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    Sticky: Shhh....

    Shhh....
  2. Thread: Just a vent

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    My best interview was "just don't be crap"

    My best interview was "just don't be crap"
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    There will be no expenses allowance

    There will be no expenses allowance
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    A specific Ltd Co will supply the subs? Sounds...

    A specific Ltd Co will supply the subs? Sounds suss
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    Sticky: Watching Panorama about Isabel dos Santos, who...

    Watching Panorama about Isabel dos Santos, who seems to have embezzled billions out of Angola.

    Imagine my surprise when they show her London homes and they're literally around the corner from my...
  6. Ah so you've met Tarby!

    Ah so you've met Tarby!
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    Sticky: I wonder how many high scoring rounds you'll have...

    I wonder how many high scoring rounds you'll have to have before the average creeps up again
  8. Definitely supervision, direction and control...

    Definitely supervision, direction and control :rollin:
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    Ooh it's all a bit 'I, Robot' where wotsisface...

    Ooh it's all a bit 'I, Robot' where wotsisface dislikes robots cos of some accident and the wrong person was saved (in his opinion) due to programming giving cold evaluation of survivability or...
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    That's a true statement in itself but not for the...

    That's a true statement in itself but not for the reason you're surmising, I suspect
  11. Just make sure you document everything,...

    Just make sure you document everything, especially your evidence for your outside determination
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    Mezcal

    Mezcal
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    Bogan

    Bogan
  14. Ah so part and parcel of the organisation?

    Ah so part and parcel of the organisation?
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    Sticky: Lunch was salad from the canteen, with a Wispa...

    Lunch was salad from the canteen, with a Wispa for afternoon tea.
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    Sticky: I know what you mean about toast. Sometimes the...

    I know what you mean about toast. Sometimes the smell of it makes me feel queasy. Other times I'll eat it like it's going out of fashion.
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    I was wondering if there's an argument to be had...

    I was wondering if there's an argument to be had about the unintended consequences of doing nothing.

    Other than being racked with survivors guilt, of course.

    What if the 5 people don't want...
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    The discount Firebrand are offering is £175, so...

    The discount Firebrand are offering is £175, so the fee is £3,100 +VAT.

    If anyone wants to do the above course in March, PM me and I'll send you details of how to get the discount.
  19. From what I've heard, #1 is quite common in...

    From what I've heard, #1 is quite common in Germany. Some companies completely segregate contractors from permies. Not worked there myself so this is second/third hand knowledge. I don't have an...
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    Sticky: Now I'm finally on a train, sub optimal route...

    Now I'm finally on a train, sub optimal route that goes via T4, I see it is foggy out this morning
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning folks Frosty out. Not much...

    :wave:

    Morning folks

    Frosty out. Not much ice on the cars when I walked to the station but I did leave an hour later than normal.

    Not used to travelling to work when normal tube service is...
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    Probably not but me and my tin foil hat are...

    Probably not but me and my tin foil hat are enjoying it for now
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    Cool story bro :D

    Cool story bro

    :D
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    That's the generous way of looking at it. ...

    That's the generous way of looking at it.

    Whose to say that the banks haven't all had a chat and agreed a united approach?

    Nah, that only worked for LIBOR
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    Sticky: I do like a bit of coffee and walnut cake. I may...

    I do like a bit of coffee and walnut cake. I may treat myself to making one once I've done my planned spring cleaning at the weekend.
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    Sticky: Just watched a 2016 Horizon programme about Dark...

    Just watched a 2016 Horizon programme about Dark Matter.

    Still none the wiser :D
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    Sounds like MOO, looks like MOO...

    Sounds like MOO, looks like MOO...
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    Maybe the OP should get the company credit...

    Maybe the OP should get the company credit checked and make sure they're reasonably solvent :D
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    Same thing applies. Where you work and how...

    Same thing applies.

    Where you work and how you invoice / get paid means nothing if the day to day working practises are akin to employment.
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    Pleasure

    Pleasure
  31. Thread: Just a vent

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    No, I wouldn't wish that on anyone.

    No, I wouldn't wish that on anyone.
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    Absolutely agree. It's an approach I wouldn't...

    Absolutely agree.

    It's an approach I wouldn't have taken if it wasn't for the fact the person leading the project was an ex-colleague from a previous client who I trusted. They had a very clear...
  33. Thread: Just a vent

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    Don't be mean, people are allowed to vent.

    Don't be mean, people are allowed to vent.
  34. He said something about taking off weekends, bank...

    He said something about taking off weekends, bank holidays, holidays. Never mentioned sick leave or training.

    I work out my target rate assuming a 40 working week year, i.e. three months off,...
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    It's starting to feel like there's some form of...

    It's starting to feel like there's some form of collusion going on, with the main banks all basically doing the same thing
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    I have only had one fixed price gig. It was just...

    I have only had one fixed price gig. It was just a short term, part time piece of work and it had very clear deliverables. I invoiced in three equal instalments at intervals defined in the contract. ...
  37. Thread: Just a vent

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    Many sympathies of the day. Happens far too often...

    Many sympathies of the day. Happens far too often sadly. Horribly demoralising too.

    Chin up, good luck.
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    Take it, blag lots of training and get into new...

    Take it, blag lots of training and get into new stuff then jump ship when the storm blows over.
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    Sticky: That's fab. All nonchalantly behaving like...

    That's fab. All nonchalantly behaving like nothing happened the night before
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    Sticky: How good is your aim?

    How good is your aim?
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    It's heavy work!

    It's heavy work!
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    Probably! Although have never voted that way

    Probably! Although have never voted that way
  43. Consultancy chap I was talking to last week says...

    Consultancy chap I was talking to last week says he uses a benchmark of 230 billable days when working out what to charge his clients. Another handy comparative starting point if hours aren't...
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    Confirmation, not payment. Doing your accounts in...

    Confirmation, not payment. Doing your accounts in a timely fashion does not bring the CT due date forward.
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    So you carry a ratty dog about and then prepare...

    So you carry a ratty dog about and then prepare food without washing your hands first.
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    Hard to fathom in isolation but it looks like you...

    Hard to fathom in isolation but it looks like you have no right of termination if you would want to quit early. A bummer if you realised the client was a waste of space but good as no employee would...
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    I just read that, in the very same paper (well,...

    I just read that, in the very same paper (well, the app)
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    I was going to say the writers need time to come...

    I was going to say the writers need time to come up with more drivel but then realised tulipe like EastEnders has run for centuries without a break so it can't be all that hard.
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    Get a meeting with your MP and tell them. Ask...

    Get a meeting with your MP and tell them. Ask them if they support the changes and whether they think your scenario is what they expected to happen. Demonstrate how the banks' approach is damaging...
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    Mine are done within 3 three weeks of year end. I...

    Mine are done within 3 three weeks of year end. I want confirmation of my CT liability as soon as possible. Why do tomorrow what you can do today?
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