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    Nope. Not confused; just better informed. The...

    Nope. Not confused; just better informed. The Equality Act 2010 (Section 7 BTW*) only refers to the protected characteristic of "Gender Reassignment". This is different from the more modern...
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    Something worth noting in the context of this...

    Something worth noting in the context of this thread: transgenerism is NOT a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. Transexuality IS, but that is different and should not be confused.
  3. Thread: Call it a draw

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    I won't believe that Brexit is over until there's...

    I won't believe that Brexit is over until there's a photo of of shocked, yet oddly aroused SamCam finding "Call me Dave" in the shower at No.10. at the end of the series... October 19th?
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    I'm laughing... but really I'm not... * Googles...

    I'm laughing... but really I'm not... * Googles "right to be forgotten" * :eek
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    Maybe just dump the Coop, eh? :wink

    Maybe just dump the Coop, eh?
    :wink
  6. Thread: Post Brexit

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    Ha-ha-he-ho.... top trolling Sir; well played. *...

    Ha-ha-he-ho.... top trolling Sir; well played. * applause *
  7. * waves * :ohwell

    * waves *
    :ohwell
  8. Thread: ER Advice

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    Or delve into the rules around "beneficial loans"...

    Or delve into the rules around "beneficial loans" and the "S455" charge.
    :smile
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    Poll: :ladybags:

    :ladybags:
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    Poll: Your mum left a real mental scar when she weaned...

    Your mum left a real mental scar when she weaned you off the tit; didn't she?
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    Poll: I have an 8 year-old that you can borrow for the...

    I have an 8 year-old that you can borrow for the weekend. Get back to us on Monday...
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    No, not wrong. This should have happened years...

    No, not wrong. This should have happened years ago; it would have focused minds considerably.
    :mad
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    Mate, you typed that on your phone? Have a word...

    Mate, you typed that on your phone? Have a word...
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    Top trolling. Well done.

    Top trolling. Well done.
  15. Thread: Outside ir35

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    Is there a uniform? I feel that we should have a...

    Is there a uniform? I feel that we should have a uniform. NLads Assemble!
    :glasses
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    Permie BA rates in Glasgow: Barclays ~ £45k...

    Permie BA rates in Glasgow:
    Barclays ~ £45k through £55k
    Clydesdale ~ £40k through £45k; circa £50k for "Senior"
    Lloyds ~ £45k
    RBS ~ £35k through £40k
    Scot. Gov. ~£25k through £28k... yup, you...
  17. Two words: Resource Solutions.

    Two words: Resource Solutions.
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    One word of warning: the BA market is saturated....

    One word of warning: the BA market is saturated. It seems like every man and their dog has BA on their CV these days and the clients are getting very specific about what they're looking for... it may...
  19. Just watching the Trump speach at the UN...

    It's like someone's given him an atlas and told him to start at the front and to trash-talk each country in turn. It would be hilarious if he didn't sound like they'd also drugged him......
  20. Thread: Sniff sniff

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    #Banks

    #Banks
  21. There are too many within the Executive and...

    There are too many within the Executive and Non-executive hierarchy who would see this as "a good thingTM". Those would be the very same people that appear to be driving the IPSE bus off a cliff. Sad...
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    Have it Deliverooed (sp?) to your desk. :wink

    Have it Deliverooed (sp?) to your desk.
    :wink
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    Pretty much all medium/large agencies will employ...

    Pretty much all medium/large agencies will employ ATS for initial CV filtering... have you checked your CV for compatibility?

    Oh, and the market's in the toilet across a range of skills this year....
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    * checks forum * * retreats back into the...

    * checks forum *

    * retreats back into the shadows *

    :ohwell
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    Back in the day, one of my erstwhile CC...

    Back in the day, one of my erstwhile CC colleagues thought that they were laptop mouse-pads when they were handed out...

    He may have been joking, but I like to think not as it would have been in...
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    New security details. Account now linked. A small...

