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  1. No he was a Newcastle Fan See last post here:...

    No he was a Newcastle Fan

    See last post here:
    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/75484-darren-upton-goes-down-6-years-2.html




    As said by WordIsBond that wasn't enough, the key of...
  2. This thread is more worrying than satisfying. Mr...

    This thread is more worrying than satisfying. Mr Upton stole 500k of client money and stole a further 1.1 million from his currency scheme investors. By law he can't be in control of a...
  3. :cool: I'm over it thanks. I suspect those who...

    :cool: I'm over it thanks. I suspect those who had tens of thousands stolen are not. He better not be working as an accountant though.
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    That's rather bitchy, what's your gripe?

    That's rather bitchy, what's your gripe?
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    The original pronunciation of Bath was "Baff" it...

    The original pronunciation of Bath was "Baff" it was bastardized (mainly by Londoners) to "Baarf" in the 1600s along with some other words where a redundant r was added. So the proper English...
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    Upton conned me in a very similar fashion to...

    Upton conned me in a very similar fashion to this. He filled a null return to HMRC and told me I owed the £s that my accounts indicated. I paid HMRC, and of course there was no debt on the account,...
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    I can tell you why this is happening. There is no...

    I can tell you why this is happening. There is no young blood in the industry, almost everyone is senior. Maths and life sciences are unpopular. The traditional routes into the industry are being...
  8. Thread: Manchester

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    You are just highlighting the bad bits. there are...

    You are just highlighting the bad bits. there are more millionaires in South Manchester then anywhere outside of Westminster or Surrey. Crime is low, it's not overcrowded, the people are friendly ...
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    Must admit I don't really rate the new series.

    Must admit I don't really rate the new series.
  10. Thread: Manchester

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    Everywhere has it's horrible places even god...

    Everywhere has it's horrible places even god forbid The Sarf East. The place where that young girl was killed by her Gran's druggie Boyfriend looked particularly rough.
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    That's not very nice. If anything it's Spod...

    That's not very nice. If anything it's Spod punching above his weight and he's pretty heavy.
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    I sent you a PM. I think he has to serve 50% of...

    I sent you a PM. I think he has to serve 50% of his sentence before parole. So that's 3 years. I'm guessing they will knock the period off he was on remand. Which was a couple of months I think. So...
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    He's made a lot of enemies, not least the people...

    He's made a lot of enemies, not least the people who he robbed money off in his ponzi scheme. I would move if I were him. Or forever look over his shoulder waiting for the day it happens.
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    Shadow director I believe it's called? If he gets...

    Shadow director I believe it's called? If he gets caught doing that he'll be back inside again.
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    Freedom Accountacy perhaps? That's already set up...

    Freedom Accountacy perhaps? That's already set up and waiting for him and very aptly named. I expect there will be more tales of woe in years to come, these kind of people never learn.

    As for the...
  16. Thread: Crickey!

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    Yeah I'm so wet. In my case he stole the money...

    Yeah I'm so wet. In my case he stole the money out of HMRCs bank, and because they have no duty of care I was liable. Quite how that makes me naive I'm unsure, perhaps I should have sat on the money...
  17. Thread: Good Samaritan

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    How do these people work? ...and what do they get...

    How do these people work? ...and what do they get out of it? They post elaborate waffle that while detailed isn't remotely funny. They don't interact with other posters. Is it some sort of...
  18. Thread: Bowie

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    Funny you should say that... Cut-up technique...

    Funny you should say that...

    Cut-up technique - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    I went to the 93 Neil Young tour @ Finsbury Park,...

    I went to the 93 Neil Young tour @ Finsbury Park, PJ, James (suprising good acoustic set) and 4 non blonds (mmm remember them) were also suporting. Excellent gig and they did rocking in the free...
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    I've used them for a plastic bumper repair on the...

    I've used them for a plastic bumper repair on the Mrs' car, not a bad job wasnt that bothered as it gets pranged on a weekly basis. While you cant see the plastic repair, where they fall down is on...
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    1972 TRIUMPH STAG MANUAL historic tax | eBay...

    1972 TRIUMPH STAG MANUAL historic tax | eBay

    Ford Cortina MK1 Deluxe Classic Ford RS GT Cosworth Lotus Twin Cam | eBay

    1975 TRIUMPH SPITFIRE 1500 BLUE | eBay

    PORSCHE 944. 2.5...
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    In typical TV fashion they don't factor in the...

    In typical TV fashion they don't factor in the labour cost, cost of tools/facilities (and there is still an opportunity cost if you do it yourself) when calculating the profit. Sometimes that Ed...
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    You are probably right on the Water pump (I was...

