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    Yes but be-careful with gifting. They should...

    Yes but be-careful with gifting. They should really be sold back at a reasonable price but feck knows what that is.

    And yes, there is no reason to create the different class.

    But if this is...
  2. More a typo. I meant ending in March. I don't...

    More a typo. I meant ending in March.

    I don't know how many exactly but there are quite a few factors that would facilitate this. It's quarter and year end so a natural time for a break normally....
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    But if looks like a duck and quacks like a...

    But if looks like a duck and quacks like a duck.....
  4. The answer can be found by looking at who the OP...

    The answer can be found by looking at who the OP is.
  5. I think you are going to have to stay curious. I...

    I think you are going to have to stay curious. I wouldn't trust anything that is going to be presented.

    And same as LM. Not really bothered either.
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    I think it's great. I really struggle trying to...

    I think it's great. I really struggle trying to let that trapped wind out a bit at a time and quietly when sitting next to strangers. Bunk beds would be perfect so I could let out that trouser...
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    So buy the shares back off her. Fill in a form...

    So buy the shares back off her. Fill in a form detailing the adjustment of shares and away you go.
    Better still get your accountant to do it.

    Just don't do it regularly to attract any unwanted...
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    To be fair, they must be the dumbest hackers of...

    To be fair, they must be the dumbest hackers of all time. They nicked your bitcoin awhile ago so not sure what they think your are gonna pay with.
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    Interview? How very pre April 2020 dahrling.

    Interview? How very pre April 2020 dahrling.
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    Even the spammers don't rate Wales. They've hit...

    Even the spammers don't rate Wales. They've hit the entire world and finally got round to the Welsh in sheer desperation.
    ...
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    Care to start a discussion about it or add your...

    Care to start a discussion about it or add your thoughts?

    Do it quick because those figures will be out of date tomorrow :D
  12. I'd have to see them all to comment.

    I'd have to see them all to comment.
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    Like we do when we see your name pop in a reply...

    Like we do when we see your name pop in a reply to a post :D



    He did say close to the most stupid.. There are still plenty out there that surpasses it already but we are sure you can.
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    Yup agreed.

    Yup agreed.
  15. Maybe there is no case history to back this up as...

    Maybe there is no case history to back this up as people have err'd on the side of caution and not gone on in to BAU/perm roles as outside. They got filled by temps or other perms. If it was common...
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    In other news, the sun will come up tomorrow.

    In other news, the sun will come up tomorrow.
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    It might, but as with everything in life, there...

    It might, but as with everything in life, there are good clients and bad clients. We are suppliers so it's not a level playing field so we've got to be flexible and be able to play bad clients as...
  18. We've discussed this scenario endlessly. Plenty...

    We've discussed this scenario endlessly. Plenty of discussion about the all the aspects you are considering.

    Use the Google search to find the threads. Type (keywords) site:contractoruk.com/forums...
  19. I'd rather chop my own knob off with a butter...

    I'd rather chop my own knob off with a butter knife than work with TCS
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    Sticky: Close enough. Need space for for useful...

    Close enough. Need space for for useful stickiness.
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    60 quid? That seems expensive. Most accountants...

    60 quid? That seems expensive. Most accountants offer a discount when aren't in contract approaching that value so seems a tad expensive. Ask for a discount while not trading and see if its...
  22. I'm not saying it didn't work but you had to flee...

    I'm not saying it didn't work but you had to flee the country later :D
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    The rules as you've explained them there are...

    The rules as you've explained them there are tantamount to Direction and Control.

    I think you are talking about professional courtesy rather than rules and then what you said would still be...
  24. Ah.. I was referring to the Cardiff comment. ...

    Ah.. I was referring to the Cardiff comment.

    My apologies to the denzins of NI and jock land for tarring them with the same brush.

    But if the cap fits....

    :igmc:
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    I know many contractors that haven't a clue about...

    I know many contractors that haven't a clue about IR35, have house extensions paid by the company, paid for telly's etc via expenses, have their dog on the payroll and so on. They've not had issues...
  26. For good reasons in some cases. Some of them only...

    For good reasons in some cases. Some of them only have themselves to blame and people like this ladies then get tarred with the same brush. Blanket ban maybe unfair but the way to balance this will...
  27. So she's a fairly low minority of DSS people that...

