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    Free you say? Wordpad. Or google docs.

    Free you say?

    Wordpad.
    Or google docs.
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    Coupled with not knowing how to create an invoice.

    Coupled with not knowing how to create an invoice.
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    It’s not. And it’s not a proper degree either....

    It’s not.

    And it’s not a proper degree either. At least the student loan never needs to be paid off. Or I’m wildly wrong and she’ll earn so much and become the next John Williams.

    My view is...
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    I too cannot see how £180 a day could pay for a...

    I too cannot see how £180 a day could pay for a role that is outside ir35.
    I’m not sure that an IT contractor who’d work for that little, could manage to wipe his own arse never mind run an...
  5. Sticky: Which I answered but you don’t believe. That’s...

    Which I answered but you don’t believe. That’s fine. Good luck.
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    by thinking you have to stop at one place before...

    by thinking you have to stop at one place before you start at another.


    Work from home.... The you don't need to be in two places. Who needs who the most? If either put their foot down and...
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    Yes. HTH

    Yes.

    HTH
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    That just means your applicaion is complete. ...

    That just means your applicaion is complete.

    The clue is here "Your application's status is: Completed"

    How long from now depends on if they've paid for extradited vetting, and how much...
  9. Sticky: Yes they do. Yes you should declare it. The...

    Yes they do.
    Yes you should declare it.
    The answer is in this forum. Repeatedly..... Always be honest or else....
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    *their* :spel That's my experience too, but...

    *their* :spel

    That's my experience too, but the OP said it was via nsv.mod.uk
    Although we've had some fibs on here recently.
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    But SC is done byt the MOD using the National...

    But SC is done byt the MOD using the National Security Vetting Solution Internet Portal. Which is the link the OP put.
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    You're thinking like permie not like a business ...

    You're thinking like permie not like a business

    Start the new one now, but fitting it in around current commitments.
    Hand notice in on current, and offer a managed handover alongside other...
  13. Thread: Client Medicals

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    If that’s a lie we might as well ignore...

    If that’s a lie we might as well ignore everything you write.
    I’m easy either way.
    A CLINT or a bulltulipter.

    As for what it means.... squint while reading it....
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    My last one was 2/3 weeks. One week sounds quick...

    My last one was 2/3 weeks.
    One week sounds quick but they won’t reject that quick.
    Are you sure it doesn’t just mean the application is complete?
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    What are you not telling us??? This makes no...

    What are you not telling us???

    This makes no sense. If you’re leaving the country so cannot work for them why do you care?
  16. After April, assuming the changes happen, it will...

    After April, assuming the changes happen, it will no longer be down to the contractor to determine the status. No amount of insurance will help with that.
    If the determination is wrong the client...
  17. Change what? It’s not in place until after the...

    Change what? It’s not in place until after the budget...
  18. No. Your insurance won't cover you for the...

    No.

    Your insurance won't cover you for the client's liability.
  19. "SQL developer" roles have been around for over...

    "SQL developer" roles have been around for over 20 years. Trying to get work with with no experience in industry is 'faking it'. Without lying about experience you don't stand a chance.
    You might...
  20. Thread: Client Medicals

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    /pedant There's no hope for some people. Was...

    /pedant


    There's no hope for some people. Was he called Darren?
  21. Thread: Client Medicals

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    a safety briefing I once had for a site, said...

    a safety briefing I once had for a site, said that in the event of a fire alarm (sound of fire alarm played so you know) then walk to a safe zone.

    In the event of this alarm (different noise)...
  22. they certainly don't understand what the...

    they certainly don't understand what the intermediary part of IR35 is.
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    **** that. Eat the poor.... I wonder if a junkie...

    **** that. Eat the poor....
    I wonder if a junkie would be quite tender from the lack of exercise?
    I wonder if an alcoholic is actually self-pickled?
  24. does it matter if that determination is in place...

    does it matter if that determination is in place come April?
    It's still not your problem, and if the determination should have be made by the end client it'll take quite some while for that to...
  25. Thread: Client Medicals

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    I think the "toilethole of the Cumbrian coast"...

    I think the "toilethole of the Cumbrian coast" does not exclude Barrow IMO
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    Not all companies who have a presence on site at...

    Not all companies who have a presence on site at sellafield require full medical disclosure. On that basis I’d presume that it’s not a site requirement rather it’s an organisational requirement....
  27. Thread: I promise.

