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    There's still a few 16:10 monitors around. Much...

    There's still a few 16:10 monitors around. Much better for actual work than 16:9.
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    Indeed. Older windows apps only report the OS...

    Indeed. Older windows apps only report the OS version as Windows 8.0 ; to get the proper version number they need to be updated and marked as supporting the newer OS. It's a better solution to the...
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    Thanks Darren. Looked again at the online system,...

    Thanks Darren. Looked again at the online system, and although I can find in the FAQ something about changing accounting period online, it talks about "downloading HMRC software" which sounds like...
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    That's the one what I done. Do you know if that...

    That's the one what I done. Do you know if that automatically filters through to HMRC?
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    Under normal circumstances, yes, or at least I...

    Under normal circumstances, yes, or at least I don't see why not. It's a loss.

    In my case, no, because of the 'Ol IR35. The salary and PAYE is (more or less) what was left over of the 95% so went...
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    Closing company (not the usual question)

    So the time has come...

    The company year end was end of Jan, and it hasn't traded in this year (but it did pay some salary and PAYE - not sure that counts). I found something from HMRC saying that...
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    I also did this recently. It took a couple of...

    I also did this recently. It took a couple of phone calls to get an account number and then had to wait for a letter to get the value but after that it was as simple as filling out one of the...
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    Of course if he's using some 3d modelling...

    Of course if he's using some 3d modelling software it probably won't work well if it all over RDP.
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    Reading this I'm curious what the good answers...

    Reading this I'm curious what the good answers you got elsewhere were.

    Perhaps you could take a USB stick round to a friend's house?
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    So you'll still be able to buy a 5.0 V8 as long...

    So you'll still be able to buy a 5.0 V8 as long as it comes with a 1hp electric motor.
  11. Thread: FTTP

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    http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6476193196.png ...

    http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6476193196.png

    Well that's quite fast.

    I had to setup the desktop and plug it direct into the router to do the test. My laptop only does 300, and the USB to...
  12. On the grounds that them's the rulez. ...

    On the grounds that them's the rulez.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tax_residence#In_the_United_Kingdom_for_companies
  13. If you run an Estonian company from the UK HMRC...

    If you run an Estonian company from the UK HMRC are going to want you to pay UK Corporation Tax anyway. And as said it changes nothing about your right to work abroad. So I don't see there's any...
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    Lots of UK jobs created for unelected...

    Lots of UK jobs created for unelected bureaucrats.

    Hundreds of civil service jobs for Brexit negotiators have not been filled days before talks formally begin, watchdog warns
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    Assembling furniture. Watching British GP on...

    Assembling furniture.
    Watching British GP on TV.
    Go for bike ride or two.
    Try not to worry about new permie job starting Monday.
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    You're not doing that either. You're voting for...

    You're not doing that either. You're voting for your MP. You have no real say in which government you get.
  17. Thread: FTTP

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    Just moved in so don't know them, and they're a...

    Just moved in so don't know them, and they're a retired couple so probably ultra fibre optic is not that important to them.

    And yes it's TalkTalk. Worse than Virgin you say? Hmmm.
  18. Thread: Coinstar

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    Coinstar

    As I'm moving I took a sandwich box tub of coins that I found in a drawer down to the Coinstar machine at Tescos the other day. I thought maybe seven or eight pounds. Came to £35!

    The second batch...
  19. New Dunkirk film looks quite good. Tells you...

    New Dunkirk film looks quite good. Tells you everything you need to know about the British that we think of this as our greatest triumph.

    All the Brexiteers were lining up to compare Cameron to...
  20. Thread: FTTP

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    FTTP

    I was having 900Mb fibre broadband installed today. Only it wasn't. Turns out "t' box is in wrong place" and that means they not only need to dig up my garden they need to go through a bit of my...
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    I read a story about the British representative....

    I read a story about the British representative. His job was to say no to everything, which he did, whilst at the same time imploring his masters to rethink saying how Britain was missing a huge...
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    I look forward to seeing the UK on 'Can't pay?...

    I look forward to seeing the UK on 'Can't pay? We'll take it away'.
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    Former IT contractors will fill in.

    Former IT contractors will fill in.
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    I really enjoyed it but Winona Ryder (who I...

    I really enjoyed it but Winona Ryder (who I heretofore always liked) was embarrassingly bad.
  25. Apparently I'm in Lewes. Only out by 130 miles or...

