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    Apologies I havent replied sooner. So I am now...

    Apologies I havent replied sooner.
    So I am now wfh 5 days till the end of lockdown.

    Luckily for me, i didnt need to go down the contractual or IR35 route.
    The CEO of the trust alongside the...
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    As a PM, I am not IT Support. I understand the...

    As a PM, I am not IT Support. I understand the need for IT support to be onsite to keep things going however as mentioned I am not customer or patient facing so there is no need for me to be onsite,...
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    On paper the consultancy... In practice the...

    On paper the consultancy... In practice the trust.
    As said... Its just a way they think they can circumvent the off payroll rules.
    I have seen it before a few times.
    If in practice it was actually...
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    By working out an MSP contract. We are...

    By working out an MSP contract. We are effectively employed to the agencies consultancy business and they take on the projects for the trust. So the fee payer becomes the consultancy.
    That's how...
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    Being forced onsite.

    Hi
    So...working for NHS Trust in an outside ir35 role.
    Been working from home however the old school tulipy it director wants all IT staff onsite full time (in the middle of a lockdown... Go...
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    This made me chuckle, thank you

    This made me chuckle, thank you
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    Search Radius

    Out of curiosity
    When searching on job boards (i.e. JobServe) what do you put for search radius (i.e. 50miles from this address)....and with COVID and more wfh, are you increasing that to cover more...
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    Hi All If your interested in an update. Yes I...

    Hi All
    If your interested in an update.

    Yes I do need to pay it back. HRMC called yesterday and basically I have been paid the rebate back twice.
    HMRC paid it back when I submitted by SATR for...
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    The second page just had some waffle about how...

    The second page just had some waffle about how COVID has affected everyone and if you need financial support then go to .... (happy to post it if you want to see)

    No info about whats owing or...
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    No I didnt. I got a letter from SLC saying that...

    No I didnt.
    I got a letter from SLC saying that I have overpaid and a rebate was due (this was back in 2019) and to call them. I did, they said i was owed 2k due to overpayment. More than likely...
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    I didn't defer any tax due to covid. Sent...

    I didn't defer any tax due to covid.


    Sent from my LYA-L09 using Contractor UK Forum mobile app
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    Not a bad idea, might need to get on twitter...

    Not a bad idea, might need to get on twitter again.

    I am not disputing the payment per se.

    I want to know:
    1 - if they c*cked up and paid me the rebate in error, why should I pay them back...
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    Tried that, they said its nothing to do with...

    Tried that, they said its nothing to do with them. Take it up with HMRC...but refused to give me a contact number!
    SLC have effectively washed their hands with it.
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    Bill...it gets added to my SATR again

    Bill...it gets added to my SATR again
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    Student Loans - Rebate given in error

    So currently on the phone to the SLC.

    I paid off my student loans in Feb 2019.
    In July I got a letter saying I overpaid and have a rebate of just over 2k owed to me. Happy days.

    Fast forward...
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    It came under the ltd name so assume business...

    It came under the ltd name so assume business tax....however I paid the corp tax in May and VAT etc is all paid up. Letter came last week of July, only just got round to opening it.
    Accountant...
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    COVID - Paying Tax back

    Hi
    So I got a letter from HMRC asking to pay tax back

    Link

    Just wondering if anyone else received this. If so...did you pay back early?
    I have forwarded onto my accountant so waiting to...
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    Thats the one. Thanks ....so used to...

    Thats the one.
    Thanks

    ....so used to searching the forum it didnt actually occur to me to look on the actually orgs website :facepalm:
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    Cant reclaim IPSE/QDOS?

    Morning
    I remember reading somewhere on here (I have tried searching but cant find it again) someone mentioning that you cant reclaim the VAT on an IPSE/QDOS subscription.

    is this right?
    ...
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    While not from the USA (I realise we dont have a...

    While not from the USA (I realise we dont have a 'TV Shows from the UK' or anywhere else).

    Gangs of London is brilliant
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    CCS - COVID-19 Risk Assessment

    Hi All
    I am currently working in the NHS. Myself and a few other contractors who all come from the same agency got an email on Wednesday that was along the lines of:

    To continue in your current...
  22. Currently in an NHS Trust in London. Its...

    Currently in an NHS Trust in London.

    Its manic.
    All the projects are on pause or slowed down so I switched roles (with a new contract) to help with general IT support as they are short on staff....
  23. +1 This It was the MOD who petitioned (if...

    +1 This

    It was the MOD who petitioned (if thats the right word) Microsoft to build the UK data centres so they could start using O365.

    Been rolling out Office 365 and Teams across various...
  24. Theres an app called Houseparty I set up for my...

    Theres an app called Houseparty I set up for my folks are I know zoom or teams would confuse them.

