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  1. Thread: US Cyber Attack

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    US Cyber Attack

    Wonder if this explains why Gmail and YouTube were off line the other day? If the attack is that deep, then the UK government is probably hit too?
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    I thought everyone had been updated to the new...

    I thought everyone had been updated to the new "improved" system. Clunky and slow.
    OTP when logging in, and when making a payment.
    Putting in the whole of your password on logging in, together...
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    Spot on.

    Spot on.
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    Straightforward bank, easy to use website, no...

    Straightforward bank, easy to use website, no fees. Cater Allen used to be decent but now just painful... Someone said Starling are pretty good?
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    The Cater Allen website just isn't getting any...

    The Cater Allen website just isn't getting any better.... Enough is enough.

    Has anyone moved away from Cater Allen and have they found their new bank better?
  6. And don't forget to claim back your expenses...

    And don't forget to claim back your expenses incurred. Things like home office costs, travel to the client, subsistence, etc.
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    Try the britishexpats.com forum for advice....

    Try the britishexpats.com forum for advice. They're pretty helpful
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    I'm in the same boat: dual national with Super...

    I'm in the same boat: dual national with Super still in Aus. I'm thinking that would be OK, but to be honest I hadn't thought all that hard about it before, as it's still a way off and things are...
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    Fargo, the series, is well worth a watch. ...

    Fargo, the series, is well worth a watch. They're not connected to the film or each other (just the same location), so you can watch them independantly. Series 1 was good, but series 2 was even...
  10. I had a supplier turn up to a meeting in a bright...

    I had a supplier turn up to a meeting in a bright blue Porsche GT3. Straight away I asked for a 5% discount from him, and I got it. I told him the next time he turns up in a Porsche I'll expect a...
  11. Ha, yes :igmc:

    Ha, yes

    :igmc:
  12. I remember a fellow contractor turning up one day...

    I remember a fellow contractor turning up one day in an Aston Martin DB9, deliberately showing off to the permies in the car park and bragging to them how much money he was earning. He didn't get a...
  13. 58 plate C class estate which I've had for eight...

    58 plate C class estate which I've had for eight years now. 200k on the clock and still going strong.
    I keep thinking it can't really last much longer so have been looking at new cars for the last...
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    QDOS have a standard contract which is Outside...

    QDOS have a standard contract which is Outside IR35 compliant on their website which you can use. I had to mod this a little to go direct and then had it doublechecked by QDOS.
    I still invoice the...
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    I'm using mine as one of three lights (along with...

    I'm using mine as one of three lights (along with the main overhead light and a lamp). So Lume cube to the left on a mini tripod and the lamp on the right. In the early evening, the Lume cube is...
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    TV Presenter Sporting Professional DJ Boxer ...

    TV Presenter
    Sporting Professional
    DJ
    Boxer (apparently thats different to a sporting professional)
    Bomb Disposal Technician... At a maximum salary of £45k? They know where they can stick that...
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    Sometimes agents haven't got a clue or make it up...

    Sometimes agents haven't got a clue or make it up when they're telling what to wear. Before one face to face interview I was told suit and tie, to get there and find one interviewer in a hawaiin...
  18. Stall 1 until you get an offer from 2. Forget...

    Stall 1 until you get an offer from 2.
    Forget Amazon, they won't have made a decision by Christmas...
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    Update on this: The Lume Cube light is really...

    Update on this:
    The Lume Cube light is really good, I'd recommend it. Overall the changes I've made so far to the lighting in the room definitely make a massive difference.
    The webcam (Logitech...
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    You're right, they are taking the p with pricing....

    You're right, they are taking the p with pricing. Although I'm spending on tech this year from the company account, just in case I have to do the unthinkable and go perm come April..
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    Not many deals about at the moment. The Logitech...

    Not many deals about at the moment. The Logitech C920 is £85 - if you can find it in stock.... There are cheaper Logitech's with less capability, or unbranded "take your chance on the quality"...
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    After doing some research, I've ordered a Lume...

    After doing some research, I've ordered a Lume Cube panel light to sort out the majority of my lighting issues, as indeed, this is the biggest problem with my setup.
    I'm going to B&Q at the weekend...
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    Checking through the reviews the C920 is still...

    Checking through the reviews the C920 is still getting picked as best of the best. It should be able to work with a simple light reasonably effortlessly...
    The Razer Kiyo with built in light looks...
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    Yes, that's the sort of thing... Thank you :smile

    Yes, that's the sort of thing... Thank you :smile
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    WFH Web meeting kit

    Seeing as I'm now spending many hours a week working from home in Teams, Zoom or Skype meetings, I was thinking of pimping my web meeting kit - something that I can plug into either laptop.
    The...
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    Ah, I meant for closing down your Ltd. I'm...

    Ah, I meant for closing down your Ltd. I'm already with NW and may have to do the same as you.
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    Does seem a long time, although I suspect they're...

    Does seem a long time, although I suspect they're fairly busy at the moment...

    Out of interest, how much are NW charging?
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