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  1. BTW - there were no assets or money in the ltd...

    BTW - there were no assets or money in the ltd when I claimed...
  2. Exactly - no intention of taking that one!

    Exactly - no intention of taking that one!
  3. Contracts with NHS have always been crap but not this bad!

    *NHS Volunteer* 3rd Line Support Engineer - Cardiff Wales - August-26-2020 (IPBrV)

    FREE basically.....
  4. Pretty sure you still can;t backdate it. So no...

    Pretty sure you still can;t backdate it. So no good thinking after 3 months "I'm skint". Its gone.....

    A few years ago, I claimed twice. First time I was on the bench for a good 3 months and was...
  5. Once again NLUK, you're personal views on the...

    Once again NLUK, you're personal views on the matter seem to take priority here. Jeez - if you don't want to claim it then don't. But leave everyone else alone to do what they want.... You ain't...
  6. Different clients/contracts? I had a client...

    Different clients/contracts?

    I had a client cancel twice. Arranged for 1230 so I could speak them during lunchtime. Day 1 - cancelled at 1225.
    Day 2 - just did not ring me. At something like 1455...
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    Bored with WFH yet?

    Never thought I'd say it but I am.....

    Normally, I like a bit of skive but client has ramped down the work massively. Its a case of "no dont touch it theres no-one in the office".
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    surprisingly, despite being a bit of a valley...

    surprisingly, despite being a bit of a valley command, you're wrong there....
  9. The "performance" thing could be anything....

    The "performance" thing could be anything. Standard "cant be arsed and we want the contractor gone" speak.

    It happens. Should you work the extra week? Depends how flush you are? If you need the...
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    Yep they do think I'm a very expensive permie...

    Yep they do think I'm a very expensive permie without a doubt.....
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    Of course. But unexpected though..... ...

    Of course. But unexpected though.....

    Prevalent? Not sure I agree there....
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    now i just had a loverly tulipe

    now i just had a loverly tulipe
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    Whatever the form is called when you come...

    Whatever the form is called when you come back....

    Aye they knew.
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    yes I think I might stop ;-)

    yes I think I might stop ;-)
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    Dont think DVLA care....

    Dont think DVLA care....
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    Why've I been an idiot? I went to spain when...

    Why've I been an idiot?

    I went to spain when government said it was ok to go. They changed the rules when I was there. Of course, I knew it was a risk.
    Of course, client can react how they see...
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    Probably not. They can't get permies in to do my...

    Probably not. They can't get permies in to do my job.....

    No-one wants to scrap the poo off the toilets like I do.
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    Mildly funny for once....

    Mildly funny for once....
  19. To be honest, I've got a lot of kebabs planned...

    To be honest, I've got a lot of kebabs planned for the next few weeks.....
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    Some dodgy dealings here by client.....

    As you know just been to spain. I filled in the forms, advised the client in advance, and the umbrella (they are my employer after all). Without my knowledge, umbrella phoned agency who phoned...
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    End of the day with hindsight would I do it...

    End of the day with hindsight would I do it again?

    Well wish I'd gone to Greece now but I didn't know that at the time.
    Undoubtedly, the ignorance of my client is causing a bit of hassle with...
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    How many times are we going to rattle that crap...

    How many times are we going to rattle that crap out?

    I saw someone hit by a bus once - should we ban buses?
  23. Bit of a bummer we wanted to go to greece but...

    Bit of a bummer we wanted to go to greece but they werent letting UK people in until the day before we planned to go. If they extended that it would have meant cancelling. Wish we'd done that now....
  24. NLUK dont talk bollacks. I am highlighting the...

    NLUK dont talk bollacks. I am highlighting the facts presented in an official government document that may be useful for other contractors.....

    If you don't personally agree with its contents,...
  25. Its a shambles mind. You have to fill in the...

    Its a shambles mind.
    You have to fill in the details on an app. Great if you've got a smartphone and internet access.

    There were a few people in our place. Asked the rep "Oh you can get the form...
  26. Nah went for holiday. Criticial I had some sun...

    Nah went for holiday. Criticial I had some sun and beer.
  27. Got some left over tinfoil here if you want me to...

