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    bought the Atari 520ST when it first came out,...

    bought the Atari 520ST when it first came out, because of the midi interface. Loved that thing. 16 track midi studio (cubase) on one 720K floppy. Superb stuff.
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    Same rules will apply. I know quite a few...

    Same rules will apply. I know quite a few promoters of these kind of gigs, who bring people here and send their acts on tours of small venues. Apparently carnets for gear (in this country) will cost...
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    The Beatles, for example, already had the backing...

    The Beatles, for example, already had the backing of Allan Williams who organised and financed their first residency in Hamburg, so it's not the same thing. They most certainly didn't do it...
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    My actual point, Mr Daltrey, is that not all...

    My actual point, Mr Daltrey, is that not all touring musicians are the Who.

    There are legions of small touring artists, both UK based (touring EU) and EU based, taking in the UK, who will have...
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    That's fine if you've got management/gophers in...

    That's fine if you've got management/gophers in your staff who do everything for you. Daltrey probably never had to fill out a visa application in his life. If he thinks he toured Europe, pre eU, ...
  6. Exactly this. I watched Accidenture get offed a...

    Exactly this. I watched Accidenture get offed a project once after doing in a massive budget and handing over, literally, a list of stuff that hadn't been completed yet (like nearly all of it). Less...
  7. The new points based minimum salary requirements...

    The new points based minimum salary requirements are above that of the starting salaries for nurses, radiographers and a host of other similar vocations. So are they all unskilled jobs that you can...
  8. Ya think ?

    Ya think ?
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    They're copying the database to upload the whole...

    They're copying the database to upload the whole thing to Bobserve, before they delete the UK version.
  10. They lose nothing, because they cry 'skills...

    They lose nothing, because they cry 'skills shortage' and the UK government will be happy to oblige them with a big pile of visas of various types. Good luck with it all though. Nice to see you've...
  11. So, you made an assertion about the political...

    So, you made an assertion about the political bias of the BBC and got it completely wrong, based on .....zero knowledge. You'll fit into this forum perfectly.
  12. I really wish someone had mentioned this before,...

    I really wish someone had mentioned this before, maybe in 5 or 6 different threads.....
  13. So, you're implying that Laura Kuensberg, for...

    So, you're implying that Laura Kuensberg, for example, votes Labour ? F**k off....
  14. Except that the IR35 legislation, as currently...

    Except that the IR35 legislation, as currently written only applies to 'PSCs' (and don't start with the no legal definition of a PSC because we alreay know that). The point is that the intermediary...
  15. A sole trader can't split salary and dividends...

    A sole trader can't split salary and dividends for a start, so there is a lot less avoidance around the sole trader model.
    (In IT at least, where the trader is not paid in cash). A sole trader will...
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    Yup, that gives them time to create new tax rises...

    Yup, that gives them time to create new tax rises that aren't on headline grabbing items, so, like, contractors and search engines.
  17. Thread: Economy

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    I'm in a better financial state to outlast the...

    I'm in a better financial state to outlast the Corona Virus due to this surprise email I received this morning from 'HMRC'......soooo pleased at this surprise :smile :smile :smile

    Notice from...
  18. They're panic buying because the WTO tariffs will...

    They're panic buying because the WTO tariffs will put them up to £1.40 next year.
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    Inside or Outside ?

    Inside or Outside ?
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    Javid resigned ???

    Heard a rumour Javid had resigned. Anyone heard anything ???

    This should cancel the public sector IR35 changes and the loan charge, plus lead to lower taxes all round !!
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    I'd be interested to hear why you think it's...

    I'd be interested to hear why you think it's great news and why Dominic Cummings an Bojo running the treasury are going to somehow make things better for you. Do you seriously think that this will...
  22. I hop the 8 people who turn up have a reet nice...

    I hop the 8 people who turn up have a reet nice day.
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    Well, one of me had t'reeeet fooony accent then...

    Well, one of me had t'reeeet fooony accent then lad.......
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    I wouldn't say that exactly. He swears...

    I wouldn't say that exactly. He swears continually and he's very aggressive.
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    You think there's even a .0001% chance of it...

    You think there's even a .0001% chance of it actually being built ?? :laugh
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    She doesn't need to ask Boris Johnson to do...