    Very easy to use, no long team code to dial in or anything, just click on the persons name and it...
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    So for an update. Project is officially on...

    So for an update.
    Project is officially on pause, all projects are on pause. For all contractors it means if they want to stay on they can but get moved to do other work as the perm numbers are...
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    Sorry to hear that mate.

    Sorry to hear that mate.
  27. Was speaking to a friend whose a nurse at a...

    Was speaking to a friend whose a nurse at a hospital in berkshire.
    As of Tuesday they had run out ventilators, beds and nurses.
    She was breaking down on the phone to us from exhaustion and just the...
  28. Thread: Disney+

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    Popped up on my LG Smart TV. Installed fine and...

    Popped up on my LG Smart TV.
    Installed fine and in general works fine except navigation is very slow.
    If i scroll down too quickly it freezes up and I have to wait a good 5minutes for it to catch...
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    So my dilemma Still waiting on confirmation...

    So my dilemma

    Still waiting on confirmation but if my project does get paused, i have 2 options:

    1) Back on the bench
    2)They are happy to keep me on helping out on other things (i.e. IT...
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    I may be in the same boat. Contract has just...

    I may be in the same boat.
    Contract has just been extended but been told that if London goes into lockdown then my project is paused and im done.
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    All ok here Although did hear reports of issues...

    All ok here
    Although did hear reports of issues on the admin side of things.
  32. I have got a copy of them. I am not sure if i...

    I have got a copy of them.
    I am not sure if i can put it up on the forum.
    If you want them PM me.

    Regards
    Wasim
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    +1 This When the rules hit the PS in 2017 I...

    +1 This

    When the rules hit the PS in 2017 I know of a few that did this, suddenly they are not XX Agency but XX Group, under that sits XX Agency and XX Consultancy.

    I imagine come April you...
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    Wasnt Flybe by any chance...

    Wasnt Flybe by any chance
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    At my current gig we use HP kit. We have already...

    At my current gig we use HP kit. We have already been told by our suppliers that there are going to be delays to any big orders of new kit..

    Thats a put a couple of projects on hold...luckily not...
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    Which Beard...

    Which Beard do you choose?

    To protect yourself?
  37. I spoke to them yesterday. As suspected the...

    I spoke to them yesterday.
    As suspected the insurance doesnt cover me (or my ltd) it covers the fee payer.

    So my agency told me:
    If they get investigated and have to pay then this indemnifies...
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    The IQ of people who use samsung phones ...

    The IQ of people who use samsung phones

    ...(although that's still higher than iPhone users)
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    Yeah The media portrays one as a loner,...

    Yeah
    The media portrays one as a loner, mentally disturbed extremist (but hardly ever a terrorist attack)
  40. So few more contractors here have been asked to...

    So few more contractors here have been asked to complete the questionnaire, I called up my agency and they have have also been tasked with getting any contractors they have placed to complete it,...
  41. The question isnt so much about the money, its...

    The question isnt so much about the money, its more about what you get.
    I had a look at the questions and they are almost identical to the QDOS Working practices review which is only 50quid.

    So...
  42. Interesting. And was the payment for the...

    Interesting.
    And was the payment for the questionnaire or for the insurance if found outside?
    And is the insurance different from the standard TLC35 that QDOS provide?


    I honestly thought that...
  43. Did you have to pay? Speaking to a fellow...

    Did you have to pay?
    Speaking to a fellow contractor onsite at my current gig. His agency are asking him to do this. He isnt too clued up on IR35 so came to me for some questions. He also said the...
  44. Sticky: To be honest I havent been following much around...

    To be honest I havent been following much around the loan charge issues as it hasnt affected me (I give credit to this forum for that)
    came across an article today that said there have been 7...
  45. OK fine Then you put peanut butter then jam on...

    OK fine

    Then you put peanut butter then jam on a bagel.
    Same concept, jam always goes second
  46. Actually I'm from London It just always made...

    Actually I'm from London
    It just always made sense to put the cream first then the jam

    You wouldn't put jam and then butter on toast would you?
  47. What! Clotted cream first....always

    What!
    Clotted cream first....always
  48. I did a gig where I had to go to Dubai for a...

    I did a gig where I had to go to Dubai for a week. I remember speaking to the clients there, one of their reps had to come back to England to detox because they were drinking so much in Dubai.
    ...
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    Which I am sure they will find you inside...and...

    Which I am sure they will find you inside...and then your only choice of brolly approved by the end client/agency would be.....
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    Offpayroll

    So my accountants have created this site to get an idea of what companies are doing re IR35. Its already started getting some responses.

    OffPayroll.org.uk

    Quite useful I think to find out what...
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