Search Results - Contractor UK Bulletin Board

Search:

Type: Posts; User: thelastrosbif

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,034

    Link? How much!?!? :D:D:D

    Link? How much!?!? :D:D:D
  2. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,034

    IMO get a smarter one, not a cheap one. So much...

    IMO get a smarter one, not a cheap one. So much more efficient & satisfying when they map it out properly, can have virtual boundaries etc. rather than the random bouncing idiot approach my eufy has....
  3. Replies
    29
    Views
    774

    The "Exercise Cygnus" thing just seems to be a...

    The "Exercise Cygnus" thing just seems to be a real red herring of how well it was known, or what importance it was given up the chain to anyone in government. How many other other modelling...
  4. Replies
    59
    Views
    4,978

    if the infection rate is tracking near to or...

    if the infection rate is tracking near to or lower than other European countries, but the death rate is tracking supposedly higher (per million stats don't always agree)..

    Isn't this an indicator...
  5. Not a bad shout old chap. Though I remember NHS...

    Not a bad shout old chap. Though I remember NHS Digitals director bad mouthing us at the HMRC tribunals and will try not to hold a grudge :smile
  6. they're managing a group with 5000+ members and...

    they're managing a group with 5000+ members and hundreds of requests a week, with 5 guys and a fb account its carnage, especially when you are potentially dealing with vulnerable people & god knows...
  7. It's shockingly hard to find opportunities to use...

    It's shockingly hard to find opportunities to use our skills to help out in any way. We've PMs, Programmers, Analysts, Engineers, Specialists of every sort ready and waiting to do their bit. I'm sure...
  8. Replies
    70
    Views
    11,123

    IR35 go ahead on all but NHS staff who get moved...

    IR35 go ahead on all but NHS staff who get moved outside scope to draw staff

    Nation gets behind him, we still get shafted but at least its for a good cause ? :ohwell
  9. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,203

    thought this was a thread for us to say goodbye...

    thought this was a thread for us to say goodbye to the whole contracting sector tbh
  10. There's a lot of huffy demanding in that...

    There's a lot of huffy demanding in that document, It is over a year old mind you but still, shows what we should be expecting I guess.

    Strange they have the cheek to 'require' us to stick to...
  11. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,936

    Jeez SQL is premium now? so that leaves what,...

    Jeez SQL is premium now? so that leaves what, static excel input? Sharepoint lists?! Nice job microsoft....yikes for the smallfry guys
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,503

    Haha ! I saw that, couldn't believe the cheek of...

    Haha ! I saw that, couldn't believe the cheek of it

    Development | UK | Miura Development

    their homepage doesn't give much more insight, a unique business model indeed

    their "investment...
  13. This is all good news to hear :grin

    This is all good news to hear :grin
  14. You really think a man who calls himself “rosbif”...

    You really think a man who calls himself “rosbif” would’ve voted leave ? I’m an innocent victim!! :mad:
  15. I would’ve thought that too, but just note they...

    I would’ve thought that too, but just note they are specifically writing now “EU-27” and not “permitted to work in the EU” or something similar. It’s the specificity of the thing that seems a bit of...
  16. European Job ads - "Must have a EU-27 citizenship" - denied?

    Anybody UK folk looking at working in Switzerland, Luxembourg etc seeing this stuff?

    Would you be applying anyway under the understanding that you are "in theory" still under the same rights until...
  17. Would you consider yourself to be outside IR35? ...

    Would you consider yourself to be outside IR35?

    If so, then what difference is this to how it worked before?

    You always held liability until now, at worst you just end up how you were on the...
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,062

    Watch out, hmrc inspectors have been known to...

    Watch out, hmrc inspectors have been known to bust down cubicle doors and ensure you haven't take a tulip on permie porcelein
  19. not sure if you're still interested, but do make...

    not sure if you're still interested, but do make an effort to checkout the "actual" end company when booking via Focus!

    My last course, though very informative (and passed the cert!), was in some...
  20. Did you suddenly become dyslexic on moving to the...

    Did you suddenly become dyslexic on moving to the UK? Unlikely. If you managed to get a senior job in your country of origin, you can surely achieve at least something regular here - could be the...
  21. Talk to people. Call your friends. Visit your...

    Talk to people. Call your friends. Visit your family or spend time with people you trust and make you feel clearer headed and confident. It's amazing how much you feel better in certain places, or...
  22. Replies
    0
    Views
    423

    A brave, new, post-GDPR World

    Ya know, I'm really gonna miss murali from infoplus and his dreams of sending me to be a 1st liner in hook

    never gave up hope on me old murali, always there when my inbox looked bare

    I wonder...
  23. Replies
    89
    Views
    5,193

    serious response: been exactly there for...

    serious response:

    been exactly there for several years, struggled but managed to keep 'just' within the boundaries of acceptibility and these days function a lot better generally. Some things that...
  24. Replies
    89
    Views
    5,193

    Guy at my last workplace used to turn up...

