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    You don't need a banking relationship with them...

    You don't need a banking relationship with them at all. Just proof of contract with at least 2 months to run I think it is. You don't even need to provide previous years accounts.
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    That's what I did too earlier this year. Halifax...

    That's what I did too earlier this year. Halifax base lending on turnover and not sal/divs only.
    Don't use L&C as they were cr*p.
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    3 month extension Boom

    Exactly as it says on the tin :happy
  4. You just need to be happy with the rate you are...

    You just need to be happy with the rate you are on and you can then just ignore what the agent gets up to. It doesnt matter then.
  5. Thread: Italian Lakes

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    Avoid driving as much of the route through France...

    Avoid driving as much of the route through France as you can. Especially during the 2 week summer shut down. We did this a couple of years back and was a total nightmare...
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    Developers who have chips on their shoulders...

    Developers who have chips on their shoulders about Project Managers...
    Currently working with chippers and chippees.
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    Data Dongle For Xbox

    Not my area of expertise will this device work on Xbox one ?
    Do I just plug into Xbox console or do I need some sort of mifi ?
    Buy Vodafone 6GB 4G Data Dongle | Mobile broadband | Argos
  8. Thread: Grand Slam?

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    Funny moment on Sat when Jonny May took out the...

    Funny moment on Sat when Jonny May took out the Italian doc :laugh
  9. Thread: Grand Slam?

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    They still keep losing though every time (and the...

    They still keep losing though every time (and the majority of the time by considerable margins) !!
    6 Nations need to bring in relegation to give teams such as Georgia, Romania, Spain a chance. Let...
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    This is especially noticeable amongst the Big 4....

    This is especially noticeable amongst the Big 4. Cocky little s*ds the lot of them !
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    Why not be a stay at home mum for a couple of...

    Why not be a stay at home mum for a couple of years and make 'the child' as you refer to them your priority ? They will grow and develop so quickly. You have time to go back into contracting in the...
  12. It all blew over once I documented what had...

    It all blew over once I documented what had happened. I've just updated the thread in Business/Contracts.
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    Just to update on the outcome of this, I am still...

    Just to update on the outcome of this, I am still in contract as a first off and sigh if relief.

    I decided to summarise the sequence of events that had led to where I ended up and discussed with...
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    Legendary Napa Valley Vintner John Shafer Dies at...

    Legendary Napa Valley Vintner John Shafer Dies at 94 (me neither)

    Legendary Napa Valley Vintner John Shafer Dies at 94 - The New York Times
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    It's a good idea until you decide to divorce...

    It's a good idea until you decide to divorce (serious point btw).
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    Just to make you aware this is primarily an IT...

    Just to make you aware this is primarily an IT contractor website so there may be a slower response to your query, which is more building / construction related, correct ? However some of the posters...
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    Most recent roles been through LinkedIn. Search...

    Most recent roles been through LinkedIn. Search facility ain't too great but works.
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    Ninja !

    Ninja !
  19. Broadband/TV Packages - experiences of discounted offers

    I am having fun comparing broadband/telephone/tv packages at the moment - bundles, split packaging (ie separate providers), new user offers, add ons channels, tie in periods + more have resulted in a...
  20. In my last role I was asked to undertake all the...

    In my last role I was asked to undertake all the performance management and team objectives stuff. I had to politely advise them that this was not going to happen as I am not a permie :grin
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    If that was my client co interviewing, they would...

    If that was my client co interviewing, they would tell the candidate to not bother attending and find someone else instead !
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    What % of day rate if you got the contract would...

    What % of day rate if you got the contract would the travel cost be. 20% of first day max or something like that ?
    Small fry as they say.
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    Wasn't condoning these actions. Pretty crafty...

    Wasn't condoning these actions. Pretty crafty however.
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    Bone

    Bone
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    This is sweet revenge...

    25 kids hospitalised after bullied boy, 9, puts glue in their water Bullied primary school boy poisons students by putting glue in their water bottles in Turkey | Daily Mail Online via Daily Mail...
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    Thanks for tidying for duplicated posts. I have...

    Thanks for tidying for duplicated posts. I have answered above in red.
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    Excuse the browser issue there !

    Excuse the browser issue there !
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    This is what I found. I cannot wait for April/May...

    This is what I found. I cannot wait for April/May delivery.

    Peugeot 308 1.2 PureTech 130 GT Line | Car Leasing | Nationwide Vehicle Contracts
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    Thanks all Peugeot 308 GT on 3 yr lease looking...

    Thanks all Peugeot 308 GT on 3 yr lease looking good. Dirt cheap.
    No laughing please...
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    Ha - that may be after tomorrow !

    Ha - that may be after tomorrow !
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    Thanks for asking. Luckily team lead was out of...

    Thanks for asking.
    Luckily team lead was out of the office today but have a weekly meeting with them and the team tomorrow. So will see if anything is mentioned then...
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    Get some relevant life insurance too. It is dirt...

    Get some relevant life insurance too. It is dirt cheap snd can be paid through your limited company.
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    Yep fast one please

    Yep fast one please
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    Car Lease Offers

    Any good car lease deals at the moment ? I need to get one.
    2/3 year deals, nothing too grand.
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    Maybe move this to the business/contracts...

    Maybe move this to the business/contracts section.

    I would rather walk than be walked. I will have to see what happens next week.
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    Yes I have insurance in place but they wont cover...

    Yes I have insurance in place but they wont cover being let go early.

    Ive been working extra hours already last weekend and all this week into the evenings to try and resolve this.

    I fear the...
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    Contractor Sacking

    I cocked up big time this week, although through no fault of my own (at all). Cocked up as in at a work level as opposed to personal level, but cannot go into the detail.

    However the powers that...
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    Thanks for the suggestions - I am homing in on...

    Thanks for the suggestions - I am homing in on the Middle East, possibly Jordan or Oman as opposed to mainstream Dubai.
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    Yes and chance of being sent anywhere in the...

    Yes and chance of being sent anywhere in the country on assignment without choice and doing long hours. Not quite a happy medium and the main reason why I would not take a perm consultant role.
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    April Holiday Suggestions

    Planning to go away at Easter for 1 week. Ideal pool/ beach relax for one week.

    Any recommendations for somewhere sunny at end April?
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    Volcano Tsunami

    Looking pretty bad as is always the case with these natural disasters...

    Indonesia tsunami hits Sunda Strait after Krakatau eruption - BBC News
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    Well done everyone - I'm sure one of you has the...

    Well done everyone - I'm sure one of you has the biggest willy...
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    Sometimes even as a contractor I will want to...

    Sometimes even as a contractor I will want to know if there are any areas I need to improve upon and will ask informally if the situation is appropriate.

    Contractor or permie we are not all...
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    Refer them to the SOW and threaten llegal action...

    Refer them to the SOW and threaten llegal action if they don't pay the full four days, or take the hit on the one day they don't want to pay and move on. For me probably the latter.
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    I only ever travel same day. I will never take a...

    I only ever travel same day. I will never take a contract that requires me to be away from home or greater than 60mins commute.
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    House Of Horrors

    House Of Horrors
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    Linkedin provides a good source of roles these...

    Linkedin provides a good source of roles these days.
  50. Thread: Hi

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    The age old art of negotiation - sometimes works,...

    The age old art of negotiation - sometimes works, sometimes doesn't...
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