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  1. Sure. But at some point, someone will have...

    Sure. But at some point, someone will have decided that, for the op's organisation, 20% is the deduction. Others might choose 22%. Or 50%. There's no industry standard. That's from my experience in...
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    Load onto a computer. Use software that can...

    Load onto a computer. Use software that can resize JPGs. There's plenty of free offerings, some of them online.

    I gather GIMP is quite popular.
  3. Thread: Snowflake

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    From the Times: It’s unreasonable to ask our...

    From the Times:

    It’s unreasonable to ask our PM to speak over the shouts of 100 people with only a microphone right in front of him and decades of experience of public speaking.”
  4. Do I? I thought ou industry involved precision...

    Do I? I thought ou industry involved precision and accuracy. If you meant -20% you should write it. Maybe I was supposed to guess that the 220 was in fact 37. :ohwell

    So 80% of 220 x day rate....
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    From the Incredible Hulk to the Invisible Man in...

    From the Incredible Hulk to the Invisible Man in less than 24 hours.
  6. So £500 a day, 500x220x0.2 = £22,000 a year....

    So £500 a day, 500x220x0.2 = £22,000 a year. Shome mishtake shurely?
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    Funny thing, when I joined the Brexit Party fb...

    Funny thing, when I joined the Brexit Party fb page for a laugh (it is pretty funny), they considered that meme to be mocking remainers.
  8. You are bound by the period. The client/agency is...

    You are bound by the period. The client/agency is not. For reasons explained above.
  9. No. It's not worth chasing. Search this forum...

    No. It's not worth chasing.

    Search this forum for plenty of people who've not had their "notice period".
  10. Nope. I voted Tory in that election.

    Nope. I voted Tory in that election.
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    This is more a case, I think, of someone who's...

    This is more a case, I think, of someone who's willing to listen, but seems to have difficulty understanding.

    Yes. But your limited company will have no income. Furthermore, if you have only one...
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    One for the Brexiters. ...

    One for the Brexiters.

    https://pics.me.me/how-to-fold-a-flag-2907920.png
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    Yep. Happens quite often - a political decision...

    Yep. Happens quite often - a political decision is made (e.g. by the Home Office, stripping some ISIS girl of British citizenship) and it is challenged in court. Sometimes ministers acted unlawfully...
  14. Yes. And that's a good thing.

    Yes. And that's a good thing.
  15. It's not employment. The only relationship...

    It's not employment. The only relationship covered by employment law is you as an employee of your own ltd. co. I'm surprised that you're confused about this.

    Personally, I'd take the money...
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    Gold toilet stolen in Blenheim Palace burglary -...

    Gold toilet stolen in Blenheim Palace burglary - BBC News
    Police have nothing to go on.
  17. That's normal for the M25 on a Friday evening.

    That's normal for the M25 on a Friday evening.
  18. If asked to go permie, ask for a stupid amount of...

    If asked to go permie, ask for a stupid amount of money. That's what I've done. And twice they've said yes...
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    Nah. Mods playing with powers beyond their ken.

    Nah. Mods playing with powers beyond their ken.
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    It depends on your contract with the UK...

    It depends on your contract with the UK distributor whether you'd have to pay any extra duty, which also depends on what you're buying. You should talk to the UK distributor and read your contract.
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    Doesn't work, due to call spoofing. Initially...

    Doesn't work, due to call spoofing.

    Initially I white-listed my address book - all others to the voicemail. Then when my SP upgraded, the new box doesn't all for white-listing, so now ALL calls go...
  22. Do this. You do not want to work for that permie...

    Do this. You do not want to work for that permie team, unless you're a fan of doing death marches.
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    Outside of the UK, NHS trained GPs are quite...

    Outside of the UK, NHS trained GPs are quite highly valued. But delayed diagnosis is also an issue. My insurance allows me to go directly to specialists without referral.

    Any loss of feeling due...
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    I worked in the PS years ago. It was filled with...

