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    https://youtu.be/4sqx7jGPyTY

    https://youtu.be/4sqx7jGPyTY
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    Heading back to the bench soon at the end of the...

    Heading back to the bench soon at the end of the month but end client might want me to stay for longer, Market isn't very fluid at the moment in the SC cleared sector but there are jobs around but...
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    Good news that the end client has at least got...

    Good news that the end client has at least got the ball rolling with the paperwork, if you talk to vetting you are perfectly in your right to ask for the SLA in working days for your vetting (FYI...
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    I was provisionally cleared by the police to work...

    I was provisionally cleared by the police to work on their sites using my new police clearance but I was still waiting at the time for my national clearance to go through. It meant I was allowed to...
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    You are correct that you will be on the clientco...

    You are correct that you will be on the clientco payroll for FTC (chances are as well it will be a monthly payroll), you will need to put your LTD dormant and sort out the paper work but be warned...
  6. Go to Civil Service Jobs...

    Go to Civil Service Jobs and pick up a FTC contract which will guarantee clearance assuming you pass the interview etc and once you finish up the contract, you can easily walk back into the SC...
  7. Sticky: I know with Police Forces after the Cheshire...

    I know with Police Forces after the Cheshire incident, that more in-depth investigation for vetting has been discussed to the NPCC; with work history been more carefully scrutinised alongside other...
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    I'm working for the police as well but don't...

    I'm working for the police as well but don't worry too much, check the contract first; Does it mention the police force? Check who the end client is on the contract and make sure it doesn't say...
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    Different government bodies have different risk...

    Different government bodies have different risk assessments for vetting for their departments and it is your vetting officer who has the final say in the matter for the risk assessment.

    Just be...
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    Same for me I was expecting to get benched for...

    Same for me I was expecting to get benched for December & January, I got dragged to North Wales from my cosy spot in london but hey ho a contract is a contract.

    I found also the christmas market...
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    Bear in mind Kprad alot of times you can under go...

    Bear in mind Kprad alot of times you can under go a stupid amount of interviews but agencies like to pull a lot of low tricks and stunts, chances are you might have been put on ice and they already...
  12. Hi Zonk A reputable way of getting SC cleared...

    Hi Zonk

    A reputable way of getting SC cleared and not doing it the cowboy route (e.g. take a permie role and bolting as soon you can) is to take fixed term contracts that are offered by government...
  13. One thing I found why agencies hold back...

    One thing I found why agencies hold back percentages is also due to finances, contractors who do their homework (through sites such as company house, endole etc) checking to see if agencies are in...
  14. Quick question regarding company size

    I've been looking around recently just need to clarify with the recent proposals that have come in via the budget:

    Company Size:

    Small (10-49 employees)
    Medium (50-249 employees)
    Large (250+...
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    Shameless plug but I love these guys who do these...

    Shameless plug but I love these guys who do these Futons
  16. Sticky: NorthernLad if you can add these to the sticky on...

    NorthernLad if you can add these to the sticky on the front page of the thread I'd be grateful:

    Certes guide to SC vetting alongside other vetting levels

    Overview of SC vetting

    Important...
  17. Hi Cyper I found personally that to be normal...

    Hi Cyper

    I found personally that to be normal which I mentioned as theory earlier in the thread, transferring takes time and money and some areas of government don't even allow for SCs to be...
  18. Sticky: Current Warwickshire police vetting SLAs for...

    Current Warwickshire police vetting SLAs for people undergoing vetting
  19. Sticky: Also be aware if your immediate family have...

    Also be aware if your immediate family have criminal convictions and do not lie on the forms about it, I went a slightly different route under the ACPO vetting but the standards are still strict...
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    *cough* London *cough*

    *cough* London *cough*
  21. Jubial Go through our long chain posted thread...

    Jubial Go through our long chain posted thread about Opting in/out be prepared to to be annoyed (Long story short we have never heard the end of this problem)

    Btw one personal thought here reading...
  22. You do realize someone will drag you down to...

    You do realize someone will drag you down to London the for the CUK Christmas meet up and get you to buy the rounds now you that you said that.
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    Your pithy comment had me in stitches for almost...

    Your pithy comment had me in stitches for almost 4-5 minutes
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    Crikey we are all on a bender tonight about Saudi...

    Crikey we are all on a bender tonight about Saudi Arabia, any more we adding to the list?
  25. Doesn't surprise me though HMRC will have a...

    Doesn't surprise me though HMRC will have a nightmare on their hands as third party intermediaries like DXC and Computacenter are private sector bodies so trying to go after them for their...
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    Funny enough I did seriously consider slough but...

