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  1. So, you're saying ALL companies eligible for a...

    So, you're saying ALL companies eligible for a grant should take the money on offer from HMT, irrespective of whether or not they need it. They should then STASH the money they've received and NOT be...
  2. Thread: Rental DOOM

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    All those bloody townies pricing the locals out,...

    All those bloody townies pricing the locals out, yet again!
  3. It's to discourage companies taking grants they...

    It's to discourage companies taking grants they don't need and stashing the cash. If it's used for the intended purpose then you won't pay tax on it. I actually think that's not unreasonable.
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all It's overcast, damp, a...

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    Morning all

    It's overcast, damp, a bit 'meh' out there this morning. Warm though, at 8 degrees, but it won't get much warmer - topping out at 9. It's going to be cloudy all day;...
  5. Did I also hear correctly that the UK selfishly...

    Did I also hear correctly that the UK selfishly ordered way more doses than we actually need? I was only half paying attention to someone bleating on the radio this morning.
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    Sticky: I started watching The Fall on Amazon Prime and...

    I started watching The Fall on Amazon Prime and then forgot about it. I quite enjoyed what I did watch.

    I am generally a bit rubbish at remembering to watch TV.
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    Sticky: Just remembered I was supposed to be attending a...

    Just remembered I was supposed to be attending a recording of Mock the Week this evening. Recording started at 1830. Fortunately it's still going.
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    This may also be a useful resource for getting...

    This may also be a useful resource for getting free access to your company credit score (detailed reports still have to be paid for)

    5 Easy Ways to Check Your Business Credit Score for Free -...
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    Have they actually set up an account in your...

    Have they actually set up an account in your company's name though? It's possible, yes, but it's also possible to set up a direct debit to any account and have the contract in yourCo's name.
  10. Thread: Hello

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    What's one of them, then? :rolleyes:

    What's one of them, then?

    :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Probably a "tomato" farm in the basement of said...

    Probably a "tomato" farm in the basement of said derelict house
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    Maybe that's because no-one has tried to do that?...

    Maybe that's because no-one has tried to do that?

    EDIT: CreditKarma.co.uk is free, no need to pay for Credit Expert if you just want the ability to quickly check your personal credit report.
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    Sticky: Walk down to C&WH for my scan follow up. On the...

    Walk down to C&WH for my scan follow up. On the way down it was dry but there was a dampness to the air. On the way back, it had started that awful drizzle that doesn't warrant a brolly or putting...
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    Sticky: Not sure I could cope with not dusting for three...

    Not sure I could cope with not dusting for three years. I don't dust all that often, just usually before the parentals visit or when I am sufficiently disgusted with my slovenly ways.
  15. The last poster ever?

    The last poster ever?
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    It was mentioned quite a bit in passing around...

    It was mentioned quite a bit in passing around this time last year before the IR35 changes were put on hold.
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    Having mulled on this a bit. I suspect this...

    Having mulled on this a bit. I suspect this actually means that you won't incur tax on funds you transfer INTO Dubai in order to cover your living costs.

    The scheme is aimed at people who are NOT...
  18. Thread: Hello

    by ladymuck
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    :wave: Good luck!

    :wave:

    Good luck!
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    Sticky: Brisk walk around the corner to the post box....

    Brisk walk around the corner to the post box. Chilly out and no sign of any sort of snow/frost.
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    Sticky: I didn't notice any break in R4 here. Still the...

    I didn't notice any break in R4 here. Still the same old drivel being issued.

    Hopefully my local transmitter will have its maintenance window at about the time The Archers comes on.
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    Very carefully

    Very carefully
  22. I'm not daft enough to use Amex overseas! I load...

    I'm not daft enough to use Amex overseas! I load up my Monzo card for holidays
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all What's up with the web...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    What's up with the web forum interface? Keeps timing out.

    Anyway, dry and sunny out. Currently 1 degree and will reach 6 later when it clouds over and rain expected....
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    Sticky: I have no idea what state the pavements were in...

    I have no idea what state the pavements were in round my way today.
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    Sticky: Just remembered bins. They are all done and by...