    I worked in the PS years ago. It was filled with people who'd got used to the gravy train and low expectations. That was the permie job I quit to go contracting.
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    Gibbon was scammed by a middle class Englishman,...

    Gibbon was scammed by a middle class Englishman, who'd just returned from a holiday in Tuscany.
  26. FTFY Btw - I did pay all tax HMRC said was...

    FTFY

    Btw - I did pay all tax HMRC said was due. And I still think they're corrupt and incompetent.
  27. It's just like 1999 again.

    It's just like 1999 again.
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    Smelly sods before or after?

    Smelly sods before or after?
  29. The question is whether you're being paranoid...

    The question is whether you're being paranoid enough?

    Yes. Probably parts are institutionally corrupt, since its staffed by human beings who don't seem to have much accountability.
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    Weren't they originally Myriad Consulting?

    Weren't they originally Myriad Consulting?
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    According to the article it was done deliberately...

    According to the article it was done deliberately to prevent her getting involved in constitutional embarrassment.
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    According to the latest Private Eye, Brenda was...

    According to the latest Private Eye, Brenda was in on the decision.
  33. Let's see what the supreme court says.

    Let's see what the supreme court says.
  34. Suspend CUK for five weeks without dissolving it,...

    Suspend CUK for five weeks without dissolving it, using Her Majesty's royal prerogative? I'm not sure she'd agree.
  35. Thread: Gender

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    Meanwhile, over in abroadland, we have mixed...

    Meanwhile, over in abroadland, we have mixed changing rooms. (But there are cabins for the shy).
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    Sometimes I leave them there.

    Sometimes I leave them there.
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    Moved a post from General to the professional...

    Moved a post from General to the professional forums before too many posters got their teeth into it.
  38. Thread: Gender

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    My daughter met this attitude while on a course -...

    My daughter met this attitude while on a course - there was a transwoman there who very dismissive of women who didn't want to discuss makeup and shopping.
  39. Thread: Gender

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    I have a negative view of an entire group of...

    I have a negative view of an entire group of people based only the fact that they are bile-spewing hate-filled transactivists.

    No wait. Let me fix that.

    I have a negative view of an entire...
  40. Thread: Gender

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    I mostly posted it for the a-gender pun. The...

    I mostly posted it for the a-gender pun.


    The former are obsessed with sexual identity, the latter think it is utterly unimportant.
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    Sticky: original PM - 1 day, misogynistic "joke".

    original PM - 1 day, misogynistic "joke".
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    None. I never go into the server room. I don't...

    None. I never go into the server room. I don't even know where it is.

    In the meantime, I'll go onto a building contractors forum and raise awareness of predictive analytics.
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    Wrong kind of contractors.

    Wrong kind of contractors.
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    For the past 10 years. My daughter got herself...

    For the past 10 years.

    My daughter got herself a surface pro for her college works. Seems to be very good.
  45. Wow, that's very early on Sunday afternoon to be...

    Wow, that's very early on Sunday afternoon to be drunk.

    Gammonflakes are the Brexiters.
    Millennial Snowflakes are the Remainers.

    Get your tropes right.
  46. But what if BoJo is secretly a Remainer, and...

    But what if BoJo is secretly a Remainer, and leads the UK into the only dictactorship in the EU?
  47. Thread: Gender

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    Gender

    Why is it that when it comes to identity politics there are allegedly 100 or more genders. But when it comes to the gender pay gap, there are only two?

    Is it to do with differing (ahem) agenders?
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    Oxford University scientists claim Britons who...

    Oxford University scientists claim Britons who eat poultry are at risk of developing cancer This is true.
    Oxford University scientists claim Britons who read the Daily Mail are at risk of developing...
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    This time she's resigned the whip.

    This time she's resigned the whip.
  50. That's right. We must immediately close the...

    That's right. We must immediately close the border to Scotland. The Union has brought nothing trouble.
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