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    There is a slight difference between trying to...

    There is a slight difference between trying to avoid a war in 1938 and actively encouraging the enemy to invade during the middle of the war that followed (1943).
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    Equally the reason I want rid of Scotland is that...

    Equally the reason I want rid of Scotland is that they don't realise how lucky they are through the Barnett formula and how much more use that money could be put to south of the border in areas that...
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    Sky will put everyone inside..

    Sky will put everyone inside..
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    The SNP don't really want a referendum but by...

    The SNP don't really want a referendum but by talking about a second referendum and how without independence their future plans are continually thwarted they can avoid having to explain their...
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    Nope but the last 3 times I've been on I've had a...

    Nope but the last 3 times I've been on I've had a free Business class upgrade and the last time I was delayed I was met from plane 1 and taken by car to the Teesside flight which left as I sat down..
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    Um, yes I can and I have done for the past 3...

    Um, yes I can and I have done for the past 3 years - Teesside airport is 15 minutes or a £10 taxi from home and I can get through security in 5 minutes as I'm usually the highest priority person (for...
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    Sticky: Nope the Kingdom of Northumbria without the...

    Nope the Kingdom of Northumbria without the southern Kingdom of York bit...
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    What does heathrow expansion actually give most...

    What does heathrow expansion actually give most people? I can leave home at 5:30 to catch the 6:20 flight and be in most of europe via Schipol by midday (11am UK time). Why would I fly via heathrow...
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    What I'm expecting is Boris will even junk any...

    What I'm expecting is Boris will even junk any freedom of movement restrictions. He will just implement limitations on welfare payments (nothing for the first 2/3 years) and bluster that it has...
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    Sticky: As I pointed out elsewhere yesterday - that song...

    As I pointed out elsewhere yesterday - that song isn't about the North it's about the less pretty bits to the South of the real North...
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    Well Boris and the Tories promised a lot of...

    Well Boris and the Tories promised a lot of things to the North so it needs to deliver them.

    For instance Darlington will be getting the A66 improved to Dual carriageway, the northern relief road...
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    Nope Boris has a majority of 70 which means he's...

    Nope Boris has a majority of 70 which means he's going to get his deal through.

    and then the deal will be softer than the ERG want because Brexit will be finished and Boris has got the job of PM...
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    Sticky: But to the East of Manchester - yesterday was...

    But to the East of Manchester - yesterday was miserable, today it's a blue sky...

    West and East of the Pennines are consistently and remarkably different - we get far less rain than they do.
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    To be honest most people want to hear we have...

    To be honest most people want to hear we have left the EU and then provided it doesn't impact going on holiday too much that will be the end of it.
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    Travel and expenses is the only thing I've ever...

    Travel and expenses is the only thing I've ever really fought over and cared about.

    The rest of IR35 was open to such abuse when you look at the bigger picture that it was always going to switch...
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    The only thing Boris needs to do to reduce low...

    The only thing Boris needs to do to reduce low level immigration is to change our benefit laws - all he needs to do is to switch them to requiring x years of contributions prior to any payments (and...
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    IR35 was always going to go ahead - Employers NI...

    IR35 was always going to go ahead - Employers NI is worth £70bn to HMRC and that must be protected at all costs.
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    Nope the chances of a hard Brexit is...

    Nope the chances of a hard Brexit is significantly reduced. Boris can go for whatever deal he wants and the Tories will vote for it.

    And the quickest deal Boris can get will be one that is softer...
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    Let's be honest Employers NI is £70bn a year to...

    Let's be honest Employers NI is £70bn a year to HMRC..

    There will do anything and everything they can to keep that money coming in and IR35 is now just about Employers NI...
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    Flip side of that is that they would have been...

    Flip side of that is that they would have been excluded anyway just later in the process after hope had built up and money might have been wasted.
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    So here is a new line to watch out for folks ...

    So here is a new line to watch out for folks

    Compliance with HMRC guidance, IR35, S660, and MSC legislation

    What that site doesn't mention is National insurance and PAYE....
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    It's a quick way of doing a sanity check on 20...

    It's a quick way of doing a sanity check on 20 applicants before inviting the 3 you best like to interview.

    Yep it's not great but it says more about the agency than the client unless the client...
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    £650 a day as a developer outside London :rollin:

    £650 a day as a developer outside London :rollin:
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    Yes because a BA needs to hit the ground running....

    Yes because a BA needs to hit the ground running.

    All projects need someone who knows the industry, knows how the company actually works and knows how the technology works.

