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    I think thats actually pretty easy for most of us...

    I think thats actually pretty easy for most of us to do, it's just finding the clients who are on board with going through that process.

    Maybe next year the number wanting to engage like that...
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    call from recruiter today - "did you think about...

    call from recruiter today - "did you think about going back to your previous clients to see if they have more work for you? maybe they can create a role for you if you push hard enough? Want to give...
  3. Depends on your appetite for risk, but I would...

    Depends on your appetite for risk, but I would recommend having having 2-3 months savings you can afford to lose before seeking contract work.

    So many things can go wrong - clients not paying at...
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    Quite enjoyed the Salisbury Poisonings drama on...

    Quite enjoyed the Salisbury Poisonings drama on the bbc last week, so I picked up The Skripal Files: The full story behind the Salisbury Poisonings by Mark Urban.
    A bit dry in places as it's very...
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    For me I’d rather do a few days work, doing what...

    For me I’d rather do a few days work, doing what I’m good at, to then pay someone else to do something they are good at that to me is rather important to get right


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    Interesting. Started contracting in my early 20s,...

    Interesting. Started contracting in my early 20s, now I’m 30 something and still always feel like I’m the youngest contractor on a project though I’m probably not. There has definitely been more of a...
  7. This has to be a joke, right? Sent from my...

    This has to be a joke, right?


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    Contracting for 10 years, only had two spells of...

    Contracting for 10 years, only had two spells of no work which include the last 2 months of this pandemic.

    Warchest for me needs to be around 6 months minimum

    If you want to get on the housing...
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    dev roles are starting to pick up a bit this...

    dev roles are starting to pick up a bit this week, but the rates are extremely low and often need a niche set of skills, to quote Taken.

    Quite a few need SC clearance because the office that...
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    Noticing that roles are starting to pick up, but...

    Noticing that roles are starting to pick up, but the work tends to be quite niche and a lot of the rates are very low.

    Picked up a short bit of work (sadly at the lowest rate I have ever charged)...
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    do you think this virus stuff might have a...

    do you think this virus stuff might have a negative impact on the job market?

    I was thinking that yes it might, but if you're set up to work remotely (my last 2 contracts have been 100% remote) it...
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    long time lurker, second time poster - I too am...

    long time lurker, second time poster - I too am joining the bench

    After a few days of looking (London based) there is plenty of perm work but not a lot of contract
  13. Yes - so i'm aware that this is a risk in itself,...

    Yes - so i'm aware that this is a risk in itself, but I haven't seen anybody on here talking about returning to previous clients in a Post April 2020 IR35 World unless I missed it
  14. Blanket No LtdCo Ban, Return to previous client?

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    Long time lurker, first time poster - here goes

    Finished at Client X last year around Nov (and was there for 18 months), started at Client Y in Jan this year - all Inside IR35, Qudos...
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