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    It's easy. If you have interviews lined up then...

    It's easy. If you have interviews lined up then you simply refuse because next week you'll have a new contract.
  2. Just a set back, the court ruling simply says the...

    Just a set back, the court ruling simply says the government didn't review the impact of CO2 emissions on their commitments to the Paris climate treaty, but there is nothing in the Treaty that stops...
  3. The UK received $3.4 billion from the Marshall...

    The UK received $3.4 billion from the Marshall plan, 85% as direct grants and never paid back. Germany received $1.5 billion they also paid back 15%.

    One of the big British myths is that the...
  4. It was also a loan. The Marshall plan was a...

    It was also a loan. The Marshall plan was a mixture of grants and loans. The Germans initially received only loans, but the US relented and in the end they got the same conditions as the UK and...
  5. 60 million Indians died of starvation under...

    60 million Indians died of starvation under British rule whilst the UK was exporting wheat from India to the UK.
  6. We'll see how the EU turns out. The UK Brexit...

    We'll see how the EU turns out. The UK Brexit movement seems to be more of a reincarnation of Yugoslavia under Slobodan Milosevic. That didn't go well either.

    :D
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    I recently rejected a roll due to a dispute about...

    I recently rejected a roll due to a dispute about the celery. It just wasn't enough.
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    You also need to take into account how much...

    You also need to take into account how much truffle is involved. I wouldn't accept a roll with a lot of truffle.
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    If the new roll has more bread you should go for...

    If the new roll has more bread you should go for it.
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    Contrary to popular belief you are not...

    Contrary to popular belief you are not automatically covered by the regulations if you haven't opted out. That depends on whether you're controlled by the client. If you want to be covered by the...
  11. Indeed, the fake moon landings for example.

    Indeed, the fake moon landings for example.
  12. In Germany you don't need to pay Social Insurance...

    In Germany you don't need to pay Social Insurance contributions. You can set up as a Freiberufler and just pay tax. Umbrella companies will set you up accordingly.
  13. Yes you can use your Ltd but you have to register...

    Yes you can use your Ltd but you have to register it with the local tax authorities, and pay local tax. That is quite complicated.
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    This link gives a bit more perspective as to why...

    This link gives a bit more perspective as to why you shouldn't necessarily rip out an XML interface for a marginal improvement in performance.

    Stop Comparing JSON and XML
  15. This is the strategy to make Britain into an...

    This is the strategy to make Britain into an "Idiocracy". Step one is to replace the BBC, with trash TV and loud tabloid newspapers spreading propaganda. Goodbye to all those boring programmes like...
  16. Thread: Economy

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    After a stock market crash all shares are at...

    After a stock market crash all shares are at "distressed" values. That's why it is called a crash.

    Always steer clear of the sector that brought the whole thing crashing down, i.e. tech stocks in...
  17. Thread: Economy

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    If you sit on the sidelines waiting for a crash,...

    If you sit on the sidelines waiting for a crash, you could be waiting an awful long time and when it does crash it will still be worth more than the cash on the sidelines, not to mention all the...
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    There are actually advantages to XML and the...

    There are actually advantages to XML and the slight improvement in performance is not worth the huge costs in ripping up and replacing interfaces with a new standard which will also be out of date by...
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    Hold on to your hats: Government to introduce...

    Hold on to your hats:

    Government to introduce "Venezuelan" economic policy

    Even pro-Brexit rightwing journalists are aghast:

    We voted Boris we got Hugo Chávez

    Someone is going to have to...
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    If you work in India you will be running a...

    If you work in India you will be running a business in India and therefore subject to tax there.

    Your business is located wherever you are working, not where your client is.

    I would take advice...
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    If you work in the UK but you are resident in...

    If you work in the UK but you are resident in France, you will be liable for tax in the UK and you will have to declare it in France. The French tax authorities will take into account tax paid in the...
  22. It is often possible to pay National Insurance if...

    It is often possible to pay National Insurance if you are working for a UK company in another European country. Since this is not compulsory you can decide to have it refunded as HMRC have indicated....
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    Post Brexit GDP growth

    ....is 0

    United Kingdom - Economic Calendar

    Just a co-incidence of course nothing to do with Brexit.
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    Indeed, rates have come down since the Swiss...

