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    Unless you're direct, you're asking the agent for...

    Unless you're direct, you're asking the agent for an increase not the client. Id be surprised if the agent will give a 50 quid a day increase straight off the bat.

    Mate of mine who I recommended...
  2. This is a sad predicament. I hope the OP can find...

    This is a sad predicament. I hope the OP can find some way out.

    Id suggest if the OP has taxes owing, he uses some of his 17k savings to pay the tax. You dont want to incurr penalty charges and...
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    You destroy your counter argument with your last...

    You destroy your counter argument with your last para. And as I mentioned in the subsequent post, FTT decisions do not set precedent. The decision of that FTT where the appellants won doesnt mean the...
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    FTT decisions do not set precedent.

    FTT decisions do not set precedent.
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    Paying yourself a monthly dividend isnt a good...

    Paying yourself a monthly dividend isnt a good strategy.

    Although there's nothing in statute that says dividends can \ cannot be paid at so and so intervals, if you take them monthly it starts to...
  6. This. A contractor is not an employee. While...

    This. A contractor is not an employee. While there may be some who have good policies for this sort of thing, there are plenty who dont as far as contractors are concerned.

    Not being facetious...
  7. Erm, if your contract is deemed inside IR35,...

    Erm, if your contract is deemed inside IR35, there are effectively no 'expenses' such as mortgage, heating etc your company can claim.

    Determining IR35 status means there are less limited...
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    One of the biggest commercial myths going, that...

    One of the biggest commercial myths going, that Amex is accepted everywhere. MBNA used to do a 'companion' visa or mastercard so when the merchant refused or didnt take Amex, they could pay via the...
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    In no way would I absolve those characters but...

    In no way would I absolve those characters but once again, you utterly miss the obvious point on who the enemy is in this fight. Please wake up.
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    When are you people going to stop bickering and...

    When are you people going to stop bickering and fighting amongst yourselves and grasp the enemy here is HMRC, who are no doubt standing on the sidelines pissing themselves?

    It is incredulous some...
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    I stand corrected, the Hoey FTT has published but...

    I stand corrected, the Hoey FTT has published but not the UTT which is awaited. But your beligerence doesnt alter the fact the next step in the legal process will cost money.
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    Dear Lord, you're just making yourself out to...

    Dear Lord, you're just making yourself out to look foolish now! What are you babbling on about?

    The Hoey UTT has been published. They are going for Leave to appeal at the Court of Appeal. Any...
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    You seem to think seeking 'Leave' and the...

    You seem to think seeking 'Leave' and the substantive appeal hearing are one and the same thing. They are not. They are two distinctive actions.

    If the first is granted, the second will happen....
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    You show an abject lack of knowledge about the...

    You show an abject lack of knowledge about the appeal process. There are two stages: 1, obtain Leave to appeal and 2, if granted, a substantive appeal hearing held to decide the subject matter of the...
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    Let me get this straight, you terminated because...

    Let me get this straight, you terminated because the agency swapped you to 28 day payment terms from 7?
  16. Cutting to the chase, it all comes down to if you...

    Cutting to the chase, it all comes down to if you stand your ground, are you comfortable that the client could terminate your existing contract and walk you off site?

    These are challenging times...
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    You're wrong. He said in his farewell post HMRC...

    You're wrong. He said in his farewell post HMRC had attempted to stay one of their cases, not all.

    New legal argument can be introduced with the agreement of the Tribunal. And a skeleton is what...
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    In all of this 'we've disclosed our strategy but,...

    In all of this 'we've disclosed our strategy but, blah, blah, blah hasnt disclosed their's in 5 years of inaction' misses a very salient point. Saleos has only disclosed his 'strategy' after the Hoey...
  19. Poll: Forgive me, you seem to want to run with the hare...

    Forgive me, you seem to want to run with the hare and the hounds all too frequently. You always want to dissect things others have posted so you can jump from one side to the other and appear smug...
  20. Poll: neither do I but does anyone need to place ads if...

    neither do I but does anyone need to place ads if something is 'sold through this forum' as claimed?
  21. Poll: So let me get this straight, this deal or no deal...

    So let me get this straight, this deal or no deal character is not only claiming BG is, in effect, a fraudulent exercise taking money off people for no return. He's also linking CUK as being...
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    Poll: And you're an ex scheme promoter who dobbed in...

    And you're an ex scheme promoter who dobbed in their clients to HMRC?
  23. Poll: What an abject and thoroughly reprehensible post...

    What an abject and thoroughly reprehensible post and thread you created. I expect nothing less from you.

    The mods really need to close this thread down.
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    Send him a PM and ask 'Can you back that up?' LOL.

    Send him a PM and ask 'Can you back that up?' LOL.
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    Be careful, he might send you a sinister 'Can you...

    Be careful, he might send you a sinister 'Can you back that up?' pm! :hug:
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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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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:
  32. 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.
  35. 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...
  38. 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!
  42. 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...
  44. 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...
  48. 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.
  49. 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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