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  1. Is this the new gov approach to "bulltulip jobs"...

    Is this the new gov approach to "bulltulip jobs" where they would park inactive employees until better times?
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    pardon me for asking, but aren't those people the...

    pardon me for asking, but aren't those people the exact same people that receive Child Benefit? Isn't that same thing the exact same thing?

    I would not want free meals but food, as in most of the...
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    there are 0% chances that the property prices...

    there are 0% chances that the property prices will still go up in 2021.
    We've been having this discussions for ages now, the fundamentals are just not there.
    Price to earnings ratio at least for...
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    because it is the same polarised discussion...

    because it is the same polarised discussion driven by the media. "diesels are bad innit". we should let the regulators decide how they take actions.
    then you have politicians jumping on the band...
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    diesel engines require more complex...

    diesel engines require more complex aftertreatment system, even the less reliable solutions like LNT (lean NOx trap) is not as robust as an SCR (selective catalytic reduction - the one with adblue...
  6. if gov keeps printing money and propping up the...

    if gov keeps printing money and propping up the system, we get rampant inflation. Unless the money does not reach the lower floors of society -> than they would be f-ed anyway.

    if they stop...
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    another distraction to take attention from the...

    another distraction to take attention from the fact that the rich are baling out themselves while the poor are being sacrificed.

    Cool, what's next?
  8. "blood is not on the streets" just yet, so I...

    "blood is not on the streets" just yet, so I guess it might be worth waiting, few more months of tenants breaking contracts, Christmas wallet beating... and things will start to correct a bit more.
  9. Fuk financial transparency... hello money...

    Fuk financial transparency...

    hello money management and washing.

    if you are in FS and get to taste a piece of the pie, great, if not -> fuk-ed
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    Shhht before we trigger the old farts around...

    Shhht before we trigger the old farts around here. The economy has been working quite well for them and they'll be very quick to put us in our place and tell us to: WORK HARDER!

    The real question...
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    If the economy deteriorates that much, it will be...

    If the economy deteriorates that much, it will be the least of our worries... by that time we’ll have 1/3 of businesses bankrupt, 10% mortgage defaults and people stealing food en masse from...
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    If we start enumerating all the things that are...

    If we start enumerating all the things that are wrong with the neo-feudalism that we live in I think we’d all loose the will to work / live.
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    I’d go for a 2xlg ultrafine 5k. More real estate....

    I’d go for a 2xlg ultrafine 5k. More real estate. Not sure if the difference between the two would be signifficant in most of the tasks.
    You’ll feel the need of a second monitor quite soon and a...
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    you don't seem to know another phrase, do you? ...

    you don't seem to know another phrase, do you?

    anyway, more people leaving the country should benefit us, more pressure on the housing market, less pool of people for the roles. and once they get...
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    that's probably the best advice, save what you...

    that's probably the best advice, save what you can from where you can. if your job can be done remotely and you can give up on your accommodation, go abroad on a budget for a few months.
    you might...
  16. I though we were already with version of...

    I though we were already with version of capitalism that resembles neo-feudalism. What can be worse than this?
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    my hunch has always been that diluting employment...

    my hunch has always been that diluting employment rights has always been on the table. Braitain has been struggling for a long time with productivity below expectations. we might see a shift to...
  18. It’s an opportunity to transform britain in the...

    It’s an opportunity to transform britain in the fiscal paradise managing hub without the pesky EU legislation and with only servents to cater for the needs of the financiers.
    Rest of the boggers out...
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    because the leading class are criminals and want...

    because the leading class are criminals and want to create the need in the population for private health care. so that they can share more money between friends and family and get population more...
  20. was discussing with someone that I know the very...

    was discussing with someone that I know the very topic, he and a group of friends have a closed group of tech people from financial sector and share answers from whatever interview they attend.
    Once...
  21. I think there is a different more subtile...

    I think there is a different more subtile dimension to the technical challenges and all dinky companies doing them.
    People in a society have to be put in their place, there is a group of...
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    people saying 40k will be the new 60k. that is...

    people saying 40k will be the new 60k. that is pure nonsense. rent is the biggest expense for the great majority of people and that, with the exception of zone 1&2 in London has not seen any...
  23. Some people might struggle with the perm ideology...

    Some people might struggle with the perm ideology and they were just getting by as contractors. If it works for the majority of the population I think it is a bad example.
    Majority of the population...
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    It might be some wild idea but I think there is...

    It might be some wild idea but I think there is some actual truth to it. We are all aware of Maslow pyramid of needs. The individual acting confused and seeking satisfaction in different meaningless...
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    I still don’t understand how people put up with...

    I still don’t understand how people put up with it. A lot of them struggle with anxiety and mental health issue while working a job that doesn’t bring them any satisfaction, they barely afford the...
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    Poll: Have been benched for about a year now. Took a...

    Have been benched for about a year now. Took a perm role in-between but resigned after 1 day.