    Indeed, rates have come down since the Swiss Franc appreciated.
  25. Not it isn't dodgy, ask your Accountant. If you...

    Not it isn't dodgy, ask your Accountant. If you work remotely in France for a UK company, the French tax authorities will expect you to pay tax in France. You will then not be liable for tax in the...
  26. That is not true. If you work offshore remotely...

    That is not true. If you work offshore remotely you are not liable for tax or IR35. When you work remotely you are in an office in a foreign country and that office and the income is subject to the...
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    Rational debate will simply make clear that...

    Rational debate will simply make clear that Scottish Independence is the best choice for the Scots, so raking up dirt is the best strategy.
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    EU plots REVENGE action plan as Brussel seeks...

    EU plots REVENGE action plan as Brussel seeks CONTROL of UK fishing in talks
  29. The point is you're subject to the IR35 rules and...

    The point is you're subject to the IR35 rules and you need to ensure you comply with them.
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    indeed Tory civil war: MPs and campaigners...

    indeed

    Tory civil war: MPs and campaigners stunned over planned tax raid
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    The bases in Cyprus are on British sovereign...

    The bases in Cyprus are on British sovereign territory. It was a condition for Cyprus to get its independence from Britain.

    Cyprus–United Kingdom relations - Wikipedia



    The British aren't...
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    You need to tune in to LBC. Lots of angry...

    You need to tune in to LBC.

    Lots of angry listeners.
  33. The decision to strip her of her citizenship was...

    The decision to strip her of her citizenship was taken immediately after the TV interview.
  34. I misunderstood, I'd assumed you were working 1...

    I misunderstood, I'd assumed you were working 1 day a week. There is no difference between 1 day and 3 days. As your Accountant has suggested, you are liable for for IR35. However the original...
  35. Are you working in the UK or remote? You are...

    Are you working in the UK or remote?

    You are only liable for tax on UK income. If you work remotely it isn't UK income. If you travel to the UK and work in an office it is.

    If you're only in...
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    No, because it means I don't have to pay as much...

    No, because it means I don't have to pay as much tax and the UK won't withdraw its weaponry.

    Boris is planning to increase taxes, so there will be plenty of money available.
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    Tory voters now queuing up to express their fury...

    Tory voters now queuing up to express their fury on LBC.
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    Tories plan massive tax rises

    IR35 is just the beginning

    Tories eye mansion tax and raid on pensions

    The government needs to attract companies by lowering taxes, and now they have a large number of high earners who don't...
  39. If you're working remote in a foreign country,...

    If you're working remote in a foreign country, then you are not liable for National Insurance in the UK and IR35 does not apply. You may however be liable for pension and employment insurance in the...
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    not really, the bases will be gone by the end of...

    not really, the bases will be gone by the end of the year

    :D
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    WW2 ended in 1945. Gibralter is part of...

    WW2 ended in 1945.

    Gibralter is part of Britain, and so is a bit of Cyprus.
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    Has anyone see the aircraft carrier?

    Has anyone see the aircraft carrier?
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    oh yeah Almost all British troops to be pulled...

    oh yeah

    Almost all British troops to be pulled out of Germany by 2020



    Is that what you call a base?

    :laugh
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    In any case what is it the UK is protecting...

    In any case what is it the UK is protecting Europe against?

    The only country that has invoked article 5 is the US.

    Banging on about commitments is nothing more than trying to extort a bit more...
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    President Trump doesn't stand up to his...

    President Trump doesn't stand up to his commitments on other matters, so why should the Europeans?
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    The UK doesn't even have an aircraft carrier.

    The UK doesn't even have an aircraft carrier.
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    The Europeans pay the US for their bases in...

    The Europeans pay the US for their bases in Europe, so Trump won't be going anywhere.

    There are no UK bases in Europe.
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    If this is something on the side as it sounds...

    If this is something on the side as it sounds like, I wouldn't unduly worry, worth a shot.

    The worst that can happen is that the company becomes worthless. There is a high probability of that, but...
  49. "inside" ...

    "inside"

    https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/prisoner-behind-bars-convict-inside-jail-prisoner-behind-bars-convict-inside-jail-character-vector-illustration-121927521.jpg

    "outside"
    ...
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    Brexiteers don't have a plan, but the EU does: ...

    Brexiteers don't have a plan, but the EU does:

    EU plan to CRIPPLE UK trade
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