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    And get the raw ingredients - which I believe...

    And get the raw ingredients - which I believe include bits only currently available from India.
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    Nope - Slander is something said verbally but not...

    Nope - Slander is something said verbally but not recorded. Libel is anything that is documented - even if it is on a transitory website.

    While the difference may seem subtle it really isn't -...
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    Sticky: Just reconfigured the Logitech Media Server to...

    Just reconfigured the Logitech Media Server to get Airplay working correctly.

    So I'm now listening to Great Lives about Enid Blyton.
  4. Note, for those who don't live in Scotland,...

    Note, for those who don't live in Scotland, Scotland is a very different case with shorter limitation periods (5 years, not 6) and stricter rules on chasing long standing debts.
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    At the end of this a lot of production will be...

    At the end of this a lot of production will be local because you won't be able to trust it will move across borders..
  6. Thread: LCAG - JR decision

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    Robert Venables QC, the man referenced in almost...

    Robert Venables QC, the man referenced in almost every scheme I think I've ever seen, advising people to not give him money. :rollin:
  7. Thread: stock market crash

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    You hope, I wouldn't be so sure - large parts of...

    You hope, I wouldn't be so sure - large parts of the economy will have to be if not rebuilt then very carefully restarted.

    Unless Tarbara is right and this disease is going to kill more than 1% in...
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    If it's like our Aldi there is a person at the...

    If it's like our Aldi there is a person at the door supervising things and everyone is two bollards apart... German efficiency and ruthlessness when a second adult tries to go in.

    Note before...
  9. It's strange that a firm in Birmingham seems to...

    It's strange that a firm in Birmingham seems to be trying to find people for Essex Partnership University NHS based on the locations - and it would be better all round if they said that was what...
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    Sticky: MF or someone else?

    MF or someone else?
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    Nope, merely suggesting that you pay the money...

    Nope, merely suggesting that you pay the money now rather than twice as much (after fines) later.
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    I'm already banned from pointing out another HMRC...

    I'm already banned from pointing out another HMRC report that is ready to run, now HMRC know where all the BTL properties are and who hasn't been sending in returns.
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    One of my favourite haunts for stupidity is the...

    One of my favourite haunts for stupidity is the property118 forum full of interest only BTLers...

    The screams that are appearing on there are a sight to behold
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    Or he may be using my favourite trick of ensuring...

    Or he may be using my favourite trick of ensuring there is a grammatical error in a statement. The error is picked up on and then allows you to imply for ever more that the person who complained...
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    So your options are:- Assume the contract is...

    So your options are:-

    Assume the contract is inside IR35 and use an umbrella.
    Get a review and see if the agency will change it
    Pray HMRC doesn't come knocking at any point.

    1 and 2 are sane...
  16. Thread: LCAG - JR decision

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    Go back and look at the people who are named as...

    Go back and look at the people who are named as parties in the review - while that second sentence is probably wrong about everyone who reads this forum its probably completely accurate for the 2...
  17. Thread: Antibody tests

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    I don't think delayed is the right term,...

    I don't think delayed is the right term, available would be better.
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    If I could afford that house, why would I be...

    If I could afford that house, why would I be driving a BMW - it would be a range rover for practical purposes and probably a Mclaren or Ferrari or 3 for other journeys.
  19. No it's not philosophical - a capital gain is...

    No it's not philosophical - a capital gain is taxed as a capital gain at the appropriate level which is likely to be 20% (but is 28% on residential property).

    If however you trade shares regularly...
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    +1

    +1
  21. Thread: Legal Challenge

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    Given the forum I'm guessing via an umbrella...

    Given the forum I'm guessing via an umbrella until February 28th 2020 when the contract finished.

    The phrase I would use is very unlucky...

    Going back to the original question the £x,000 it...
  22. That's marketing though - which is an entirely...

    That's marketing though - which is an entirely different can of worms
  23. Thread: Hikikomori CFL

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    Click the icon in the red box and then insert the...

    Click the icon in the red box and then insert the url of the image into the URL field.


    https://a.imge.to/2020/04/03/yJ27I6.png

    To get the url of an image right click when you cursor is over...
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    I suspect a lot of people are going to see that...

    I suspect a lot of people are going to see that working at home is fine but you need your own space / room to work in.
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    Yep, he clearly isn't thinking rationally - I...

    Yep, he clearly isn't thinking rationally - I mean Swindon? And that's before Honda closes in 16 months time (if not now).
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    Never knew that - I'm slightly surprised.

