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  1. You surprise me... I wonder what the chairman...

    You surprise me...

    I wonder what the chairman thinks (because being blunt Derek's performance today was selling out everything PCG stood for).
  2. He literally couldn't make his mind up (just go...

    He literally couldn't make his mind up (just go to I think 1 minute later). Either way it would be 13.4% straight off the headline budget figure which would previously have been going to the...
  3. I'm surprised by the lack of comments in the past...

    I'm surprised by the lack of comments in the past 4 hours. The IPSE suggest an engager / contractor levy and yet no one comments.
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    That only works while the phone id deemed to be...

    That only works while the phone id deemed to be roaming in Germany and not permanently located in Germany.

    All the roaming T&Cs will have limitations on them, from memory for 3 it was 90 days...
  5. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: You called? Not a millenium though so meh.

    You called?

    Not a millenium though so meh.
  6. My rough estimate is that there will be between...

    My rough estimate is that there will be between 150 and 400 people involved (probably towards the lower end of that scale).

    As for webberg's post - while there may be other experts around, they...
  7. So whitelist the known mac addresses and...

    So whitelist the known mac addresses and automatically block everything else or restrict everything else to his work websites.
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    So basically the question is are we psychic and...

    So basically the question is are we psychic and able to determine if your contract (which no one except yourself has access to) has clauses in it that negate that clause.

    Sorry but I don't think...
  9. About 100%.

    About 100%.
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    On both sides?

    On both sides?
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    Sticky: I suspect it doesn't matter - and because of the...

    I suspect it doesn't matter - and because of the nature of these schemes I suspect it's business terms so buyer beware rather than consumer terms where the law tries to protect consumers.
  12. Not if you are signing a 6 month contract now -...

    Not if you are signing a 6 month contract now - as that takes you well into April next year..
  13. Until April 2021 - afterwards it depends on the...

    Until April 2021 - afterwards it depends on the nature of the relationship between the software house and their end clients and their ultimate decision.

    Given that you will be doing work very...
  14. IPSE have just suggested a "Contractor" Levy as the equivalent of Employers NI

    See Parliamentlive.tv - Treasury Committee starting at 10:37:40
  15. But the client can answer the question themselves...

    But the client can answer the question themselves without any input from you.

    And the answer to the question is actually No - the OP / contractor does not need to rent an office for the work they...
  16. It's not even that - look at the actual question...

    It's not even that - look at the actual question


    Will the worker have to fund any other costs before your organisation pays them?
    As the answer is actually No, they can work in the office or...
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    Which is why I ignore you 99% of the time...

    Which is why I ignore you 99% of the time...
  18. There won't be challenges - what I suspect will...

    There won't be challenges - what I suspect will happen is that the average contractor will be surprised to discover everything is inside because current market conditions allow it.
  19. The client won't answer it that way - they will...

    The client won't answer it that way - they will say a desk is available here with meeting rooms when required. And yes the client could answer it the way you want but that will rapidly create a tax...
  20. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: So far today - I've discovered there has been...

    So far today - I've discovered there has been several "delivery failures" of raw materials as the raw materials where blocked from leaving the originating country and that Leicester Trust are running...
  21. It won't - as from April the client decides the...

    It won't - as from April the client decides the determination.

    This is no different from the (second) crappy substitution scheme I saw earlier today - you are trying to fix problems that no longer...
  22. So it's not remote work - you are renting an...

    So it's not remote work - you are renting an office.

    And it's a very niche case that I suspect wouldn't survive a close inspection
  23. I believe either Grant Thornton (or it may be EY)...

    I believe either Grant Thornton (or it may be EY) are currently using this exact argument to justify recharging clients for the IR35 "work" they did last year.

    Equally I suspect the working at...
  24. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Just had a dodgy phone call telling me my amazon...

    Just had a dodgy phone call telling me my amazon prime account will be auto renewed unless I press 1.

    Why wouldn't you want Amazon prime to be auto-renewed?
  25. Also I don't think it's intentionally a scam...

    Also I don't think it's intentionally a scam (unlike a loan scheme where even the organisers know its a try on nowadays) - I really do think they think it will work.

    The issue they don't...
  26. Yep - it wouldn't be so bad but yesterday I had a...