    So she's a fairly low minority of DSS people that have fallen on genuine hard times and I am sure it will be temporary. I'm sure she will be a fabulous tenant.

    As mentioned though, she will be in...
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    Much of the negativity is based on the advice...

    Much of the negativity is based on the advice that other people have been given and all of the accountants we have posting here. All the advice has been based on some pretty clear guidance on them...
  29. Not really. My banking is all done offshore but...

    Not really. My banking is all done offshore but my money isn't in Rupees.

    Government information isn't allowed to go offshore so they've just hosted in the nearest thing we've got to a poverty...
  30. CUKer tests positive for sensus communis

    Quite a scare but don't worry, CUK has swiftly initiated it's quarantine procedures to protect the rest of the forum. They've been banned. Back to 100% thick as mince. Phew.
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    Maybe try using the Google search function. ...

    Maybe try using the Google search function.

    tide site:contractoruk.com/forums - Google Search
  32. I'm in talk with Jimmy Kimmel to re-place his...

    I'm in talk with Jimmy Kimmel to re-place his mean tweets slot. It's past it's sell by date and he wants something newer and sharper with more 'ouch'
  33. Sprinkle some more glitter on it. That will...

    Sprinkle some more glitter on it. That will help.....

    Very little risk of the new gig impacting the old one. Different roles, different assessment so next to no risk. The only risk might be that...
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    Sticky: Is this still going? If it's not can we remove...

    Is this still going? If it's not can we remove the sticky?
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    I think most of us will remember someone a little...

    I think most of us will remember someone a little shorter...

    And being an old git, I could be wrong, but did Jay-Z actually say it?
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    We need more people that have a clue what they...

    We need more people that have a clue what they are talking about first..... :grin
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    Where this might be true at this moment in time,...

    Where this might be true at this moment in time, there has been plenty of time to plan to not be in this position and there is going to be enough roles out there as the merry go round starts so there...
  38. You are misunderstand how an umbrella works.

    You are misunderstand how an umbrella works.
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    As a famous person once said... It's a hard knock...

    As a famous person once said... It's a hard knock life.
  40. Cup of tea would be nice as well...

    Cup of tea would be nice as well...
  41. Looking back I appear to talk with you more than...

    Looking back I appear to talk with you more than most on here :D


    And that's your opinion. We are glass half empty/full. At the end of the day it's backfilling a perm. That fact cannot be...
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    Use the search term as described in this thread ...

    Use the search term as described in this thread

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/welcome-faqs/58311-searching-cuk-forums-post1178609.html

    You situation is common to tens of thousands so has...
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    Bit dramatic that isn't it? This hit the public...

    Bit dramatic that isn't it? This hit the public sector two years ago and everyone that had half a clue knew it was coming. It's also been on the radar a few years as its been delayed once. We have...
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    It's only there because it became the standard...

    It's only there because it became the standard way to recruit a perm, not because clients needed highly skilled people to provide services they didn't have in house.
    Look at large companies with...
  45. Same places. Nothing has changed in that respect...

    Same places. Nothing has changed in that respect really.

    Maybe use LinkedIn more but that could also be the same and it's just me that didn't need to use it in the past. In the end it didn't help...
  46. They might be supportive of what you do but I'm...

    They might be supportive of what you do but I'm really struggling to see how back filling for a perm for a short period can be outside. You are temping not contracting however you dress it up. Is the...
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    Ah. Good point. Forgot it was public sector. If...

    Ah. Good point. Forgot it was public sector. If the working practices don't match then you've got grounds to challenge the practices and bring them back in to line with the contract. Risk is all on...
  48. Sticky: Yep and I'm afraid all I can give is an opinion...

    Yep and I'm afraid all I can give is an opinion as we don't really know.

    Someone else might have a different opinion.
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    Because their job is to provide minium services...

    Because their job is to provide minium services to you for a very low payment. No bells and whistles. They might be your employer but they aren't there to give you benefits and make you a good happy...
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    You might consider it but the client might not....

    You might consider it but the client might not. Could be they wanted a fairly extreme level of D&C so your status could have been in jeopardy. Working practices trump contract an if the client takes...
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