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  1. Thread: Sacked Today

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    I'd suggest to seek legal advice. They'll hear...

    I'd suggest to seek legal advice. They'll hear you out for free (not for long mid) and give you an indication of likelehood.
    Ring a few different firms for balance.

    Forget the no-win no-fee...
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    and no Queen's speech either. This is why the...

    and no Queen's speech either.
    This is why the FTPA is such a problem as it allows a dysfunctional government to carry on at the whim of parliament.
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    or in a union willing to take it on. Anyone here...

    or in a union willing to take it on.
    Anyone here in a union?
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    thought not.
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    if there's no budget taxation doesn't just cease....

    if there's no budget taxation doesn't just cease. It will continue. And spending will just continue.
    IR35 legislation could potentially be a bill on its own, as long as it wasn't brought in by the...
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    I predict that as even BoJo cannot get a majority...

    I predict that as even BoJo cannot get a majority for a vote of no confidence in himself, the budget will be presented, but not get a finance bill passed.
    And BoJo will just limply hang around till...
  6. Thread: Bittersweet Boom

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    OK. That surprises me. It's not an opinion I've...

    OK. That surprises me. It's not an opinion I've heard before.

    NOTE: There is no legislation to assess yet. There is a draft but it's not law, nor even a bill.
  7. Thread: Bittersweet Boom

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    I'm not sure this a valid concern. As long as the...

    I'm not sure this a valid concern. As long as the invoice goes in before 6th April (unless doing cash accounting but I don't know whay anyone would do that).
  8. Thread: Bittersweet Boom

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    I wouldn't bother with that. Nobody cares if...

    I wouldn't bother with that. Nobody cares if you're current if you've been doing it for years.
    I'm not sure that many care about Prince 2 any more these days either, but if you're new to the market...
  9. All contractors? Or all the people you spoke to?...

    All contractors?
    Or all the people you spoke to?
    Or a different all?
  10. Yep. This. Reply to all to the email with the...

    Yep. This.
    Reply to all to the email with the minutes, saying they don’t reflect your recollection of the meeting.

    And in future take your own minutes.
  11. From retained profit from a previous engagement.

    From retained profit from a previous engagement.
  12. If the offered payment is ‘without prejudice’...

    If the offered payment is ‘without prejudice’ that means that it is irrelevant to any legal case you may or may not have.
    ‘Without prejudice’ information cannot usually be submitted as evidence.
    On...
  13. Thread: CUK site access

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    ditto. From around 0830 to 0930 ish. I want my...

    ditto. From around 0830 to 0930 ish.

    I want my money back.
  14. The point was that batteries don't give off EMF....

    The point was that batteries don't give off EMF. The motors will but not much.
    And that OP sells something he doesn't understand, but that's common enough everywhere.
  15. hahaha. Cosmic fooking EMF..... :rollin: No....

    hahaha. Cosmic fooking EMF..... :rollin:


    No. I was thinking of that dirty great nuclear fusion reactor at the centre of the solar system.
    The one that sprays the earth with over 1,000 W/m2.....
  16. it doesn't sound like the contracting role is...

    it doesn't sound like the contracting role is anyting other than a disguised perm role.

    Why not look for another contract role?
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    as long as we don't talk about encryption...

    as long as we don't talk about encryption standards I'm a real blast.:music:
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    And how often, in the modern day, would the...

    And how often, in the modern day, would the application not be encrypted anyway?
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    Is it wholly and exclusively for business?????...

    Is it wholly and exclusively for business?????
    Really?
  20. FTFY sounds like you don't know what EMF is...

    FTFY


    sounds like you don't know what EMF is at all.

    Question... what's the biggest source of EMF radation that humans are exposed to daily?
  21. Thread: hahahahahaha

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    hahahahahaha

    the entire Brexit bulltulip fiasco is falling apart

    slowly, but surely. The wheels are coming off the bus of lies.

    Brexit No Deal Brexit? Betting Odds | Politics | Oddschecker
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    I heard there was a chap called Darren who abused...

    I heard there was a chap called Darren who abused the staff car park. Might be related.
  23. You don't get EMF from a DC battery. There will...

    You don't get EMF from a DC battery.
    There will be some from the motors as they generate torque, but all that EMF is directed into moving magnets round.

    The jury's still out on 5G, but given your...
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    IANAL - but ican be illegal to trade if...

