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    This gives the impression that there will be no...

    This gives the impression that there will be no retrospective consequences if you are forcibly flipped outside -> inside. Did I understand that correctly?
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    The lawyers are running parliament and the civil...

    The lawyers are running parliament and the civil service is running the country.
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    Someone wants to drum up business for their...

    Someone wants to drum up business for their brolly.
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    Agreed but clients who use a lot of contract...

    Agreed but clients who use a lot of contract staff don't want the risk associated with making the wrong determination, the whole point of temporary resources is that they are of low risk and can be...
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    Just in time...

    https://yt3.ggpht.com/a-/AAuE7mAqM9pZbLSTu0zFrIYouT2_ndm2KylrdtOj0A=s900-mo-c-c0xffffffff-rj-k-no
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    I was contacted on Sunday by a former colleague...

    I was contacted on Sunday by a former colleague (banking), he was pretty angry/upset.

    All contractors are to be put under an umbrella and go PAYE. There will be a rate uplift in order to retain...
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    Nobody wants to make that first move

    I've been phoning/emailing around former colleagues who are still contracting to see what's going on with their existing contracts. Everyone I contact, and this includes myself is finding themselves...
  8. Don't worry, IR35 is sure to succeed where Brexit...

    Don't worry, IR35 is sure to succeed where Brexit has failed.
  9. Funnily enough, it turned out that all of that...

    Funnily enough, it turned out that all of that was a fantasy cooked up by a feeble loser and believed by an "institutionally stupid police force".

    ...and you.
  10. Thread: Outside ir35

    by TwoWolves
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    Unfortunately, I'm afraid that seems to be the...

    Unfortunately, I'm afraid that seems to be the case in most cases I've been hearing about.
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    You seem to be living in some media-induced...

    You seem to be living in some media-induced fantasy world old chap. I'm all for spending on welfare, but it needs to be trimmed to align with tax receipts - and it's not.

    Military spending in...
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    The British Army should only be celebrating...

    The British Army should only be celebrating British History Month (maybe six to fit it all in).
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    Western governments are being crushed by debt in...

    Western governments are being crushed by debt in order to pay for the welfare system and you think it's all a right-wing agenda!?!?!?!

    :puke:
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    You need to have a cup of tea and a lie-down, old...

    You need to have a cup of tea and a lie-down, old chap.
  15. Barclays have been treating contractors...

    Barclays have been treating contractors appallingly for years, I don't know why anyone would work there.

    I have a nasty feeling though that all the banks have got together in the hope of leaving...
  16. Thread: Another Boom

    by TwoWolves
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    I'm reporting you to Greta. You are stealing her...

    I'm reporting you to Greta. You are stealing her future, mister carbon air-miles.
  17. Where are the moderators when you need them? This...

    Where are the moderators when you need them? This thread needs to be put out of its misery.
  18. Thread: Boom time

    by TwoWolves
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    Halleluiah! ...

    Halleluiah!

    https://thejesusquestion.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/jesus_banana.jpg
  19. Manufacturing Sector -> Engineering Sector ->...

    Manufacturing Sector -> Engineering Sector -> Educational Sector -> Contracting Sector

    … it goes on.

    will it ever end?
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    If we are heading towards a "no-deal" exit I...

    If we are heading towards a "no-deal" exit I would think they would have much bigger fish to fry. I suppose it would all hinge on that.
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    Just a thought on IR35

    The legislation requiring IR35 status to be determined by private sector companies is contained in the 2019/20 Finance Act, which is still in draft. It would normally be presented with the Budget and...
  22. This. Businesses will have to feel the burn...

    This. Businesses will have to feel the burn before they start to find solutions. We will, in the mean time have to find a way of exitisting through this government-created mess.
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    The frame is too tight for the glass, quite...

    The frame is too tight for the glass, quite likely it expanded after fitting. This is stressing and deforming the glass, it could also shatter under any additional stress.

    I wouldn't sit too close...
  24. Thread: The why?

    by TwoWolves
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    The clue is in the name... "global".

    The clue is in the name... "global".
  25. Thread: The why?

    by TwoWolves
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    The western middle-class wealth is draining into...

