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    Sticky: :hug:

    :hug: <-- manly.

    Care home. Bite the bullet and do it. I speak from experience in exactly your position.
  2. Greece. Bear with me. Great climate, great...

    Greece. Bear with me.

    Great climate, great people, great food, great culture.

    Easy access to the rest of Europe / EU. Good infrastructure for remote working.

    Living expenses 30% less than...
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    Sticky: Should that be in the Innuendo thread?

    Should that be in the Innuendo thread?
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    I think your "features" are perfectly...

    I think your "features" are perfectly proportioned.
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    No reason why not. Many people hold down two...

    No reason why not. Many people hold down two jobs or more jobs with multiple employers.

    BiK probably does apply, but it's an edge case and the chances of it being queried are minute.
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    Sticky: The Greggs vegan "steak" bake is pretty good too....

    The Greggs vegan "steak" bake is pretty good too. I'm not a fan of Ginsters, the pastry tends towards leathery most of the time.
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    No reason I can think of that he shouldn't. ...

    No reason I can think of that he shouldn't.

    The rules haven't changed. If his company decides to accept his claim for expenses and they are legitimate at the time they are submitted, then there...
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    From the Backfire article Same stuff that...

    From the Backfire article



    Same stuff that was in the torpedo that sank the Kursk when it malfunctioned.
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    El Reg did a full article on Spadeam as well. ...

    El Reg did a full article on Spadeam as well.

    Talking a Blue Streak: The ambitious, quiet waste of the Spadeadam Rocket Establishment • The Register
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    It's not aimed at you, it's aimed at the fee...

    It's not aimed at you, it's aimed at the fee payers so HMRC have some figures to wave in triumph about the number of "disguised employees" they've forced onto PAYE.
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    Sticky: Current mood : ...

    Current mood :


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqbk9cDX0l0
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    Sticky: Fair enough, I did say this was specific to my...

    Fair enough, I did say this was specific to my current engagement with the client. Travel isn't part of the deal and I treat any request case by case and either pay it myself for a short hop to...
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    Sticky: Will correct the typo :) Not sure I follow...

    Will correct the typo :)

    Not sure I follow what you are saying on the SDC part. Can you clarify / elaborate?

    For subsitution, I explained this to the client in the previous doc. this isn't...
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    Expect your contract to be terminated and a new...

    Expect your contract to be terminated and a new one with the new payment terms to be provided for you to sign or walk away from.
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    Sticky: Think \I have that covered in the last section on...

    Think \I have that covered in the last section on Client Integration :
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    Sticky: I'm taking the view that capability includes...

    I'm taking the view that capability includes availability. They wont be capable of taking on work if they are already committed elsewhere.
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    Sticky: IR35 Status Determination Statement

    So the previous IR35 for Hiring Managers write up was well received at client co. Now been asked to write up a justification for an outside determination.

    Draft version below with specific role...
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    Coming soon. Studio Ghibli: Netflix buys...

    Coming soon.

    Studio Ghibli: Netflix buys rights to iconic animated films - BBC News
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    Our Guy in Japan with Guy Martin was better.

    Our Guy in Japan with Guy Martin was better.
  20. Point out the flaws in the plan and where it may...

    Point out the flaws in the plan and where it may be contrary to policy / best practice.
    Highlight the associated risks and the impact should those risks be realized.
    Ask them to confirm in writing...
  21. If UK regs are a down grade they will ignore them...

    If UK regs are a down grade they will ignore them and stick to the EU versions so they can continue to sell into the EU. If they are harsher, i.e. more expensive to comply with, they will up sticks...
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    Already tweaked that and re-posted. Will up date...

    Already tweaked that and re-posted. Will up date the original post to point to the latest version.
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    It's not Client A's practices you have to worry...

    It's not Client A's practices you have to worry about, it's consultancy C's as they are the contractors end client and are making the SDS determination.

    If consultancy C are telling you how and...
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    Sticky: It is. Used to be the Palisades shopping center.

    It is. Used to be the Palisades shopping center.
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    If consultancy C tells all its contractors "You...

    If consultancy C tells all its contractors "You will work for Client A doing whatever they tell you to do, in the way they tell you to do it, until we tell you otherwise" then it starts sounding...
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    OK, based on feedback I've made some tweaks and...

    OK, based on feedback I've made some tweaks and changes.

    IR35

    What is it?
    IR35 stands for Intermediaries Regulation 35. Introduced as part of the Finance Bill 2000, it was intended to have...
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    No, the entire fundraising effort is a satire. If...

