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    Sticky: Naruto1. For being a well-rounded arse and a...

    Naruto1.

    For being a well-rounded arse and a troll.

    Permabanned.
  2. True, but you never really know until you see the...

    True, but you never really know until you see the contracts.
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    It's actually not a bad area of IT to be in from...

    It's actually not a bad area of IT to be in from a business pov. Deployments and decommissioning is the boring side of Service Transition that no-one really wants to get stuck with. Better to pass it...
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    If you like lugging around laptops and servers,...

    If you like lugging around laptops and servers, it's the job for you!

    (Or you might prefer the project management side of that kind of business...)
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    Looking at their website they sound like IT Scrap...

    Looking at their website they sound like IT Scrap Merchants. 3rd party deployments and decommissioning. Singapore company, looks like they want to expand into the UK.

    It wouldn't hurt to reply I...
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    Well at least there isn't a winding up order...

    Well at least there isn't a winding up order against it, so be thankful for small mercies I suppose.

    Good luck!
  7. I put his first lot there. If he spams this...

    I put his first lot there.

    If he spams this again I'll be banning him.

    Thread closed.
  8. Thread: Welcome Newbie

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    Hello to you both.

    Hello to you both.
  9. Yep, that's terrible. Allowing for an Agency's...

    Yep, that's terrible. Allowing for an Agency's payment terms, it could be 60 days from timesheet sign-off before you get your money.
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    If they think it's bad this year, just wait until...

    If they think it's bad this year, just wait until next year...
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    Do you have any other offers on the table? No...

    Do you have any other offers on the table?

    No advice regarding negotiation, but I would advise getting the contract looked at before you sign, in case there are any 'gotchas'/lock-ins. And make it...
  12. You're right, I'll edit that just in case.

    You're right, I'll edit that just in case.
  13. It sounds to me as if it's a straightforward...

    It sounds to me as if it's a straightforward inside IR35 job, you just haven't asked all the questions yet.


    They advertised the gross amount. With NI & taxes you can expect 52-55% of that...
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    Thread locked.

    Thread locked.
  15. Thread: Anyone Worried?

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    As a gatekeeper myself, I’m beginning to get...

    As a gatekeeper myself, I’m beginning to get ticked with the gricer sock stable polluting the Professional forums.

    Stay in General or find your sockies permabanned.

    Thread closed.
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    My eTrex 30x is too old to be affected by this....

    My eTrex 30x is too old to be affected by this. :rolleyes:
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    I know - Mr C found it fascinating. I think that...

    I know - Mr C found it fascinating. I think that everyone likes to know that wobbly, knobbly bits are normal (within a given range, at any rate).
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    Simply put I would not trust ANY advice, company...

    Simply put I would not trust ANY advice, company or person that these people 'recommend'.

    They all have their noses in the same trough - find another company.
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    Moved as you have specific questions regarding...

    Moved as you have specific questions regarding Starling Bank.
  20. That's what lack of MOO is all about, baby....

    That's what lack of MOO is all about, baby. :glasses :banana2:
  21. Re-read this post: So find out if the...

    Re-read this post:


    So find out if the contract is inside or outside IR35, then you'll know.
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    Fine for Hobbits then.

    Fine for Hobbits then.
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    How high is the ceiling, I wonder? 24 Micro...

    How high is the ceiling, I wonder?

    24 Micro Apartments Under 30 Square Meters
  24. Thread: The Report

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    What are you on??

    What are you on??
  25. I’ve given up with my HP printer. The colour...

    I’ve given up with my HP printer. The colour cartridge is empty but it’s saying ‘incompatible cartridge’ and the subscription won’t send me a new one till I ‘fix’ it.

    If I need another one I’ll...
  26. Also, have a read of this....

    Also, have a read of this. https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/hmrc-scheme-enquiries/139217-fiduciary-receipts-search-warrants.html
  27. There have been a number of Vanquish posts over...

    There have been a number of Vanquish posts over the last few days so I'm guessing that emails are landing in inboxes.
  28. I would ask MVL Online. HMRC may be dragging...

    I would ask MVL Online. HMRC may be dragging their heels with your company sign-off.

    Edit: oh, you've said this. I would agree with it but call them anyway as you obviously don't know for sure.
    ...
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    Really?? That's not what he says... Oh,...

