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    There’s a Powershell script that interacts with...

    There’s a Powershell script that interacts with the UX and keeps you available. Just say you missed the IM whilst being really busy.
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    Bang on... Outcomes are out of the control of...

    Bang on... Outcomes are out of the control of those who actually deliver.
    Always get paid based on delivery, or T&M. Never on something so vague as an outcome (unless you're the boss who decides...
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    I'm not sure that is the case in this instance......

    I'm not sure that is the case in this instance...


    :D


    but in general terms, I agree, as more people become 'other' employees, there should be more regulation and protection for the staff...
  4. this is a record surely? 2 posts in and a happy...

    this is a record surely?
    2 posts in and a happy OP.... :music:
  5. *cough* bullsh1t *cough* nowhere in your...

    *cough* bullsh1t *cough*

    nowhere in your current contract is there a clause saying you have to accept an alternative one.
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    1923? 'owd *****

    1923?

    'owd *****
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    Definitely wasn't unique. It's what happens to...

    Definitely wasn't unique. It's what happens to capable individuals who don't know what they can do and what it's worth. In your 20s, and with no formal qualifications, a wage that's welll above...
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    why would you expect a law to protect you from a...

    why would you expect a law to protect you from a lack of knowledge?
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    It is the general view. It's not mine as I...

    It is the general view.

    It's not mine as I don't really care. I know what I'm worth and also know that I can't get the £1k a day for me that a consultancy can.

    I used to care when I was a...
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    rubbish. Mutuality means both parties have to...

    rubbish.

    Mutuality means both parties have to be party to the obligation. If one party isn't then it's not mutual.
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    If the client is stating that you should be...

    If the client is stating that you should be inside now, then you need to be very careful.
    For a start DON'T STAY.
    You are now aware that your agency contract is a sham, and any attenpts by you to...
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    AMS will be the agency. Alexander Mann I reckon....

    AMS will be the agency. Alexander Mann I reckon.

    your timing sucks
  13. Thread: Side contract...

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    Yes you can (althoguh it won't be £20k by the...

    Yes you can (althoguh it won't be £20k by the time you've paid an accountant). Whether you should is differemt. I'd take the £2k dividend before that as it's tax free (although that might change in 2...
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    for those who think that lobbying MPs will help....

    for those who think that lobbying MPs will help. Or that we stand a chance of stopping the inevitable, just read the Twitter news feeds under Eamonn Holmes case.

    The only ones saying IR35 is bad...
  15. They've only been in business for 11 months so...

    They've only been in business for 11 months so the chances are that no, nobody on here will have had any dealings with them
  16. :facepalm:

    :facepalm:
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    as eek says, use your contracting co. As for...

    as eek says, use your contracting co.

    As for patent trolls...... That would not necessarily be a bad problem to have as you'd have to be very successful with the app for that to happen. I'd call...
  18. Who recommended that? I'd get a P45 so your PAYE...

    Who recommended that? I'd get a P45 so your PAYE is done correctly.


    I can't think of any. You'll have more paperwork not less.

    yes but it's probably too late as you will have already paid...
  19. Whilst I broadly agree with this, the issue...

    Whilst I broadly agree with this, the issue really, as you have identified, is the increased risk of having to defend the position. If using this strategy then make sure that ALL evidence is gathered...
  20. The 17% CT rate that they’ve already announced...

    The 17% CT rate that they’ve already announced they’ll scrap????

    That being said that's a useful sheet for anyone considering sole trader, which IMO will become a thing for IT contractors.

    For...
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    and THIS ^^^^ is why the rest of the population...

    and THIS ^^^^ is why the rest of the population think contractors are just tax dodgers......

    Any amount of correct compliance to remain outside, is just that, compliance...... The reality is that...
  22. His relationship to Infosys is public knowledge....

    His relationship to Infosys is public knowledge. What would you have him declare?
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERiXmJ5XsAAEsEq?format...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERiXmJ5XsAAEsEq?format=jpg&name=small
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    It might have been an assumption. I recall it but...

    It might have been an assumption. I recall it but cannot reference it.
  25. ‘Supplier’? You’re the supplier. If you cause...

