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    I do get lower back pain amongst my many health...

    I do get lower back pain amongst my many health issues and can say this from previous recent cars. (Last 5 years)

    Merc's good (C/GLE) . Range Rover Not so good. Kia ok but not brilliant. VW Golf...
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    I have lived in Germany - it was a while ago....

    I have lived in Germany - it was a while ago. 2002/2003
    Word of warning:
    If you think HMRC are utter bastards - you ain't seen nothing yet!
    The german tax authorities make HMRC look like genial...
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    Its the same where ever there is a car factory...

    Its the same where ever there is a car factory and certainly the same here in South Warwickshire (JLR and Aston country). Staff get the best deals on the products(some equate to over 60% off!)
    Then...
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    the rental in the republic will be the least of...

    the rental in the republic will be the least of your worries on this one.
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    I'm not so sure about this I can see than some...

    I'm not so sure about this
    I can see than some people want more leisure time or less hours worked.
    Reading this thread made me think about my own situation.
    Until 1999 I worked mainly 35/ 37.5 /40...
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    It shouldn't do if its all simple simon stuff....

    It shouldn't do if its all simple simon stuff.
    Do have a natter with your accountant though.
    All of the "work" I do aside of replying to basic emails and the odd basic phone call relating to...
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    See my previous post Irish VAT reg.

    See my previous post
    Irish VAT reg.
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    Ah I got mixed up. He is based in the North. Pay...

    Ah I got mixed up. He is based in the North.
    Pay Irish tax is my advice.
    He has PPS and address in the south.
    Do anything on a UK tax return.
    The way the UK is going he might want to stay south!...
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    Where is the client exactly? If in the north ...

    Where is the client exactly?
    If in the north (over the republic border) its the UK. Bill in Sterling. Ir35 is as it would be if you were contracting in London or Long Itchington. What would you do...
  10. Sticky: I can give a list of ones to steer well clear of.

    I can give a list of ones to steer well clear of.
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    pity its not permanent self isolation

    pity its not permanent self isolation
  12. Reading this I am reminded of an "interview" for...

    Reading this I am reminded of an "interview" for a contract at the House of Commons about 8 years ago.
    Only about 5% of the interview were technical the rest all were political correctness and...
  13. Poll: Lost a piece of work (£5,000) because a client...

    Lost a piece of work (£5,000) because a client does not understand IR35.
    To be fair the clients stance caused him more trouble than this blip caused me.
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    This kicked off in 2018. Anyone with in the UK a...

    This kicked off in 2018. Anyone with in the UK a renewal for a .eu domain after i think it was 01/09/2018 would be unable to renew. I migrated to my .com and very happy I am with it too.
    Anyone who...
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    General: New stuff down. Bit of a crapper of...

    General: New stuff down. Bit of a crapper of year. Income down a bit.
    Good: Incoming new business enquiries up 20% and advertising up by 35% on year just in the past fortnight. So excellent flow...
  16. Thread: Great news

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    I have heard people "in the know" suggesting a...

    I have heard people "in the know" suggesting a General Election at some point in 2021.
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    I live quite close to one of the JLR plants....

    I live quite close to one of the JLR plants.
    Every other vehicle round here is JLR and prototypes are driven past my house every day.
    I know quite a few JLR people(friends/neighbours) hence the...
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    I must admit I am in the camp where I would...

    I must admit I am in the camp where I would prefer a good bangernomics motor over an EV. I did have a look at the Jag I Pace for my pending renewal and it was nice (range anxiety and the cost of the...
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    Google "James Ruppert Bangernomics" or check out...

    Google "James Ruppert Bangernomics" or check out Shed Of The Week on Pistonheads if you want something more inspiring than a 5 year old Mondeo for the same sort of dosh or even less :)
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    I looked at something similar with electric cars...

    I looked at something similar with electric cars owing to some stupidly good discounts I can get on particular cars.
    This stuff is fraught with danger and for me was definitely not worth the hassle.
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    I have no idea what they are suggesting with your...

    I have no idea what they are suggesting with your extra's I suggest you have a strong word. I would certain strongly question and ask if he wants to be finding the next tenant after this one leaves...
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    8-12.5% is the normal range. The extras's on...

    8-12.5% is the normal range.
    The extras's on property B are a bit naughty but of course they "can't" charge tenants anymore so they do try the landlords for extras.