    Funny enough I did seriously consider slough but only problem I had a awhile back was that as soon as I got a deposit ready most of the places I viewed got snapped up which was a royal kick in the...
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    Found it was cheap to live (with onsite parking)...

    Found it was cheap to live (with onsite parking) and crime isn't bad so I thought mustn't be too bad plus with trains straight into central london about 40-50 minutes travel time.
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    Funny enough there is nothing to do in High...

    Funny enough there is nothing to do in High Barnet, unless you like doing ambulance spotting. That's a hobby I guess to pass time
  29. Crikey this a red herring of a problem. I can...

    Crikey this a red herring of a problem.

    I can only hypothesize the following:

    Client 2 who you did work for, decided to instead just ride out the 12 months of remaining clearance time on your...
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    Yup but I try to escape every weekend then I wake...

    Yup but I try to escape every weekend then I wake up on Monday and much like ground hog day finding myself back in high barnet
  31. Quite unusual to hear agencies handling clearance...

    Quite unusual to hear agencies handling clearance normally would be the vetting unit of clientco who would be sorting out & authorizing the transfer to them of clearance.

    Tbh we would need some...
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    Slow day at the office Ladymuck?

    Slow day at the office Ladymuck?
  33. Make sure you have in email or written documents,...

    Make sure you have in email or written documents, your correspondence with the managers who are blocking tasks. Bounce back to clientco that they either need to apply pressure on the other managers...
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    I've had as a IT trainer, these esoteric...

    I've had as a IT trainer, these esoteric technical questions pop up during the tech interviews. I very carefully inquire why as to the nature of the questions asked and I've found 9/10 that they...
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    Oh no not Druckers, :( it is a cherished west...

    Oh no not Druckers, :( it is a cherished west midlands institution going on a Saturday for coffee at Druckers
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    We still need to wait until the 29th of October...

    We still need to wait until the 29th of October for the autumn budget and as well the conservative party still needs to negotiate with the various factions within their party for a successful budget...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3xcybdis1k ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3xcybdis1k

    Too early in the morning but hey I feel good with a cup of coffee and my cigs
  38. As you are self-employed, there is a whole range...

    As you are self-employed, there is a whole range of things you can do but I like ad-hoc work mostly picking up weekend contracts while looking for the long term contracts, don't be afraid to do some...
  39. Given the fact with hind sight when they rolled...

    Given the fact with hind sight when they rolled the IR35 reforms in the public sector, it would be unwise to say that the mass IR35 blanketing that occurred will not happen again with the pending...
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    Public sector wise for those gigging in emergency...

    Public sector wise for those gigging in emergency services, the current forecast for most contractors on my project is that there won't be a enforced furlough yet but we are told we might be asked to...
  41. Hi snk888 Best advice would be to stick with a...

    Hi snk888

    Best advice would be to stick with a brolly and wait out till October 29th and then get a clearer picture with the autumn statement (This will contain important information about...
  42. Hi Rich if you look to your right on the forum...

    Hi Rich

    if you look to your right on the forum page, you will see a bar listing various guides ------>

    First look at first timers then keep moving down through the guides, we get many people...
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    SC cleared market has now picked up again for...

    SC cleared market has now picked up again for October for me, 8 weeks on the bench and from this Monday on wards already got 2 interviews booked also one thing I noticed is that the government is...
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    https://youtu.be/BYOZL6UMjIo

    https://youtu.be/BYOZL6UMjIo
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    You have hit the nail on the head atm, guess it...

    You have hit the nail on the head atm, guess it is time for most contractors to raid the piggy bank and wait it out
  46. I got friends who are working with Certes at the...

    I got friends who are working with Certes at the moment, just a question though is it a public sector role and did they say you might have to go through CTC or BPSS?
  47. Sticky: Watchdog sounds alarm on security vetting...

    Watchdog sounds alarm on security vetting failings

    Has anyone got the latest waiting times on CTC vetting? I have been asked to under go it for a gig but a little concerned given the article...
  48. Sadly when it comes down to a question of money...

    Sadly when it comes down to a question of money you will see everyone and anyone try to claw money back even if it is near wafer thin probability of even seeing a single penny.
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    Black Country is where I live but.. North London...

    Black Country is where I live but.. North London is where i stay during the week mostly to work.
  50. Disclaimer: I don't do work in IT networks this...

    Disclaimer: I don't do work in IT networks this was partially relayed to me on the day what had fully occurred.

    There was a desk telephony rollout for a company I was doing work at, one contractor...
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