    New security details. Account now linked. A small victory as we crash toward the end of another week on the bench.
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    I should really offer an example... Pension...

    I should really offer an example...

    Pension pot: £80,000
    Platform charge: 0.35
    Imaginary fund OCF/TER: 0.45
    Cost over 12 months: £640

    Pension pot: £80,000
    Platform charge: £24 pcm...
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    As your pension pot increases, so will the value...

    As your pension pot increases, so will the value of the fees that you are charged.

    A monthly fixed-fee would work out cheaper in the long run.

    Please do the maths yourself so that you can see...
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    My earlier contribution to another thread: "Also,...

    My earlier contribution to another thread: "Also, please do read/view the Lars Kroijer book/videos before you start to throw your money around."
    HTH
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    There are significant savings to be made by...

    There are significant savings to be made by moving away from HL if one's pot is going to grow.

    The break-even point for my son's Junior ISA was at around the £30k mark... after that HL was...
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    Interactive Investor is a cheaper platform for...

    Interactive Investor is a cheaper platform for increasing pension values.

    Also, please do read/view the Lars Kroijer book/videos before you start to throw your money around.
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    Let's agree to disagree on pretty much each of...

    Let's agree to disagree on pretty much each of your points and move on...
    :wink
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    True dat. :tired

    True dat.
    :tired
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    Fair enough. Just seems odd to my more Celtic...

    Fair enough. Just seems odd to my more Celtic financial predisposition.
    :rolleyes:
  35. Not necessarily. Why go through all the pain of a...

    Not necessarily. Why go through all the pain of a meaningless "assessment" process? I would simply state that as of X date I will not accept LtdCo contractors and everyone should now go via a brolly...
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    Just curious, but why would one go with Apple...

    Just curious, but why would one go with Apple (£££££) instead of a Chromebook (££) if this is such an issue with less worldly-wise users?

    It seems like an overly expensive solution.
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    Try these...

    Try these.
    :rolleyes:
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    No. IR35 insurance is not optional, it's not...

    No. IR35 insurance is not optional, it's not mandated, but you'll need it if you contract in the UK and want to off-load any investigation to a professional. It's personal protection. Get some.
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    Tuppence worth: put the gig through an umbrella...

    Tuppence worth: put the gig through an umbrella company if you need the work. A bird in the hand etc., etc...

    HTH
  40. One can only hope that you wore gloves. :puke:

    One can only hope that you wore gloves.
    :puke:
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    You're a big lad Si; perhaps a foam mattress...

    You're a big lad Si; perhaps a foam mattress isn't such a good idea?
    Mattresses aren't just for sleeping on after all...
    :D
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    There's less opportunity to be caught by the...

    There's less opportunity to be caught by the kids.
    HTH.
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    You must be great fun at dinner parties.

    You must be great fun at dinner parties.
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    Ok, so I have spoken to a very helpful chap...

    Ok, so I have spoken to a very helpful chap called "Calum" at Santander who will issue me with new, updated authentication details for my account. He explained that the existing details are correct...
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    Yes. I'm a spy. :grey

    Yes. I'm a spy. :grey
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    Yeah, I came to the same conclusion and I'll be...

    Yeah, I came to the same conclusion and I'll be going with Subscriptions for the time being.

    Cheers.
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    Accounting for a VPN service?

    Any suggestions for the accounting category to use for the purchase of a VPN service?

    Computer Software?
    Other Computer Costs?
    Subscriptions?

    :confused
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    I haven't been able to get past the...

    I haven't been able to get past the authentication stage of setting up an open banking link to Santander. Very frustrating.
  49. Oh dear Gods! I keep my phone down the front of...

    Oh dear Gods! I keep my phone down the front of my trousers as I detest the feeling of cold glass against my ear; should I be concerned?
    :eek
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    If this is the case, then it would have been done...

    If this is the case, then it would have been done deliberately in order to implicate the old girl in any proceedings.
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