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    This is a real can of worms. How do you know what...

    This is a real can of worms. How do you know what they are doing is 'illegal,' on sufficient scale to make it a real injustice or criminal activity or, just something you consider to be illegal going...
  2. Yeah. Did that at the Skipton once. The role was...

    Yeah. Did that at the Skipton once. The role was nothing like the interview. On the way home phoned agent and said nope, not for me. To be fair they were ok and said I might not get paid but, as Id...
  3. Haha. That's always your answer to being pulled...

    Haha. That's always your answer to being pulled up, that other posters are sockies.

    Always amazes me posters who always claim to be in continual contract and working, manage to spend so much of...
  4. Sadly the usual culprits with their usual utterly...

    Sadly the usual culprits with their usual utterly unhelpful and condescending comments. People get a bit desparate sometimes so resort to things others may consider totally unrelated. Except to try...
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    Really weird, some people have 'range anxiety'...

    Really weird, some people have 'range anxiety' with the current crop of 300 miles range EVs. I have bangernomics anxiety with the reliability bit!
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    :popcorn:

    :popcorn:
  7. You can complain to the Vetting Agency or...

    You can complain to the Vetting Agency or whatever they are called nowadays but there eff all you can do.

    I complained a couple of times after my SC expired regarding this must have. The VA said...
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    Bizarre the OP started this thread saying rate...

    Bizarre the OP started this thread saying rate for this job had been cut by 40% below the norm, later posted rates for their discipline havent been cut by 40% but is still going ahead with the...
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    Well if people give up after the 1st or 2nd...

    Well if people give up after the 1st or 2nd attempt, no wonder they never get any joy. Not my problem.
  10. Yes, perfectly possible the extension will be...

    Yes, perfectly possible the extension will be deemed inside. There's also the possibility the extension could be deemed outside if the client was forward thinking when the initial contract was drawn...
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    That's the attitude they want you to believe and...

    That's the attitude they want you to believe and give up. But you must not, you have to keep banging away. This is why you need to keep evidence of your actions.

    If you're not prepared to fight,...
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    You send them a copy of the original letter plus...

    You send them a copy of the original letter plus a follow up demanding a response. Send it guaranteed next day delivery or first class signed for. Keep the receipt and take a screenshot of...
  13. There is, to the Court of Appeal.

    There is, to the Court of Appeal.
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    He 'retired' but made himself redundant? Sounds...

    He 'retired' but made himself redundant? Sounds more like a 'mate's polished turd bulltulip story.
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    Seriously, you think a contractor doing 'creative...

    Seriously, you think a contractor doing 'creative accounting' to give their partner a redundancy payment is the same as a big corp making staff redundant and paying them off and both are fiddling the...
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    God loves a trier!

    God loves a trier!
  17. It's truely ludicrous, isnt it? I told one agency...

    It's truely ludicrous, isnt it? I told one agency to shove a role with a bank once because they prevaricated over a passport picture. They said it was a jpeg not 'scanned'! Other agents insisting on...
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    Load of bollocks and yet more cooked figures....

    Load of bollocks and yet more cooked figures. People dont generally get flu between March and November so yes, covid may have claimed more lives in that period.

    An average 1600 people die each day...
  19. Thread: Long Covid

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    Didnt this used to be called 'yuppie flu'?

    Didnt this used to be called 'yuppie flu'?
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    Most companies would just terminate you on the...

    Most companies would just terminate you on the spot, walk you off site and no money in lieu.

    The idea you can work a 3 month notice by just turning up and drinking coffee all day or anything...
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    Fixed Term Contract. You are a quasi employee of...

    Fixed Term Contract. You are a quasi employee of the client effectively with no employee protection. The pay can be pretty low. At the end of the FTC, you're released unless another FTC is arrange....
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    They really are bastards who play by their own...

    They really are bastards who play by their own rules. Unless you are lucky, your MP will do diddly squat but the sooner you contact them, the better.

    I think you should contact HMRC again and...
  23. Yeah whatever. I disagree with your assessment on...

    Yeah whatever. I disagree with your assessment on this one. HMRC bend the rules all the time and unless a tribunal overturns the decision, it will stand.
  24. By not disclosing the other scheme, HMRC are...

    By not disclosing the other scheme, HMRC are effectively saying you've acted more than just 'carelessly' and that gives them power to look again. Ive seen this time and time again. You're going to...
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    Sticky: You're employed by your company who is paying you...

    You're employed by your company who is paying you £790 a month. JSA \ PIP isnt about your co having no income.

    You'll be disallowed JSA \ PIP if you have anything over about 50 quid a week coming...
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    Formal dinner suit jacket, bow tie and dickie...

