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    Motorola Razr flip phone revived with foldable...

    Motorola Razr flip phone revived with foldable screen - BBC News
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    There is nothing legally stopping a disqualified...

    There is nothing legally stopping a disqualified director working in finance, however an institution may have a rule that they don't hire anyone who is disqualified.

    It is a subtle but important...
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    Tories converting UK into Venezuela

    If only we had their oil reserves!
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    It's certainly no longer a luxury, especially...

    It's certainly no longer a luxury, especially when a lot of government services are now digital by default.
  6. Sticky: Yet!

    Yet!
  7. Sticky: Is SC the same as DV?

    Is SC the same as DV?
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    Covert

    Covert
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    Really? :eek:

    Really? :eek:
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    Sticky: MrsMac's driving test was cancelled today when...

    MrsMac's driving test was cancelled today when she turned up as it's raining, looks very unlikely to be rearranged before Christmas so using her a taxi service over the drinking season is off the...
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    My last contract was through Hays, but they are a...

    My last contract was through Hays, but they are a big firm so one person's impression might differ based on who they were dealing with and from which office
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    My last contract was through Hays, was one of the...

    My last contract was through Hays, was one of the most efficient processes I've come across.
  13. I like LinkedIn, recent job searching has been...

    I like LinkedIn, recent job searching has been more fruitful on there than the job boards.

    If I see something on JobServe etc I will usually then find the agent on LI and approach through there as...
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    I've never read one of my contracts, I get other...

    I've never read one of my contracts, I get other people who are more qualified to do so
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    Poll: You mean the policy that was introduced by Labour

    You mean the policy that was introduced by Labour
  16. 14/1 Online Betting & Odds | Bet with Paddy...

    14/1

    Online Betting & Odds | Bet with Paddy Power Sports

    #EasyMoney
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    Poll: If it's a single issue election it would have to...

    If it's a single issue election it would have to be Lib Dem, as the only pro-remain party, but the balance of everything I should vote Labour, but I just don't trust them to be able to deliver.
    ...
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    Is it just me, or is anyone else noticing a...

    Is it just me, or is anyone else noticing a change in references, instead of going to the client as part of onboarding I am being asked for the details of previous agents
  19. A British passport ain't what it used to be, most...

    A British passport ain't what it used to be, most will have another EU passport already
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    If you want to see the latest film = Torrents If...

    If you want to see the latest film = Torrents
    If you want an "experience" = Pay the price and go to the cinema

    When we take the kids I use my Cineworld Unlimited which gives me a 25% discount on...
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    Smart arse! Hmmmmm

    Smart arse!



    Hmmmmm
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    Have you asked them how the money gets from...

    Have you asked them how the money gets from ContratorsBuddy to your Ltd? As if it's dividends YourCo needs to be a shareholder but there is nothing on companies house for that name

    Search...
  23. They come through Hays, unless they are Outcome...

    They come through Hays, unless they are Outcome based through the DOS framework where people can apply direct via Statement of Works
  24. I suppose it’s just going to fuel the blanket...

    I suppose it’s just going to fuel the blanket inside assessments, why take the potential hassle of a HMRC claim when they can make it all go away with a single determination
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    Hang on, you never game me a banana in the first...

    Hang on, you never game me a banana in the first place, or have you just outed one of your sockies [emoji23]
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    https://www.craftycookingmama.com/wp-content/uploa...

    https://www.craftycookingmama.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/SAM_4284.jpg
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    Long story short..... Agent told Client I was...

    Long story short.....

    Agent told Client I was starting this Monday coming, as of yesterday I still didn't have a set of completed checks or even a contract.

    Told this to the client (had an...
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    £72 a week IIRC, speak to the welsh wonder...

    £72 a week IIRC, speak to the welsh wonder (clients wonder why they ever hired him)
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    BREAKING NEWS: A deal has been done

    I was listening to a podcast about bias in User Research with either Dunning or Kruger, I can’t remember which one it was. And he said that he is astounded with the number of people who...
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    Marieke Vervoort: Paralympian ends life through...

    Marieke Vervoort: Paralympian ends life through euthanasia at age of 40

    Marieke Vervoort: Paralympian ends life through euthanasia at age of 40 - BBC Sport
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    Suppose it depends on the role and your...

    Suppose it depends on the role and your workplace, drug testing is the norm in high profile or sensitive gigs.

    Politely explain to them that as a supplier you are happy to take the test, however...
  32. I jest but I had a similar thing when a permie...

    I jest but I had a similar thing when a permie for West Yorkshire Police many years ago, once a year we have to track every 15 min period for two weeks
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    Looks like they have changed the device from the...

    Looks like they have changed the device from the M1 to the M2 which is a 5G router, bargain of a deal
  34. Do you log the time taken to log your time on the...

    Do you log the time taken to log your time on the timesheet anywhere?
  35. I have something similar for my VPN, it outputs a...

    I have something similar for my VPN, it outputs a webhook to slack for notifications
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    Sticky: Interview done, back home and checked the laptop,...

    Interview done, back home and checked the laptop, three and half hours, zero emails, zero phone calls, zero slack messages, zero jabber chats.

    Timesheet submitted
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    Sticky: Kick up a fuss, normal response is “well it won’t...

    Kick up a fuss, normal response is “well it won’t be difficult for you to find a seat elsewhere then” and throw my bag in the overhead space with a fair bit of force

    But it helps I’m 6’5” and...
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    Sticky: I remember when I used to go for interviews...

    I remember when I used to go for interviews suited and booted to try and impress a potential client, now I just make sure if my shirt isn’t ironed I at least have a jumper on to over the creases
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    No matter how bad the Tories are Labour will do...

    No matter how bad the Tories are Labour will do worse, Lib Dems pro remain will poach more votes from Labour than TBP will from the Tories (as those who disagree will have left the tories by now...
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    Turkish president Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria...

    Turkish president Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria letter in bin' - BBC News

    I'd say offical
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    The Todd problem? Do you mean how fat he got? I...

    The Todd problem? Do you mean how fat he got? I thought that was just my imagination
  42. To be honest, I've never had an agent say this to...

    To be honest, I've never had an agent say this to me.

    I am not in a niche role, but the experience and clients I've had in past contracts means when ever someone gets my CV I'm confident I'll get...
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    I've just taken out this offer from EE Netgear...

    I've just taken out this offer from EE

    Netgear Nighthawk M2 | Business Mobile Broadband | EE Business

    £25 a month for 50gb and a bullet proof mobile router
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    Tick... Tick...

    Boomish!

    Not the ideal contract, but a decent rate to compensate 4 days a week in London, although made it clear I want a plan to get it down to three days a week once the bedding in period is...
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    Sticky: Bristol via Bridgwater? If you've lost a...

    Bristol via Bridgwater?

    If you've lost a massive bag of dildos they've been found in Somerset | Metro News
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    Yeah I had a brain fart over who the letter was...

    Yeah I had a brain fart over who the letter was addressed to
  47. Make changes to your private limited company:...

    Make changes to your private limited company: Shares - GOV.UK
  48. Bridgwater Services Travelodge.... lost and found?

    If you've lost a massive bag of dildos they've been found in Somerset | Metro News
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    Doesn't matter, post April 2020 the determination...

    Doesn't matter, post April 2020 the determination lies with the client and the client only. Doesn't matter if you have the contract reviewed by HMRC themselves that states otherwise
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    I'd take anything that site say's with a pinch so...

    I'd take anything that site say's with a pinch so salt, I'm not saying it's run by a lunatic conspiracy theorist but then again I'm not not saying it either.

    Yes contracting is in trouble, but...
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