    Apparently I'm in Lewes. Only out by 130 miles or so.
  26. We don't need to buy German cars any more....

    We don't need to buy German cars any more. Trump's going to let us buy American instead, and all it'll cost us is the NHS.
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    See above re: Nitpicking. The thread was about...

    See above re: Nitpicking.

    The thread was about buying stuff for the company, not putting money in the company account for the hell of it. Buying stuff creates a trading loss, assuming as I did at...
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    The Yakuza are well known for driving Mercedes...

    The Yakuza are well known for driving Mercedes S-Classes.
  29. Better to fake your own death I would think.

    Better to fake your own death I would think.
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    It's perfectly normal for directors to fund new...

    It's perfectly normal for directors to fund new companies this way. Just add the things you buy to the director's Loan Account and then you can pay it back when you can.

    The accounts will show...
  31. Thread: Charlie Gard

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    In your opinion perhaps. The human race wouldn't...

    In your opinion perhaps. The human race wouldn't have got this far without a few dispassionate jaffas.



    Less than infinity. Money is a token for effort, and infinite money would mean the entire...
  32. Thread: Charlie Gard

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    Which is why it shouldn't be up to the parents. ...

    Which is why it shouldn't be up to the parents.

    Difficult I know, and there's nothing at all positive about any of this, but blaming God would be a more practical solution than infinite money.
  33. Thread: We won

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    I thought he was the very first PM. The one that...

    I thought he was the very first PM. The one that invented the whole concept of being paid to make everything take longer.
  34. Thread: We won

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    Was it 'Best project to succeed despite idiot as...

    Was it 'Best project to succeed despite idiot as PM'?
  35. Thread: Charlie Gard

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    From a magic money tree you mean?

    From a magic money tree you mean?
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    I think the idea that parents own their child and...

    I think the idea that parents own their child and therefore can do whatever they want with them is a very dangerous one, and this is straying into that category. There is and needs to be a greater...
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    That's an environmental disaster waiting to...

    That's an environmental disaster waiting to happen.
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    You're probably right. May won't call a GE. But...

    You're probably right. May won't call a GE. But how long can May remain as leader of the Conservatives?
  39. Where do you live? Is it really that difficult to...

    Where do you live? Is it really that difficult to go down to Edinburgh even if it is every week?

    But if it is different from what you were told then you have all the excuse you need.
  40. If your company is idle for a year you will make...

    If your company is idle for a year you will make a loss. It's not something you can or can not do; it's something that is.

    I kept my company going for a couple of years of Permiedom and nobody...
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    Excellent. Won't be long now.

    Excellent. Won't be long now.
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    There's a long long stretch for roadworks on the...

    There's a long long stretch for roadworks on the M1 around Donington. Usually I turn on the cruise control and put my feet up. Safe.

    You still see people slowing down for the cameras, obviously...
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    http://www.autonews.com/article/20151028/BLOG06/15...

    http://www.autonews.com/article/20151028/BLOG06/151029815/mini-rewards-japan-sales-with-tokyo-debut



    BMW Mini. Made in Oxford. For now.
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    This is further north. The gantries mostly have...

    This is further north. The gantries mostly have horizontal C-shaped brackets that are usually empty, but a few contain a black box that presumably is the camera.

    But I don't know for sure. You see...
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    After several trips up the M1 in the last few...

    After several trips up the M1 in the last few weeks I'm getting good at spotting them. Of course this does involve looking up instead of where you're going at 90mph.

    Will find out in 14 days if...
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    Too orangey for crows?

    Too orangey for crows?
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    For assurances read state aid, which becomes...

    For assurances read state aid, which becomes legal once we Brexit. Komrade Korbyn won't hesitate to give millions to the Japanese manufactures to build cars here all so we can say we have a car...
  48. There must be the odd German relative of Victoria...

    There must be the odd German relative of Victoria and Albert that are closer than that.
  49. I can't see how you can't be the employee of the...

    I can't see how you can't be the employee of the agency if the agency are deducting tax for you. By "employee" I mean from a tax point of view; you could still technically be an "employee" of your...
  50. Kippers dismiss the idea of the EU keeping the...

    Kippers dismiss the idea of the EU keeping the peace, but at the first sign of any disagreement you're already talking about using military force.

    Given that fishing is only about 0.5% of GDP, it...
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