    Guy at my last workplace used to turn up piss-arse drunk , disappear for hours at a time, go off on angry rants for no reason at all, totally unstable

    but thats enough about the bankers, lets...
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,296

    If you work well with audio you can try some...

    If you work well with audio you can try some mp3/audio packs:

    - Pimsleur French for beginners - good for very basic & somewhat repetitive methodology, but you will get it in your head quick enough...
  26. Replies
    476
    Views
    25,780

    an ariana grande concert of all things, full of...

    an ariana grande concert of all things, full of young folk, just terrible

    Terrorism talk already making the rounds, bomb disposal on site but nothing confirmed so wait and see I guess ?

    Really...
  27. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,114

    In my Experience, London tulips all over Paris...

    In my Experience, London tulips all over Paris from great height, one of many reasons why it will never takeover the investment hub role post-brexit

    awful city with awful people

    they literally...
  28. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,413

    MPs coming MPs Going

    Round my way we get regular visits from the infamous independent Kerry Smith, who was kicked out of UKIP for reportedly referring to a colleague as "chinky winky" :' )
  29. Replies
    36
    Views
    4,505

    Is any of this beta tested on users? Like, does...

    Is any of this beta tested on users? Like, does anyone who is actually contracting get to use it before its forced upon the rest of us paying customers?
  30. Thread: Glasses

    by thelastrosbif
    Replies
    33
    Views
    2,153

    Poll: LASIK nearly ruined my vision entirely. Avoid and...

    LASIK nearly ruined my vision entirely. Avoid and get a nice pair of shiny stylish glasses [emoji106]
  31. Replies
    52
    Views
    2,463

    Always thought it was tiered based on your...

    Always thought it was tiered based on your expected grades:

    Higher paper -> below C is a fail

    Foundation paper -> maximum achievable grade is a C

    28,000 a year they should probably have let...
  32. Replies
    50
    Views
    11,361

    My first agency back when I started, seemed...

    My first agency back when I started, seemed alright but outside of contact it's always been nearly impossible to get hold of them. Now it makes sense... they'd already fled to the Bahamas [emoji38]
  33. Really struggle to look at code if I'm not...

    Really struggle to look at code if I'm not billing for it..
  34. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,746

    Should I get my lad a car

    A loan from the bank of mum & dad & put a hard limit on how expensive...a good lesson in money management and earning what you get there. Also no point in forking out for a brand new fiesta if it'll...
  35. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,611

    Been w/ Lloyds Business since the beginning,...

    Been w/ Lloyds Business since the beginning, never had an issue, its incredibly fast and easy to use with payments normally sent correctly within a few mins of clicking the button; web portal and...
  36. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,578

    I advise you have a read through this and really...

    I advise you have a read through this and really REALLY think it through. Granted a lot of it is anecdotal, but the problem being there's so few companies or consultants willing to sponsor...
  37. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,578

    Laser Eye Surgery

    Don't post much but this is something I actually know about! Don't do it. Went with moorfields associated private guy, all assurances, lots of money. Result: Extremely Dry eyes as NAT says above,...
  38. Post Dispensation Advice - checking system

    From my understanding, in this crazy post-dispensation world, Subsistence claims are still allowable at benchmark scale rates, but the government requires that receipts are subject to a checking...
  39. Replies
    39
    Views
    6,237

    PWD or until the required work is completed. I'm...

    PWD or until the required work is completed. I'm there to provide a service or product, and if there is no more work to be done regarding that then I don't really want to be around scratching my arse...
  40. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,593

    ....;)

    ....;)
  41. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,593

    Escaping the Iphone cycle

    is it possible? Worthwhile?

    Have been trapped in the apple release cycle since the Original 3G, have quite a hefty itunes match and app collection, currently using a 5s and time to upgrade
    ...
  42. saw some guy at work faffing around trying to...

    saw some guy at work faffing around trying to send a Fax to cater allen

    A FAX !

    Go with your local bank, Lloyds do me fine, all online, same day service (Y)
  43. "Lets discuss that offline" Its a team meeting...

    "Lets discuss that offline"

    Its a team meeting not a cyber chat room ffs :'(
  44. Thread: 30/09/15

    by thelastrosbif
    Replies
    15
    Views
    1,375

    "Later, when Interviewed, AtW's neighbours said...

    "Later, when Interviewed, AtW's neighbours said 'but he always seemed so normal' and 'I wouldn't have believed he was capable of such a thing!' "
  45. Thread: 30/09/15

    by thelastrosbif
    Replies
    15
    Views
    1,375

    Ominous much?

    Ominous much?
  46. funny, no cuts here, must be doing something...

    funny, no cuts here, must be doing something right :wink
  47. Shinier contract offer VS long term game

    Hi there, first time poster, long time lurker

    My question relates to choosing between contract opportunities

    If given the choice would you rather:

    A) a less interesting, lower rate contract...
Results 1 to 47 of 47