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    I haven't taken out any specific insurance. I fly...

    I haven't taken out any specific insurance. I fly in the US and UK so no specific drone insurance is required at the moment. Each country has differing requirements on if insurance.

    Useful...
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    I have a Mavic Air & a little toy drone that is...

    I have a Mavic Air & a little toy drone that is less than 100g.

    The Air is very stable and takes great 4k stills and video at 60fps and can follow you around with a few commands. I have had a few...
  3. Sounds like the client had a discussion...

    Sounds like the client had a discussion internally with their legal team and came to a similar conclusion to what was discussed here previously.

    I'm glad that this contract is moving forward for...
  4. I wouldn't expect anything from CBP beyond the...

    I wouldn't expect anything from CBP beyond the standard responses unfortunately.

    From what you have written previously the ClientCo seem willfully ignorant of US immigration laws and expect their...
  5. Where there is a will there is a way. Best of...

    Where there is a will there is a way. Best of luck on whatever happens.

    Scorcher of a day here in NYC today at 38c (feels like 47c with the humidity) which explains me being on CUK and not...
  6. It would take two to five months minimum even if...

    It would take two to five months minimum even if it was expedited. You can check the current backlogs at both USCIS processing centers and the local US embassy on their websites.
  7. Trade is very loosely defined by USCIS so it's up...

    Trade is very loosely defined by USCIS so it's up to the legal counsel you choose to advise on how to word the petition to make sure it ticks all the boxes that USCIS will be judging it against....
  8. There are several other non-employee visa options...

    There are several other non-employee visa options available but you will need legal advice specific to your case. I know a few business owners who are working on an E1 visa for example:

    E-1 Treaty...
  9. Yes frequent travel to even the East Coast US is...

    Yes frequent travel to even the East Coast US is a pain even if someone else is paying! It's around eight hours out from London and six hours back (varies +/- 1 hour due to route and the weather/jet...
  10. I concur. I travel to/from the US frequently and...

    I concur. I travel to/from the US frequently and the USCBP have a lot of information at their disposal at the border. It is likely you will need some evidence from your client of the nature of the...
  11. However the OP would have to wait until after...

    However the OP would have to wait until after April 2020 to obtain the visa as there are none left to allocate for this FY. The vast majority of the allocation goes to the large outsourcing firms...
  12. B1 is similar to an ESTA (Visa Waiver) however it...

    B1 is similar to an ESTA (Visa Waiver) however it requires a trip to the US embassy to apply for and allows you for up to 180 days at a time in the US (as apposed to 90 days on an ESTA). You can't do...
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    I used to live in Pimlico a while ago. Excellent...

    I used to live in Pimlico a while ago. Excellent central location and it is very much a mix of rich and poor (similar to Kensington & Chelsea). Dolphin Square is full of MPs & Civil Servants and...
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    There is a bill in congress at the moment...

    There is a bill in congress at the moment (submitted in Dec 2018) that may eliminate the reporting requirement for US persons living abroad. It's early days but worth speaking to your US tax advisor...
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    Volvo Cars (inc. Polestar) is owned by Geely...

    Volvo Cars (inc. Polestar) is owned by Geely Group (Chinese Automotive Group).

    Geely - Wikipedia
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    She was his theater teacher in high school.

    She was his theater teacher in high school.
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    Current Backpack...

    Current Backpack

    I have taken this thing round the world many times over in the past few years for work and would recommend it. Comfortable and like a Tardis as I frequently carry 1-2 laptops...
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    R L Ermey (Gunnery Sgt. Hartman from Full Metal...

    R L Ermey (Gunnery Sgt. Hartman from Full Metal Jacket and the plastic soldiers from Toy Story among many other smaller roles) is dead.

    Full Metal Jacket drill sergeant R Lee Ermey dies aged 74 -...
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    I have a pair of Jabra Evolve 40s for when i'm...

    I have a pair of Jabra Evolve 40s for when i'm traveling. They are very comfy and can be used in a 3.5mm socket or USB.
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    I have one of these that I bought in the land of...

    I have one of these that I bought in the land of the free as they don't stock it in the UK :confused: The keyboard is great (7 row keyboard) and is well built and fairly light. I wish there was a...
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    Can't be worse than this guy or the interviewer...

    Can't be worse than this guy or the interviewer (former CEO of Viglen)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBCUtUZ9AQs SFW
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    It's not the cost really its practices like this...

    It's not the cost really its practices like this that I don't like about 123reg so looking for alternatives -...
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    Domain name registration

    Currently with 123reg for my LTD. domain registration and looking to see who other people on here use so I can weigh up my options when the renewals kick in next month. Thanks in advance.
  24. I have setup Office 365 for a non profit a few...

