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    Yes, those are the ones I've seen. I've not...

    Yes, those are the ones I've seen. I've not found an effective way of filtering them out of my JS search. Very frustrating.
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    Sticky: I never claimed the car was mine Sherlock Homo,...

    I never claimed the car was mine Sherlock Homo, just a picture of a Ferrari in Marbella to wind eeky boy up. Seems like it did a good job too. And as for permie boy a few replies up, get your...
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    Sticky: https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/0e...

    https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/0e/ad/f0/f2/ferrari-california.jpg

    one for your eeky baby.
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    Sticky: Switzerland still granting visas.

    Switzerland still granting visas.
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    There's another company as well ' Joseph Harry...

    There's another company as well ' Joseph Harry Ltd'. Total bulltulip roles, plenty of them paying over market rate.

    joseph harry ltd - Google Search,,,

    Says it all.
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    Sticky: won't bother me for a second when I'm driving...

    won't bother me for a second when I'm driving open top on the coastal road to Marbella in January/February.
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    Sticky: I wouldn't apologise to him. That guy is clearly...

    I wouldn't apologise to him. That guy is clearly a bell end and one envious one at that. I forgot to mention the sports car will have to go as well as I don't really want to be driving a RHD car on...
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    It's a bag of tulipe isn't it? Really not worth...

    It's a bag of tulipe isn't it? Really not worth bothering with. I can't see how this will prevent any firm from making the redundancies they were already planning on.
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    I don't know why not, there's loads of work...

    I don't know why not, there's loads of work there. The place is booming.
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    It was a joke you muppet. Get a sense of humour.

    It was a joke you muppet. Get a sense of humour.
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    I bet Elon Musk is tulipting himself!

    I bet Elon Musk is tulipting himself!
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    Probably Monte Mayor that went bust?

    Probably Monte Mayor that went bust?
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    Ha ha ha ha. I can feel the envy and desperation...

    Ha ha ha ha. I can feel the envy and desperation coming across with every sentence. Look at what you could have won!

    https://www.marbella-hills-homes.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1.jpg
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    Sticky: I will do, I'm thinking November currently.

    I will do, I'm thinking November currently.
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    Reminds me of some of the childish developers...

    Reminds me of some of the childish developers I've worked with who have some silly little acronym for everything. All they've ever written is TODO lists in the latest JavaScript framework.
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    I'll post some pictures of me eating tapas and...

    I'll post some pictures of me eating tapas and drinking beer. Don't worry. Ronnie Biggs natural successor.
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    Thanks for the advice. I did think why the...

    Thanks for the advice.

    I did think why the hell didn't I max out the BBL. Hindsight is a wonderful thing.
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    see my response to your threads above. This is...

    see my response to your threads above. This is 'State of the Market' and doesn't need shutting down because of your envy.
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    I have no idea what you're talking about. ...

    I have no idea what you're talking about. Anybody who opens up with 'Dude' gets no respect from me!

    I'm sure I mentioned earlier I had an offer to join a company over there. Perhaps you didn't...
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    Company was fine until the government wrecked it....

    Company was fine until the government wrecked it. Assets belong to the missus, honest. We're in Spain btw and you're not part of the EU anymore. I just don't see it happening. They can't make...
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    I'm fully aware of the process. They can object...

    I'm fully aware of the process. They can object to the striking off for sure but will they? I wonder how busy they are right now? Perhaps too busy to pursue lost causes. Here is what my adviser...
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    When I've sold the house, car and closed the...

    When I've sold the house, car and closed the company I will have absolutely no need to work at all. Not a single day. But I would do the odd bit of freelancing that comes along in the locations...
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    Where is the fraud in striking off your own...

    Where is the fraud in striking off your own company? I've taken professional advice on this you see. So long as I've not been guilty of misfeasance, the directors loan walks as well as the Corp...
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    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. He...

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. He actually used stealth and cunning to arrive at the correct figure!
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    Go take a look at Glassdoor for Developer jobs in...

    Go take a look at Glassdoor for Developer jobs in Malaga. Loads and loads. Fair enough those are perm but there are also some contract opportunities to be had. I know because I nearly took one a...
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    Wow! So you've been contracting for 20 years,...

    Wow! So you've been contracting for 20 years, raking in 80k-90k income but your warchest only has enough cash to last just over 3 months!? Way to go.




    Just like buses, two incorrect...
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    Approached by three agents on Monday, two inside...

