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  1. You are JtB and I claim my £5.

    You are JtB and I claim my £5.
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    Well, the good thing is that the offer so far is...

    Well, the good thing is that the offer so far is just about singing.

    As I look around the office here, I've got:
    https://static.musikland-online.de/pix/download/ibear692901/bild1.jpg...
  3. No, you've got it wrong. It's not the "next...

    No, you've got it wrong.

    It's not the "next £37,500" - although it's not helped by me repeating the wrong figure above.



    Band
    Taxable income
    Tax rate
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    Not quite as simple as that - to get Irish...

    Not quite as simple as that - to get Irish citizenship when you aren't Irish, you could marry an Irish person, but the two of you will need to live in Ireland for 3 years after marriage
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    Although I quite like this idea that two of you...

    Although I quite like this idea that two of you are going to pay me £220 a day not to sing.

    When can I expect the money to start rolling in?
    Can you confirm that this gig (OK, non-gig) is...
  6. Thread: 16 days to go

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    Why not put the Scottish Port region as being the...

    Why not put the Scottish Port region as being the whole of Scotland and the Welsh Port region being the whole of Wales.
    Then UKBF/Customs only apply when travelling in/out of England, while the...
  7. No, the tax bands don’t change at the upper end,...

    No, the tax bands don’t change at the upper end, and there’s no “fixing at the end of the year”
    20% kicks in based on your tax code.
    40% kicks in at £50,001 irrespective of your tax code.

    Not...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: not raining.

    Morning all :wave: not raining.
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    Sticky: Ditto, ditty.

    Ditto, ditty.
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    My Pinot noir grapes aren’t quite ready to pick...

    My Pinot noir grapes aren’t quite ready to pick yet, probably next week. I’m down to about the last 100 bottles of non-homemade. That might see me through to Christmas.

    Good job my South African...
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    Ladies swimming pool changing rooms are much...

    Ladies swimming pool changing rooms are much nicer than mens, aren’t they?

    OK, apart from the screaming.
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    Boots in Dorking ran out of Viagra on 30th...

    Boots in Dorking ran out of Viagra on 30th September.


    I'm half way through Floptober.
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    She forwarded my CV to the second Indian company...

    She forwarded my CV to the second Indian company who are actually doing the hiring.
    They, in turn, sent me an email asking me to log on to their system to fill out the missing parts of their online...
  14. Thread: Petitions

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    I've got one of those. It looks like this:...

    I've got one of those.
    It looks like this:
    https://cdn0.iconfinder.com/data/icons/flat-football/100/football_card-512.png
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    Sticky: Afternoon all :wave: My head has been signed off...

    Afternoon all :wave:
    My head has been signed off as :) and been told that it shouldn't be a problem for 12-15 years at least.
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    Playing on Linked In

    Yes, I could post this in the business section, but it doesn't deserve to go there.

    Been contacted by an unknown Indian lady about a role. As soon as she said the location was Zone 1 London, I...
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    Sticky: AT308 if I was in that close.

    AT308 if I was in that close.
  18. Yes, never been a problem for me either. There’s...

    Yes, never been a problem for me either. There’s a big difference between PCP on a car and getting an unsecured interest free bank loan.

    A car finance company will give a PCP to almost anyone - if...
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    Sticky: Just discovered the English Open snooker is on in...

    Just discovered the English Open snooker is on in Crawley this week. If I get REALLY bored, I might just go there.
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    Sticky: Oh yeah, and it's wet out. But while I...

    Oh yeah, and it's wet out.


    But while I remember: To all my Scottish friends on here - you may have lost yesterday, but you lost in what was one of the best games I've ever seen.
  21. Barrettine's gets good reviews....

    Barrettine's gets good reviews.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: didn't sleep well, so took The...

    Morning all :wave: didn't sleep well, so took The Dog (tw) out for a big walk about 6.30am.

    No idea what I'm going to do for the rest of the day.
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    Sticky: Rugby.

    Rugby.
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    Sticky: With some of our giant courgettes, The Wife (tm)...

    With some of our giant courgettes, The Wife (tm) made a rather tasty chocolate cake.
  25. Last Christmas the agent I was working through...

    Last Christmas the agent I was working through sent me a case of fine wine (about £150)
    He also took me and a couple of other contractors out for drinks & dinner.

    I would NEVER send an agent...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Grey and murky out, but The...