    As for letting agents being...
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    Thanks Eek :)

    Thanks Eek :)
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    PDF Monitoring - Probably impossible

    Every so often (once a year or so) I pose this question in various places to see of there are any changes in tech.

    Background. As some of you know I Publish a business deals listings magazine in...
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    Whats it for rougly? I will see if one of mine...

    Whats it for rougly?
    I will see if one of mine will fit without too much work from you.
  26. It sounds fishy from here. Have they told you...

    It sounds fishy from here.
    Have they told you who the client is? Does the client check out?
    Does the agency have "previous"?
    Personally speaking this sounds like a world of hell and one I would...
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    I had to have a look at the X1 as its on a list I...

    I had to have a look at the X1 as its on a list I can choose from for my renewal if I choose to. (Motability, disabled driver, cannot use pedals for distance driving, need adaptations) It seemed nice...
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    So 49% of 3/5 of Sweet F All is what the shares...

    So 49% of 3/5 of Sweet F All is what the shares are worth in all actuallity :)
    No need to bother with drafting a firm in for a valuation
    Hope this helps
    PS: Are you Dominic Chappell in disguise?
  29. Nah but I remember a particularly wankey and...

    Nah but I remember a particularly wankey and abrasive PM turning up in his helicopter to a heavily unionised site where IT were having lots of trouble with the unions, the unions and their members...
  30. There is always this solution: Kettle Cooking: 5...

    There is always this solution: Kettle Cooking: 5 Delicious & Cheap Hot Meals that Only Require Boiling Water - The Global Gadabout
  31. Takeaways are available. Uber eats has been...

    Takeaways are available.
    Uber eats has been suggested.
    Warning Domino's Pizza might limit their menu's again.
    Use Just Eat if you want some seriously manky kebabs delivered to your hotel.
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    where on earth did you get that from? Sorry...

    where on earth did you get that from?
    Sorry can't see it being all the rage
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    The owner is a lovely old chap. Been at the house...

    The owner is a lovely old chap. Been at the house since the early 80's He has certainly taken care of the car over the years. I drove past there about 6 weeks ago. The car is still there. Looked in...
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    An old neighbour of mine is still running the...

    An old neighbour of mine is still running the same 740 estate he bought in 1987.
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    Come and have a chat with me about car choice...

    Come and have a chat with me about car choice when that changes.
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    So you can still use traditional pedals to drive...

    So you can still use traditional pedals to drive then?
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    So... In all seriousness. When you do not have...

    So...
    In all seriousness. When you do not have luxury of using a standard 2 or 3 pedals for driving and everything that goes with it come and talk to me about accessing the car comfortably, sitting...
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    64 Plate golf 67 Plate Kia Sportage (need to...

    64 Plate golf
    67 Plate Kia Sportage (need to sort a replacement)
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    The third body was found 1/2 mile from my house!...

    The third body was found 1/2 mile from my house!
    More police in the past few days than I have seen since I moved here.
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    Just had a quick look. It could have what I am...

    Just had a quick look. It could have what I am after. Thank you for this. :)
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    Probably out of my price range on the students :)

    Probably out of my price range on the students :)
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    Yes I has thought of that. BUT by asking around I...

    Yes I has thought of that. BUT by asking around I can sometimes get some targeted recommendations that save me a load of time clicking on crap. Google is useful recommendations are much more useful :)
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    Royalty free or cheap music

    I am creating a video out of a PowerPoint for the business. Where is the best place to find royalty free or cheap music I can play in the background to liven it up a bit?
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    No but my mag does have an oil rig advertised :)...

    No but my mag does have an oil rig advertised :)
    16,000,000 smackeroons and it can be yours :)
  45. Not during my time owning the shareholding in the...

    Not during my time owning the shareholding in the agency. A few years before that.
  46. I only have had one experience with Lorien. 10...

    I only have had one experience with Lorien. 10 years ago.
    I walked off site after they had built up a 30k debt.
    They settled after I got debt collectors involved.
    Other contractors were not so...
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    Its 6 months at the moment. Section 8 almost a...

    Its 6 months at the moment.
    Section 8 almost a non starter at the moment.
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    Single resi's are not really my market. But...

    Single resi's are not really my market.
    But there has been a small dead cat bounce outside London up as far as the Midlands that I know about especially in very desirable areas.
    Most of the people...
  49. half a pound of tuppeny rice on half a pound of...

    half a pound of tuppeny rice on half a pound of artisan cheese.
  50. We must have a natter about this.

    We must have a natter about this.
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