    Ideally you want a...
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    People are paying for expertise - a fashion...

    People are paying for expertise - a fashion industry supply chain BA is worth £x a day more from day 1 than a generic BA. Give me the person with previous experience every day.
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    It's remarkable how few companies understand that...

    It's remarkable how few companies understand that today's employee / vendor / customer is tomorrow's vendor / customer / employee and how you treat them in one way impacts how they treat you in the...
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    It's actually the opposite - it's more we can't...

    It's actually the opposite - it's more we can't lose Dave and Joe so an exception has to be made and it is a subsidiary where different rules will apply. Heck even HMRC ended up doing the same...
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    Nope risk adverse management will lead to global...

    Nope risk adverse management will lead to global blanket bans.

    The exceptions won't be experts, it will be the odd company willing to take greater risk...

    Now there may be a lot of those odd...
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    Line Manager = 100% inside

    Line Manager = 100% inside
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    When Power BI first arrived it wasn't much cop....

    When Power BI first arrived it wasn't much cop. However if you are still using Excel manually you really are that 19th century weaver.
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    Well if she is any good she will be off to John...

    Well if she is any good she will be off to John Williams (as he has a production line) - and if it all fails she ends up with a degree (from Hull uni) that will allow her to become a teacher. The...
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    Not quite - if you meet the criteria and ALL...

    Not quite - if you meet the criteria and ALL member states accept you as a potential member then you are in.
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    It's the same everywhere at the moment. For...

    It's the same everywhere at the moment.

    For the 18 year old off to university next year GCSEs and A' levels have taken the joy from all the subjects she is taking. She's found a course she wants...
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    Or shock as you discover car insurance can cost...

    Or shock as you discover car insurance can cost £2500 for a year and they have to pay it upfront as the insurance company only offers monthly payments on policies below £2000....
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    +1 to that - you will get the degree while also...

    +1 to that - you will get the degree while also earning money and getting 3 years experience...
  36. Thread: Weekend Thread

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    Find a nice care/rest home and send her there for...

    Find a nice care/rest home and send her there for a couple of weeks rest?
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    Reverse parking is the same in petro-chemical...

    Reverse parking is the same in petro-chemical companies for a slightly different reason

    When you want people offsite - you want them offsite as quickly as humanly possible - reversing adds time...
  38. Thread: Overthinking IR35?

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    And if you are working through an agency the...

    And if you are working through an agency the agency needs to report against each UTR / NI number the amount paid to which company.

    If in April 2020 the company changes but nothing else does HMRC...
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    Why a raspberry pi? Just get a laptop and let him...

    Why a raspberry pi? Just get a laptop and let him do what he wants.

    Raspberry pi's a great if you need hardware for particular reasons but they need a screen for work by which point you may as...
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    Sticky: Are they the sort who only do that when the bill...

    Are they the sort who only do that when the bill is shared?
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    It could be worse as there are worse places, it...

    It could be worse as there are worse places, it could be Barrow...
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    Let's be clear here the contract you have been...

    Let's be clear here the contract you have been offered is working at Sellafield.

    Sellafield has a lot of contractors as most things are outsourced to the appropriate specialists and have been for...
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    Sticky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcWOviMI6Lk

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcWOviMI6Lk
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    Sticky: Sounds like every corporate travel agent I've...

    Sounds like every corporate travel agent I've ever dealt with.

    What do you mean you don't need a suitcase in the hold?
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    I know - it's the underpricing that I dislked -...

    I know - it's the underpricing that I dislked - once someone has underpriced it others have little choice but to compete at similar price points as they can't differentiate themselves enough.
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    Sticky: Surely it would have been better for it to be...

    Surely it would have been better for it to be cancelled next Friday?
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    Sticky: It's writing marketing blurb for the 1st of the...

    It's writing marketing blurb for the 1st of the software packages I'm releasing - which is basically a ground up rebuild of the bits of a certain CRM package that are left after the second day of...
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    May I refer you to the article from the verge I...

    May I refer you to the article from the verge I posted above it's possible that preping may be more profitable than sourcing.

    As for those software prices - You need a lot of people at £12 a month...
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    Sticky: So I've twice found something more interesting to...

    So I've twice found something more interesting to do than the thing I really need to be doing

    Time to find someone to handle the none technical side of this work

    This is only posted so that I...
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    Yes Banks are far more concerned with potential...

    Yes Banks are far more concerned with potential pay claims under equal opportunity legislation than they will be over the cost of VAT to agencies.
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