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  1. Yes, fair point on the rate. Although saying no...

    Yes, fair point on the rate.
    Although saying no money = no work done the next week is simple, yes, I don't think it's particularly clever if you want to continue to have a relationship with the...
  2. I wouldn't agree with that. I've gone direct...

    I wouldn't agree with that. I've gone direct twice and both times I had to keep chasing payment every month for at least the first four months until they got the process of approving my invoice and...
  3. Thread: Sad day

    by KinooOrKinog
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    What's your point?

    What's your point?
  4. What does the brothel have to do with your...

    What does the brothel have to do with your contract being terminated though?
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    Yes that's exactly my point. There's people here...

    Yes that's exactly my point. There's people here saying banking has never allowed wfh but what they mean is that clients they've worked with haven't.
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    I've worked with three different banking clients...

    I've worked with three different banking clients & all of them were fine with wfh...
  7. Same as what everyone else has said. I think if...

    Same as what everyone else has said. I think if someone owed me over £600 I wouldn't be sitting around waiting for it to appear..
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    I've always prefered to be renewed based on...

    I've always prefered to be renewed based on merit, not on how much I've licked someone's a*se
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    Why?

    Why?
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    Sticky: Got this today if anyone is interested. I'm not a...

    Got this today if anyone is interested. I'm not a BA.

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    Business Analyst - Financial Services
    Remote
    3 months - extensions likely
    £400 - £425 per day...
  11. Who the hell is paying 15 quid for four bags of...

    Who the hell is paying 15 quid for four bags of chocolate buttons?? I thought everyone was meant to be skint?!
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    I don't know. I was too devastated by the loss...

    I don't know. I was too devastated by the loss of my dad to think to ask. What I do know is that pnemonia usually develops from a chest infection, which usually develops from exposure to the cold...
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    My dad had cancer and we lost him two years ago. ...

    My dad had cancer and we lost him two years ago. When he died he had also caught pnemonia and ultimately the reason he died is because his heart stopped. Probably wouldn't have happened had he not...
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    I'm quite lucky I'm on 500 at the moment, but...

    I'm quite lucky I'm on 500 at the moment, but normally anywhere between 400 - 500.
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    I recently had a call from an agent about an HR...

    I recently had a call from an agent about an HR systems role 'perfect for me' (my background is finance and procurement apps) at £39k, FTC one year. I told her that I'm in a contract just now so not...
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    Everyone assuming op is a man..

    Everyone assuming op is a man..
  17. Any company that needs to go through five rounds...

    Any company that needs to go through five rounds of interview before they can make a decision doesn't know what they want imo.

    Doesn't help your situation really, but I remember way back in the...
  18. Exactly this. The way things are going it won't...

    Exactly this. The way things are going it won't be long before people will be expecting the government to tell them how to wipe their arse.
  19. Thread: Sockies

    by KinooOrKinog
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    If you find something boring, annoying or you...

    If you find something boring, annoying or you think someone is trolling, why not just ignore it? Don't engage. If I got involved in responding to everything I didn't agree with or everything I...
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    That's exactly what it is. Sizes have got...

    That's exactly what it is. Sizes have got consistently bigger over the years. So what was a size 14 twenty years ago is now labelled as a 10. If someone is a size 10 in one shop and a 14 in...
  21. Thread: Clever

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    It's not going to affect the fatties if the...

    It's not going to affect the fatties if the shortages are on fresh produce
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    I'd still like to know who Gricer is, what he...

    I'd still like to know who Gricer is, what he did, and why everyone here is so obsessed with him!
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    So how did he do that?

    So how did he do that?
  24. Unpopular opinion, but how are they heroes?

    Unpopular opinion, but how are they heroes?
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    Assuming it's a day rate contract, it's not...

    Assuming it's a day rate contract, it's not actually all that unusual. RBS used to do it all the time. The agency would say they're cutting the rate by x and if you don't want to accept they'll...
  26. And I was pointing out that just because you stop...

    And I was pointing out that just because you stop advertising something, doesn't stop people buying it.
    Most people don't eat junk food because they're seduced by the adverts. They'll eat it...
  27. Ok then. How come people still take up smoking? ...

    Ok then. How come people still take up smoking?

    I honestly forgot how deliberately obtuse people are on here...
  28. Yes I know advertising works, I'm not disputing...

    Yes I know advertising works, I'm not disputing that. But if banning adverts works, how come people still smoke?
  29. I don't think it's adverts making people buy junk...

    I don't think it's adverts making people buy junk food tbh. It's probably more to do with the convenience. So if someone's eating a lot of takeaways, frozen meals, processed cr*p, it's usually...
  30. Why not just tell them you don't have any...

    Why not just tell them you don't have any expenses?
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    I know it's supply & demand and the market...

    I know it's supply & demand and the market dictates rates, but at the same time I just think clients or employers who are trying to get skilled resources at these ridiculous rates just because they...
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    Predictable af [emoji23]

    Predictable af [emoji23]
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    Who exactly is this Gricer person? What did they...

    Who exactly is this Gricer person? What did they do to become so unpopular? And why is everyone here so obsessed with them? I need to know.
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    You should have engaged your solicitor way before...

    You should have engaged your solicitor way before now, before you even put your house on the market surely? How have you accepted an offer without one?
    If you're serious about selling/buying then...
  35. Maybe she's lonely.

    Maybe she's lonely.
  36. She's already bankrupt after she lost that libel...

    She's already bankrupt after she lost that libel case
  37. I imagine it wasn't just one tweet that did it. ...

    I imagine it wasn't just one tweet that did it. I'm all for free speech too & I actually used to follow her on Twitter a few years ago but some of the stuff she was saying was a bit much imo. ...
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    I don't find Little Britain particularly funny,...

    I don't find Little Britain particularly funny, it's not really my type of comedy, but why was no-one outraged about it then when it came out? It ran for a good few years.
    You might say times have...
  39. I joked to my sister that I might apply for it,...

    I joked to my sister that I might apply for it, but then she reminded me that I'm annoying [emoji23]
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    Is it? Thanks for letting me know.

    Is it? Thanks for letting me know.
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    Honestly, if you're that paranoid then you should...

    Honestly, if you're that paranoid then you should probably cancel the interview and just stay at home, alone, for the rest of your life.
  42. Very true. I know this as it's evident in other...

    Very true. I know this as it's evident in other areas of my life.
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    What's absolutely hilarious too is that one of...

    What's absolutely hilarious too is that one of their core company values is 'do the right thing' [emoji23]
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    You're what??

    You're what??
  45. Thread: X Æ A-12

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    It's pronounced no-one cares

    It's pronounced no-one cares
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    I doubt the reason for the wait is anything to do...

    I doubt the reason for the wait is anything to do with a backlog or poor efficiency. It's cash flow.
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    And just because the work can be done at home...

    And just because the work can be done at home doesn't mean it can be done in everyone's home. One of my colleagues lives in a flat share so I don't imagine sitting in his bedroom on a laptop is a...
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    I can't not do it. I learned to touch type on a...

    I can't not do it. I learned to touch type on a typewriter way back in the day before computers were a thing in offices & it's automatic to me now. Can't stop, won't stop [emoji23]
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    No, I'm the same. Purely because the type of...

    No, I'm the same. Purely because the type of people who like to mention 'legal rights' are the ones who twist it to their advantage . For example, I know people who work in the public sector & view...
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    Absolutely. Because what's going to happen if...

    Absolutely. Because what's going to happen if you defer it, spend it, then after the year you still can't pay it? I think I'd need to be in absolute dire straits with no other options before I'd...
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