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    My better half works in the Lighthouse lab in...

    My better half works in the Lighthouse lab in Cheshire.

    They have been working up for the last 7-10 days, running a single shift.
    From next week they move to a 4 shift 24x7 rotation, 42,000 tests...
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    The car will remain the property of the...

    The car will remain the property of the lease/finance company until the final payment (or any option to buy payment) is made.
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    Full disclosure: I left the murky world of IT...

    Full disclosure: I left the murky world of IT Contracting earlier this year & have set up my own Car Leasing company (albeit a Franchise from a larger company)

    You can claim 100% as a first year...
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    Not when the insurance companies ask you to fess...

    Not when the insurance companies ask you to fess up about this for the next 5 years

    As the OP has been offered a course, this suggests a Band A offence (£100 minimum, or 25% - 75% weekly wage...
  5. From the same site: Nationals of an EU-27/EFTA...

    From the same site:

    Nationals of an EU-27/EFTA state in employment not exceeding three months do not need a work permit; however, commencement of such employment is subject to online notification...
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    This bunch of red necks are located about 20...

    This bunch of red necks are located about 20 miles east of Raleigh

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=lizard+lick+towing

    Should tell you everything you need to know
  7. I had a free trial of Norton Family, years back...

    I had a free trial of Norton Family, years back with a new laptop. Not sure how difficult it would be for a tech savvy teenager to circumvent though
    ...
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    Not unless he's been paying enough Class 1 NI...

    Not unless he's been paying enough Class 1 NI contributions on the side
  9. Absolutely take this advise If you start down...

    Absolutely take this advise

    If you start down a road based on expected dividends CMS will not recalculate & back date payments if you find you can not meet your dividend target (think unexpected...
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    I know what you are as well

    I know what you are as well
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    As a person of color, your clearly of of...

    As a person of color, your clearly of of Caribbean or West African decent, in other words you don't know exactly who or what you are.
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    Transgender weight lifter injured

    Commonwealth Games: New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard out of the weightlifting through injury - BBC Sport

    Sorry, what kind of ****ed up PC world are we living in now? How can it be fair for this...
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    So, HMRC's help line is useless, but no surprise...

    So, HMRC's help line is useless, but no surprise there.

    It turns out that those returning to the UK can apply for 'Dual Tax Status', essentially your foreign income is 'ring fenced' and untouched...
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    It's not that unusual in Europe, I've been asked...

    It's not that unusual in Europe, I've been asked in the past. Are you that ugly that sending a photo is likely to scare them off? send them a passport style photo or link to your LinkedIn profile if...
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    I didn't complete a P85, my move to Switzerland...

    I didn't complete a P85, my move to Switzerland coincided with the end of the tax year so no relief/refund was required.

    In any case, the guidance notes on the P85 say not to complete it if your...
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    Dual Taxation - Returning to UK

    I've finally delivered my contract in Switzerland & have returned to the UK, I have a potential UK offer for additional work or the possibility to stay in Switzerland

    Anybody have experience on...
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    You missed the boat, this was the time to demand...

    You missed the boat, this was the time to demand the agent cut their margin. Your obviously too naïve to negotiate a rate rise later on
  18. Thread: Swiss rates?

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    You assume I actually work all those hours...

    You assume I actually work all those hours :laugh:laugh:laugh
  19. Thread: Swiss rates?

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    8 hours/day is the normal expectation over here,...

    8 hours/day is the normal expectation over here, my employer nominally enforces two 12min coffee stops a day, so 8:24 booked, 8 hours pay

    Finding somewhere to live is not difficult, try here:...
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    Your 4 week notice period more than likely...

    Your 4 week notice period more than likely reflects what's in the upper contract between the Umbrella & the Agent, i.e. they don't want to be liable if you FO early from a gig

    Once you've...
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    Your pick of western virgins, two if your really...

    Your pick of western virgins, two if your really good :wink
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    Are ISIS recruiting on LinkedIn?

    I've had four spam LinkedIn requests in the past couple of days, all from the same name (or variation) Alima Abdul or Aliza Abdul

    The latest claims to work for the US Dept of Homeland Security...
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    Sounds like AML Contractor got your message LOUD...

    Sounds like AML Contractor got your message LOUD & CLEAR

    IMHO Anybody getting involved with you, gets what's comming
  24. For an accountant your math's aren't very good...

    For an accountant your math's aren't very good are they?

    If the German tax rate is 19% then the OP can knock off 16% on allowable expenses.

    For the OP, this poster keeps commenting on German...
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    Last time I looked Italy was part of NATO &...

    Last time I looked Italy was part of NATO & generally considered a friendly country. I don't see how having an Italian (or any other Western European) girlfriend would significantly impact your...
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    Sticky: Back in the early 80's I took Economics at 'O'...

