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  1. Thread: Furlough

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    Sounds like 40-60% gravy. Sent from my...

    Sounds like 40-60% gravy.


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  2. Thread: Furlough

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    Furlough

    So another six months of the furlough scheme is on the cards.

    The jolliest jolly in the jolly history of jollies.

    Imagine that 80% pay (sometimes topped up to 100%) for a whole year. To do...
  3. Thread: Furlough

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    I’m betting Another 6 months furlough is on the...

    I’m betting Another 6 months furlough is on the cards. Poor little lambs.


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  4. £2k a week. Is that all? Sent from my iPhone...

    £2k a week. Is that all?


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    Thanks. Sent from my iPhone using Contractor...

    Thanks.


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    38% now getting A or A* ...

    38% now getting A or A*

    https://twitter.com/markcorver/status/1295401846174097408?s=21


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    No at all. It’s just a big farce. Sent...

    No at all.

    It’s just a big farce.


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    FOG? Sent from my iPhone using Contractor UK...

    FOG?


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    So hyper inflated teacher made up grades eh. ...

    So hyper inflated teacher made up grades eh.

    Seems fair.

    A Stars for all the little snowflakes.

    Imagine all the new doctors and astronauts we can have!


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  10. Thread: Furlough

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    Gravy Sent from my iPhone using Contractor...

    Gravy


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  11. Thread: Furlough

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    Crazy. Sent from my iPhone using Contractor...

    Crazy.


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  12. Thread: Furlough

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    Furlough is never going to end is it? The...

    Furlough is never going to end is it?

    The biggest jolly since teacher’s summer holidays.

    End it; FFS!


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    It’s the legacy of Blair Brown and secondary...

    It’s the legacy of Blair Brown and secondary schools getting golden / preferential treatment.

    Nice to see the rebalance TBF.


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    Not even slightly bitter. Just highlighting...

    Not even slightly bitter.

    Just highlighting the truth.


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    For years state secondary schools have fiddled...

    For years state secondary schools have fiddled and gamed the system - so that pupils score higher than they credibly deserve. All that has happened today is a rebalancing. Harsh; but true.


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  16. Does it matter if you pay the employer NI? ...

    Does it matter if you pay the employer NI?

    Look at the net money in hand after all the taxes.

    If the money is good; forget the rest of it.

    Life’s too short!


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  17. You’re looking at approx £1515 after all taxes a...

    You’re looking at approx £1515 after all taxes a day once you get settled, and the satuatory minimum pension kicks in.


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    £800 a day. On an ad hoc consulting basis....

    £800 a day. On an ad hoc consulting basis. Managed to bill over 20 days so far.


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    She was born in the UK and her only nationality...

    She was born in the UK and her only nationality is British.

    It’s not right to make her stateless. She is our responsibility.


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  20. Captain Tom Moore's 100th Birthday Walk for the NHS

    Awesome - what a dude!
  21. We need to extend the furlough for at least...

    We need to extend the furlough for at least another 6 months then. Maybe 12 to be safe.


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  22. Thread: Furlough

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    Almost certain the stranger won’t have it. Not in...

    Almost certain the stranger won’t have it. Not in my county anyway.


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  23. Thread: Furlough

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    They look really worried about catching Covid. ...

    They look really worried about catching Covid.


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  24. Thread: Furlough

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    Crazy - we will be paying this back for years! ...

    Crazy - we will be paying this back for years!


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  25. Thread: Furlough

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    £2500 a month to do feck all!!! The humanity!...

    £2500 a month to do feck all!!!

    The humanity!


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  26. Thread: Furlough

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    Not at all. They deserve it. ...

    Not at all. They deserve it.

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/834E/production/_112441633_gettyimages-1226961672.jpg


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  27. Thread: Furlough

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    I wouldn’t have them sitting on their ass. You...

    I wouldn’t have them sitting on their ass.

    You want furlough; then give them something to do.

