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    It's like a bad tooth I can't stop prodding with...

    It's like a bad tooth I can't stop prodding with my tongue
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    Shutting this account down

    How do I do it ?

    Can't seem to find any info anywhere ?

    Ta.
  3. Wouldn't we all satisfy the exemption ? I...

    Wouldn't we all satisfy the exemption ?

    I don't actually claim anyway so don't really care.
  4. The view of my previous accountant has always...

    The view of my previous accountant has always been that you can claim a personal mobile contract as an expense. HMRC is never going to go through a £20 a month deal and filter business and personal...
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    I'm not sure how practical this is - I've rented...

    I'm not sure how practical this is - I've rented 3 flats in London and have ben told each time that a business let isn't possible as a business credit check isn't possible or acceptable. How many...
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    Good for you. But you increased the risk of being...

    Good for you. But you increased the risk of being rejected. I had the same initial query with the current bank job and was told if I didn't supply company bank accounts then I would be rejected.
    ...
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    Absolute bulltulip.

    Absolute bulltulip.
  8. Whilst your anecdote is very interesting Phil...

    Whilst your anecdote is very interesting Phil you're missing the point.

    I have insurance for IR35 and other tax investigations. I do get it. I just don't choose to be part of IPSE.
  9. I was mistakenly thinking you were in the IPSE...

    I was mistakenly thinking you were in the IPSE club.
  10. If you're referring to the first post above we're...

    If you're referring to the first post above we're of the same opinion it seems.
  11. Total nonsense. The reason I'm not in your club...

    Total nonsense. The reason I'm not in your club is because I get the same benefits elsewhere I don't believe that IPSE is relevant any more, if it ever was.
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    I agree. I was in London for 5 or 6 years, get...

    I agree. I was in London for 5 or 6 years, get yourself a house share with a contract or rent a flat and get an agreement. I don't see how you can expense nnn and say I gave it to see bloke for half...
  13. Get a 100% off with my linky below. Have a...

    Get a 100% off with my linky below.

    Have a think about where IPSE's lobbying has got contractors in the last 10 years and don't buy a package on the basis you might get your money back if you eat...
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    The best description of Brexit I've seen in a...

    The best description of Brexit I've seen in a long time
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    I love the way that the argument was framed as...

    I love the way that the argument was framed as 'you said it would all go wrong after the referendum' instead of the truth as I remember it of 'it will all go wrong when we leave Europe'
  16. call Hiscox

    call Hiscox
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    zzzzzzz loved the guy who was programming it...

    zzzzzzz

    loved the guy who was programming it with a fag in his mouth though ...
  18. interesting just watching that ****er Farage on...

    interesting just watching that ****er Farage on Daily Politics just and the connect between him, Trump, Bannon and rise of the far right across Europe, whilst Bannon is touring Europe whipping up...
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    St Lucia for 2 weeks in August

    St Lucia for 2 weeks in August
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    Yeah it seems you did - I was reading it in the...

    Yeah it seems you did - I was reading it in the context of your previous post I think … my bad.
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    And back in the real world. You kick up a big...

    And back in the real world.

    You kick up a big fuss over something that is quite reasonable and expected and suddenly the gig goes to someone else.
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    I for one am fed up of seeing these posts and...

    I for one am fed up of seeing these posts and each one should get a short sharp **** off.

    To the OP - have a DNA test if you're unsure but meet your obligations. If it's your child stop being such...
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    The key point is that the government owns the...

    The key point is that the government owns the public sector so they can effectively do what they want.

    They do not have the same control/leverage over the private sector. This is a key point....
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    My money is still on it just never happening. ...

    My money is still on it just never happening.

    IR35 is simply a mechanism to create a state of fear.
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    A grade 1 induction cut. Feels awesome. I had...

    A grade 1 induction cut.

    Feels awesome. I had the same thing when I noticed the curve of the tube was getting colder. About 6 months back I cut it all off and have not looked back.
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    I think with the milk thing he's moaning about...