    Back in the early 80's I took Economics at 'O' Level, part of the lesson involved trawling through copies of this weeks FT & doing virtual share trading

    I bought Woolworths about 2 weeks before...
  27. Thread: RIP Log Lady

    by Magpie252
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    That would be Hannah Hauxwell ...

    That would be Hannah Hauxwell

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannah_Hauxwell
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    As sitting member of Parliament he's already...

    As sitting member of Parliament he's already sworn allegiance to the Queen, he's all ready a hypocrite

    This is why Sinn Fein members refuse to take their seats in Westminster
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    Pot Kettle Black?

    Pot Kettle Black?
  30. TL;DR - I think the simple answer here is Yes ...

    TL;DR - I think the simple answer here is Yes

    From my Permie days, the question was always between taking a company car (and the tax implications) or running a private car as part of a Car...
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    Unexpected plot twist at the end, caught me...

    Unexpected plot twist at the end, caught me totally off guard :cool:
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    This assumes that the OP is resident on a 'B'...

    This assumes that the OP is resident on a 'B' permit

    If he's on a temporary contract he'll have an 'L' permit tied to his employment contract. If the contract is terminated he can apply to have...
  33. Thread: MSA

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    An MSA normally describes the relationship...

    An MSA normally describes the relationship between Customer & Supplier where the Supplier has many products and services to sell. Rather than having two or more contracts to describe the supply of...
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    The OP will be working for a Swiss employment...

    The OP will be working for a Swiss employment agency (not his own Ltd or similar), local employment laws will apply, so very different to the UK.

    I can't talk for the OP's contract, but I have a...
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    North face of the Eiger, Monch & Jungfrau :smokin

    North face of the Eiger, Monch & Jungfrau :smokin
  36. I might have thought about it But it’s about...

    I might have thought about it

    But it’s about the physical & mental wellbeing of your kids, I’m not sure having his mother bumped off fits in with that requirement

    :winker:
  37. :yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay: There is no...

    :yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay:

    There is no price I wouldn't pay to have access to my son
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    Vinyl is an analogue technology, the bit rate is...

    Vinyl is an analogue technology, the bit rate is infinite

    FLAC is a ‘lossless audio codec’, CD can be ripped to FLAC, it’s just a bit perfect copy of the CD, the advantage is that audio CDs don’t...
  39. Nope, the £1,000 is currently pre tax To get...

    Nope, the £1,000 is currently pre tax

    To get £1,000 post tax he needs to earn an extra £666.66 or £33.33/day
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    Try here for accommodation in Basel: homegate.ch...

    Try here for accommodation in Basel:
    homegate.ch | Immobilien Markt Schweiz

    Try the geographic search here for options in France & Germany
    UMS AG Untermietservice Schweiz − Möblierte...
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    Any chance the Bank had sold some kind of PPI...

    Any chance the Bank had sold some kind of PPI that also covered death? I may have been cheaper for them to settle the debt on the quiet rather than having you try and claim back thousands in PPI
    ...
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    Sorry to hear your bad news Unfortunately it's...

    Sorry to hear your bad news

    Unfortunately it's the responsibility of the Executor of the will to settle outstanding debts before the remainder of the estate can be distributed

    I assume/hope she...
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    Certain Companies/web sites like to advertise the...

    Certain Companies/web sites like to advertise the price difference between purchasing from themselves compared to their competitors (TV ads for Supermarkets spring to mind)

    To do this legally,...
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    The OP might get better advice from MRS Shahs...

    The OP might get better advice from MRS Shahs Food Company Ltd that operates from the same address

    Or, excuse my ignorance, is Abbas a male or female name? are you in fact Mrs Shah?
  45. Thread: Contract

    by Magpie252
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    Do you know what your actual employment status...

    Do you know what your actual employment status is?
    Don't rant and change your story half way through
  46. Thread: Contract

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    You do understand that you don’t have a contract...

    You do understand that you don’t have a contract with the agent don’t you?

    You joined an Umbrella, your contract is with the Umbrella only, the lower level contract between the agent & umbrella is...
  47. Thread: Geneva

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    Try this website: homegate.ch | Immobilien...

    Try this website:

    homegate.ch | Immobilien Markt Schweiz

    Currently shows 65 furnished apartments for rent, I've not rented in Geneva, but I've not had any issues renting elsewhere in Switzerland
  48. FTFY Clearly the spring sale will be their...

    FTFY

    Clearly the spring sale will be their 'best ever'
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    This is the single most important piece of advice...

    This is the single most important piece of advice you will receive here. I’d suggest that the legal structure of the company is outside the scope of an accountant, see a specialist

    I personally...
  50. Buy it now, there's a sale on!!!

    Buy it now, there's a sale on!!!
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