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  1. Thread: Sofia

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    For money at the airport just use a cash machine....

    For money at the airport just use a cash machine. There is 1 by the luggage carousals and a few if you turn left as you walk out of security - although the UBB one is slightly fussy over what card it...
  2. I would go further and suggest that if you've...

    I would go further and suggest that if you've been at a client for a long time it would be very wise to move before April 2019 (or 2020 in the very unlikely event that things are delayed)..
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    +1. bare wires would just annoy me as it means...

    +1. bare wires would just annoy me as it means additional work or a room not available when all I want to do is unload the van... This is utterly self-inflicted...
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    Don't forget to add your typical Microsoft (Gold)...

    Don't forget to add your typical Microsoft (Gold) partner in the mix. While i'm more an ISV nowadays (applications available on Appsource) I'm still continually shocked at how bad most partners are....
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    I don't think it was unilaterally - from memory...

    I don't think it was unilaterally - from memory everyone there was trying to avoid having to do it so once a "volunteer" was identified we all agreed with it...
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    Sticky: :wave: popped in to recommend computer equipment...

    :wave:
    popped in to recommend computer equipment to Cojak....
  7. Access Denied...

    Access Denied will get you 10% off at the outlet.

    Personally I would be looking at Latitude Business machines (you get 3 years onsite support included in the price)....
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    Sipgate is what I used. I must shift my...

    Sipgate is what I used.

    I must shift my corporate numbers there from Skype...
  9. Dell XPS 13 Laptop, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM,...

    Dell XPS 13 Laptop, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 13.3”, 4K Ultra HD, Epic Silver at John Lewis & Partners
    or wait until 3pm and see if any appear in Dell's outlet at...
  10. My only comment would be if you think paying my...

    My only comment would be if you think paying my wife £800 a month is a lot, it’s a lot cheaper than the £24k a year her replacement is about to cost me.
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    Ouch. I think you also need to check what is...

    Ouch.

    I think you also need to check what is happening for your days in early August. If you will be paid for them it’s not a total loss and you have a decent reason to stay (7-8 days invoice...
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    Sticky: In other news Microsoft are asking for over £1000...

    In other news Microsoft are asking for over £1000 as the company has qualified to be silver competency ISV.

    Given that the software changes the internals of their powerapps systems I will be...
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    Sticky: Got 45 minutes to kill at Edinburgh Waverley...

    Got 45 minutes to kill at Edinburgh Waverley waiting for my train.

    So I’ve gone a nearby pub - £5.40 for a pint :eek:
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    Sticky: Leaving the house without expenses, feck that..

    Leaving the house without expenses, feck that..
  15. Thread: Hotels

    by madame SasGuru
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    Which is what philthegreek is saying. If you can...

    Which is what philthegreek is saying. If you can negotiate with the manager of the local franchise (and bar premier inn all chains are really branded local franchisees) they may be able to offer you...
  16. I’m slightly cynical but 100% in November's...

    I’m slightly cynical but 100% in November's Budget for it to be introduction to the private sector April 2019 as Brexit can be blamed for any impact and HMRC like blanket inside assessments as do...
  17. You are a contractor - just pay a plumber to...

    You are a contractor - just pay a plumber to replace the radiators - modern ones are so much more efficient.
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    Don’t you mean 3.5 which states that the customer...

    Don’t you mean 3.5 which states that the customer has no work for you (as it can’t afford to pay) and so doesn’t need to pay you.

    Sorry but short term changes in circumstances is common with...
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    Sticky: So we are in a restaurant on Paris near a sports...

    So we are in a restaurant on Paris near a sports bar which is showing the football 4 seconds behind the screens here.

    It’s a mite disconcerting as they shout / groan after we see what’s happened
  20. I’ve seen how much the typical director of a...

    I’ve seen how much the typical director of a charity earns and how much they pay for chuggers

    On that basis any charity can afford the market rate for my skill set
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    That puts a very different picture on it. I would...

    That puts a very different picture on it. I would be avoiding the Indian Agency if they were offering £150 a day more given they are the one paying less it's a complete no brainer.

    Just say you've...
  22. Well it shouldn’t be being deducted as an inside...

    Well it shouldn’t be being deducted as an inside ir35 contract should be being advertised at the rate after employer ni has been deducted.

    The unions have been pointing this out for years and...
  23. That 12.5% is gibberish as WTFH states ask them...

    That 12.5% is gibberish as WTFH states ask them for a breakdown of the calcuation starting from the £430 you were supposed to receive.

    Technically if the contract was advertised as inside IR35 the...
  24. The only way you have any chance of getting the...

