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  1. Thread: The Blue Banana

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    This might replace ye olde "Mull of Kintyre"...

    This might replace ye olde "Mull of Kintyre" test. :D
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    Sticky: Just dropping in to say "hello" and to wish you...

    Just dropping in to say "hello" and to wish you all a better 2021 when it arrives. Good luck all. :smile
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    This is old news. He had previously said that he...

    This is old news. He had previously said that he was doing it for "the grand children", so that they might be able to escape to the continent should they so choose.
  4. Thread: RIP Mrs W

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    Very sad news Whorty. Thoughts with you and...

    Very sad news Whorty. Thoughts with you and yours. :hug: [/manly]
  5. That Zoom Christmas party that we're all looking forward to...

    How are you going to blow the £150 budget to get it right up the tax man?

    Zoom away... :smokin
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    I have a fair idea how they piss member's money...

    I have a fair idea how they piss member's money about... I'd rather that that money wasn't mine.
  7. BBTTT: currently playing with OpenHab in Docker...

    BBTTT: currently playing with OpenHab in Docker running under Unraid* on an old HP N54L. Seems like a very good solution; it's easy to set up it has a minimal overhead. Would recommend a play about...
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    BBTTT: is IPSE still considered worthwhile for...

    BBTTT: is IPSE still considered worthwhile for this sort of thing?

    God, that would suck... :o
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    Chapeaux Sir, if it had not been for your...

    Chapeaux Sir, if it had not been for your suggestion of Unraid, I would not have found this chappie: How to Install & Configure an Unraid NAS - Beginners Guide - YouTube

    *salutes you*

    :nerd
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    Sticky: Furniture buffs: lots of good Mid-Century stuff...

    Furniture buffs: lots of good Mid-Century stuff on Instagram these days. Would recommend. A bit pricey though. :eek:
  11. Or, the OP could stop pissing about for a few...

    Or, the OP could stop pissing about for a few quid and repair their house without the additional hassles.

    Christ, the lengths that people will go to to save a bob or two.

    :rolleyes:
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    If only there were a national network of...

    If only there were a national network of convenient locations where one could refuel in under 5 minutes and be on one's way. :rolleyes:
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    Adult Friend Finders. There'll no doubt be a...

    Adult Friend Finders.

    There'll no doubt be a good few *airline pilots* in there as well.

    Good luck. Do tell us how you get on.
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    Charging will still be an issue. And not everyone...

    Charging will still be an issue. And not everyone can run a power cable from their home to their car. Convenience will win in the end.
  15. True in general terms, but it really depends of...

    True in general terms, but it really depends of the "rental agreement" *winks* that is in place at the time.
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    I wouldn't be placing bets on batteries for the...

    I wouldn't be placing bets on batteries for the long-term. They are a stop-gap solution IMHO. Hydrogen fuel cells is where the technology gets really interesting.
  17. Your accountant is correct. The home belongs...

    Your accountant is correct.

    The home belongs to you; not the company.

    It would be different if the company had sole use of this space and paid rent on that space, but you do not say if this is...
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    Sticky: Having had to rebuild my PC this weekend, I am...

    Having had to rebuild my PC this weekend, I am now firmly of the opinion that it would be easier to burn down one's house and then go to Currys to buy a new laptop than to fix that which Microsoft...
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    Sticky: Well, I'm having an absolute pig of a day. None...

    Well, I'm having an absolute pig of a day. None of my office applications are working. None. **** you Microsoft. **** you. :mad
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    Sticky: Wet and wild. I shall not be going too far today;...

    Wet and wild. I shall not be going too far today; I might even stay on just the one screen.

    Is 0930 too early for elevenses?

    :ohwell
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    FTFY. Now FRO.

    FTFY. Now FRO.
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    You're trying to fudge this. HMRC will see...

    You're trying to fudge this. HMRC will see through the contrived arrangement and correctly identify that the controlling director is abroad. This is why offshore companies are all governed by local...
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    Sticky: What a difference a mile makes: peeing down,...

    What a difference a mile makes: peeing down, windy, and generally miserable. Can't see it improving much throughout the day, but one remains hopeful.

    Boy off school as his class bubble has been...
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    Oh well, at least their not pregnant. :rolleyes:

    Oh well, at least their not pregnant. :rolleyes:
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    So, and in summary, you have no evidence of...