    IANAL - but ican be illegal to trade if insolvent. Insolvency is where the sum of company money owed out is greater than the sum of assets + money owned in. Sounds like yor scenario if you can't pay...
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    Spring are a fairly large agency. The post is...

    Spring are a fairly large agency.
    The post is probably already filled, or doesn't exist and they're harvesting CVs.
  26. I'm not sure that's entirely fair. Every poster...

    I'm not sure that's entirely fair.
    Every poster has said the OP needs an accountant. With differing degrees of scepticism around the actual intention (which sound dodgy TBF).
  27. get an accountant. They cost peanuts compared to...

    get an accountant. They cost peanuts compared to the cost of gettuing this wrong.


    Three family members on the payroll? Are they actually working for you or not? If this is just about using their...
  28. nobody knows. The only way to find out is to...

    nobody knows.
    The only way to find out is to apply.
    As you say, you do need to be honest about it.

    I know people who have obtained SC with far more serious crimes in their history, including...
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    or an extension based on a referendum. I...

    or an extension based on a referendum.

    I reckon BoJo will roll the WA in glitter and bring it back.
  30. When you input into CEST you're supposed to...

    When you input into CEST you're supposed to reflect working practises.
    How could updating your contract to show new deliverables not be an actual working practice?
  31. If you mean that there is now £100k in the...

    If you mean that there is now £100k in the company then yes. Twice as much (assuming no other creditors).
  32. How so?

    How so?
  33. the issue here is the CEST tool will likely find...

    the issue here is the CEST tool will likely find you inside unless the contract is updated accordingly.
    We know the CEST tool is a reflection of HMRCs opinion rather than the law, but it is used by...
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    as long as you make it out the door before they...

    as long as you make it out the door before they blame you it's a positive :)
  35. remove the work 'apply' and replace it with 'go...

    remove the work 'apply' and replace it with 'go looking for and finding' and it's plausible.

    If I'm with a client coming to the end of a project I always have a sniff to see if there are any...
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    and 6 months later it's your fault nobody can...

    and 6 months later it's your fault nobody can operate it :laugh

    Some clients never learn.
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    If the client wants me to do more work after a...

    If the client wants me to do more work after a project I suggest that as part of handover I train up their operational staff and put in place the procedures to operate the system.

    That way I get...
  38. 1. If the share buy back is at the same value...

    1. If the share buy back is at the same value there is no gain to tax.
    2. Google GAAR
  39. I've never seen it either. To be honest I'd...

    I've never seen it either.

    To be honest I'd not worry about it anyway.
    They can't enforce yourCO to have it after the contract is terminated.
    If you carry on contracting you'll have it anyway....
  40. No. If it spends £50k, and then makes £50k the...

    No. If it spends £50k, and then makes £50k the profit is zero.


    A loan might well be the best. I wasn't offering view on what you should do. You should talk to an accountant for that. I was...
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    the sooner he saw you coming the more he can...

    the sooner he saw you coming the more he can charge..
  42. also.... read this...

    also....


    read this
    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/119546-expenses.html#post2374087
  43. unqualified idiots telling you things they want...

    unqualified idiots telling you things they want to be true, and that you wish to hear.



    do a search of the forums on this site. The question has been asked before (often) and usually with a...
  44. err.... The normal way is NOT a loan. The normal...

    err.... The normal way is NOT a loan. The normal way is called capital.
    You put £50k into a company. That gets you a share, or some shares. How many shares is up to you. I'd go for 50,000 shares for...
  45. Thread: Gender

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    they'll have to censor the dictionary then.

    they'll have to censor the dictionary then.
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    WOW. That's a great deal if you turnover £50k or...

    WOW. That's a great deal if you turnover £50k or less.
    Less so if you earn more.

    I pay £1,020 + VAT and get FreeAgent bundled in. Full accounts, quarterly VAT, one director SA, payroll and advice.
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    I don't think I'll 'walk away' as such. It's the...

    I don't think I'll 'walk away' as such. It's the guy who signs my timesheets :)
    I'll have a polite discussion with him over a beer about how it's not that likely to help.
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    It's two different engagements. I'm going on...

    It's two different engagements.
    I'm going on the basis thay they have specced the work and if they need a sub (illness or whatever) they'll provide clear guidance on what is needed. I'm just...
  49. Thread: Gender

    by Lance
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    there's more than two. What I did to my...

    there's more than two.
    What I did to my neighbours dog last night was at least 3 types of sex.
  50. Thread: Gender

    by Lance
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7GWHgVZJQU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7GWHgVZJQU
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