every right to enter into the contract no notice period. You can't have it all ways. If you REALLY don't want the contractor to leave then stick in the contract.

    The...
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    You'd miss me :-)

    You'd miss me :-)
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