    ‘Supplier’?
    You’re the supplier.

    If you cause them trouble you will end up in a world of pain. This is very much your problem, not theirs. Forget it and move on..
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    Potato masher does the trick.

    Potato masher does the trick.
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    I guess that would become part of the...

    I guess that would become part of the negotiation. If you have to pay tax on it then the government would also have to add money to it as a personal contribution... messy.... different department as...
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERZBCguXsAA9_7j?format...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERZBCguXsAA9_7j?format=jpg&name=medium
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    If you’ve not known that till now, what else have...

    If you’ve not known that till now, what else have you missed that might be more critical?
    That is a contracting 101 question....
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    I once worked with a service desk supervisor who...

    I once worked with a service desk supervisor who was nicknamed ‘gravedigger’ as the only time anyone heard from her was when she was deleting AD accounts of recently removed staff.
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    That’s because the presenter is pro IR35 even...

    That’s because the presenter is pro IR35 even though he works through his own PSC.
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    Nor that they ever were blue.

    Nor that they ever were blue.
  33. You could have a liability cap included in the...

    You could have a liability cap included in the contract. And insurance to cover it.
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    Taking dividends next year

    All of which is true (apart from the state providing everything..... my definition of needs are not the same as the state), but does not make it a Ponzi scheme.....
  35. IR35 - Did the big firms collude and break competition law?

    Competition law is to ensure that suppliers of a common service compete with each others’ to ensure that the consumer of the service has choice.

    In your example the only common service is that...
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    You will never be able to explain why pensions...

    You will never be able to explain why pensions are not Ponzi schemes to the satisfaction of Peter simpleton.

    He needs to explain why he thinks they are...
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    Has nobody noticed they have no method to...

    Has nobody noticed they have no method to drawdown yet???? That’s a bit of a flaw really. I think I’ll stick with HL for now.
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    Parking in Leeds Centre

    Sweet street. £6 all day.
    You need to get there before 8am


    West street. £7.50 all day. More flexible arrival.
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    Depends on the context..... An IR35 trial will...

    Depends on the context.....
    An IR35 trial will consider if you are self-employed genuinely or not.

    You are right when it comes to declaring yourself to HMRC as self-employed, but the reality is...
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    IPSE? I’m not sure you need to be a LTD. for...

    IPSE?

    I’m not sure you need to be a LTD. for IPSE membership.
  41. Where do you do the work? If you do it in the UK...

    Where do you do the work? If you do it in the UK then the expert is wrong.
    I would also be concerned if an expert said ‘perhaps’. He is either is, or is not an expert, so he either knows or does not.
  42. Thread: Optin/Optout

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    It depends what the clause says....

    It depends what the clause says....
  43. If they are genuinely PB (check FOI status as...

    If they are genuinely PB (check FOI status as suggested), the tell them to go **** themselves. Prepare for immediate bench time.
  44. A tax investigation is not a criminal...

    A tax investigation is not a criminal prosecution. The concept of innocent till proven guilty does not exist in these cases.
    As for evidence. How about the information you provide then as part of...
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    Rubbish. I’ve had one work from home contract...

    Rubbish. I’ve had one work from home contract before. And have two running now.
    Rare admittedly. But they do exist.
  46. Sole traders have no issues with ir35, and can...

    Sole traders have no issues with ir35, and can claim expenses.
    I predict that this will become an option for it contractors in the next year.
  47. We’d send you to HMRC website as that’s where the...

    We’d send you to HMRC website as that’s where the flipping information you want is you berk.
    What are you after? Someone to copy and paste that same content here?
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    Same rules as always apply. Is it wholly and...

    Same rules as always apply. Is it wholly and exclusively for business?
    I’d put it as office equipment or computer hardware. Then my accountant would correct it.
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    The boomers are ****ed then. Let’s have another...

    The boomers are ****ed then.
    Let’s have another referendum next Jan :)
  50. Agents have nothing to do with companies house....

    Agents have nothing to do with companies house.
    An LLP is an intermediary.

    What address are you going to use for the registered address? I think it needs to be UK one. An accountant will provide...
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