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    I'm not trying to defend them - I think their...

    I'm not trying to defend them - I think their policy of making it difficult for new entrants is despicable. But, I've seen 2 claims on this thread, neither of which have any documented evidence.

    -...
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    Called it (as someone used to say) ...

    Called it (as someone used to say)

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/126569-stock-market-crash-117.html#post2833735

    No chart needed.
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    Ok, but once again: How might the FCSA cost some...

    Ok, but once again: How might the FCSA cost some people a lot of money?

    Is there any evidence that FCSA members are not deducting the correct tax (notwithstanding the suggestion that some could be...
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    If a God does exist, I imagine it'd be non-binary.

    If a God does exist, I imagine it'd be non-binary.
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    Serious question: who might it cost a lot of...

    Serious question: who might it cost a lot of money?

    Yes, their almost closed-door policy for new applicants is verging on an anti-competitive use of their market position, leveraging the laziness...
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    "Due to year end reasons". Ah, that makes sense,...

    "Due to year end reasons". Ah, that makes sense, because there's no way the client or the agent will have known about there being year end when you were offered a 6 month contract.

    Good luck, and...
  7. Definitely pedantry. Point I was making is that...

    Definitely pedantry. Point I was making is that getting investigated just because you've gone from self-determined outside to Umbrella (via PSC ban), does not introduce any risk of being found inside...
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    FTFY (can't believe you didn't take the...

    FTFY (can't believe you didn't take the opportunity)
  9. No-one can answer this till you clarify whether...

    No-one can answer this till you clarify whether you will be inside IR35. You hinted you think you would be, but I suspect (as per replies above) this is just a blanket ban of PSC engagement and are...
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    I was asking cojak, who said that as a statement...

    I was asking cojak, who said that as a statement of fact "It's known that the FCSA has dodgy umbrellas on its books.". I've not seen any evidence that any FCSA accredited umbrellas are "dodgy" but...
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    Which FCSA accredited umbrellas are known to be...

    Which FCSA accredited umbrellas are known to be dodgy? This could be valuable information for those that are told they must chose one from their list.
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    On a more positive note, at least God has got his...

    On a more positive note, at least God has got his hand back.
  13. Why?

    Why?
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    You wouldn't have gotten very good odds on that...

    You wouldn't have gotten very good odds on that being the way he'd leave this mortal pitch.

    Brilliant player - it was a shame how he abused his own body after quitting the game.
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    Is that the recommended way of getting child...

    Is that the recommended way of getting child support from absent fathers now that the CSA is no more?
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    One elderly lady owner, low mileage and full...

    One elderly lady owner, low mileage and full service history?
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    Sticky: 6 years after which date? And how strong is that...

    6 years after which date? And how strong is that "belief"?
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    You really should do your own research/reading -...

    You really should do your own research/reading - you'll learn a lot more than asking part questions here.

    Here's a starter (random selection after a google search):

    Three benefits of staggering...
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    Denmark had Covid mutations in minks. Not far...

    Denmark had Covid mutations in minks. Not far from Finland. I hope Rudolph is tested...
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    Exactly as intended. By jove, you've...

    Exactly as intended.



    By jove, you've worked it out too!
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    Boris is clearly from another planet.

    Boris is clearly from another planet.
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    I've coined a new phrase "He's two households...

    I've coined a new phrase

    "He's two households short of a full Christmas"

    Feel free to use.
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    Well done Chris! Becoming a Millionaire Is a...

    Well done Chris!

    Becoming a Millionaire Is a Letdown | Chris Reining

    I didn't realise charts could go that way!
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    I've just checked, and sliding down people's...

    I've just checked, and sliding down people's chimneys while they're sleeping, in order to surprise their children, is not on the zzzzz list.
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    This. Easy to say with hindsight - but the...

    This. Easy to say with hindsight - but the mistake was going from a CS degree to a support job, and sticking in that area. It'll be tricky moving out of that in the current market.
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    Chart or it didn't happen.

    Chart or it didn't happen.
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    You should be sent to prison for that sentence...

    You should be sent to prison for that sentence (sic)!

    I doubt anyone can really say what is too long. In one contract, I'd had enough after 3 months, in another, I was there for 2 years and was...
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    In all seriousness though, does anyone actually...

    In all seriousness though, does anyone actually believe that Monti (and that letter) actually exist and are not just part of the a very contrived government PR message.
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    I'm not sure he should be allowed out. Ignoring...

    I'm not sure he should be allowed out. Ignoring the fact that he does absolutely nothing for most of the year, he is obese, and therefore in the high risk group of dying from Covid.

    But, enough...
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    Disappeared round the same time as scootie the...

    Disappeared round the same time as scootie the liar...
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    Not hand in your notice until you had sight of a...

    Not hand in your notice until you had sight of a contract to sign.




    Are you saying that the 3rd party screen company said you had to resign your position before they would screen you? Or did...
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    Fair enough. Why don't you go first.

    Fair enough. Why don't you go first.
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    I think it is very important to get out of the...

    I think it is very important to get out of the house (or at least away from your desk) for 30 minutes. Even if you can't do that every day, then do it as much as possible. On the occasions where I...
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    Apply and find out.

    Apply and find out.
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    If that is his picture, he's older than I...

    If that is his picture, he's older than I thought. His postings about his degree course and lack of general financial awareness made it sound like he was just out of university.
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    There is a presumption from SOME on this forum that moving to Brolly puts a huge target on your back, even if that is ONLY due to the client banning PSCs. I do not share that belief and I've seen no...
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    Time to short crypto I say. I'll be back in a few...

    Time to short crypto I say. I'll be back in a few months to say I called it! Chart will be optional.
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    Suggestion for you: Create a Poll on here asking...

    Suggestion for you: Create a Poll on here asking people how many times agents have told them "everything is good", only for the contract never to materialise.
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    My thought for Scottie: He was a troll who ran...

    My thought for Scottie: He was a troll who ran away when he was found out.
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    Only $400K a year, but might interest someone...

    Only $400K a year, but might interest someone here

    https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2313322667/?refId=bea00d8a-169a-407c-bd9f-4e7b6eb0b9ab

    It is in Glasgow though and is probably a "work for...
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    If you PM me his number, I'll give him a call too.

    If you PM me his number, I'll give him a call too.
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    Duplicate

    Duplicate
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    Money Purchase Annual Allowance (MPAA) - Money...

    Money Purchase Annual Allowance (MPAA) - Money Advice Service
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    Keep it open - I'm hoping the OP can come back...

    Keep it open - I'm hoping the OP can come back and update us in the next few weeks. I hope its not bad news, but if it is, it might act as a warning to others.
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    OP, did you tell the agency you were going to...

    OP, did you tell the agency you were going to quit your perm job for this contract? If so, although there is not much you can do about it (legally), you could at least see if you can find that rare...
  46. Erm, something not quite right here...

    Erm, something not quite right here...
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    He got a nice look book deal out of it.

    He got a nice look book deal out of it.
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    He was a troll that lived off the attention his...

    He was a troll that lived off the attention his ramblings got - please do not feed that and be thankful that he's gone.
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    By which measure (pun intended) do you mean?

    By which measure (pun intended) do you mean?
  50. My guess: OP is moving to Perm or Umbrella and...

    My guess: OP is moving to Perm or Umbrella and wants to use some of the warchest in ltd company to pay wife salary up to lower tax threshold.
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