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  1. From the Beeb's current list of programming, I...

    From the Beeb's current list of programming, I watch:

    Mastermind, Only Connect, University Challenge, Pointless, QI, Live at the Apollo, Coast, Doctor Who
    Bits of football here and there, rugby,...
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    Ey up, Simon Cowell's in.

    Ey up, Simon Cowell's in.
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    Eh? You can be far right and brown in a country...

    Eh? You can be far right and brown in a country of brown people....
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    Sticky: Lunch was at the Fish Hut on Liverpool Road in...

    Lunch was at the Fish Hut on Liverpool Road in MCR.

    Fish, chips and peas.
    Peas were good, both fish and chips decidedly average. Batter really let down the fish, no question about it. Chips were...
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    Lieutenant Parking in Leeds Centre

    Want to take my Chieftain tank and start doing thousands of pounds worth of improvement to Leeds. Anyone know the best place to aim at first, apart from Elland Road?
  6. Amazing that such an "enlightened" country...

    Amazing that such an "enlightened" country regards all meat the same. :rolleyes:
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    That's at the south end of the Northern Line...

    That's at the south end of the Northern Line isn't it?
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    With a radiator key, a DVD of Gladiator and a...

    With a radiator key, a DVD of Gladiator and a good noshing from AndyW's mum.
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    Nah, one worships a flag, the other worships a...

    Nah, one worships a flag, the other worships a sky fairy.
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    This could get interesting: How far back can a...

    This could get interesting:

    How far back can a worker claim holiday pay where they have not taken any annual leave because it would not have been paid? | Brodies Blog
  11. Thread: Vegans

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    While sat there with a leather belt and leather...

    While sat there with a leather belt and leather shoes on....
  12. https://media0.giphy.com/media/fDzM81OYrNjJC/sourc...

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    "Just coz Phil fisted Gordon, we're not all like...

    "Just coz Phil fisted Gordon, we're not all like that!!!"
  14. Huzzah!! Those able to work should work.

    Huzzah!!

    Those able to work should work.
  15. Thread: Sue Ellen

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    You are or she is?

    You are or she is?
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    By far-right, are you including Islamic State?

    By far-right, are you including Islamic State?
  17. Thread: Vegans

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    Oddball. You're probably the sort championing him...

    Oddball. You're probably the sort championing him as a hero.
  18. Tony B. Liar playing Captain Obvious. You...

    Tony B. Liar playing Captain Obvious.

    You can't have the middle ground and traditional socialism - something will eventually give.

    They seem to be working to the motto "woke macht frei" at the...
  19. Thread: Vague Ones

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    Vague Ones

    Nothing worse on a technical forum than the ones that don't know how to ask a question properly then moan when they don't get the right answer.
  20. Thread: Vegans

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    Adrift from the story much? He came out...

    Adrift from the story much?

    He came out because he was going to be outed by a red top rag that had been tipped off by a runner who he had been seeing. While his intention may not be to have more...
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    If your contract (and previous 4 extension) are...

    If your contract (and previous 4 extension) are deemed inside, you'd have two and a half years of insideness at one client. That's a lot of back tax.

    However, I think you'd be able to get a claim...
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    To be honest, as long as it's going to be an...

    To be honest, as long as it's going to be an offence for vegans to get all preachy to meat-eaters and other non-vegans, I don't care. Live and let live and all that. You put cooked meats on a...
  23. On the CEST tool website the disclaimer is very...

    On the CEST tool website the disclaimer is very clear:



    If you've got an outside determination from the tool, take your evidence, together with the answers that you supplied to your hiring...
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    Poll: I'd attend a Manchester do. Not venturing into...

    I'd attend a Manchester do. Not venturing into Yorkshire unless it's a freebie (hint: it isn't)
  25. I think fair taxation could be achieved without...

    I think fair taxation could be achieved without IR35 existing - scrap it and put a simple formula in place:

    End of year assessment:
    Revenue - Costs = Profit

    Don't class contractors as having...
  26. Clearly they'll go after the low-hanging fruit....

    Clearly they'll go after the low-hanging fruit. They'll find a job role, like a PMO Analyst, and give it a try. If they win, they'll then go after all PMO Analysts. I can see them avoiding...
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    Always separate, unless the handover is one of...

    Always separate, unless the handover is one of the deliverables of the original contract. Working practices, though, can vary considerably when switching from delivery to handover - documentation can...
  28. Have you tried the CEST tools to get a...

    Have you tried the CEST tools to get a determination on your contract? An outside determination on that and a QDOS approved contract and working practices review put in front of your client may...
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    Stuff that. They get a fellow contractor who I've...

    Stuff that. They get a fellow contractor who I've got arseholed with many a time and will make me sound more tech savvy than the whole of Google's R&D team put together.
  30. £100 extra on their day rate would shut them up...

    £100 extra on their day rate would shut them up for now.

    Quite a lot of people with significant expenses work in banking - typically you can look at £120 train + £250 hotel for a week suddenly...
  31. I concur - subject to confirming it with your...

    I concur - subject to confirming it with your accountant of course!
  32. Very wise. Anyone who has QDOS outside...

    Very wise. Anyone who has QDOS outside determination should be doing the same or why bother getting it reviewed in the first place? If the contract hasn't changed that you're going inside with then...
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    Facebook is going down the toilet

    Lost count of the number of people I've snoozed or unfollowed since the Christmas break. Not all for the same reason either.....

    Old people who insist on posting every spam thing doing the rounds...
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    Is there an raisin not to?

    Is there an raisin not to?
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    A proper professional contractor would put in a...

    A proper professional contractor would put in a fix so convoluted that they never need to deal with a recruitment agency again. :smokin
  36. Instead of self-employed, how about calling it...

    Instead of self-employed, how about calling it "Personal development: Learning about blah blah blah"?
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    You are now a microconsultancy; YouLtd absorb the...

    You are now a microconsultancy; YouLtd absorb the costs that BigFourCo probably get to pass on to ClientCo. If you're feeling brave, you could ask about expenses if your contract is inside IR35.
    ...
  38. Sick pay depends on your contract. SSP is all you...

    Sick pay depends on your contract. SSP is all you can claim and only once you've been off more than 4 days.
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    Sticky: Never ending meetings today. Would be great if...

    Never ending meetings today. Would be great if they weren't all via Webex.
  40. It's certainly what you inferred; are you having...

    It's certainly what you inferred; are you having trouble deciphering what you've puked on to your keyboard?

    No, I've not used crayons for over 30 years. I don't have many prejudices, just against...
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    Probably WTFH, he struggles most with basic stuff.

    Probably WTFH, he struggles most with basic stuff.
  42. Oh so now you're saying that because of Brexit we...

    Oh so now you're saying that because of Brexit we can't talk about the situation in the rest of Europe? What a helmet.
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    Oh so you know them both personally then?

    Oh so you know them both personally then?
  44. You mean they're not already?

    You mean they're not already?
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    Idiot. You're doomed without a radiator key

    Idiot. You're doomed without a radiator key
  46. Ah, yes. There's a longer list, I was just citing...

    Ah, yes. There's a longer list, I was just citing a few examples.



    *cough* Sir Cliff *cough*
  47. So we're in the tulip with a bigger budget and...

    So we're in the tulip with a bigger budget and they're not with a smaller budget?

    You're a fcuking oddball.
  48. What about him?

    What about him?
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    New to Jezza?

    New to Jezza?
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