    I have setup Office 365 for a non profit a few years ago. Here is some further information on what needs to be done to get it setup -...
  25. Thread: Windows 10 is

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    Yes probably at some point next year running what...

    Yes probably at some point next year running what is currently called Andromeda or Windows Core - https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-core-os
  26. Thread: Windows 10 is

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    I hope so. The sources of that news story came...

    I hope so. The sources of that news story came from are from a industry analyst (so no doubt has shares or interests in certain companies) and Lenovo who of course want MS to leave the market as it...
  27. Another way that I was investigating with a...

    Another way that I was investigating with a poorly paying client earlier this year was to be a card merchant and to charge the clientco's corporate credit card following an approved timesheet &...
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    I don't mind these four buttons that I have seen...

    I don't mind these four buttons that I have seen in several shops and also at Heathrow T3 security. I agree the satisfaction forms and/or review for every transaction are getting very annoying.
    ...
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    Missile

    Missile
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    Train to Trumpton

    Trump tweets cartoon of train hitting CNN reporter - BBC News



    Was this anyone on CUK? :laugh
  31. :facepalm: :popcorn: I'm looking forward to...

    :facepalm:

    :popcorn:

    I'm looking forward to the tax reforms discussions ... if they ever move on from healthcare that is!
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    +1 I don't insist on a notice period in my...

    +1

    I don't insist on a notice period in my contracts as long as there is mutuality of obligation clause which negates notice periods anyway as discussed on these boards before. If the contract was...
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    Are the stars on the list going through their own...

    Are the stars on the list going through their own LTDs to be paid or are they BBC employees now?

    I'm surprised at the BBC pay for some IT contractors on the list. In the past the agents that I...
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    Poll: I would look into if you can do some consultancy...

    I would look into if you can do some consultancy work for the school to help bring the fees down - they are a business after all.

    Not sure if it's allowed in the UK but in the US I understand you...
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    No confusion (just mentioned leasehold once when...

    No confusion (just mentioned leasehold once when I meant freehold once in my previous post - I blame the last G&T :grin).

    I am a shareholder of the limited company that owns the freehold of the...
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    I used to rent in Pimlico when I was working in...

    I used to rent in Pimlico when I was working in Westminster at the time so could walk into work :) It's a very mixed area with plenty of white stucco houses as well as some well maintained council...
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    Just going through extending my lease (share of...

    Just going through extending my lease (share of freehold) from 125 years to 999 years on one of my London properties. I didn't know beforehand you have to rent the airspace that balconies take up...
  38. Thread: Coinstar

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    +1 You may have to queue as they are very...

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    You may have to queue as they are very popular with cabbies.
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    Yes and it's set to continue for a lot longer...

    Yes and it's set to continue for a lot longer too. Even if the BCRA bill passes in the senate there will be many legal cases raised. The courts are going to be swamped for years with this and all the...
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    It's the real crossroads of the world (and this...

    It's the real crossroads of the world (and this is coming from a Londoner) and also a great place to work. I am working with three clientcos at the moment all in different industries. Exciting times...
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    I would pick NYC out of those three. Lots going...

    I would pick NYC out of those three. Lots going on here despite all the doom and gloom from Trumpton/Washington DC.
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    If they are like the aliens in Mars Attacks or...

    If they are like the aliens in Mars Attacks or XCOM they would quite enjoy watching it all unfold spectacularly. Perhaps it was part of their masterplan :grey :grey :grey
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    It was Lord Buckethead yesterday introducing...

    It was Lord Buckethead yesterday introducing Sleaford Mods so there is at least cross party or shall we say cross galactic representation :laugh
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    Yes. I have system boilers so I cover both. ...

    Yes. I have system boilers so I cover both.

    No one has questioned the notice so far and how often to clean the shower heads. It's the tenant's responsibility to clean the property whilst they are...
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    You lot sound really old :eek Most of the...

    You lot sound really old :eek

    Most of the songs they played last night are 10+ years old so no excuses for not having heard them before. With Spotify Free there really isn't any reason not to put...
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    +1 I did the assessment myself. My letting...

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    I did the assessment myself. My letting agent wanted to do their own assessment but it's just another way of charging you extra for something that isn't required.

    In most UK properties the...
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    Net

    Net
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    Pigs

    Pigs
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    +1 I was in Oz (Melbourne) earlier this year...

    +1

    I was in Oz (Melbourne) earlier this year and although we liked it we found it to be very expensive (food and eating out especially - and this is coming from a Londoner & adopted New Yorker)....
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    "Nobody likes us. We don't care"

    "Nobody likes us. We don't care"
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