    So, and in summary, you have no evidence of impropriety, but are nonetheless aggrieved by something or other.

    Good post; well played. :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Ooh, a £75 Amazon voucher has arrived for taking...

    Ooh, a £75 Amazon voucher has arrived for taking out Virgin broadband.

    Buckets it is.

    Huzzah!

    :banana:
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    Sticky: Grey, wet, miserable. Weather same. Beecham's...

    Grey, wet, miserable. Weather same.

    Beecham's drunk.

    Idly wondering if bathrooms can be repaired during lockdown or if I need to order some buckets from Amazon.

    :ohwell
  28. Thread: ipse timing

    by wattaj
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    The topic of my post to which you rejoined....

    The topic of my post to which you rejoined. HTHBIDTID.
  29. Thread: ipse timing

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    There is a difference in product, but that is not...

    There is a difference in product, but that is not the topic. The topic is is there any substantive reason to join IPSE other than for the insurance bundle? My argument is that, in essence, there is...
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    LinkedIn Update your profile and set up the...

    LinkedIn

    Update your profile and set up the careers bit so that people can see that you're looking.

    If you're in two minds about going perm, then start applying now. Perm recruitment is...
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    Office = home? You're trying to claim the...

    Office = home?

    You're trying to claim the maximum offset by fiddling around the edges of the tax laws. And you're not even being clever about it. JFRO.

    :mad:
  32. Thread: ipse timing

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    FTAOD: there is very little, if any, reason to...

    FTAOD: there is very little, if any, reason to join IPSE if it were not for the insurance products that are bunded as part of that membership.

    Therefore, IPSE membership is indistinguishable from...
  33. Thread: ipse timing

    by wattaj
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    Yes. IPSE insurance covers investigations...

    Yes. IPSE insurance covers investigations *started*, and whilst one is still, a member. No membership; no coverage. When the contract started is irrelevant.

    Happy to be proved wrong.
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    Sticky: CBS. First Beecham's of the season is being...

    CBS.

    First Beecham's of the season is being sipped.

    :(
  35. Agreed. I can't help thinking that trying to...

    Agreed. I can't help thinking that trying to "Double-Irish" or "Dutch-Sandwich" a one-man band is for the ******* birds... despite what one might stumble upon via Google.
    :eyes
  36. Tax avoidance by dint of being resident in a...

    Tax avoidance by dint of being resident in a lower tax country.
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    Sticky: Not even 09:00 and I have my first "Whoooosh!"....

    Not even 09:00 and I have my first "Whoooosh!". Quite pleased with how today is shaping up. :banana:
  38. I think that you need professional help. Also tax...

    I think that you need professional help. Also tax and legal advice. HTH.
  39. Who will be running this company?

    Who will be running this company?
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    ^^ And this is where I think you should be...

    ^^ And this is where I think you should be careful. You may fall foul of the TAAR for MVL/ER as a beneficiary of the income from this work. I don't know for sure, but I would recommend that you take...
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    You have failed to address my central point: how...

    You have failed to address my central point: how is what you suggest above, and out of the reach of, TAAR?

    You do this ALL the bloody time. Stop trying to be correct on a technicality and show...
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    I think that this is an oversimplification: you...

    I think that this is an oversimplification: you don't seem to consider the risk arising from the MVL of the earlier company. AIUI, this effectively bars one from being a beneficial owner in the same...
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    We do not have the full story here to be able to...

    We do not have the full story here to be able to advise. Suggest OP speaks to their accountant and gets a complete breakdown of the debt and state of the company finances.
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    Congratulations. :yay:

    Congratulations. :yay:
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    ^^ This.

    ^^ This.
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    Odd, isn't it, that a cohort of American men find...

    Odd, isn't it, that a cohort of American men find it necessary to assert their manliness through guns and trucks with big tires... one could be forgiven for wondering if they are over compensating...
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    I still can't quite believe that we're tolerating...

    I still can't quite believe that we're tolerating this nonsense. :eyes
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    You declare a monthly dividend? This is such a...

    You declare a monthly dividend?

    This is such a piss-take, I don't know why I bother. :eyes
  49. Thread: 56%

    by wattaj
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    Build that wall. Build that wall. And make...

    Build that wall. Build that wall. And make England pay for it. MSGA. :banana:
  50. Thread: 56%

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    Pipe dreams.

    Pipe dreams.
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