    I consider myself a clever person, adaptable. I've been either through a consultancy or contractor...
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    casual shirt with white t-shirt underneath. not...

    casual shirt with white t-shirt underneath. not too much effort, not too little.

    depends what kind of role you are having the discussion for, if it is for director I would at least get a few fake...
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    Let’s not forget that there is a human being...

    Let’s not forget that there is a human being there. His role is to be an actor, a good one and I don’t think a single word that he sais goes out without being approved by at least one advisor.
    So if...
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    I think a window slightly open all year around...

    I think a window slightly open all year around and frequent airing of the room is good common practice by civilised people.
    Also having a bright well lit room.

    Except when you are in corporate...
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    https://i.imgur.com/ZEfiYRN.jpg Anyone having...

    https://i.imgur.com/ZEfiYRN.jpg

    Anyone having both habits?
  31. I have about 2 weeks sober now, not sure if I...

    I have about 2 weeks sober now, not sure if I like this meaningful me though.
    Writting hateful posts about he corporate clout and gov while half drunk seemed more fulfilling though...


    Just an...
  32. If you remember who put you forward last time you...

    If you remember who put you forward last time you could always give them a call. Without giving permission for representation to the first one. Or search on job portals for the relevant words maybe...
  33. apart from bonds which are supposedly less risky...

    apart from bonds which are supposedly less risky nobody can predict how it will go moving forward. if a depression would be to set in I'd say most of the assets are already overpriced.

    for now...
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    I would be very curious to learn more about those...

    I would be very curious to learn more about those people. Takes guts to show that kind of conviction in your beliefs.
    Do they have a job that requires thinking? How do they get by every day being so...
  35. Thread: Furlough

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    let's all look at the bright side. maybe going...

    let's all look at the bright side. maybe going through this we'll get a fairer system and a more honest way for people selling their labour.
    everyone around here probably agrees that what we have...
  36. Thread: Furlough

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    Furlough

    So companies do not hire because gov pays the salaries for the current employees.
    If you have a job, free money, if you don’t... tough luck.
    Where was this lesson in capitalism and free markets?
    ...
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    We live in a version of some form of...

    We live in a version of some form of neo-feudalism. Unless there is a massive shift in societal structure property prices won’t go anywehere.
    It is just wishful thinking...
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    my policy has become to put the information...

    my policy has become to put the information upfront, legally allowed to work in the UK, available immediately. 55k+OT for remote role with reasonable expectations on site (2-3days/week max) or 75k+OT...
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    Most of the company won't commit to remote. It is...

    Most of the company won't commit to remote. It is "remote for now" or a different wording of that. Salary of course adjusted for it.

    It is a sham just to give the impression they are doing...
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    Yes, it's name starts with a C and is "up to...

    Yes, it's name starts with a C and is "up to 40k". expected travel to clients as well. When I expressed my indignance they said that there are plenty of candidates that are applying since most of...
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    most of the recruiters I've spoken to either say...

    most of the recruiters I've spoken to either say the role is remote and are expecting for you to take a big cut for that or expect you not to ask too many questions and be comfortable with "wfh for...
  42. I did not hear back from mine after asking half...

    I did not hear back from mine after asking half my dayrate for 1h call + preparation time.

    They usually have a thesis that they are testing, sometime they would not want to share any of the...
  43. Thread: iPhone 95

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    Still looks better than Android...

    Still looks better than Android...
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    £75 reward letter from Indeed

    they are probably jealous they are not getting enough of the fake job ads action the other sites are getting ... trying to lure the creative recruiters in

    Or the gov needs a new stat of how well...
  45. We’ve all done stupid stuff, I am sober and only...

    We’ve all done stupid stuff, I am sober and only now I can remember two or three times I did worse than that but ended up ok. After a few drinks I could remember probably another 10.

    Everyone it’s...
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    Makes me lough when people still believe the gov...

    Makes me lough when people still believe the gov acts in their interest. The whole act is just how to show that you care more by actually caring less.
    They want economic activity and peace for the...
  47. realised that with populism on the rise and a...

    realised that with populism on the rise and a great economic recession countries might implode and we could go back to borders, civil unrest etc. also the other citizenship I have is Romanian, where...
  48. He might like the idea as well, it would not be...

    He might like the idea as well, it would not be that much fun going on your own anyway. Maybe bring another couple alongside.
    Nevertheless it could be an eye opening experience.

    I've tried to...
  49. If I were in that position I would definitely do...

    If I were in that position I would definitely do it. Current extended WFH could be the perfect opportunity to see a new place.
    Who knows what will happen Febr-March onwards.
    It is also important...
  50. I’ve been looking to get a decent studio anywhere...

    I’ve been looking to get a decent studio anywhere “non stabby”.
    Landlords seem to be stuck in the old prerogative.
    I think the gov will do their part and allow for more people on social housing to...
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