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    I hear from business manager at Barclays that if...

    I hear from business manager at Barclays that if your business address registered there is a home address (where you get your statements) but is not a real business address, you will not get the...
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    I really don’t know which one. All I know is in...

    I really don’t know which one. All I know is in my company we are two directors, me and my wife, and Barclays have recorded that fact there as per the KYC requirements.
    That is all to it.

    From...
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    It works only if: You are the only signatory in...

    It works only if: You are the only signatory in your account.

    AFAIK no one who has had more than one signatory in their business account has even gone past the first page where you select your...
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    Now, they have changed the error message to...

    Now, they have changed the error message to something different, I suppose due to all the outcry on the twitter handle and BBC etc.

    The message now says to teh effect of... either there are more...
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    Ok, so there is a theme that can be seen evolving...

    Ok, so there is a theme that can be seen evolving from the Barclays twitter account now... it appears that Barclays won't even allow you to see the Bounce back loan application questions screen if...
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    Well done, Santander. Claps! Absolutely shame...

    Well done, Santander. Claps!

    Absolutely shame on you, Barclays! Hang your head down with shame.
    I wonder if the government even knows Barclays is being dodgy, in these troubling times.
    Perhaps...
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    Cool stuff. Well, for me I suppose it’s...

    Cool stuff.

    Well, for me I suppose it’s lessons learned for having been with the useless Barclays for over a long time.
    Time to consider moving away from Barclays once this Covid mess is over.
    I...
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    Barclays are utterly miserable at this. This...

    Barclays are utterly miserable at this.

    This is what I get... when i click on their Bounce back link once logged in.

    "Please try again
    We’re currently experiencing high demand for this page.
    ...
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    Log in to Barclays online, and I see the info...

    Log in to Barclays online, and I see the info panel that says you can apply online.
    It takes you to an almost empty page with usual marketing junk of theirs. NO trace of the Bounce bank loans....
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    Add to that list, one other wa****s and really...

    Add to that list, one other wa****s and really insulting agents - RJC group.
    Try and avoid these fishers at any cost, if you can.

    Dear me!
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    Legally, the agency are on the right. Its per...

    Legally, the agency are on the right. Its per contract.

    Morals? Well...

    So you busted all your cash at that point, and did not have money to even fund your travel for the commute?
    Given that,...
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    The OPUS R* are specifically clearly in a spike...

    The OPUS R* are specifically clearly in a spike of fishing trips.... they have been posting and sending emails of fake roles in high numbers. Such a bunch of ######s.
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    In spite of that, we still do see some kind...

    In spite of that, we still do see some kind shameless recruitment agents posting fake contract roles!

    Wonder what they are made of! Don't think its flesh and blood though.
  14. :banana: Well done, and you deserve a banana...

    :banana:

    Well done, and you deserve a banana indeed.

    Just curious, if you went through QDOS for your new contract review, and how long did it take to get the reviews done and dusted before sign...
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    I think your client is just taking advantage of...

    I think your client is just taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation and applying the advantage to cut costs.

    Anyway, its up to you, to take it or leave. Check your finances and decide.

    The...
  16. Any recommendation for an angular template for building a standard startup website?

    Hello,

    Does anybody have any recommendation for a Angular + SASS based website template product for easily customising and building a small startup website. It needs to be angular and SASS based...
  17. BUT the Chancellor, HMRC et al were , until few...

    BUT the Chancellor, HMRC et al were , until few weeks back were crying out loud in public/parliament that 95% of the contractors / Ltd. co people were disguised employees just getting salaries (and...
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    As others have said. Don’t worry... All those...

    As others have said.

    Don’t worry... All those high-fiving colleagues onsite will come one day here to these forums moaning about large bills from HMRC and about where to buy large quantities of...
  19. Perhaps the OP or admin should correct the title....

    Perhaps the OP or admin should correct the title. IR35 itself has not been pulled out. Just the private sector reforms... for now....
    ... just in case the title unnecessarily gives the noobs any...
  20. The damage has been done. It’s too late for a...

