Search Results - Contractor UK Bulletin Board

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Lockhouse

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    19
    Views
    400

    Put the missus on the case. New one being...

    Put the missus on the case. New one being delivered Wednesday.
  2. Replies
    19
    Views
    400

    TFA. Just battening down the hatches for...

    TFA.

    Just battening down the hatches for winter - garden furniture in the cellar etc. Lots of jobs around the house. Very quiet hopefully.

    Been a tulip few weeks actually.

    My wife's car has...
  3. More worryingly someone from HMRC viewed my...

    More worryingly someone from HMRC viewed my LinkedIn profile last week.
  4. Replies
    24
    Views
    631

    We're away on the South Coast for...

    We're away on the South Coast for birthday\anniversary plus slap-up meal on Saturday night.
  5. I keep writing to my (Tory) MP. Have had some...

    I keep writing to my (Tory) MP. Have had some decent but non-committal responses. I've just sent another one about forced PAYE at Barclays and Lloyds and how the genuine self-employed are affected....
  6. Replies
    194
    Views
    8,099

    This was a real eye-opener for me. For my 50th...

    This was a real eye-opener for me. For my 50th birthday some years ago a present to myself was to have a private tour of the Uffizi gallery from a local expert on Italian Renaissance Art. We had a...
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    218

    Thank you all very much. That's a very nice '59...

    Thank you all very much. That's a very nice '59 Eldo Biarritz. We can but dream.
  8. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,487

    Poll: Whilst I don't approve of smacking it should be...

    Whilst I don't approve of smacking it should be the parent's decision and Government should leave well alone. On a very few occasions it's been unavoidable in my opinion and I smacked my kids (who...
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    653

    It's a big lump so check the dimensions!

    It's a big lump so check the dimensions!
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    399

    Another Balsamiq user here. Have mocked up entire...

    Another Balsamiq user here. Have mocked up entire system designs using it. Quite clunky but very quick.
  11. Replies
    14
    Views
    653

    HP 7740 supports up to A3. Just bought one at...

    HP 7740 supports up to A3. Just bought one at ebuyer. Brilliant piece of well built kit for £160. Buy now and get £40 cashback and a free extended 3 year commercial warranty through current HP...
  12. Replies
    164
    Views
    5,662

    Bonkers you are.

    Bonkers you are.
  13. Replies
    164
    Views
    5,662

    I flippin' love that tweet.

    I flippin' love that tweet.
  14. Replies
    164
    Views
    5,662

    Her parents are guilty of child abuse. She's a...

    Her parents are guilty of child abuse. She's a brainwashed nutter. The fact that adults are hanging on her every word is insanity.
  15. Replies
    28
    Views
    709

    189%. I pay for it, I use it.

    189%.

    I pay for it, I use it.
  16. Replies
    2
    Views
    349

    Which Android Telnet Client?

    Hi Guys,

    Could anyone recommend the best secure Android Telnet client to use? I'm out and about next week and might need to log on and make sure all my VPS plates are still spinning.

    Ta.
  17. My main client's competitor has offered me an...

    My main client's competitor has offered me an outside contract if I jump ship. Waiting to see which way my current client jumps but nice to know I've a potential escape route.
  18. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,722

    Pretty much. When I had my four year IR35...

    Pretty much. When I had my four year IR35 investigation they were biased, incompetent and overstepped boundaries. That can certainly appear to make them look corrupt. For example; my original case...
  19. There's a first, I actually agree with him.

    There's a first, I actually agree with him.
  20. Replies
    40
    Views
    3,276

    "....who has been an external consultant for...

    "....who has been an external consultant for GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical company in the UK for nearly 20 years....."


    :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek
  21. Poll: BUPA. Not cheap but worthwhile.

    BUPA. Not cheap but worthwhile.
  22. It occurred to me that with 1500 letters going...

    It occurred to me that with 1500 letters going out at once, perhaps 1500 targetted replies to maybe three or four different places including individual FOI requests and other requests for information...
  23. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,762

    No we're not "missing the rest of the issues"....

    No we're not "missing the rest of the issues". The dividend tax for example - I don't like it but I can accept it as it affects everyone and doesn't majorly affect my ability to add to my pension or...
  24. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,762

    I'm in my mid\late 50's so feel like I'm being...

    I'm in my mid\late 50's so feel like I'm being forced out to grass. I can't get a perm job, not that I'd want one anyway and I'm around 12-18 months off what I'd ideally like as a retirement pot. My...
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    751

    :banana::banana::banana::banana:

    :banana::banana::banana::banana:
  26. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,762

    I'm getting genuinely depressed about this April...