    You are probably right on the Water pump (I was thinking of the time I changed the pump on an astra) but whether the steering is driven by an independent belt depends on the model, some have one...
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    On many cars the alternator belt as well as...

    On many cars the alternator belt as well as charging the battery drives the power assisted steering and the water pump. Get the belt changed (no more than £100 for a garage to do this or the AA...
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    Welcome to the South East

    Welcome to the South East
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    To be fair the details are on the PCG website...

    To be fair the details are on the PCG website under consultative council, which is freely available to the public.
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    I really enjoyed Falling Skies that is back for...

    I really enjoyed Falling Skies that is back for series 2 shortly

    Falling Skies
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    Credit where credit is due that must be the...

    Credit where credit is due that must be the funniest post EVER on this site.
  29. Thread: White Cars

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    Flat White, Red and Black have been standard non...

    Flat White, Red and Black have been standard non option colours for some time. This is why white is popular

    Lydia Bright and James Argent - Reality stars and their white cars - Celebrity Cars -...
  30. Thread: White Cars

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    Traders care about the colour as some don't sell...

    Traders care about the colour as some don't sell at all well, especially green. For residuals buy silver, dark grey or black.

    White has been threatening to come back for a while, last time it was...
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    Why waste your energy with all this bitching?...

    Why waste your energy with all this bitching? It's not big and it's not clever.
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    Serious one and without any point scoring. Why...

    Serious one and without any point scoring.

    Why do you have to come on here to be nasty and aggressive? You rarely contribute anything constructive or helpful, infact I'm not sure you ever have....
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    Link to what? If you have some information that...

    Link to what? If you have some information that may help the police you should divulge it now.
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    How exactly?

    How exactly?
  35. I paid the HMRC and the electronic filing system...

    I paid the HMRC and the electronic filing system let him carry out the fraud, previously I would have had to sign some paperwork. This is why I would urge anyone to sign up to the online services so...
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    Agreed, but remember you aren't just laughing at...

    Agreed, but remember you aren't just laughing at me, there were 30 odd accountancy clients affected and loads more who invested in the currency scheme. One guy lost the proceeds of his house sale,...
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    IR35 was much better under Labour

    Let's get this right, The PCG says vote Tory they have promised to look at IR35, taking (with a large leap of faith) that to mean they will scrap it. As a few pointed out at the time that sounded a...
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    Gas and electric are so cheap now, so much so I...

    Gas and electric are so cheap now, so much so I just got the most expensive ones I've had.
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    At least it wasn't your underpants

    At least it wasn't your underpants
  40. Thread: CUK Fat Club

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    At the BMI I'm not sure he's still alive.

    At the BMI I'm not sure he's still alive.
  41. Thread: CUK Fat Club

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    41 must either be a typo or a wind-up

    41 must either be a typo or a wind-up
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    Well, the new IR35 is almost here. All the balls...

    Well, the new IR35 is almost here. All the balls posted on here about the Tories scrapping it looks a bit silly now, they are about to make it much much worse. Be careful what you wish for as they...
  43. That was almost as nasty as something Chewbacca...

    That was almost as nasty as something Chewbacca might say but at least it wasn't racist.




    guinea pig off ;-)
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    IMHO this could be a big loss to the gambling...

    IMHO this could be a big loss to the gambling industry. It's very much a mug punters race, where people who don't normally gamble have a once yearly punt. Remove it from terrestial and I can see many...
  45. 600 mile round trip apparently to find a friend...

    600 mile round trip apparently to find a friend :laugh I bet they pretended they were out at first when the special bus pulled up outside.
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Not really, the chips away people would charge...

    Not really, the chips away people would charge about £80-£100 to tidy up some dents and scratches. This is exactly what many a trader would do before presenting a car on the forecourt. Small cars...
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    Ebay is the best way these days, even cars with...

    Ebay is the best way these days, even cars with no MOT do well, make sure you list all the faults. No-one buys autotrader these days or exchange and mart (compared with 10 years ago anyway).

    ...
  49. Thread: Winter Lurgies

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    I don't get colds/chest infections anymore since...

    I don't get colds/chest infections anymore since I started using first defence. In case you are curious it isn't a medicine it's a medical device,the key to it being it stops the germs from spreading...
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    This new business although not related to...

    This new business although not related to accountancy is related to parts of the case, i.e. what the stolen money was spent on. Coincidence? possibly. It's certainly worthy of comment. I'll leave it...
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