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  1. You can have multiple SIC codes. I once had...

    You can have multiple SIC codes. I once had retail on my Ltd alongside the more generic IT services one, for a plan B between contracting.

    The main impact of having accurate SIC codes is for any...
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    More likely science fiction. :tongue

    More likely science fiction. :tongue
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    Seems there is more trust, or ways of checking...

    Seems there is more trust, or ways of checking accuracy of information presented these days, so the old days of faffing around with laser printer overlays to brand official documents (insurance cover...
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    Nah, let the dinosaurs die. :smokin Though...

    Nah, let the dinosaurs die. :smokin

    Though talking of dinosaurs, it's possible to print out the online bills that will likely contain the same info as if they'd posted them. :tongue
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    Looks ok on my Chrome too, so may be a screen...

    Looks ok on my Chrome too, so may be a screen resolution issue if you're using a smaller screen/mobile so it crushes the free flowing text around the fixed image sizes, or something like that.
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    Dunno. Send in the question for them to answer at...

    Dunno. Send in the question for them to answer at their daily briefing. :tongue

    Alternatively, just get drunk by taking a shot of your favourite tipple whenever they mention "the science" during...
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    I presume it's still relatively simple to open a...

    I presume it's still relatively simple to open a new account at a different bank rather than the aggro of trying to transfer?

    Several challenger banks (e.g. Starling which is app based) must be...
  8. If the name is the only issue then just change it...

    If the name is the only issue then just change it via companies house. I did it with an off the shelf Ltd back when it was easier to buy one of those than set up a new one from scratch.

    The old...
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    Not 'according to the science' the government are...

    Not 'according to the science' the government are hiding their incompetence behind. :tongue
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    Wasn't so long ago some were saying it would be...

    Wasn't so long ago some were saying it would be more worthwhile spending a fraction of the HS2 budget (whatever it was estimated to be at the time) on upgrading the UK's internet connectivity to get...
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    They'll privatise the NHS by way of a new...

    They'll privatise the NHS by way of a new coronavirus national insurance. :eyes

    Then clawback all the furlough money by retrospective tax changes targetting those that 'took furlough when it...
  12. Nope. Micro-entities are likely what most LTD...

    Nope. Micro-entities are likely what most LTD based contractors are classed as and is not the same as being dormant:

    Prepare annual accounts for a private limited company: Micro-entities, small...
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    If various information is only provided to users...

    If various information is only provided to users rather than visitors then they may be registering dummy accounts to access that data for web scraping or other means.

    They may also be part of some...
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    Mugs game for individuals. Get LibreOffice for...

    Mugs game for individuals. Get LibreOffice for free, and your own domain name and mailbox for sod all a year. Works for me. :smokin
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    Patient zero was a double dipper: ...

    Patient zero was a double dipper:

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/44386-pig-flu-epidemic-levels-london-brum-19.html#post898629

    Time flies, but pigs don't, though there was one pig...
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    Always lick the chutney spoon. Most people will...

    Always lick the chutney spoon. Most people will only experience mild symptoms. :tongue
  17. Poll: They'll be outmanouvered by more agile innovative...

    They'll be outmanouvered by more agile innovative competitors, as will many other businesses trying to cling onto the old ways. :smokin
  18. Poll: I don't think it's a death wish, more a coming to...

    I don't think it's a death wish, more a coming to terms with our mortality. No one gets out alive. :frown

    So some will accept the risk of catching the virus instead of say struggling to pay for...
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    Depends if the magic money tree is used to...

    Depends if the magic money tree is used to bailout the big players in the main stock markets. If not then current share holdings may become worthless as companies drop out of the FTSE and are...
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    Dead bat bounce. :ohwell Without something...

    Dead bat bounce. :ohwell

    Without something akin to a miracle (early vaccine or somehow containment and erradication of the virus) we are only at the start of the global economic impact.
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    Musk been on the weed again? Elon Musk tweet...

    Musk been on the weed again?

    Elon Musk tweet wipes $14bn off Tesla's value


    :facepalm:

    So much for passing his tweets past a lawyer first. Though with some of the other things he's tweeted...
  22. Ok, we better not post anything on facebook or...

    Ok, we better not post anything on facebook or any other public forum (:eyes) incase some thickos unable to use their own common sense use it as inspiration to go out and spread the virus.
    ...
  23. He's now exercising his right to be forgotten....

    He's now exercising his right to be forgotten. :tongue
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    Try IE 6. :rollin::bang::throw::suicide:

    Try IE 6. :rollin::bang::throw::suicide:
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    Phew, thought it was pouring petrol on the...

    Phew, thought it was pouring petrol on the everlasting embers of the tabs v spaces war.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsoOG6ZeyUI

    :laugh That show (Silicon Valley) is so spot on the dweebs...
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    Sentiment moving the market. Seeing news of other...

    Sentiment moving the market. Seeing news of other countries that handled the pandemic differently and likely better than the UK already going back to 'normal', so many thinking the worst will be over...
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    Statistically inconsequential compared to the...