    Never knew that - I'm slightly surprised.
  27. Thread: Legal Challenge

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    So you've been unemployed since March 3rd which...

    So you've been unemployed since March 3rd which means your only option you (sadly) have is universal credit.

    Hey you have definitely been unlucky but you are just one of a lot of people in the...
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    What has notice periods got to do with IR35?

    What has notice periods got to do with IR35?
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    No chance of selling, yet he bought another...

    No chance of selling, yet he bought another property at the same time. :confused:
  30. No, it doesn't meet the solely for business use...

    No, it doesn't meet the solely for business use criteria that HMRC use.

    It's like asking if the LG's new OLED 48" TV is an allowed purchase - it's a monitor but being at home I couldn't justify...
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    When I looked at Glasgow I couple of years back...

    When I looked at Glasgow I couple of years back what I noticed was how low prices were compared to elsewhere and how high the council tax was compared to similar properties elsewhere.
  32. Thread: test please delete

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    Sticky: Just hit ebay and purchase one of the many aeron...

    Just hit ebay and purchase one of the many aeron chairs you can find on there. Mines going fine after 10+ years of usage
  33. Your contract works on the basis that if they...

    Your contract works on the basis that if they don't have work for you to do they don't need to pay you.

    You've been given 7 days notice make the most of it as a lot of people have been binned with...
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    Sticky: Normally I would argue the point but as next...

    Normally I would argue the point but as next Friday and Monday are going to no different from the previous Monday or the following Tuesday you may as well take the cash and treat them as normal days....
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    Um, what evidence do you have to prove that? the...

    Um, what evidence do you have to prove that? the affordability criteria is the same
  36. Thread: Legal Challenge

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    Could you explain what you are talking about? ...

    Could you explain what you are talking about?

    Were you working in March or were you unemployed?

    And if you were working were you working via an umbrella company?
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    Why would I waste my time - I'm going for the...

    Why would I waste my time - I'm going for the adage of be careful what you wish for as it may come true - HMRC will allow the creation of FLC's force one person bands to use them and then tax them to...
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    But IPSE is the home of the FLC and by pushing...

    But IPSE is the home of the FLC and by pushing for PSCs to be treated differently it actually justifies the existence of that rather stupid idea.
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    It's Friday April 3rd - if a bank transfer is...

    It's Friday April 3rd - if a bank transfer is done using anything other than fast transfer it will not be received in time for the end of the tax year which to all intents and purposes is in 2 hours...
  40. Capital Gain isn't treated as income unless you...

    Capital Gain isn't treated as income unless you are doing something very none standard that means it's income not a capital gain.
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    That one for starters. Anyone except a complete...

    That one for starters. Anyone except a complete idiot would know that Einstein was a (theoretical) physicist not a psychologist focused on intelligence (you would be wanting to name check Sternberg,...
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    No, we just take what posters say at face value...

    No, we just take what posters say at face value when we think the poster is an idiot...

    Granted I can see irony / sarcasm when I re-read the post but my first opinion still holds due to your other...
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    Sticky: Aldi had some yesterday (bought it for the...

    Aldi had some yesterday (bought it for the M-i-L).

    Mind you the local Aldi is a flagship store as their Northern head office is at the rear of the industrial park on the other side of the main...
  44. And you don't know anything about IT, if these...

    And you don't know anything about IT, if these are scanned documents they could be recently created or scanned at any point since they were originally created.

    The only time that sort of argument...
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    Sticky: I will need to take the mini out for a spin this...

    I will need to take the mini out for a spin this weekend. Should wake the neighbourhood up.
  46. Thread: immunity passport

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    Show me an antibody test that works.... Only if...

    Show me an antibody test that works.... Only if and when we have one is it worth pointing out the flaws of using them.,
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    The risk is that you resign and then things...

    The risk is that you resign and then things change and your new job is put on hold. There was a letter in the Telegraph yesterday about just that were the response was basically - bad luck
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    What do you think the post coronavirus...

    What do you think the post coronavirus contracting market is going to look like? (hint it could be completely dead, or it could be boom time but either way I suspect companies won't be spending money...
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    Because in 2023/4 the fixed rate will be coming...

    Because in 2023/4 the fixed rate will be coming to an end and a lot of people may not have the correct amount of equity if prices are lower to remortgage.
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    If you have an airbnb where is the customer going...

    If you have an airbnb where is the customer going to come from in the next year.

    Scooter timed things perfectly selling his Edinburgh flat last year - it really wouldn't surprise me to see massive...
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