    Morning all :wave:
    Grey and murky out, but The Dog (tw) needs walking.
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    Having a tie down to your kneecaps doesn’t make...

    Having a tie down to your kneecaps doesn’t make up for having a brain smaller than my cojones.
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    Dyson made a commitment in 2016 to deliver...

    Dyson made a commitment in 2016 to deliver electric cars.
    You make a commitment, you deliver on that commitment. Isn’t that what we are told must happen?
  29. Thread: Warchests

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    What you’re missing is that you’ve not specified...

    What you’re missing is that you’ve not specified how much you’re paying in to a pension, how much you’re paying for your mobile, how often you change your phone, what all the etc are, and how much...
  30. You have more options than that. Why are you...

    You have more options than that. Why are you ruling out:
    3. Buying second hand with cash
    4. Getting a car on a PCP (or other payment scheme)

    Given the possible IR35 changes next year, I would be...
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    You made the profit, you pay the tax. The type of...

    You made the profit, you pay the tax. The type of organisation it came from does not mean that you can avoid paying tax on your profits!
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    I was thinking about watching rugby and F1...

    I was thinking about watching rugby and F1 qualifying on Saturday, then rugby and F1 on Sunday.
  33. Thread: Mac OS Catalina

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    Running OK here, and has been for the last few...

    Running OK here, and has been for the last few days.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Wet out. Dog Still needs...

    Morning all :wave:

    Wet out. Dog Still needs walking.
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    Sticky: 11 out of 12 stitches removed from my head. It...

    11 out of 12 stitches removed from my head. It appears the 12th one may have fallen out in the week since surgery.

    On Tuesday I have to visit the consultant to get sign-off on the head work, then...
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    Sticky: Well done! Now while no builders were involved, I...

    Well done! Now while no builders were involved, I take it you used cyclists in the foundations. They're a lot cheaper than hardcore.
  37. Thread: Post Brexit

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    Is the title of this thread the new name for the...

    Is the title of this thread the new name for the main letter delivery service, since we won't be having that traitorous Queen once we leave, so the Royal Mail and Post Office will be replaced with...
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    Nope, the only “job for life” these days is being...

    Nope, the only “job for life” these days is being Nigel Farage - he’ll continue to get money off his followers no matter what he does. And every time he runs low on cash, he’ll fire up more divisive...
  39. Who is your accountant? Your last few threads...

    Who is your accountant?

    Your last few threads of crackpot ideas to commit fraud make money craftily, you were still trying to do your accounts yourself. Just wondering what changed and who is...
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    If you do, make sure it’s not on a computer that...

    If you do, make sure it’s not on a computer that is used by your wife or her lawyer.
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    Welcome. You pay for the certification.

    Welcome.

    You pay for the certification.
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    The other thing I did was that any disks that...

    The other thing I did was that any disks that either didn’t scan or they didn’t want - I took them down to a local charity shop/
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: CBS but chilly in the Surrey...

    Morning all :wave:
    CBS but chilly in the Surrey Hills.
    Full complement of chickens and remaining guineas. The new wire fencing appears to have worked, but I’ll inspect it fully later, along with...
  44. Thread: Go live week!

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    Good luck at Pizza Express with their new...

    Good luck at Pizza Express with their new financial system.
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    Yes, got rid of most of my DVDs and CDs. Some...

    Yes, got rid of most of my DVDs and CDs. Some were only 10p, some were a couple of quid. Got the money in the time they said. They rejected one disk, but accepted a couple of hundred others.
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    Is it cause your wives can only stay drunk for so...

    Is it cause your wives can only stay drunk for so long, or that you sometimes take the paper bag off your head?
  47. I don’t think your business would have grounds...

    I don’t think your business would have grounds for appeal, and based on it being a B2B, you’ll struggle to get good legal advice free.

    But I’d question your business model if there isn’t enough...
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    So, do you work exclusively from home or do you...

    So, do you work exclusively from home or do you attend the client site occasionally?



    You are required to fix something. Your responsibility is to fix it when you are required to do so.
    How do...
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    Sorry, I didn’t write my post very clearly. What...

    Sorry, I didn’t write my post very clearly.
    What I meant was “Yes it’s possible to get those rates in some fields of contracting with the right experience”
    With a separate question of “What sort of...
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    Do either of you have a social media account e.g....

    Do either of you have a social media account e.g. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram?
    Do either of you ever search on TripAdvisor?
    Did either of you search for the Travelodge on a computer where she may...
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