    The damage has been done. It’s too late for a (albeit temporary) u-turn now.
    It’s not going to help / benefit many.
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    Your client and you clearly decided and agreed ...

    Your client and you clearly decided and agreed that your work was inside IR35, Hence you are currently with umbrella.

    What is the point of even thinking to switch, as you call it, to PSC?
    Your...
  22. Thread: "Bonus"

    by CosmicWave
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    Your current contract is not outside then. ...

    Your current contract is not outside then.

    Call it a day, please. It’s not worth the risk.

    It’s funny... your so-called client is desperately asking for you (an employee, even now, it’s clear...
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    You and all your colleagues, are all done!...

    You and all your colleagues, are all done!
    Please start thinking about how you are going to arrange to pay close to a £million that is also going to include interest and penalties, etc.

    11...
  24. You do realise that the IR35 changes and all this...

    You do realise that the IR35 changes and all this mess are all due to the right-wing and so called entrepreneurial-friendly Tories' legislation / laws, right? :)
  25. Hmmm, that clearly tells me (and hence would also...

    Hmmm, that clearly tells me (and hence would also to HMRC) that there are no changes to the contract or WPs between future and all 3 years in past, and hence you were clearly Inside all along.
    The...
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    If that is your line of thinking, and you (or...

    If that is your line of thinking, and you (or anyone else) are going to base your finances and actions based off that, then you are doomed / waiting for a big nasty surprise.

    Secondly, if they can...
  27. Given all that, I would not be thinking too much...

    Given all that, I would not be thinking too much on the fairness aspect of taxation etc., rather you should be seriously, and I mean it, very seriously thinking about what you are going to do for all...
  28. Correct... and hence the new updated legislation...

    Correct... and hence the new updated legislation is a blessing in disguise... in many ways.
  29. Yes indeed, and happy to prove... but the bums on...

    Yes indeed, and happy to prove... but the bums on seats will not be able to.
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    None of that matters to a clientCo / business, if...

    None of that matters to a clientCo / business, if the EU resource potentially offered a considerable cost cut in the rates (if they had an interest in that contract) vis-a-vis a local...
  31. Interesting. If this plan worked well, HMRC's...

    Interesting.

    If this plan worked well, HMRC's dreams are busted... I am not aiming at this particularly to your case... but if this worked, most contractors and / agents / clientCos will bubble...
  32. Time will tell.

    Time will tell.
  33. Indeed!

    Indeed!
  34. Regardless of how the claims will be dealt with...

    Regardless of how the claims will be dealt with etc., this is exactly why I, at least a part of me, likes the new changes to the IR35 regime.

    At least, from now on, going forward, if the client...
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    I agree, that is possibly true, hence I said...

    I agree, that is possibly true, hence I said "Potentially".

    Having said that, the OP clearly has no idea about anything of the client's... he says this:
    I've not actually spoke to anyone in the...
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    So, you are saying ... your potential client is...

    So, you are saying ... your potential client is making millions in revenue, and have no clue about the law of the land that is going to potentially apply to their business in a few days time :)
    ...
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    Considering your current length of stay with...

    Considering your current length of stay with them, taking an inside role going forward is catastrophic for you (not for them - they will remain happy as usual, absuing the contracting system, and...
  38. Thread: SDS Appeal

    by CosmicWave
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    Given the few years bit you have said there, the...

    Given the few years bit you have said there, the thinking you have got right there, is the best idea. Leave and never even drive anywhere close to that client place, ever!

    Serious!
  39. That blows your (+ via QDOS et al. if you done...

    That blows your (+ via QDOS et al. if you done that!) self-determination so far that you were outside.
    The client has literally said, nah, we don't consider that role to be Outside (and since...
  40. This is where I am confused.... If you are...

    This is where I am confused....

    If you are saying your end-client has determined you to be caught to be Inside IR35, I don't think it means you are caught on and after April 6th.
    Based on that...
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