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  1. How have you confirmed it is actually an outage...

    How have you confirmed it is actually an outage between your ISP and your router, and not an outage between your router and your machine (presumably over WiFi)?
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    In these modern times, "the press" is typically a...

    In these modern times, "the press" is typically a self-selected medium that reinforces the views of the reader.
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    Perhaps Scoots has it right, and this ceiling is...

    Perhaps Scoots has it right, and this ceiling is in the box of Schrödinger's cat. This would explain why AMD is above $60, but also can never be above $60, both at the same time.
  4. Who owns the IP (if there is any) for the...

    Who owns the IP (if there is any) for the "searching" idea? Contractually, I suspect it lies with the client who paid you to build it - even if you re-write the code, the idea itself could be IP.
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    Without knowing what previous communication...

    Without knowing what previous communication you've had with HMRC, I'm not sure how anyone here can tell you if you have or have not previously registered to settle.

    Are you confident that you...
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    Its not a ceiling unless you look up.

    Its not a ceiling unless you look up.
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    Nope, still not seeing it. I see the 3 options,...

    Nope, still not seeing it. I see the 3 options, but not the question that leads to that selection. There's a dead-end reference to asking about a "job". WTFH's first post has added the context...
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    What are you on about? It'll never get past $60...

    What are you on about? It'll never get past $60 again.

    Some lines I drew that confirmed my pre-existing views convinced me of that that.
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    Er, how about the question that is being asked to...

    Er, how about the question that is being asked to which you have to select A, B or C?
  10. Anything is arguable.

    Anything is arguable.
  11. Ah, of course, they were loans after all. Those...

    Ah, of course, they were loans after all. Those special loans that never need to be paid back.
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    Can we just suspend this thread until the stock...

    Can we just suspend this thread until the stock market crashes (its bound to happen in the next 0-30 years), scoots can come on and tell us he called it, we can all pat him on the back a tell him...
  13. I'd be one of the last to defend anyone who used...

    I'd be one of the last to defend anyone who used a tax avoidance scheme, but I do believe that some workers were effectively told they had to become a member of certain schemes as part of their...
  14. "Umberellas"

    "Umberellas"
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    I'm still not sure if he's deluded, or if he's in...

    I'm still not sure if he's deluded, or if he's in over his head and this is a desperate (if futile) attempt to manipulate the market. He seems to have a (extremely unwarranted) high opinion of his...
  16. Is that what your post was meant to convey? Why...

    Is that what your post was meant to convey? Why didn't you just say that?
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    I'm amazed you guys still engage with him - he's...

    I'm amazed you guys still engage with him - he's been proven wrong, makes things up, and, if not actually trolling, is deluded or perhaps downright troubled. Don't give him the oxygen.
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    Liar. It'll never go above $60.

    Liar. It'll never go above $60.
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    Different topic, but if you're through an...

    Different topic, but if you're through an umbrella, you're an employee, not inside IR35.
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    Have you never heard of a contrarian ceiling?

    Have you never heard of a contrarian ceiling?
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    So the charts you told us were telling you that...

    So the charts you told us were telling you that AMD could NEVER hit $60 again are now telling you its going below $60?

    Do you actually read what you write?
  22. Something needs clarified. Do you or...

    Something needs clarified.





    Do you or do you not incur expenses as part of your work for the client? And if you do, do you claim them from the client, or do you just claim them from your...
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    :rollin::rollin::rollin::rollin: You were...

    :rollin::rollin::rollin::rollin:

    You were doing well before, treading that fine line between not letting people know for sure if you were young and naive, trolling or just downright stupid.
    ...
  24. Just submit your travel expenses. If they're...

    Just submit your travel expenses. If they're zero, they're zero. Not sure exactly what the issue is here. Did they actually ask you to make stuff up?

    You also need to be clearer on who this...
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  26. Thread: R&D Relief?

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    You'll soon realise the the purpose of some on...

    You'll soon realise the the purpose of some on CUK isn't to answer the question as given, but to answer a different question that provides a better chance of "winning" the argument. ;)
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    It might be worth adding when you did this.

    It might be worth adding when you did this.
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    And intelligence. And self-awareness.

    And intelligence. And self-awareness.
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    Yeah, my run from yesterday still hasn't uploaded...

    Yeah, my run from yesterday still hasn't uploaded to Strava. I could do it manually, but...
  30. Set aside 3 hours each day to post to CUK.

    Set aside 3 hours each day to post to CUK.
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    Wrong. It's not a loss until scooter gets some...

    Wrong. It's not a loss until scooter gets some self-perception and accepts it.
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    No answer to this. I suspect it was pretty soon...

    No answer to this. I suspect it was pretty soon after the second payment was received.
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    But could it not be possible that there could not...

    But could it not be possible that there could not be no way it can be proven that is not to be the proceeds of crime?

    Maybe.
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    You've become a parody of yourself - prediction...

    You've become a parody of yourself - prediction two opposing things in the same post.

    :rollin::rollin::rollin::rollin::rollin:
  35. Job roles and job titles can be (and often are)...

    Job roles and job titles can be (and often are) different things.

    But, in answer to this



    Yes, it is possible to request this.
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    You know what, I just read it, and you're...

    You know what, I just read it, and you're right!!!!
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    :igmc:

    :igmc:
  38. Should be ok then - I can't imagine how this new...

    Should be ok then - I can't imagine how this new agency/client would see your previous contract.
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    Ive been at a retail bank with Lorien. They had a...

    Ive been at a retail bank with Lorien. They had a 3 week Xmas furlough. No summer furlough.

    GoT, you needs to realise that your experience of a particular agency/client/sector/imaginary friend...
  40. If asked, would your client say you were a test...

    If asked, would your client say you were a test lead or a test analyst?
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    I've worked through Lorien in the past couple of...

    I've worked through Lorien in the past couple of years - decent rate, monthly invoice, paid in 14 days in arrears and no issue with payments. From memory, notice was 30 days contractor, 1 week...
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    As above - tell them you want more and it will...

    As above - tell them you want more and it will comes down to whether you believe this. If so, you're in a strong position. If he was just blowing smoke up your a$$, then you'll be looking for another...
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    I'd be more concerned about actual working...

    I'd be more concerned about actual working practices, than what some HR system says. It could be as simple as them having a list of dropdown options, and that was the closest match, not that someone...
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    Are you working hours/days beyond those agreed in...

    Are you working hours/days beyond those agreed in the contract?
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    if your contract allows it and your availability...

    if your contract allows it and your availability meets your client expectations, then there's nothing to stop you doing this.
  46. We've had others posting the same scenario....

    We've had others posting the same scenario. Ultimately, ensuring you were set up for RTI (if that is what you expected) is your responsibility, so you have no claim with HMRC. You'd have to try to...
  47. I find it amusing that a forum where people shout...

    I find it amusing that a forum where people shout "we're not employees, we're businesses" seem to be agreeing that they don't want the hassle of having staff to manage :D
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    I once billed myself out at £1500/day. It was for...

    I once billed myself out at £1500/day. It was for just one days work though, and we threw in a junior consultant for free.

    The willy waving (other genitalia is available) in this thread is quite...
  49. I've been placed by TCS at one of the major...

    I've been placed by TCS at one of the major retail banks. This was just over 2 years ago.
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    You don't know how an excess works, you do? ...

    You don't know how an excess works, you do?

    But, I'd agree - £50/month for medical insurance seems cheap, even if the insured party is young/healthy. xenomorph, who is the insurer? Is cancer the...
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