    I'm getting genuinely depressed about this April thing to the extent that it's affecting my life and general demeanour. I am not a happy camper.
  27. Thread: Where am I?

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    23
    Views
    1,052

    I was on Knez Mihailova only last week when I...

    I was on Knez Mihailova only last week when I says to the missus it's just the sort of place ScooterScot would come.
  28. Thread: Where am I?

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    23
    Views
    1,052

    Belgrade

    Belgrade
  29. I put a TVR through the books in the 90s!

    I put a TVR through the books in the 90s!
  30. This is what I did. It's a folder only used for...

    This is what I did. It's a folder only used for company business so no issues with BIK.
  31. Replies
    101
    Views
    2,933

    He's right. And your point is?

    He's right. And your point is?
  32. Replies
    7,663
    Views
    568,581

    I'm pretty much out of mainstream crypto now. The...

    I'm pretty much out of mainstream crypto now. The only crypto I'm holding is one which won't be exchange listed for at least another four months - I'm running several masternodes and helping with...
  33. Replies
    101
    Views
    2,933

    As a parent and a 50-something bloke with a bit...

    As a parent and a 50-something bloke with a bit of common sense.

    World leaders hanging on an abused kid's every word because of their confirmation bias and the desire to be seen as "woke" is off...
  34. Replies
    101
    Views
    2,933

    It was a joke as is plain to everyone except the...

    It was a joke as is plain to everyone except the perpetually offended. In my view her parents are guilty of child abuse.
  35. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,294

    Is it currently flat or pitched roof? If flat,...

    Is it currently flat or pitched roof? If flat, just replace with an A frame pitched. If pitched, remove in bits, put another few courses of bricks in and replace as it was. They're the cheap options....
  36. Replies
    69
    Views
    3,130

    Charidee car show tomorrow. Nada Sunday. TFA

    Charidee car show tomorrow. Nada Sunday. TFA
  37. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,222

    :music:

    :music:
  38. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,222

    TFA Saturday we're off to Silverstone for a...

    TFA

    Saturday we're off to Silverstone for a Bentley Driver's Club racing day. Have booked to do some parade laps and have told the missus she can drive them. :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek :eek...
  39. Thread: Social Media

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    7
    Views
    1,195

    I don't know, maybe you could look and paste the...

    I don't know, maybe you could look and paste the link here. In the meantime, I'll just keep replying on Facebook.
  40. Thread: Social Media

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    7
    Views
    1,195

    Social Media

    I know it doesn't seem like much, but I've been getting a few posts on FB from The Conservatives this week who are obviously running a social media campaign. They're asking what we'd like to see...
  41. Replies
    69
    Views
    3,130

    Nope. Bentley Driver's Club BBQ at Warminster. ...

    Nope. Bentley Driver's Club BBQ at Warminster.

    I love spotting all the old motors on the roads on summer Sundays.
  42. Replies
    69
    Views
    3,130

    TFA Steak for dinner tonight! Washing the...

    TFA

    Steak for dinner tonight!

    Washing the car tomorrow and doing stuff around the house. Italian tomorrow night with friends.

    Sunday it's a car show\BBQ in Wiltshire somewhere.
  43. Replies
    30
    Views
    4,329

    I've just accepted a year's extension...

    I've just accepted a year's extension (:banana::banana:) but if nothing changes I'll move on 5th April.
  44. Replies
    21
    Views
    968

    I hardly ever visit the Br*xit forum but I...

    I hardly ever visit the Br*xit forum but I generally agreed with the bloke on contracting issues.
  45. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,076

    Me too. Even as a kid I knew it was important.

    Me too. Even as a kid I knew it was important.
  46. Thread: Car Buying

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    47
    Views
    1,811

    I'd go for the Cayenne. If it's only a couple of...

    I'd go for the Cayenne. If it's only a couple of years old keep the warranty going or negotiate an extended warranty on purchase. Once it expires then either renew it or go indy.

    My Bentley has...
  47. Thread: Cat Buying

    by Lockhouse
    Replies
    21
    Views
    565

    We've got four cats. Two were feral kittens from...

    We've got four cats. Two were feral kittens from the RSPCA, one stray who just turned up and didn't go home and the new one who is a four year old from a cat rescue charity. The new arrival is a 8kg...
  48. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,275

    My son's an air traffic controller. Aging air...

    My son's an air traffic controller. Aging air traffic technology is what you need to worry about.

    A friend who's a retired 747 pilot always says that take-offs are more dangerous because there's...
  49. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,840

    It was 'NOW DO YOU UNDERSTAND?' (he wasn't...

    It was 'NOW DO YOU UNDERSTAND?'


    (he wasn't me btw).
  50. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,840

    :wave:

    :wave:
Results 1 to 50 of 500
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4