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    Uber as expense

    I commute to my contract workplace mostly via taxis. I don't have a business account set up with them I pay for the taxi and then reimburse myself at the end of the month for the trips. The...
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    What a ridiculous comparison. The premise of the...

    What a ridiculous comparison. The premise of the vote was set out by the government (supposedly elected individuals via a democratic route). And that premise was - if we vote out - we are out. That's...
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    Brexit vote proved that there is no real...

    Brexit vote proved that there is no real democracy in UK and this county is just as corrupt as any other country. It's just the word corruption is rarely used, people tend to prefer words like...
  4. I am very interested in this subject as I am also...

    I am very interested in this subject as I am also planning to move to Canada. Is there a contractors market there? If there is - is the money as good (or close) to UK?
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    And I said that we shouldn't have to pay...

    And I said that we shouldn't have to pay anything... where exactly? You seem to struggle with reading.
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    I have no problem with Scotland, Wales or N....

    I have no problem with Scotland, Wales or N. Ireland voting themselves out of the UK if they wished to do so. Everybody can be free from unions if they choose to be. The scottish can be the first to...
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    And yet you haven't grasped the core concept from...

    And yet you haven't grasped the core concept from my example. If we can't leave (reasons are not relevant, whether it will make us poorer, start ww3 etc) = we have no power in this organisation....
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    You are delusional. I know a lot of people who...

    You are delusional. I know a lot of people who switched from Remain to Leave and I don't know a single one who wouldn't have voted to leave again. That's because people are realising that if this...
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    I see that the remainers are still stamping their...

    I see that the remainers are still stamping their angry feet together :ladybags:
  10. Yes, I didn't think you would have much left to...

    Yes, I didn't think you would have much left to say after you have publiclly pooped your pants.
  11. Constituency... postcode.. nope, can't think how...

    Constituency... postcode.. nope, can't think how those are connected :D You keep making me smile, please carry on!

    What makes it probable is the link that I have just posted that signals that this...
  12. To all the muppets banging on about trade deals:...

    To all the muppets banging on about trade deals:

    Protectionism - Wikipedia



    You don't need a trade deal to trade with another country.
  13. You want me to explain in detail how you can take...

    You want me to explain in detail how you can take a list of all UK postcodes and map it onto the EU referendum vote results and feed that data into the script that fills in the petition form? Surely...
  14. No, not quite. More like ridiculing and...

    No, not quite. More like ridiculing and undermining the minority that is unable to accept the result of a democratic vote.

    It's actually funny to watch. And I am pretty certain that it another...
  15. Oh wow thanks for the link. You are right a left...

    Oh wow thanks for the link. You are right a left wing BBC article that claims that the data correlates demographically with pro-EU areas is obvious proof that the system 'probably' isn't being gamed....
  16. And like I said, no link then, just excuses. Also...

    And like I said, no link then, just excuses. Also I didn't say the numbers have been gamed, I said they can be gamed. And they deffinitely can be, so whatever link you claim exists is tulip.
  17. So no link then.

    So no link then.
  18. Link?

    Link?
  19. I'm sorry, did the truth that I have posted hurt...

    I'm sorry, did the truth that I have posted hurt your feelings? Maybe you should create a petition
  20. I would say that a junior developer with low to...

    I would say that a junior developer with low to zero skill could automate this form submission with fake names/email addresses.
  21. Nobody cares. Brexit is happening no matter how...

    Nobody cares. Brexit is happening no matter how much lefties want to cry about it.
  22. You, quite obviously, have no idea what you are...

    You, quite obviously, have no idea what you are talking about. Everything you have listed (apart from maybe Protractor and SoapUI) are frameworks used by developers to test their code. It's absurd...
  23. Automation testing have not and will not replace...

    Automation testing have not and will not replace manual testing in any near future. If you are a good manual tester with a solid CV - you will find contracts.
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    Please do. Makes us honest folk look better in...

    Please do. Makes us honest folk look better in front of the taxman
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    I'm not sure what's wrong with that? They want to...

    I'm not sure what's wrong with that? They want to know how long it took you to do X amount of work that you billed them for. Seems normal to me especially if they bill some other party for your time.
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    You can keep pedalling the myths that you need to...

    You can keep pedalling the myths that you need to have a head full of grey hair to go contracting but that is simply not true.
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    What's a 'coder'?

    What's a 'coder'?
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    You obviously don't know a whole lot about...

    You obviously don't know a whole lot about delivering software.
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    And what's the rate?

    And what's the rate?
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    If you are considering a contract as a tester...

    If you are considering a contract as a tester then you are not a very good developer.
  31. 1. jquery is dead. MVC has been overtaken by the...

    1. jquery is dead. MVC has been overtaken by the rising popularity of single page apps. React/Angular/Vue. With no knowledge of javascript you are unlikely to even have your CV reach the client if...
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    What he said

    What he said
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    So not £4 a week then? Thank you

    So not £4 a week then? Thank you
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    There should be one for a company surely? If I...

    There should be one for a company surely? If I rent office space - I would expect to be able to expense that.
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    This link is tax relief for employees

    This link is tax relief for employees
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    No one said it was easy. But it's possible. I was...

    No one said it was easy. But it's possible. I was on 30k starting salary out of uni 3 years ago, now I'm on 550/d. And frankly I think I am worth more than what I'm getting atm. Two of my mates are...
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    Using home as office expense

    As I work part of my contract from home, my accountant has advised me that I can claim 83 quid a month worth of expenses for using my home as an office. Does this sound reasonable? I am starting to...
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    Yeah that's difficult to deal with. The amount of...

    Yeah that's difficult to deal with. The amount of times I have heard:
    'You are on a good salary for your age'
    'You have only 1 year of experience under your belt, this company will provide great...
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    Don't let the others put you down. If you think...

    Don't let the others put you down. If you think you are good - you probably are. I work with people 25-30 years senior to me who have been doing it for just as long and frankly they are *******...
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    Never seen anything about waving rights to the...

    Never seen anything about waving rights to the deposit if unsuccessful. There is no way that would be allowed. However they do typically retain the admin fee if the applicant is unsuccessful however...
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    Yeah I double check everything my accountant...

    Yeah I double check everything my accountant tells me which is why I came here asking the question.. Will be switching away from this accountant once the holiday season is over. I pay £150 which is...
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    Yep

    Yep
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    Funny that, my accountant said that it's only for...

    Funny that, my accountant said that it's only for employees.
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    They tried to make me pay 6 months upfront. I...

    They tried to make me pay 6 months upfront. I threatened them to drop the application and request the admin fee back and take them to court if they were to refuse admin fee refund. Suddenly providing...
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    I believe the 150 is applicable to employees only...

    I believe the 150 is applicable to employees only and does not extend to family/friends etc.
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    It's gonna happen this week. But it might not...

    It's gonna happen this week. But it might not come up to 150 which is why I am hesitant to just add 150 to my expenses.
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    Could you provide me with a link that disputes...

    Could you provide me with a link that disputes this? This is the second piece of wrong information this accountant has provided me with. They have also advised that I don't need to pay student loans...
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    Christmas party £150

    Do I have to keep receipts for the Christmas party allowance? My accountant doesn't seem to think so and is suggesting I can transfer myself £150. Is this correct?
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    I just wanted to check with you :wink

    I just wanted to check with you :wink
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    Are electronic receipts acceptable?

    Train tickets, uber rides etc all provide with eletronic documentation. Is this acceptable for tax purposes?
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