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  1. The UK gets 40 million visitors a year flying in...

    The UK gets 40 million visitors a year flying in from all over the world, I don't think a bit of extra paperwork at the airport will reduce illegal immigration.

    In any case Boris isn't planning...
  2. There are more illegal immigrants in the US than...

    There are more illegal immigrants in the US than the EU and most of them arrive at airports or border crossings. Just because US border guards are more "aggressive" doesn't necessarily mean they're...
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    It depends, you will probably be based at the...

    It depends, you will probably be based at the client in either France or Italy and so you will have a tax liability there. If you are just making short visits to other countries this shouldn't be a...
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    Poll: The combined Tory + BP vote has dropped since the...

    The combined Tory + BP vote has dropped since the beginning of November. They were at 50% and bit over, now slowly dropping into the mid 40's.

    Getting squeezed as Nigel Farage = Boris Johnson.
  5. BMW and Mercedes Benz really suffer from their...

    BMW and Mercedes Benz really suffer from their works councils; they'll be out of business soon.
  6. Good :D

    Good

    :D
  7. People talk about the mess in the EU but don't...

    People talk about the mess in the EU but don't talk about the mess in the US and rise of the hard right.

    Was that caused by the Union, were the Confederates right?
  8. Well she had the right buzz words in her speech...

    Well she had the right buzz words in her speech :D but her prediction was way off.

    Just one example she predicted mass migration within the Eurozone because of the Euro.

    Mass migration in the...
  9. Latest poll out, Tories doing well. Tory lead...

    Latest poll out, Tories doing well.

    Tory lead at 6%

    The lead was pretty firmly between 12% and 15% last week, but still holding up, even if it is somewhat smaller.


    :D
  10. This makes no difference to the result, as a...

    This makes no difference to the result, as a YouGov pollster pointed out, Brexit party support is in the wrong consituencies. In the last election UKIP polled less than 2%.

    All it has done is to...
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    It doesn't matter who wins the UK will become......

    It doesn't matter who wins the UK will become...

    ...the Athens of the North

    ..as it spends the "Brexit dividend".
  12. The fact that the board new that the manager was...

    The fact that the board new that the manager was working overtime and didn't object means effectively it was approved. The manager has a good case.
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    Indeed everything should be documented and...

    Indeed everything should be documented and payment dates not changed, but perfectly ok.

    Salary increases are often backdated to the beginning of the tax year. What you can't do is manipulate the...
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    There is absolutely no risk in backdating. It...

    There is absolutely no risk in backdating. It makes admin easier as you don't have to adjust the salary again.

    The point is that the payments are correctly dated. i.e. a payment made in in this...
  15. Tories planning to spend, spend, spend whilst...

    Tories planning to spend, spend, spend whilst trashing the economy. At least Labour will raise taxes to finance their commitments.

    Tories are simply a bunch of immature school boys. Wouldn't...
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    If the Tories lose the election or there's a hung...

    If the Tories lose the election or there's a hung parliament watch for the cries of democratic elections not being fit for pupose.
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    Currently the UK authorities can take action...

    Currently the UK authorities can take action against a company that has excrement in their products. Once the US regulations are in, they won't be able to.

    The US regulations will dictate how much...
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    0 grams, that's what no allowed limits means. ...

    0 grams, that's what no allowed limits means.

    Soon you'll be able to eat excrement.

    :sick
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    Excrement allowed under US food regulations...

    Excrement allowed under US food regulations



    Bon appetit

    :sick
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    This is my favourite Labour message: "Maggots...

    This is my favourite Labour message:

    "Maggots and rat hair in your food"

    Brexit Trump trade deal risks food contaminated with maggots and rat hair - Business Insider Deutschland

    shut your...
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    Labour has a clear message, a 4 day week, no...

    Labour has a clear message, a 4 day week, no student debt, no chlorinated chicken, and pain killers will still be available on the NHS.

    This is an effective sales pitch.

    be afraid
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    Latest poll shows Labour now over 30% and rising....

    Latest poll shows Labour now over 30% and rising. The more the Tory press gloat the faster Labour rises.

    Opinion polling for the 2019 United Kingdom general election - Wikipedia

    be afraid
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    Looking at the devaluation of the pound over the...

    Looking at the devaluation of the pound over the last few years, I think the Scots can't wait either.
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    Labour catching up in the polls, and with the...

    Labour catching up in the polls, and with the Brexit party attacking the Tories the most likely outcome is a parliament very similar to the current one, and with a speaker very much like Bercow. If...
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    ...and It should also provide a smooth transition...

    ...and It should also provide a smooth transition for Scotland to become an independent country as a member of the EU.
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    There's going to be endless acrimonious fights...