    Statistically inconsequential compared to the 15000 incoming on planes every day from known hotspots and elsewhere. :tongue

    PPE shortages are squarely on the shoulders of NHS (mis)management. Even...
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    Ironically, going naked will deal with the virus...

    Ironically, going naked will deal with the virus better than wearing rubber and plastic, as the natural bacteria on skin will kill the virus in a short space of time. :smokin

    Not sure I like the...
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    Not much of a lifeline then unless operating...

    Not much of a lifeline then unless operating costs can be cut sufficiently to survive on effectively a quarter of the previous income.

    I suppose they will have something in place to stop...
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    We'lll let you off seeing as it's one of the...

    We'lll let you off seeing as it's one of the growing number of shows categories as 'British-American' due to transatlantic partnerships in the production.

    It's on my 'to watch' list after spotting...
  31. Just trying to raise the standards. Even cretins...

    Just trying to raise the standards. Even cretins can avoid being morons, though I may still be an idiot, rather that than an imbecile.
  32. To answer my own question (in a way) as seemingly...

    To answer my own question (in a way) as seemingly no one else is able to :tongue ...

    New Zealand reports no new community cases

    NZ is now a safe zone after starting severe lockdown early, and...
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    Ah yes, Karl Urban (a kiwi) trying to play a...

    Ah yes, Karl Urban (a kiwi) trying to play a cockney. :laugh I suppose they're sticking to the source material (comic) for the fun factor to up the bonkers level on screen.

    Not read the comic but...
  34. If I'm understanding the gist of your info, there...

    If I'm understanding the gist of your info, there are many people thinking they are getting better yet have some low virus load activity that later ramps up (overcomes the immune system) so they get...
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    Not sure which episode it is but the bit where...

    Not sure which episode it is but the bit where psycho superman and another 'superhero' attempt to save a passenger jet had me thinking Clark Kent wouldn't have done that. :laugh

    Some of the other...
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    Self-employed that have 'fallen through the...

    Self-employed that have 'fallen through the cracks' of government assistance are booking tests in case they are asymptomatic so they can at least get statutory sick pay. :eyes
  37. I know I'm likely already on the cretin list but...

    I know I'm likely already on the cretin list but I've got to know ...

    Why is a second wave in autumn likely if the measures mean there is no virus circulating, like some countries are saying (yes,...
  38. :banana: "Frequently bought with gloves" but...

    :banana:

    "Frequently bought with gloves" but what about the full face gas mask of suitable quality? :eyes
  39. Like the common cold, mutation means no guarantee...

    Like the common cold, mutation means no guarantee can't catch it again as the antibodies only protect to a limited degree and don't last a long time in the body, if I'm getting what I've read right....
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    If anyone enjoyed Justified then another decent...

    If anyone enjoyed Justified then another decent show in a similar vain is Banshee.

    It's somewhat more violent though with some proper brutal fights. I think the scene where 'bad guy bodyguard'...
  41. How will office blocks work above ground floor...

    How will office blocks work above ground floor where neither the elevators or stairs allow social distancing and have obvious hotspots where people will be pushing buttons or opening doors?

    One...
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    The magic money tree has been around for a long...

    The magic money tree has been around for a long time, so while they may be busy planting new ones there will be a period of deflation where cash is king (why buy today if not urgently needed when it...
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    I think the pandemic has just accelerated a trend...

    I think the pandemic has just accelerated a trend for 'first world' humans to become more socially distant via technology. From kids becoming 'indoor cats' staring at screens rather than playing out...
  44. A fitter population will be the excuse for...

    A fitter population will be the excuse for sacking all those hero medics when the time comes to cutback the NHS to the bone due to unsustainable national debt.

    Ironically, rather than saving the...
  45. Thread: Second Wave

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    No I'm not Ironborn. :tongue (for reference if...

    No I'm not Ironborn. :tongue

    (for reference if not seen or paid much attention to Game of Thrones: Drowned God | Game of Thrones Wiki | Fandom)
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    Depends why and how well they implemented the...

    Depends why and how well they implemented the queue.

    If it's to genuinely throttle demand so their (if that's necessary) obviously crappy unscalable site can handle the traffic then fair enough. ...
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    I read elsewhere that changing the browser agent...

    I read elsewhere that changing the browser agent to a google bot allows normal access as they don't want to stop the bots that wil affect search rankings.

    Not tried it myself so it may be bollox...
  48. Technicall Trump is right, injecting disinfectant...

    Technicall Trump is right, injecting disinfectant will kill the virus. :tongue

    Ok it will also kill the host, but no treatment is perfect. :eyes



    Seriously though, how can Trump be that...
  49. Thread: Second Wave

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    Yes, because there's more risk of dying from the...

    Yes, because there's more risk of dying from the virus in hospital, going by the daily figures. I also intend avoiding care homes for the same reason. :tongue
  50. They'll use a bus replacement service for the...

    They'll use a bus replacement service for the trains, and a car replacement service for the buses. Sorted. :smokin

    Anyone without their own car, on yer bike. :tongue
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