    I think with the milk thing he's moaning about with Canada the US gov gives huge subsidies to US farmers to produce milk - they try to sell it to Canada and Canada adds a tariff to level up the...
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    Who would insure your substitute ?

    Who would insure your substitute ?
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    I have a line manager, and a functional manager -...

    I have a line manager, and a functional manager - as does everyone, including the 15k contractors and even the 15k consultants here do. Along with the 260k employees. What would HMRC make of that ?
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    But that's ok 'cos we'll have our own Brixt...

    But that's ok 'cos we'll have our own Brixt SatNav

    Which will be tulip.
  30. I don't think you have a chance. You no longer...

    I don't think you have a chance. You no longer have a right to light which is the way is used to be.
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    I've never had an IR35 check either. To the OP...

    I've never had an IR35 check either.

    To the OP

    What's stopping you emailing in an invoice for the work you've done with 7 day payment terms. Wait the 7 days then bring it up with the client. If...
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    There must be a cheaper way of killing civilians...

    There must be a cheaper way of killing civilians in Syria - can't we just get our very, very good friend the Israelis to do it for us ?
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    I know a guy who knows a guy etc. and he said TSB...

    I know a guy who knows a guy etc. and he said TSB was down to a stupid Go/No Go and the fact they fired a lot of contractors working on the migration. So it was people not hardware for TSB.
  34. The perm demand is high ?

    The perm demand is high ?
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    … and take that credit again ...

    … and take that credit again ...
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    You're not doing anything wrong. Relax and keep...

    You're not doing anything wrong. Relax and keep banging away.

    The hardest thing I think about being on the bench is when you start to doubt yourself. It's an easy cycle to get in. Best of luck.
  37. I've never seen or had such a clause in any of my...

    I've never seen or had such a clause in any of my contracts and how enforceable would it be ?

    The client has power over the agency and the agency has power over the contractor - some of my clients...
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    Can someone kill this sockie account. Or if...

    Can someone kill this sockie account.

    Or if it's real can someone kill me.
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    I don't believe a single word I ever see coming...

    I don't believe a single word I ever see coming out of that tuliprag.
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    I did. But looking back before 14 it wasn't much...

    I did. But looking back before 14 it wasn't much better.
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    Don't get too comfortable - some of us suffered...

    Don't get too comfortable - some of us suffered that spreadsheet for far too long and got awful service from SJD before we left.
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    The worst thing is when the agent gets you an...

    The worst thing is when the agent gets you an uplift, tells you the client said no, and pockets all of it.
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    If that logic was correct shouldn't all of our...

    If that logic was correct shouldn't all of our missiles be made in China ?
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    ^ This - I'd get a contract in place. Also -...

    ^ This - I'd get a contract in place.

    Also - be aware of promises of stuff in the future that might be used to tie down a lower rate or increase your risk.

    I've had a client give a months work...
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    And 2 sets of checks have never overlapped when...

    And 2 sets of checks have never overlapped when hiring someone into a contract have they ...
  46. Get the copy from your accountant. Create a...

    Get the copy from your accountant.

    Create a folder that has all the standard docs asked for by agents, stick it on OneDrive etc and then never have to worry about it again. What might worry me is...
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    They don't prove anything at all. That's not the...

    They don't prove anything at all. That's not the point. Somebody designing the checklist asks how they are going to mitigate the risk that six months on the bench might have been 6 months in prison....
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    I'd say this is rubbish as well. You worked in...

    I'd say this is rubbish as well.

    You worked in a bank and put yourself inside IR35 because you were asked to provide a personal bank statement to prove you weren't in jail when you were on the...
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    I wouldn't cry about it on a contracting forum....

    I wouldn't cry about it on a contracting forum. What difference does it make ? You send them the statements, they tick their box and bin them or send them back. Do whatever you want. If you're going...
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    This ^ Swallow your pride and get yourself the...

    This ^

    Swallow your pride and get yourself the gig.
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