    Formal dinner suit jacket, bow tie and dickie board shirt front but no trousers. Just like the BBC News readers did in the 20's or 30's.
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    Please close this thread. It's just a witch hunt...

    Please close this thread. It's just a witch hunt against Phil Manley and serves no real purpose except to slag him off.

    I repeat, Manley has done some sterling work helping people against HMRC....
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    Can the mods not get this thread back on track...

    Can the mods not get this thread back on track rather than let it continue to develop into an arse kicking contest on Phil Manley?

    I know the guy has done some sterling work for people getting...
  29. Im not the one out of work, about to suffer a...

    Im not the one out of work, about to suffer a rate cut and asking for advice on an internet forum. Do try harder.
  30. Yes, HMRC would say that. Who's on the hook...

    Yes, HMRC would say that. Who's on the hook without any proof of receipt? It's a belt and braces job with HMRC. If sending critical papers to them by all means use email but follow that up with hard...
  31. No, what's changed is the Lords review of the...

    No, what's changed is the Lords review of the Loan Charge fiasco.

    Prior to this, in general you were fortunate to get a TTP for anything over 12 - 36 months. The group Im in struggled to get HMRC...
  32. A bird in the hand and all that. This is a...

    A bird in the hand and all that. This is a buyer's market, not a seller's. If you stall, be prepared to find the employer has dragged someone else in.
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    The guy they took on 3 months ago has found...

    The guy they took on 3 months ago has found something better!
  34. Guaranteed next day delivery by post when dealing...

    Guaranteed next day delivery by post when dealing with HMRC. Costs 6 quid but you get that back if not delivered as stated. Dont depend on email with them.
  35. And you left it until virtually every...

    And you left it until virtually every professional advisor has closed for the day and gone home.

    Sorry I cannot offer any help but leaving things until the last moment has compounded your problem.
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    You need to ensure both you and HMRC are in...

    You need to ensure both you and HMRC are in agreement you have paid in full and final settlement. You may consider you have settled but HMRC may take a different view. Whenever you settle, you need...
  37. Im surprised they gave you a 10 year TTP for just...

    Im surprised they gave you a 10 year TTP for just 12 grand. They've refused a number of people more than 1 year TTPs on far greater amounts.

    Sadly, it's the HMRC way to put you through the mill...
  38. Haha, lost count of the number of people who've...

    Haha, lost count of the number of people who've tried this approach to gain my skills. Saw through every one of them and no, they didnt get what they wanted.

    The OP seems to think there's a magic...
  39. I dont think either your agency or client is...

    I dont think either your agency or client is expecting you to work a few hours during the evening. I think you are anticipating working in the evenings as a side line during your spare time.

    While...
  40. You dont half talk some crap with your absolute...

    You dont half talk some crap with your absolute definitions. :rollin:
  41. The thread's about war chests. Companies dont...

    The thread's about war chests. Companies dont have war chests, individuals do.
  42. Pile upto 50 grand into pre bonds. Yes, they're...

    Pile upto 50 grand into pre bonds. Yes, they're reducing the chances of any one bond winning from roughly 24,000 to 1 to around 34,000 to 1 but if you win 100 grand or the million, your cares will be...
  43. Sticky: If you're going to try and bulltulip people, you...

    If you're going to try and bulltulip people, you better make sure your bulltulip stacks up and there's no inconsistencies.

    That 'car' is left hand drive so JHTF you'll be driving it RHD on the wrong...
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    No and this is why sitting on a charger by...

    No and this is why sitting on a charger by certain types is frowned upon. It is generally the etiquette EV newbies either dont know or PHEV owners dont care about. For example, there's no point...
  45. did they have this other role lined up before the...

    did they have this other role lined up before the client even mentioned the rate cut then?

    You can live in your made up utopia all you like. Or havent you noticed the supply of contractors grossly...
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    Our kid tells me it gets colder in Southern Spain...

    Our kid tells me it gets colder in Southern Spain in winter than it does in the North West of England.
  47. Yeah, that sounds like a great plan. Tell the...

    Yeah, that sounds like a great plan. Tell the client to shove 90% of what you had for 100% of nothing in this market in less than 6 weeks time. Not!
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    You're ignoring the tax element if, as I...

    You're ignoring the tax element if, as I mentioned, you have a State Pension and an occupational pension.

    For 2020/ 21, it costs just over 15 quid a week, times 52 to buy a year's NI qualifying...
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    I fear it is going to get a lot worse before it...

    I fear it is going to get a lot worse before it gets better especially while tweedle dum and tweedle dee Whitty and Vallance are running the country.

    On the plus side, yeah, we're kicking the...
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    :facepalm:

    :facepalm:
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