    Just remembered bins. They are all done and by the kitchen door, just not yet trundled up the stairs.
  26. Should the W in NSFW be extended to mean 'Whorty'...

    Should the W in NSFW be extended to mean 'Whorty' too?

    :D
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    That's common, don't read anything into it. The...

    That's common, don't read anything into it. The programme may be slated to last for a couple of years but they'll put people on rolling 3 or 6 month contracts.
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    Sticky: I really ought to sort out an indoor form of...

    I really ought to sort out an indoor form of exercise for those frequent days when going outside simply doesn't happen. There's obviously online exercise classes galore and I have some minor bits of...
  29. What fee is that? I earn back my annual fee by...

    What fee is that? I earn back my annual fee by utilising cash back offers they run but I don't incur any per transaction charges. The retailer may pay them but that means you mugs paying by debit...
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    It was a bit nippy this morning. Maybe everyone...

    It was a bit nippy this morning. Maybe everyone stayed at home to have an extra cuppa?
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    I suppose one could be practising a circus...

    I suppose one could be practising a circus routine that requires much flexibility and, not having warmed up properly, have a muscle spasm / pull a muscle that could result in one's head being stuck...
  32. That's definitely an opportunity to be...

    That's definitely an opportunity to be investigated in some areas
  33. Arf!

    Arf!
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    Sticky: Just having a simple tea of baguette and cheese...

    Just having a simple tea of baguette and cheese as I ate quite a bit for lunch
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    There is similar on Experian for businesses. A...

    There is similar on Experian for businesses. A free trial for a few months and then a monthly fee, of course. I'd rather pay for a six monthly or annual ad hoc check.

    I have a free personal credit...
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    Sometimes they can set up the contract to yourCo...

    Sometimes they can set up the contract to yourCo address but ask for the phone to be shipped to a different address. They get a free phone, you get the bill. If they're quick and you're slow, they...
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    Sticky: I have lots of surplus wool packaging that would...

    I have lots of surplus wool packaging that would come in handy as lagging.
  38. Bargain!

    Room service, a cinema and 1,400 thread count sheets (that you change yourself): inside the world's most expensive quarantine
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    Sticky: Witchcraft! :)

    Witchcraft!

    :)
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    You contact the credit agencies and tell them the...

    You contact the credit agencies and tell them the issue and they work with the respective companies to clear the data. It can take months until an investigation is concluded. You can't just go "oh...
  41. Sounds like you need to get to work!

    Sounds like you need to get to work!
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    Agree that sounds like Barclays. I recall...

    Agree that sounds like Barclays. I recall something about the traders being stuck on Blackberry phones when everyone else was getting some kind of iPhone as the company device. Probably something to...
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    Totally agree with this, sadly.

    Totally agree with this, sadly.
  44. Depends on where you are in the UK. Widely...

    Depends on where you are in the UK. Widely accepted in cities but less so in the provinces. National chains will accept at any location, which is handy.



    Not according to the chap who runs the...
  45. WTAF?? My goodness that chap was a bit wonky

    WTAF??

    My goodness that chap was a bit wonky
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    Sticky: Lunch was a fillet of John Dory that HWMBO had...

    Lunch was a fillet of John Dory that HWMBO had left for me with some spinach in a sesame and peanut sauce that was left over from Saturday's takeaway dinner.
  47. INKSPE I only use Amex Platinum

    INKSPE

    I only use Amex Platinum
  48. It's always best to have drinking competitions...

    It's always best to have drinking competitions against SE-Asians as many don't have the necessary enzyme for processing alcohol and so get drunk really quickly :D
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    Sticky: Received a note from Brillo saying he's off the...

    Received a note from Brillo saying he's off the forums for a while following a comment about Chinese re-education camps but I don't see a banning notice up yet. Maybe it's a self imposed ban.
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Clear blue sky. Dry....

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Clear blue sky. Dry. Effing cold at -1 ('feels like' -3). I haven't looked to see the status of snow as that requires me to go outside. We ought to get up to 4 degrees later...
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