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  1. Just wondering how you know their rates? :wink

    Just wondering how you know their rates? :wink
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    I think someone has hacked NLUK's account :smile

    I think someone has hacked NLUK's account
    :smile
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    I'd argue that the fewer non-essential people you...

    I'd argue that the fewer non-essential people you have on site, the safer it is to deliver projects. A significant number of one team all catching covid is a big risk to project delivery. Indeed, it...
  4. Yes, except the email bounced - I have now found...

    Yes, except the email bounced - I have now found the correct address and used that.


    I accept that, but this role wasn't that type.


    Agree. I said as much in one of my posts. However, it is...
  5. An update

    Just in case anyone wants to do the same, the correct email address is
    vettinggroup@cabinet-office.x.gsi.gov.uk
  6. So, I reported it to the email address and got...

    So, I reported it to the email address and got the following response



    Address not found
    Your message wasn't delivered to vettinggroup@cabinetoffice.gov.uk because the address couldn't be...
  7. They've already said they won't put me forward...

    They've already said they won't put me forward due to no SC, so I have nothing to lose.
  8. Thanks, NLUK I'm going to report them. Their...

    Thanks, NLUK

    I'm going to report them. Their justification was "our client are a large government organisation and due to the nature of the data that contractors will access they have a...
  9. How to report an agency to Cabinet Office re security clearance pre-requisite

    In response to my application for a role requiring security clearance, I have just received an email from the agent saying "can you confirm if you currently have active SC Security clearance as this...
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    It's important to understand whether it is the...

    It's important to understand whether it is the consultancy or agency who is cutting he rate.
    This may well be an agent looking to increase margins.
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    The 51 49 split wasn't meant to address tax...

    The 51 49 split wasn't meant to address tax evasion. It was to ensure control was retained.
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    This thread has mostly focussed on the gifting...

    This thread has mostly focussed on the gifting element of the friend receiving the shares.
    If the friend bought the shares at market value, then most of the points raised are addressed.
    I think...
  13. If Ltd is vat registered, you will have to charge...

    If Ltd is vat registered, you will have to charge vat on the sale, but you won't be able to claim it back on the purchase from yourself
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    ... but, if you're going to do it for 18 months,...

    ... but, if you're going to do it for 18 months, why not make it 24 months, close it down completely via MVL and take the entrepreneurs' relief?
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    Could have been worse - inside IR35

    Could have been worse - inside IR35
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    My experience is different. The last 2 perm jobs...

    My experience is different. The last 2 perm jobs both had one week notice period either way, during the probation period of 6 months.
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    I agree that gaps have never been a problem....

    I agree that gaps have never been a problem. However, if you think they are, remove months completely from the CV and/or put YourCo projects on the CV to fill any gaps.
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    I don't think you are after income protection...

    I don't think you are after income protection which protects your personal income. I believe that you are looking to ensure that your company gets paid?
  19. Thread: Salary Change

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    A P45 isn't necessary. When I was in a similar...

    A P45 isn't necessary.
    When I was in a similar situation, I had to wait until I had received my first pay from my employer. Then I called HMRC and asked to split my tax code across 2 employments. I...
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Why do you say that Toyotas are different?...

    Why do you say that Toyotas are different? Genuine question.
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    And that's tax free so should last more than 3...

    And that's tax free so should last more
    than 3 months
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    pm sent

    pm sent
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    And what did he say?

    And what did he say?
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    Sticky: C Sharp dev required

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/business-contracts/139442-c-ms-sql-dev-required-septembee-start.html
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    If you are looking for C# work see...

    If you are looking for C# work see https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/business-contracts/139442-c-ms-sql-dev-required-septembee-start.html
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    Companies are allowed to top up the furlough...

    Companies are allowed to top up the furlough money to pay 100% salary. 80% is what companies can claim from the government.
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    C# MS Sql dev required for Septembee start

    I am looking for a dev at mid level or above for 5 to 6 weeks work starting beginning of September to work on enhancements to an application built in ABP (ASPNetZero Boilerplate) on a MS Sql d/b in...
  29. You only have the agency's word that the client...

    You only have the agency's word that the client is not paying.

    Personally, I'd be inclined to have a word with the client directly and say that you are considering having to stop your supply until...
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    Mike Slemen, England and British Lions Rugby...

    Mike Slemen, England and British Lions Rugby Union player RIP
    RFU
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    Surely, it just points out how principled...

    Surely, it just points out how principled Cummings is. He is prepared to vote against something from which he can profit :laugh

    or something
  32. Are you covered by IPSe?

    Are you covered by IPSe?
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    Agree, but the new rules from next april are...

    Agree, but the new rules from next april are still likely to be applied to yourco by uk clients.
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    Btw it's "threw in the towel", not flew

    Btw it's "threw in the towel", not flew
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    I think you are taking that too literally. The...

    I think you are taking that too literally. The guidance means that a paper exercise won't be accepted (as is the case now, working practices overrule contract), but if the whole way of working is...
  36. Live off the PAYE salary and build up reserves in...

    Live off the PAYE salary and build up reserves in YourCo
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    bred

    bred
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    Normally at double or 1.5 times the rate too

    Normally at double or 1.5 times the rate too
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    ... but you no longer care because you've sold up...

    ... but you no longer care because you've sold up and moved away
  40. This is for a permie role

    This is for a permie role
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    Absolutely this. Once a decision is made, you...

    Absolutely this. Once a decision is made, you lose the opportunity to discover how the other decision would have panned out. So, make a decision based on what you know/feel now, don't look back and...
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    I believe the contractor would still owe the NI...

    I believe the contractor would still owe the NI as it is worked out on a weekly or monthly basis.
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    Thanks. I didn't know this and stand corrected....

    Thanks. I didn't know this and stand corrected. However, in this case, I can't see that any of the mentioned circumstances apply.
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    NB there are no refunds on NI just tax

    NB there are no refunds on NI just tax
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    According to your original post, the contract...

    According to your original post, the contract says "you may be entitled to commission" (my bolding), which perhaps gives the agency the wiggle room.

    Bear in mind, no company has to furlough staff,...
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    Even if you worked every weekday of the year,...

    Even if you worked every weekday of the year, £450/day only brings in 450*260 = £117k, before any taxation.
    How on earth do you make that equal to £140k?
  47. Thread: FTC or Umbrella

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    If it's an FTC for maternity cover, the salary...

    If it's an FTC for maternity cover, the salary offered should match that of the person being covered, so they shouldn't be able to deduct the employers ni.
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    Certainly true if the ltdco doesn't receive the...

    Certainly true if the ltdco doesn't receive the full invoice amount, but would you care to explain why it is still no in the case where the ltdco receives the full invoice amount?
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    Self declared inside via own ltdco is still...

    Self declared inside via own ltdco is still preferable to umbrella surely?

    I believe that the 5% deduction would still be valid and pension can be paid through salary sacrifice to reduce the tax...
  50. Thread: Contract notice

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    Although i those 20 days can be worked over the...

    Although i those 20 days can be worked over the course of a "reasonable period"
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