    Approached by three agents on Monday, two inside IR35 and one perm. Got a 'no more contractors' today from a previous client. So, armed with this information and my Jobserve searches which reveal...
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    Sticky: I have until about the end of the year remaining,...

    I have until about the end of the year remaining, max. The house goes on the market at the end of this month and we'll be heading over to our place in the Sun to start a new life. I can't see the...
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    It really is utter tulipe. You get a glimmer of...

    It really is utter tulipe. You get a glimmer of hope and then **** all again.
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    I've worked from Spain part of the week every...

    I've worked from Spain part of the week every winter for the last 3 years. Hopefully this winter will be 100% remote so I won't have to fly back and forth each week, which would be fortunate as I...
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    I'd pretty much given up hope yesterday but late...

    I'd pretty much given up hope yesterday but late on and this morning, a flurry of activity and I'm represented for 3 roles, all being outside IR35 and on good rates. Fortunately I know the agents...
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    Also raids on companies who pay themselves in...

    Also raids on companies who pay themselves in dividends.

    Contracting in the U.K. is now officially dead. Time for me to sell up and move to Andalusia.
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    What makes you think I was referring to you? ...

    What makes you think I was referring to you? Self doubt? Rate envy? Not that £650 is a big rate in London.
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    I haven’t been on that rate the entire 8 years...

    I haven’t been on that rate the entire 8 years and the cost of generating it has meant significant accommodation and travel expenses seeing as I live 250 miles from London. It also took some time...
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    I’m playing the same game as everybody else, it’s...

    I’m playing the same game as everybody else, it’s just that the numbers are a lot bigger.

    Instead of having a pop at me for what I can only deduce is a perceived enviable lifestyle, go out and get...
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    Err little support in this pandemic. Taking on...

    Err little support in this pandemic. Taking on debt to survive whilst most people are bankrolled not to work. One property is my pension. I don’t have a conventional pension. Sounds like you’re...
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    Absolutely, you being one of them.

    Absolutely, you being one of them.
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    Same choice a lot of contractors had approaching...

    Same choice a lot of contractors had approaching the IR35 cut-off date. I made the decision to cease with client end February so as not to go down this determination route. But then a week later...
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    It is something along these lines that I was...

    It is something along these lines that I was thinking, should it be necessary.
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    min £ 650, London finance. I'd be looking...

    min £ 650, London finance. I'd be looking slightly higher but not in this climate. Have a mate (same skillset) who recently landed a contract at an investment bank we have both contracted at...
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    I can see why people might take that approach but...

    I can see why people might take that approach but part of me says why the **** should I sell a property just because the government has ****ed me over. The place abroad is my pension. Suppose the...
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    That won’t happen. I have a couple of properties...

    That won’t happen. I have a couple of properties with equity in each. I could sell the U.K. one and plough the proceeds into my foreign place. Good luck getting at that post Brexit. But as I’ve...
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    For reasons I’ve already outlined. What if it...

    For reasons I’ve already outlined. What if it doesn’t happen? What do I face?
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    There's something in the term 'bounce back loan'....

    There's something in the term 'bounce back loan'. A loan that enables a company to bounce back from the impact of coronavirus.

    I doubt many directors are in good financial control of a company...
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    Been in this position before in the financial...

    Been in this position before in the financial crisis. Remember the bank manager saying my business wasn't viable. I turned it around and I'll do the same again this time. I'm now angry. I have...
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    Appreciate your comments but the headline figure...

    Appreciate your comments but the headline figure makes it sound worse, not to say that it doesn't bother me. Say I land work next month (I've only just started looking properly to be fair), then...
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    as I said on page 1, I intended posting this...

    as I said on page 1, I intended posting this under a different account because of the embarrassment but I am now entirely certain I've done the right thing because I suspect there's a LOT of others...
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    Who says the company is unviable? I could land a...

    Who says the company is unviable? I could land a contract to start in a few weeks and this problem goes away; both the Corp Tax and VAT would be paid when due, the directors loan would remain as is...
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    It may still keep me afloat. I have just over 3...

    It may still keep me afloat. I have just over 3 months remaining to find something, which remains my main objective.
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    The directors loan has lingered, more a relic...

    The directors loan has lingered, more a relic from the last financial crisis. I've paid the tax on that already.

    I would imagine I'd pay tax on the Directors Loan as personal income.
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