    No, the entire fundraising effort is a satire. If you actually read it you would realise that all the funds raised are actually going to the Trussell Foundation, who operate food banks across the UK.
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    Is the Fee Payer liable for an incorrect...

    Is the Fee Payer liable for an incorrect determination? They are liable for the deduction of taxes based on the decision but my understanding was that in the event of an "incorrect determination"...
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    Good point on the feel payer / client...

    Good point on the feel payer / client distinction, I'll reword it.

    Client Co. are pushing the SDS decision to hiring managers with the expectation that they justify it. He's keen to do it right...
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    I did but they are all written from the...

    I did but they are all written from the contractors perspective. There is nothing there to clearly explain to a client manager what it all actually means to them without their eyes glazing over.
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    Oh Dear...

    Oh Dear
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    IR35 for client managers

    Client Co. hiring manager asked me if I could give him a short guide to IR35 and what the changes actually mean to help them make a decision. I've knocked up the text below and would appreciate a...
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    Sticky: You are Jeremy Clarkson and I claim my £5. ...

    You are Jeremy Clarkson and I claim my £5.

    Jeremy Clarkson on Twitter: "Dear The Police, I know it was a nasty crash in Hammersmith last night but how can it take this long to re-open the road?"
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    Mark Francois - Wikipedia...

    Mark Francois - Wikipedia

    :rolleyes:
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOR5VmlW4AEoKK9.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOR5VmlW4AEoKK9.jpg
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    Sticky: WDSS +1 If there is a short'ish bit off...

    WDSS +1

    If there is a short'ish bit off scaffold pipe about it would do the job nicely :)
  37. This. Making redundancies in Europe costs a lot...

    This. Making redundancies in Europe costs a lot more as workers rights, especially in Germany, are much greater and unions have a lot more influence.
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    Sticky: As opposed to: "Diz yer maw ken hoo tae sew?...

    As opposed to:

    "Diz yer maw ken hoo tae sew? Weel gie 'er tae stitch thes 'en ." Followed by a Glasgow kiss.
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    Bung a Bob for a Big Ben Bong

    Come on Brexiters, get yer wallets out.

    Big Ben: Public can fund Brexit day bongs, says PM - BBC News
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    Sticky: I particularly liked his Chronicles of Amber...

    I particularly liked his Chronicles of Amber series. I keep hoping it will get made into a TV series but it hasn't happened yet.
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    Sticky: If you have a multimeter handy check the battery...

    If you have a multimeter handy check the battery in the morning before you start the engine. Anything below 12.6v and its buggered.
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    Sticky: This is the aftermath of my last big "Off". Not...

    This is the aftermath of my last big "Off". Not posting the pic's directly because

    a: It is reasonably gruesome (although not as bad as Divers hand)
    b: I doubt most of the posters here want...
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    Sticky: Not how far, how long. It's the National 24Hr...

    Not how far, how long. It's the National 24Hr TT. How far can you go in 24hrs including all stops for food, sleep etc. Rode it two years ago and did 418 miles, including 40 mins passed out at the...
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    Sticky: So what exactly have you done to yourself? I saw...

    So what exactly have you done to yourself? I saw that you had come off on ice but missed any details of the actual injury.
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    Sticky: Improving slowly. Lots of time in the gym...

    Improving slowly. Lots of time in the gym working on core strength and stabilizing the joint.

    Got orthotic inserts in both shoes now, which is helping a lot. Managed to complete a training...
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    Sticky: https://youtu.be/EoRov2tGZO4

    https://youtu.be/EoRov2tGZO4
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    Yes. Work out and claim relief from...

    Yes.

    Work out and claim relief from Corporation Tax trading losses - GOV.UK

    It's a check box on your CT600 to indicate that you are carrying back the loss to the previous trading period.
    ...
  48. That would be harder to argue since the company...

    That would be harder to argue since the company is not being forced to closed, it can still take on business direct where IR35 would not apply, however until that happens the cash flow impact of...
  49. Thread: Apple TV

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    8 Years and counting here. Late 2011 model...

    8 Years and counting here. Late 2011 model MacBook Pro. It's had a new battery but that's it.
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    If all you want is to stream movies and TV shows...

    If all you want is to stream movies and TV shows on Amazon or Netflix with voice control, then yes, the Firestick is much better value. The ATV also lets you install other Apps that do more than...
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