    The western middle-class wealth is draining into the upper-class of Asia. Keep up.
  26. Thread: The why?

    by TwoWolves
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    The EU/ECB and their globalist agenda is causing...

    The EU/ECB and their globalist agenda is causing this rise in inequality.

    The [western] middle-class are the biggest losers in globalization but it is they that distribute their wealth the most...
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    A careful look at the RNLI charter reveals that...

    A careful look at the RNLI charter reveals that they pledged to help all people from the threat of the seas. Not just the UK.

    I was however dismayed by the sacking of a volunteer because he had a...
  28. Did this happen in the public sector? I...

    Did this happen in the public sector?

    I didn't see this, on the whole things have carried on exactly the same as they did before. As I have pointed out here even the HMRC is offering outside...
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    Corrupt isn't the right term. Ideologically...

    Corrupt isn't the right term.

    Ideologically driven would be closer. I've met plenty of civil servants who burn with resentment towards everyone who has achieved more than them in life and they see...
  30. It's not all bad. Amber Rudd has resigned.

    It's not all bad. Amber Rudd has resigned.
  31. There was a time when people had the confidence...

    There was a time when people had the confidence to be able to define that. We have become so mired in equivocation that we can't tell good from evil.
  32. Something I noticed when I took time out to...

    Something I noticed when I took time out to travel around the world a couple of decades ago was that there is this quizzical thing where the vilest people seem to be obsessed with replicating...
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    The world is in trouble because policy makers...

    The world is in trouble because policy makers have been sweeping the dirt under the carpet for too long. Now it's starting to smell bad.

    As a true contractor I embrace change. Change is coming.
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    I hope you aren't going to do a "Konnie Huq" on...

    I hope you aren't going to do a "Konnie Huq" on us, are you?

    c.f.

    Brexit news: Konnie Huq LOSES it in staggering Brexit row on Jeremy Vine on 5 show | UK | News | Express.co.uk
  35. So less than cpi. Given that these indices are...

    So less than cpi. Given that these indices are weighted towards growth it is in reality now negative.
  36. For god's sake marry the poor woman and stop...

    For god's sake marry the poor woman and stop making bastards.
  37. It's going to make the mud on your tires stand...

    It's going to make the mud on your tires stand out like a sore thumb.
  38. Like a tax, you mean? Or inflation? You do...

    Like a tax, you mean?

    Or inflation?

    You do understand the reason for NIRP and who the primary beneficiaries are don't you?

    To quote a recent popular film, this is the endgame. The endgame of...
  39. Done that. ...

    Done that.

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/134082-mark-carney-says-negative-interest-rates-not-option-bank-england.html
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    Just after you burnt down a world heritage site.

    Just after you burnt down a world heritage site.
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    There is still time for a last-minute reprieve! ...

    There is still time for a last-minute reprieve!

    I got a call about a contract gig outside IR35 in Bristol last week...

    for HMRC!

    They are such hypocrites.
  42. Thread: Known liar

    by TwoWolves
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    Are we now going to get our own version of the...

    Are we now going to get our own version of the "Orange Man Bad" movement?

    Christ this gets boring.
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    Keep up the good work. ...

    Keep up the good work.

    https://blog.partydelights.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/banana-dolphin-large.jpg
  44. Just in time to be holding the baby when it all...

    Just in time to be holding the baby when it all blows-up.

    He must hate him something rotten.
  45. Japan only survived this period because of the...

    Japan only survived this period because of the carry trade with the rest of the world, now that everyone is doing it there will be very different consequences.



    Will only be available to...
  46. Translation: By Christmas.

    Translation: By Christmas.
  47. Thread: Jussie Jones

    by TwoWolves
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    Quite possibly Antifa boys. Left on left violence...

    Quite possibly Antifa boys. Left on left violence is common, you know for not being left enough or something.

    Could equally be just some random working-class lads who don't like the fact that the...
  48. All day drinking is doing you a power...

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    All day drinking is doing you a power of good, old chap.
  49. I get annoyed that people get angry about trivial...

    I get annoyed that people get angry about trivial things rather than the important things that damage the lives of so many people. Essentially they only react to the things that they are told to by...
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    They could vastly reduce rates? Thought not.

    They could vastly reduce rates?

    Thought not.
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