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  1. Agents who wake huge cats, wake up time strategy.

    Tell everything.
  2. Thread: Monzo

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    People use banks because only alternative is...

    People use banks because only alternative is cash. If everyone could run their bank account themselves and had the card talking to their own server exchanging with the payment networks, then nobody...
  3. Guardian didn't seem to be supportive of the...

    Guardian didn't seem to be supportive of the Tories, but they didn't write anything against IR35 or some questionable connections.
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    Best time to buy is “when there is blood in the...

    Best time to buy is “when there is blood in the streets.”.

    It would be nice score a nice house at discounted price.

    I wish I bought Infosys shares though...
  5. I don't.

    I don't.
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    Just make the hungry eat the poor...

    Just make the hungry eat the poor...
  7. I mean there are people who probably love to work...

    I mean there are people who probably love to work for a nanny company that will organise life for them.

    I can afford private healthcare myself, thanks.
  8. I always have a laugh when a company offers "free...

    I always have a laugh when a company offers "free lunch", "gym membership" or "private healthcare plan".

    This means that probably staff is underpaid and can't afford these.
  9. Just walk on all fours, so you be 3ft.

    Just walk on all fours, so you be 3ft.
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    We've been having MI6 for ages now, isn't a good...

    We've been having MI6 for ages now, isn't a good time to upgrade to MI7? MI6 tends to overlook things and bugs are ignored.
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    Rest assured that Chancellor is going to create...

    Rest assured that Chancellor is going to create AI tax to create level playing field and save developers from collapsing.
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    How do you get make up while wearing a mask?

    How do you get make up while wearing a mask?
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    Same experience here. These days when people...

    Same experience here.

    These days when people go to such department stores, they go to look at things, see if they fit and then get their smartphone and order from whichever online store has the...
  14. Make the requirement so that the servers are...

    Make the requirement so that the servers are installed on the high street and if you want to post something, you would have to meet the server personally and insert a letter with the forum posts....
  15. Rishi Sunak considers email tax in bid to save Royal Mail

    “ Rishi Sunak is considering a new tax on emails amid mounting concern about the collapse of the Royal Mail as Britain emerges from the coronavirus crisis.

    The chancellor is examining proposals...
  16. This is another huge problem - imagine the...

    This is another huge problem - imagine the alternative cost of all those people wasting time in the queues. That lost productivity alone I think will counteract any "benefits" of forcing people out.
  17. This is so dumb. So they think if a product...

    This is so dumb.

    So they think if a product online becomes more expensive, people will leave home and go to their high street to buy it instead.

    How much expensive it must be for someone to...
  18. I can't see more historical data on that page,...

    I can't see more historical data on that page, but it seems like much greater jump was on December and that didn't trigger massive buying.

    Another argument could be made that the timing of the...
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    People should have means to start a family and...

    People should have means to start a family and give good upbringing to their children so when they get old, their children will have enough money to rent a carer or provide care in different ways. ...
  20. I was under impression they published it on 16th...

    I was under impression they published it on 16th and the results were just slightly better than last year, definitely nothing to write home about.

    If someone is extremely bored, there are company...
  21. It's like taxing cars to help carts and horses...

    It's like taxing cars to help carts and horses...
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    Billionaires make an effort to ensure that people...

    Billionaires make an effort to ensure that people stay in their respective classes. They don't need middle class becoming rich and possibly changing their world order and there must be sufficient...
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    Great example of gatekeeping you did here.

    Great example of gatekeeping you did here.
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    It's whether you have to do the work personally....

    It's whether you have to do the work personally. Many clients have a security policy that anything can only be done on the computers issued by them.

    CEST tool specifically says that laptops are...
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    You can't rely on accountant's advice though....

    You can't rely on accountant's advice though. Accountant's opinion is just as valid as an opinion of a bloke that needs 50p down your local. If R&D was written with the intention to give tax breaks...
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    Do you believe that you have so great skills (and...

    Do you believe that you have so great skills (and you will be able to provide substitute that will be equally skilled), that the client will happily bear the risk of investigation of their contracts...
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    That type of thinking is also part of the...