    She doesn't need to ask Boris Johnson to do anything. The devolved NI settlement gives them the right to hold a referendum on independence 'once in a generation', or as the settlement states, no more...
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    Up the arse

    Up the arse
  29. But you normally get pumped by the agent.....

    But you normally get pumped by the agent.....
  30. Thread: £25,600

    by TestMangler
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    May well be.....but it's not 'The best brains in...

    May well be.....but it's not 'The best brains in the world' level, is it ?
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    FWIW I agreed with what you were doing at the...

    FWIW I agreed with what you were doing at the time. Just a shame HMRC didn't try to take you for IR35 at the same time or just after. (A shame for us, not you :-) )
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    That's kinda half been done already, a number of...

    That's kinda half been done already, a number of years ago.......the guy generally gets ridiculed for it, but that's CUK for you :laugh
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    You remind me of my sister (She's a fucking idiot...

    You remind me of my sister (She's a ******* idiot as well). When the Scottish tax rates changed, she was going to chuck her head teacher post in a private school and move to England, completely...
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    However, the majority of working people, earning...

    However, the majority of working people, earning less than the threshold, pay less than they do in England and Wales.

    Go figure. Maybe your world is entirely populated by contractors and the...
  35. I'm odd because I like to put a factual basis on...

    I'm odd because I like to put a factual basis on my decisions ?

    Waste of time clearly trying to have any sort of fact based discourse with you.

    Away back to waving your flag and wanking your...
  36. I can't work out whether you're acting stupid or...

    I can't work out whether you're acting stupid or just are.

    You were the one who claimed that arguments against the deficit shown in the GERS figures are fantasy/unicorns/fairy dust, yet you have...
  37. Something like 80% of fish caught by UK Fishermen...

    Something like 80% of fish caught by UK Fishermen is exported (on a JIT basis) to the EU.

    Pretty much all west coast fishing is based around species that have hardly any UK market. Without a...
  38. Are you deliberately trying to look stupid ? Let...

    Are you deliberately trying to look stupid ? Let me word it in a simpler manner. How Scotland's annual income from Corporation Tax is calculated, for the purposes of GERS.
  39. OK, Mr 'Economic reality'....tell me in 50 words...

    OK, Mr 'Economic reality'....tell me in 50 words how Scotland's (as a random example) Corporation Tax take, for the purposes of GERS, is calculated.

    I know how it's done by the way, having...
  40. It doesn't. Here's how the Barnet formula...

    It doesn't.

    Here's how the Barnet formula works. I have a one bed flat. You have a nine bed house. I earn £10 and give it to you. You tell me I'm only really due £1 back because of my bedroom...
  41. Stop polluting the Britain First poster boy's...

    Stop polluting the Britain First poster boy's assertions with facts.
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    Britain will sign up to 40 new trade deals the...

    Britain will sign up to 40 new trade deals the second after we leave the EU - David Davis.
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    They've already said they're not interested in...

    They've already said they're not interested in jam and scones.
  44. Thread: Yorkie62

    by TestMangler
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    Found himself an Irish grandparent and has moved...

    Found himself an Irish grandparent and has moved to Magaluf.
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    Might not be the case now, but when i was in the...

    Might not be the case now, but when i was in the early days of my contracting career (circa 1995), a senior manager at a client told me that the actual cost of employing a permie wasn't a kick in the...
  46. :rollin: :rollin: :rollin: :rollin: :rollin:

    :rollin: :rollin: :rollin: :rollin: :rollin:
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    Am I missing something here ? That would work if...

    Am I missing something here ? That would work if you had funds built up in your company from the past but not on a going forward basis, as and inside IR35 contractor starting now, won't have any ltd...
  48. C'mon man, all the sovereignty, taking back...

    C'mon man, all the sovereignty, taking back control, freedom from the constraints of an insular trading block, making your own laws and even more taking back control must have been worth it......
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    That would actually explain a lot :wink

    That would actually explain a lot :wink
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    F**k them. They lost, tell them to get over it or...

    F**k them. They lost, tell them to get over it or f**k to the EU with all the other foreign scum.

    Regards,

    Ziggy & Shaunbhoy
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