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    :winker:

    :winker:
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    The article also fails on the major point that if...

    The article also fails on the major point that if the banks behaviour is driven by VAT then they would have ditched PSCs years ago. So it clearly isn't just about VAT.


    My twopennorth..........
  29. a) It's not your problem b) HMRC aren't going to...

    a) It's not your problem
    b) HMRC aren't going to be knocking on those doors for quite some time so forget about it.
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    If you've found the job, and the agency are happy...

    If you've found the job, and the agency are happy to pay then congratulations....

    Only got brexit to worry about now... You don't need to worry about freedom of movement though, just importation...
  31. Yes. And if Johnson makes the higher rate...

    Yes. And if Johnson makes the higher rate threshold £80k (as he promised in his leadership bid), and doesn't change the child benefit cap (which seems likely) then it becomes very pertinent.

    I did...
  32. try here...

    try here
    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/wales/

    Sounds like a permie question.
    I'd do it by SATR myself and pay the money as needed. When I was permie it always worked out cheaper than I...
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    Indeed. Many agencies will not pay a non UK...

    Indeed.

    Many agencies will not pay a non UK company. It's one reason why a load of the tax evasion schemes used a UK LTD for the initial payment before offshoring it to the trust that then...
  34. At some point you're going to have do your own...

    At some point you're going to have do your own leg work. Or are you a PM?
    This thread should have been in general in the first place so you've got away quite lightly.
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    A theme park? The Gulliver's Hotel,...

    A theme park?


    The Gulliver's Hotel, Warrington, Cheshire | Gulliver's Theme Parks & Resorts
  36. https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-leg...

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/135438-why-dont-banks-make-your-transactions-searchable.html#post2704294
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    I'd forget the complexities..... £120k for a...

    I'd forget the complexities.....

    £120k for a job you enjoy with a good work/life balance vs £600 a day.
    I'd stick with the £120k right now.

    If you're bored, and want to get back into the cut...
  38. GENERAL !!!!!

    GENERAL !!!!!
  39. Thread: BT - IR35

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    - someone who's there might know. - won't have...

    - someone who's there might know.
    - won't have happened yet. It takes more than a couple of months to get there.
    - see previous answer.
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    and if insured QDOS/whoever may well just cough...

    and if insured QDOS/whoever may well just cough up and not fight it. Leaving the contractor no worse off (up to £50k I think) and nothing newsworthy to hear about.
  41. Thread: BT - IR35

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    how so? HMRC only have so many staff. They can...

    how so?

    HMRC only have so many staff. They can only investigate so many contractors.
    If there are say 1.5m contractors worthy of an investigation, and 20,000 HMRC investiagtors (there's no way...
  42. Thread: BT - IR35

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    maybe the number that go to court aren't...

    maybe the number that go to court aren't representative of HMRCs investigations, nor their success rate ?
  43. That's only a slighly better suggestion than just...

    That's only a slighly better suggestion than just putting all the personal and company money into the same bank account. It's in the same ball park though.

    Why don't you just move bank? That's...
  44. some banks do. the ones that don't have not...

    some banks do.
    the ones that don't have not implemented it because there's insufficient demand.
    But you know the answer already. You're just moaning about your bank.

    Move this to general where...
  45. only up to a point, and only if you've considered...

    only up to a point, and only if you've considered the whole situation.
    Always take the 7.5% though IMO.
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    Only in the minds of the people who fell for the...

    Only in the minds of the people who fell for the scam.

    It's like me saying that I'm more at risk of dying in a house fire because I'd rather work from home due to being scared of dying in a...
  47. why?????????? You might not need the dividend,...

    why??????????

    You might not need the dividend, but 7.5% tax is not to be sniffed at...
    And whilst pension is tax-free to a point, it's not completely tax free.

    Let's say you put £40k into a...
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    Milk

    Milk
  49. Thread: BT - IR35

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    yup. The only people who deliver anything in BT...

    yup.
    The only people who deliver anything in BT are the contractors.
    Having said that, most of them are permietractors anyway (and crap ones) so will likely be found inside just not a blanket...
  50. hmmmm..... I think you mean the dividend was...

    hmmmm.....
    I think you mean the dividend was declared, and paid on March 31st but into your Director's loan account.....


    Timing is everything - how to avoid your dividends falling into the...
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