    Really??

    That's not what he says...



    Oh, and btw...


    Julian Lewis: attempt to impose Grayling was 'improper request' | Politics | The Guardian
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    Johnson and Cummings really are spiteful tulipes,...

    Johnson and Cummings really are spiteful tulipes, aren't they?

    And so Grayling descends back to the career grave he came from.

    Good. :D
  31. Thread: Xmas Do 2020

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    Poll: My goodness, life has certainly overtaken this...

    My goodness, life has certainly overtaken this event.

    Are we going to need to skip this to Xmas 2021 I wonder? :ohwell
  32. Highly likely. Use the Customer Service Survey to...

    Highly likely. Use the Customer Service Survey to complain.
  33. Barclays OneLine Banking is, without a doubt, one...

    Barclays OneLine Banking is, without a doubt, one of the worst websites i have EVER come across.

    It was my business account and at onepoint the only way to complain was via one of their online...
  34. Thread: New lorry park

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    Ashford Brexit vote: 59.1% to leave. :violin:

    Ashford Brexit vote: 59.1% to leave.

    :violin:
  35. Thread: Payeworx

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    Oh, clever. They've dropped the outlandish >80%...

    Oh, clever. They've dropped the outlandish >80% lark to a more 'believable' 77%.

    (And it's better that you don't post a picture in this instance, trust me...)
  36. Ooh, you haven't read the latest, have you? ...

    Ooh, you haven't read the latest, have you?

    Boris Johnson accused of plan to 'emasculate' UK devolution | Devolution | The Guardian

    It looks like Johnson knows this and will try and undo...
  37. Thread: MVL Question

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    I expect a call to the broker would clear that...

    I expect a call to the broker would clear that up. I can't see why a straightforward MVL would be a cause of worry to an insurer.
  38. Thread: IPhone Vampire?

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    I got 4+ years out of my iphone 6 and only...

    I got 4+ years out of my iphone 6 and only upgraded to an 8, so I'm fine thanks. :D
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    As a Lead BA for a client working with TCS in the...

    As a Lead BA for a client working with TCS in the past, I'd agree with this.
  40. Thread: IPhone Vampire?

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    Good question! Less than a day (it died on me...

    Good question!

    Less than a day (it died on me using ViewRanger during a 10 mile walk).

    But I've done what WTFH suggested and discovered that it's using the Optimised Battery Charging option. I...
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    Posting email addresses is not permitted in this...

    Posting email addresses is not permitted in this part of the forum, mac01.

    I will ask Admin to give you pm rights.
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    Smart arse comments removed. I do not expect...

    Smart arse comments removed.

    I do not expect to see them back.
  43. Thread: IPhone Vampire?

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    IPhone Vampire?

    I got 4 month old iPhone and the battery life is appalling. I suspect it’s one of my apps that’s draining it but I don’t know how to weed the app out and kill it.

    (I fecking hate WhatsApp but had...
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    Flippin’ heck, they’ve even got pasanda! :eek: ...

    Flippin’ heck, they’ve even got pasanda! :eek:

    Ive got to get my order in...
  45. I disagree in this instance and will back these...

    I disagree in this instance and will back these workers to the the hilt.

    They were never contractors. They didn't want to be contractors. They were forced out of their jobs and equally coerced...
  46. Ex-Ministers normally move into private sector...

    Ex-Ministers normally move into private sector jobs.

    I guess that the private sector realises what an dangerously incompetent thicko he is and wouldn't want him within 10 yards of their car park,...
  47. Sheesh- Tory Feckwit rises from the career graveyard

    Chris Grayling closes in on role as chair of UK intelligence committee | Politics | The Guardian
  48. Some posts have been moved to General. If you...

    Some posts have been moved to General.

    If you want to consider generic/philosophical implications of this thread, post there.
  49. This is not the place to muse over philosophical...

    This is not the place to muse over philosophical hair splitting RogerFederer.

    I will move these posts to General, you are welcome to post further there/here, but not in the HMRC Enquiries thread.
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    Personally I would let sleeping dogs lie. If the...

    Personally I would let sleeping dogs lie. If the end client is not UK based they won't be affected by IR35.
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