    Yep - it wouldn't be so bad but yesterday I had a separate argument over expenses where someone was quoting how to claim for stays and I'm like - can't see how that works given how HMRC's expenses...
  27. Another solution for a problem that no longer exists

    34square - the outside IR35 freelance hub :: Home has just appeared in my regular IR35 linkedIn search.

    It's another substitution portal that thinks substitution is a magic bullet for HMRC picking...
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    All that means is that Vodafone have decided that...

    All that means is that Vodafone have decided that you have completely abused their roaming agreement..

    Seems fair.

    Just get a UK VOIP number should cost you £5 a month max.
  29. Thread: Cafe shop working

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    Sorry I should have been clear - All the...

    Sorry I should have been clear - All the receipts including the ones towards the end of the month when you went over £xxx so you didn't claim them, just in case.
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    Sticky: They might have, they might not have - the simple...

    They might have, they might not have - the simple fact you are posting this may result in Felicitas going back and trying to find the original contract or arguing that that related to X rather than Y...
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    I suspect this is one of those things where it's...

    I suspect this is one of those things where it's better to ask for forgiveness rather than asking outright.

    So identify the cost of a local rent a desk service (around here it's £200) a month and...
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    I use an iterative MVP process but it's there to...

    I use an iterative MVP process but it's there to work on the same principal - keep tasks small (so you don't screw up an estimate by missing something big) and ensuring people can walk away quick if...
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    Sticky: I always named one of the earlier suicide victims...

    I always named one of the earlier suicide victims and asked if the salesman would like to apologise to the wife and children.
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    Sticky: It's the bit in bold, people think that the voice...

    It's the bit in bold, people think that the voice overrides the written word when the only thing that really matters is printed evidence.
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    Sticky: Because Sky pay Netflix money to ensure people...

    Because Sky pay Netflix money to ensure people don't bin the Sky box.
  36. +1 do not share what you have with anyone else...

    +1 do not share what you have with anyone else either here or elsewhere.

    My only comment would be are Freeths appropriate people to handle a case that will probably be held in the IoM under IoM...
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    Sticky: I think that depends on the paperwork and the...

    I think that depends on the paperwork and the scheme used. In the case of rnanco and Andrew Sacco's schemes it does seem clear that it was a loan. In other cases they were simply better at hiding the...
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    I suspect the OP doesn't quite understand what he...

    I suspect the OP doesn't quite understand what he is asking - and we will only find out after 15 cryptic rounds of 100 questions.
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    Was the new limited company created after 31st...

    Was the new limited company created after 31st March 2020? If so it doesn't qualify.
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    Sticky: and you agreed to the first part of clause 3.1?...

    and you agreed to the first part of clause 3.1? :eek and indeed :eek:
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    Your contact with the umbrella or your contract...

    Your contact with the umbrella or your contract with the agency?
  42. I would leave that to others who know more but I...

    I would leave that to others who know more but I suspect that none payment would result in bankruptcy if it was deemed worthwhile.
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    Sticky: Trustees should do what is best for the...

    Trustees should do what is best for the beneficiaries of the trust - the issue really only comes about when those beneficiaries change....
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    Sticky: Looking at the Andrew Sacco's latest screw up as...

    Looking at the Andrew Sacco's latest screw up as...
  45. What assets do you have that could be liquidated...

    What assets do you have that could be liquidated to pay the debt - as I stated earlier there is a simple means of transferring these debts to an English (or Scottish) high court for enforcement
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    Sticky: That doesn't help you - the company HMRC will be...

    That doesn't help you - the company HMRC will be seeking the money from will be very different than the trust (were it to exist) and I suspect it doesn't

    What we currently have at the moment are 2...
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    Sticky: Yes - because loans need to be repaid and HMRC...

    Yes - because loans need to be repaid and HMRC (who will likely always be the biggest creditor given that Trusts aren't being used anymore) will want the tax that should have been paid.

    That post...
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    If both JSA and Aegon are giving you the same...

    If both JSA and Aegon are giving you the same story - surely it's accurate...
  49. There are a couple of other very relevant posts...

    There are a couple of other very relevant posts that are worth adding here from Ian - as they answer a particular set of questions I will also post the post where the questions were asked. The rest...
  50. The Liquidator of this company does (very...

    The Liquidator of this company does (very occasionally) post here and a search of his posts may explain what is happening



    In your case I suspect this recent post from Ian is probably based on...
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