    That type of thinking is also part of the problem. Such divided group can be easily conquered. Let's wait when your high value unique and hard to replicate skillset... oh wait - does it mean that the...
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    There is also huge lobby to take as much profit...

    There is also huge lobby to take as much profit away from you as possible. Everyone is looking to pinch some of that hard earned money. The biggest leech is of course the taxman who thanks to the...
  29. The highest jump was on the 16th July, day before...

    The highest jump was on the 16th July, day before the second reading. Probably those in the know started buying...
  30. It's here: Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak...

    It's here: Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak personally intervened to stop private sector IR35 reform amendments
  31. Have look how the share price of Infosys jumped...

    Have look how the share price of Infosys jumped on around the time when Financial Bill was being passed and Chancellor personally pleaded to MPs to push it. Totally there is no conflict of interest....
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    Why would they think that "our" way is better?

    Why would they think that "our" way is better?
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    These days contractor lifestyle is sharing a bed...

    These days contractor lifestyle is sharing a bed in a dorm room with your colleague who is doing night shifts. You make £1000 a day, but between you and the client there is 10 intermediaries, each...
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    That only shows that degrees are mostly...

    That only shows that degrees are mostly rubbish...

    These days you can get better education online as you have access to all sorts of specialists within reach of your mouse (and wallet)....
  35. Why would you want to restrict access to...

    Why would you want to restrict access to specialists who are self employed? Employees can also have multiple employers and could have short fixed term contracts. It's not about how many clients you...
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    Being a part of the team and part and parcel of...

    Being a part of the team and part and parcel of the company operations is by definition being caught inside IR35.
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    If you tackle the problem then how are you going...

    If you tackle the problem then how are you going to justify an army of cookie munchers doing nothing?

    The goal of these institutions is to create problems and then work hard to solve them...
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    Wow you can wash the dishes while half asleep in...

    Wow you can wash the dishes while half asleep in bed...
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    The worry is when the printers become self aware...

    The worry is when the printers become self aware and start multiplying.
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    I think it is a form of entertainment for bored...

    I think it is a form of entertainment for bored billionaires.
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    Very funny indeed. Given how the IR35 is going to...

    Very funny indeed. Given how the IR35 is going to negatively influence the economy in coming years, it wouldn't be a surprise if the Russians were behind it :rollin:
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    Poll: Ok if the client thought they could pay less for...

    Ok if the client thought they could pay less for your skills, why they didn't replace you earlier? It looks like they may know you have no alternative and so they can drag the rate down. It's a...
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    It seems like the report is mostly whinging and...

    It seems like the report is mostly whinging and whining that Russia doesn't have "real" democracy - that is the Western media cannot influence their elections like they do at home.
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    The EU was slowly forming the shape of the Soviet...

    The EU was slowly forming the shape of the Soviet Union and that's what got people to vote out.

    There is your Russian connection. Had they not done their Bolschevik revolution, we would still...
  45. Thread: Amazon

    by elsergiovolador
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    I had to buy something from Hungary last week and...

    I had to buy something from Hungary last week and received it the next day. If there is money to be made people will find a way.
  46. Contract does not need to say that to be inside....

    Contract does not need to say that to be inside. It's mostly about how the relationship is described. For example, can you provide a substitute?
  47. Business main goal is to make profit. Staff...

    Business main goal is to make profit. Staff management is boring and best is to have people doing it for you or ideally outsource everything and just count cash.
  48. How many "invested" bounce back loans in penny...

    How many "invested" bounce back loans in penny stock? :laugh
  49. Apples to oranges. The difference between...

    Apples to oranges. The difference between communism and "capitalism" is who gets to profit. In communism profit goes to the party and in "capitalism" profit goes to friends of the party. "Capitalism"...
  50. Is there a party that doesn't support large...

    Is there a party that doesn't support large corporations? It's inevitable that these can corrupt any politicians. How could contractors compete with that lobbying?
    Unless you create a union...
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