    The only way you have any chance of getting the money is to walk away at a time before the work is finished that will ensure someone somewhere has a reason so finds the means to pay you.

    That...
  25. My friends in southern Italy don't feel the exact...

    My friends in southern Italy don't feel the exact same way...
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    I go for tea. Dealing with continental Europe all...

    I go for tea. Dealing with continental Europe all the time, I play to stereotypes....
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    Yes - it's not known about because it's not...

    Yes - it's not known about because it's not advertised but you can get any period you want provided its longer than a week. It was always an option but wasn't generally advertised as it meant a 2...
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    And yet you miss the wrong argument invalidates...

    And yet you miss the wrong argument invalidates your entire response statement 2 people here are making....
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    Why do these threads always end up talking about...

    Why do these threads always end up talking about VAT multiple times?

    2 points
    1) HMRC consider VAT revenue neutral in our situation. Yes there are exceptions (note the NHS tax avoidance issues...
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    Sticky: Still 2 workers to be replaced by 2 project...

    Still 2 workers to be replaced by 2 project managers.
  31. and of the £120bn HMRC receives exactly how much...

    and of the £120bn HMRC receives exactly how much of that is contractors in banks? If it's 1% I would be shocked...

    And remember I'm merely repeating HMRC's view here not my own..
  32. How many times do I have to login and repeat the...

    How many times do I have to login and repeat the following:-

    HMRC regards business to business VAT as revenue neutral* - they will either receive the money from your company or the company that...
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    Shame that you can't identify the one that stares...

    Shame that you can't identify the one that stares at you, every time you look in a mirror.
  34. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeSv0kbW4AA0dva.jpg:la...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeSv0kbW4AA0dva.jpg:large

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeSxNPAW0AA4HX5.jpg:large

    Some of us knew this on Friday afternoon when this all kicked off...
  35. Isn't that called Employer's NI?

    Isn't that called Employer's NI?
  36. HMRC regard VAT as revenue neutral so the...

    HMRC regard VAT as revenue neutral so the quickest way of seeing your response is utterly ignored is to talk about VAT. Even charities and public sector contracts have special ways to treat VAT which...
  37. They will trust the tax accountant in head office...

    They will trust the tax accountant in head office using reassuringly expensive advice from a big 4 accountancy firm and tax lawyers a lot more than a junior manager in the Reading sub-office trying...
  38. That's because I suspect the more technical bits...

    That's because I suspect the more technical bits of work will be offloaded towards consultancies rather than individuals.

    While big companies will have bigger budgets and more staff, they will...
  39. If I'm hiring for a particular skill set to cover...

    If I'm hiring for a particular skill set to cover the fact I don't have that skillset within my team, why would I let that person bring a substitute in who I haven't interviewed. And once I've...
  40. Says someone who I believe is a technical...

    Says someone who I believe is a technical Specialist.
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    Equally not that great there - mind you the Star...

    Equally not that great there - mind you the Star Alliance lounge at Heathrow is worse.
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    I suspect it's Greggs or Pret a Manger (which is...

    I suspect it's Greggs or Pret a Manger (which is landside by the arrivals exit) - I don't remember there actually being that much space for anything on the land side at Manchester.
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    With a public sector inside IR35 contract using...

    With a public sector inside IR35 contract using your own limited company the agency needs to pay the Employers side of the NI on your behalf. If you've found a agency able to do that (and one that...
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    Code your own? - here's a .dot SDK C# Camera...

    Code your own? - here's a .dot SDK

    C# Camera SDK: How to connect to your Etrovision IP camera
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    Um - I think you will find I don't post here...

    Um - I think you will find I don't post here often anymore and only posted as you clearly didn't pay attention to the advice I happily handed out and got abused for between December 2016 and March...
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    Shall we just say that - I know that that report...

    Shall we just say that - I know that that report was on a backlog to be created - in the same way that I know exactly what NHS improvement said would happen to Trust directors who tried to "game" the...
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    No had you walked you wouldn’t be appearing on...

    No had you walked you wouldn’t be appearing on the Hmrc report called “people who clearly were working inside ir35 prior to April 2017” which is a simple query listing those working inside ir35 from...
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    Is that really an option if the contract is...

    Is that really an option if the contract is inside IR35?
  49. To a limited sense you have to look at it from...

    To a limited sense you have to look at it from the umbrella company's viewpoint - if an agency goes bankrupt owing the contractor / umbrella that month's payment the umbrella company doesn't have...
  50. https://petition.parliament.uk/privacy

    https://petition.parliament.uk/privacy
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