    Like making face masks, licking stamps, or filling pot holes.


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  28. Thread: Furlough

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    It’s more than that though. You get your standard...

    It’s more than that though. You get your standard redundancy package as well on top once the furlough ends.

    Gravy.




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  29. Thread: Furlough

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    So over 3 months redundancy on 80% pay for no...

    So over 3 months redundancy on 80% pay for no work done.

    Gravy.


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  30. Thread: Furlough

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    Poor bastards... ...

    Poor bastards...

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/global-health/2020/06/25/TELEMMGLPICT000233797513_trans_NvBQzQNjv4Bqg5ozdfdQpDHsa6AO6OAwntrZ8AT8rEjx8lVL6PQ1GCU.jpeg


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  31. Thread: Furlough

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    No travel costs, and you can cook all your meals....

    No travel costs, and you can cook all your meals. No lattes or any other money wasters.

    Gravy.


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  32. Thread: Furlough

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    Furlough

    Let’s be honest - it’s one big jolly isn’t it!

    3 months off on 80% pay.

    Whilst the rest of us are working are asses off.

    One big jolly by the sea side.


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    Brown onions and red pepper slowly add garlic and...

    Brown onions and red pepper slowly add garlic and curry spices, tin of tomatoes, salt, fresh coriander, a little honey, then poach meat. Add a spoon of plain Greek yogurt at the end and more fresh...
  34. Bank of England tells banks to prepare for no-deal

    Goods from the EU will have full alignment on day 1 after transition; it’s only slowly over time that there will be divergence. So a flexible approach to border control will ease this next phase.

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  35. Sounds sensible. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Sounds sensible.


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  36. Folk think Starmer is their saviour. They are in...

    Folk think Starmer is their saviour. They are in for such a let down.

    I see the minor parties are still wallowing in irrelevance.


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    I have the box set. Can still watch the illicit...

    I have the box set. Can still watch the illicit episode with the curtains closed and the volume turned down. Ssh don’t tell anyone...


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    Fair enough. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Fair enough.


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    Sorry I have no idea what that means? Sent...

    Sorry I have no idea what that means?


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    Little England Mighty Boosh League of...

    Little England

    Mighty Boosh

    League of Gentlemen


    I agree - all total carp.

    But I don’t think we should ban them.
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    Gone - league of gentlemen

    https://twitter.com/skynews/status/1271039575419432962?s=21


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    Another carp show bites the dust - but it doesn’t...

    Another carp show bites the dust - but it doesn’t deserve this...


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    Never found the show funny; and never even seen a...

    Never found the show funny; and never even seen a proper episode; but that doesn’t mean it should be removed from the catalogue of history.


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    It’s like the Churchill debate. He was no saint;...

    It’s like the Churchill debate. He was no saint; and did lots of bad things. But the good outweighs the bad. The people of the day rejected his peacetime role, but will forever be grateful for his...
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    Gladstone Hall to be Renamed

    University will rename student halls named after former Prime Minister William Gladstone - Liverpool Echo

    The University of Liverpool has agreed to rename one of its halls of residence after a...
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    Have a public consultation about it. Don’t leave...

    Have a public consultation about it. Don’t leave the decision to the mob.


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    Personally I prefer this; and being fair trade it...

    Personally I prefer this; and being fair trade it actually GAF about BAME workers.

    https://d1ycl3zewbvuig.cloudfront.net/images/products/11/LN_843758_BP_11.jpg


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  48. Reuters Fact check: London’s Cenotaph war memorial was not defaced on 3 June

    I would focus on the findings and recommendations of the Casey Review; as poverty and social isolation are the substantive route cause for the remaining racism in this country. IMHO.

    The Casey...
  49. A few bad eggs eh...? Sent from my iPhone...

    A few bad eggs eh...?


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  50. Their cause is violence and anarchy. Sent...

    Their cause is violence and anarchy.


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