    There's going to be endless acrimonious fights about extending the transition period as the UK becomes a vassal state of the EU. On the positive side manufacturers should get enough time to shut...
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    Listening to two Brexiteers at loggerheads on LBC...

    Listening to two Brexiteers at loggerheads on LBC makes clear that there will be an almighty mess once the UK starts negotiating the trade deal.

    Whatever the consequences, the inevitable demise of...
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    The total cost of drugs for the NHS is 18...

    The total cost of drugs for the NHS is 18 billion, if they were to pay US prices it would be more like 100 billion.
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    The most widely prescribed drugs are statins. ...

    The most widely prescribed drugs are statins.

    Statins Cost Four Times More in US Than UK

    There will be a lot of patients squirming in pain as pain killer doses are reduced to save money on...
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    Polling guru predicts a hung parliament

    Polling expert thinks the SNP and the Lib "Dums" are going to fill up Parliament with "Parliamentarians" instead of "People" and steal their majority.

    How inconvenient.

    Polling guru John...
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    Australia is the model for the UK, it has a...

    Australia is the model for the UK, it has a "standard" trade deal with the US.

    Our big pharma waste - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)



    basically any trade deal will see the...
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    Trump endorses Boris

    Donald Trump endorses Boris Johnson as 'the exact right guy for the times' and attacks 'bad' Jeremy Corbyn - Birmingham Live

    Trump can't wait for Boris to be elected so the US can flood the UK...
  33. The fact that all contractors go through one...

    The fact that all contractors go through one agency means the agent will be relaxed about switching roles. They'll be the ones providing the replacement contractor for your current role.

    I would...
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    The scam in Germany that everyone thought was...

    The scam in Germany that everyone thought was legal, was you were employed on a low salary and the rest of it was paid offshore. The tax authorities clamped down on this several years ago.

    It does...
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    How would the plant get on if South Carolina were...

    How would the plant get on if South Carolina were to leave the US and trade on WTO terms ?
  36. Thread: Boris

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    Will Labour agree to a GE ? They seem to be...

    Will Labour agree to a GE ?

    They seem to be enjoying themselves, Why spoil a good thing.
  37. Thread: Boris

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    It is now clear that if and when the deal...

    It is now clear that if and when the deal proceeds through parliament it will be amended beyond recognition until it is incredibly unpalatable to any self respecting Brexiteer.

    :D
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    It needs to be declared if it exceeds the tax...

    It needs to be declared if it exceeds the tax free allowance. Any tax paid in the UK should be taken into account.

    Denmark - Other taxes and levies - KPMG Global
  39. Thread: Boris

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    The EU is pushing the new deal and for good...

    The EU is pushing the new deal and for good reason. The advantage that the EU has, is that most Brexiteers don't realise they've been shafted by Boris's deal.

    :D
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    The notice has to be given by the agent, not the...

    The notice has to be given by the agent, not the client. You need to check your contract, as contracts often stipulate that the agent only pays for work done.
    If the client has no work there is...
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    Judging from the comments on LBC this morning,...

    Judging from the comments on LBC this morning, MPs have done excellent job. An amendment for a second referendum would be the icing on the cake.

    :D
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    They said to the end of the month, so end of the...

    They said to the end of the month, so end of the month it is. Legally, notice can be given verbally, it doesn't have to be written.
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    The DUP is now turning on Theresa May Boris. ...

    The DUP is now turning on Theresa May Boris.

    DUP send PM huge Brexit warning amid betrayal fears – 'Boris knows very well'
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    Brexiteers turn on Boris

    Boris savaged by Brexiteers

    we can see where all this is heading.

    :D
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    Take the offer, it's brilliant. 5 mins around the...

    Take the offer, it's brilliant. 5 mins around the corner is worth a lot of money.

    Contracts will be harder to get and you don't want to spend 1-2 hours day commuting.
  46. If you are doing business in Germany you will be...

    If you are doing business in Germany you will be expected to register it and have an address, perhaps an accountant can correspond on your behalf, but are you sure this is more than business visits?...
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    The customs officers use discretion, and...

    The customs officers use discretion, and generally ignore one laptop but strictly speaking you should declare it.
  48. If these are occasional visits then the can...

    If these are occasional visits then the can probably be classified as business trips. The annual tax free allowance in Germany is around EUR 9000 and you may well be below that anyway, in which case...
  49. It looks increasingly like the UK will still be...

    It looks increasingly like the UK will still be in the EU in November, so there's still time.
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    Unfortunately, legally you're expected to...

    Unfortunately, legally you're expected to complete the contract. I would stick with it and complete. The trouble is the client won't care and get someone in via a different agency if needs be.

    6...
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