    Got some left over tinfoil here if you want me to make you a hat....

    Or are you happy with your head under the quilt for these past few months.
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    You do realise that a few weeks ago the...

    You do realise that a few weeks ago the government listed spain as one of their quarantine free countries, dont you? And FCo advice was changed accordingly....

    OK its changed back now... Im hardly...
  29. When I went FCO were allowing travel to these...

    When I went FCO were allowing travel to these countries so no massive risk. BTW - no cases in lanzarote for almost 2 months and it is, after all, over a 1000 miles from a hotspot.

    Of course, feel...
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    Spain trip worked out well

    Until the government decided to withdraw the air bridge. Nice one.....
    Yes I was there at the time - some very unhappy people.

    Although see my other post about exemptions.....

    Its all a...
  31. Anyone back from Spain - you could be exempt from quarantine

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): travellers exempt from border rules in the UK - GOV.UK
  32. why exactly?

    why exactly?
  33. Thread: Facemasks

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    So we wait three months until the virus is...

    So we wait three months until the virus is retreating rapidly and now we make facemasks compulsory. I dont get it....
  34. Thread: Facemasks

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    the non-sheeple

    the non-sheeple
  35. PCs service to the CUK community - I'm testing Spain to see if its safe

    So last min hol to Lanzarote booked - off sunday.
    If I never come back, its been nice knowing you all....

    In all honesty, I'm not bothered at all. Amazed to see work colleagues who are aghast...
  36. To be honest, I was brought up on a not so nice...

    To be honest, I was brought up on a not so nice estate in the Valleys which, at the time, was one or the worst in the uk.

    Middle class suburnia for me these days!
  37. Ewwwwwwww

    Ewwwwwwww
  38. Bring lockdown back - it was nice not seeing family for months

    I'm going to hell I know....
    It was actually quite nice not having to see family. Anyone else?

    My MIL is back. Drinking my beer - we're talking 3/4 bottles a night here. And has somehow wangled 3...
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    On a serious note, my best was...

    <modsnip>

    On a serious note, my best was because of the way they multiplied. Day was pretty good anyway for what I do £500.

    First day, we want people to work 7pm to 7pm. Feck. No way that £500...
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    They've shot themselves in the foot working it...

    They've shot themselves in the foot working it like this. IT makes out you're working 2 days free.
    Why didn't they just advertise it at the rate they wanted - £270 working from home. Then, if and...
  41. After all these years we now know.......

    After all these years we now know.......
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    Being scared of crossing the road is not as bad...

    Being scared of crossing the road is not as bad as being hit by a bus but I have no plans to stay on one side of the road for the rest of my life.
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    Wonder how many extra die from:- 1. Cancer 2....

    Wonder how many extra die from:-

    1. Cancer
    2. Suicide
    3. Anything else

    because we went too far with the paranoia
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    COVID paranoia

    Anyone else think that COVID paranoia is worse than the whole thing has become?

    We've got cancer referrals being missed, the countrys economy falling to pieces, people losing their jobs (dont tell...
  45. oi oi

    oi oi
  46. When the agent knows hes gonna struggle on this one

    "I'm recruiting a Linux SysAdmin for a 12 month FTC in Swansea. You'd be part of a team responsible for developing my client’s Platform-as-a-Service for research organisations. They are also...
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    Beginning to see that COVID FEAR appears to have...

    Beginning to see that COVID FEAR appears to have taken on a life of its own....

    Todays announcement in wales of schools opening june 29th met with howls of "MY KIDS ARE GOING TO DIE!"
  48. Wind up surely? I'd have to say I dont believe...

    Wind up surely?

    I'd have to say I dont believe this but my BIL is like this.

    Hes said a few times now he "fancies working in IT" and wants to know how to get a job like mine. I thought he was...
  49. Yep stick it in pull it out.

    Yep stick it in pull it out.
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    Now being born and bred in that area I feel its...

    Now being born and bred in that area I feel its ok for me to comment... (BTW its Rhondda Cyon Taff because of the names of the 3 river valleys that make up the area).

    Despite a lot of it being...
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