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  1. It depends on his expenses really but I thought...

    It depends on his expenses really but I thought there was a cap at around 30k where umbrella was a better bet below this and ltd better above.
  2. Much of it depends on your personal...

    Much of it depends on your personal circumstances. How much is in the business and what the best way to deal with it is. Could MVL but this has been discussed to death. Many posts on here at the...
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    To be fair I'd bet a vast majority of contractors...

    To be fair I'd bet a vast majority of contractors don't understand the nuances of substitutes either.
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    This. Pretty pointless really.

    This. Pretty pointless really.
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    You won't be in same trade. You were an IT...

    You won't be in same trade. You were an IT consultant/director, now you are a perm employee. Sorted :)
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    Possibly but many perms can work offsite...

    Possibly but many perms can work offsite nowadays. I don't think it's the flag it might have been back in the day.


    Indeed. This is, in fact, one of the only examples given during the public...
  7. You need to sort this out with the agency. Have...

    You need to sort this out with the agency. Have you asked them about this? Most agencies are paying before the 5th to get around it. It happened in the public sector and at least one agent on here...
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    Should I have responded with a soft fluffy...

    Should I have responded with a soft fluffy Internet hug instead?
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    Thanks for that. Useful.

    Thanks for that. Useful.
  10. You could but its not likely to work. Its how the...

    You could but its not likely to work. Its how the client wants to pay you, not the other way around.

    Fixed price is the way to go but you are going to have to do battle with your clients processes...
  11. Why did you set up a limited company if you don't...

    Why did you set up a limited company if you don't want to use it for freelance work??
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    He didn't did he?? OMG lol

    He didn't did he?? OMG lol
  13. Because they are swingers.

    Because they are swingers.
  14. Ir35 is not an issue with brolly so forget...

    Ir35 is not an issue with brolly so forget anything that might be ir35 related. Just get in with it.

    The only I problem I see for some in the future is that yes going brolly is valid way when...
  15. I don't think they tell you the provider but it...

    I don't think they tell you the provider but it will tell you the address of the course so just google it and you'll find out.
  16. Use them all the time. Booked my entire ITIL...

    Use them all the time. Booked my entire ITIL qualifications through them. They just front up training from a group of providers so ended up on courses from QA, knowledge academy and some smaller ones...
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    Yawn....

    Yawn....
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    I'm having a deja vu moment.

    I'm having a deja vu moment.
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    You can't. You are already at risk as it's...

    You can't.

    You are already at risk as it's there on paper you've been working inside all along. The only option to mitigate is to leave, quickly. If you don't you are in the lap of the gods....
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    I wasnt talking about anyone. Just you.

    I wasnt talking about anyone. Just you.
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    How much money do you have in it?

    How much money do you have in it?
  22. Let someone else deal with your negotiations so...

    Let someone else deal with your negotiations so it doesn't become clear to the agent and seller you're completely clueless and they put the price up again.
  23. You need to give us the whole picture and not...

    You need to give us the whole picture and not just drip feed. The above is there to stop you going to a different part of the business under a different agent. If the client wants you to work...
  24. Who has asked you to move and do the work? ...

    Who has asked you to move and do the work?

    Sounds very much like D&C if they are asking you to do other stuff but can be worked around with paperwork in this instance but if they have are using...
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    Half a million quid to restore some old clapper?...

    Half a million quid to restore some old clapper? Typical PS project then. Might have it finished in time for next time we rejoin the EU.

    I belive quasimodo is short something to do at the moment...
  26. Filed under 'don't touch with bargepole' then.

    Filed under 'don't touch with bargepole' then.
  27. Sounds like you are working in the same way as...

    Sounds like you are working in the same way as one of her employees so just a temp for her not an independent contractor so you've got a problem if you are self determining.
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    Add 30% to cover the loss or find another gig.

    Add 30% to cover the loss or find another gig.
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    It's easier to ask for forgiveness that it is...

    It's easier to ask for forgiveness that it is permission.

    Full tank of acetylene down there, light, run like f**k, no moles. Sorry love.
  30. The evidence we have so far isn't backing that up...

    The evidence we have so far isn't backing that up :D
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    They need to check the bottom of Admins wallet....

    They need to check the bottom of Admins wallet. I'm sure there is something older in there that hasn't been disturbed for eons.
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    Never ceases to amaze me how much common sense...

    Never ceases to amaze me how much common sense and facts professional benefit scroungers are willing to ignore when there is a chance of claiming something.
  33. Type in pension carry forward in to google and...

    Type in pension carry forward in to google and the very first link that comes up explains it in great detail and f me! There is an example of exactly what you are asking at the bottom.

    Carry...
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    Interesting point and slightly off topic but I'd...

    Interesting point and slightly off topic but I'd imagine you still have a responsibility to make sure your working practices match your contract. You will still need to understand what IR35 is and...
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    Freelancer Financials have done 3 for me and are...

    Freelancer Financials have done 3 for me and are just renewing one of my BTLs.

    I'm surprised you can't find much though. Mortgages are discussed regularly as you'd expect.

    Best way to search...
  36. Erm.. But as soon as the determination lands...

    Erm.. But as soon as the determination lands inside you've admitted you've been inside all along surely?
  37. Yes it's true. Just means you make your own...

    Yes it's true. Just means you make your own determination as usual.

    Just luck if you get investigated.

    You won't be working for you old boss by the way.

    Oh... Re-reading...consultancy...
  38. Might be better spending some time looking at the...

    Might be better spending some time looking at the state of the market before second guess how you will be remunerated.

    But either way, you need to a lot more reading up first. None of this is new...
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    Says the guy who speculates on outcomes of...

    Says the guy who speculates on outcomes of potetial FTT etc constantly.

    With the PS many of the agencies moved the payment date forward so it fell in the right year. Risky but not aware of anyone...
  40. What's all this legal stuff? I think you are...

    What's all this legal stuff? I think you are worrying too much and making up scenarios that are highly unlikely.
  41. The won't pay it to the Ltd. They pay it to you...

    The won't pay it to the Ltd. They pay it to you directly if you are on PAYE or via an umbrella. There is no need to pay the Ltd.

    It's highly unlikely they will allow you to use the Ltd. Your...
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    Both options have been discussed endlessly so...

    Both options have been discussed endlessly so before we have to go through the basics of what these are you need to do some of your own research and understand how you are going to be employed. Once...
  43. Does it make you any more desirable for the role...

    Does it make you any more desirable for the role you are going for. If it doesn't there isn't much point putting it on.
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    Indeed. The move in itself is fine. The problem I...

    Indeed. The move in itself is fine. The problem I see is many contractors being very short sighted and jumping at the chance to shut the company without thinking longer term. If they have resigned...
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    We need a sticky on shutting down companies and...

    We need a sticky on shutting down companies and MVL. There is a question on it daily and I imagine this is just the start.
  46. Speak to Chris at MVLOnline to understand those...

    Speak to Chris at MVLOnline to understand those options first. That is if he can put his glass of champagne down while steering his yaght in the Bahamas.

    After that seek out specialist tax...
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    Could. Not so sure about can.

    Could. Not so sure about can.
  48. Or just send blanket mails like they did with GSK.

    Or just send blanket mails like they did with GSK.
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    Exactly.

    Exactly.
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    The floodgates appear to have opened and the...

    The floodgates appear to have opened and the meerkats are raising their heads.
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