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  1. more - BREAKING NEWS: Labour commit to...

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    BREAKING NEWS: Labour commit to scrapping April 2020 Off-Payroll rules rollout

    Javid will have to respond hopefully.
  2. yes, it's the same for any totalitarian society,...

    yes, it's the same for any totalitarian society, whether fascist or communist.

    The UK civil war is long enough ago for us not to suffer the same issues. However, the American civil war still seems...
  3. yes, I guess you are correct. I'll advise the...

    yes, I guess you are correct. I'll advise the outcome when I know more.
  4. yes, and I guess there are many other issues...

    yes, and I guess there are many other issues being covered up, like the orphans being sent to Australia etc. At least with the Internet and modern communication systems, events like these should be...
  5. Facing Franco's Crimes: The Silence of Others ...

    Facing Franco's Crimes: The Silence of Others

    BBC 4 Monday 22:00
  6. nor mine

    nor mine
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    as far as I know, Ford are still heavily into PS....

    as far as I know, Ford are still heavily into PS. I still prepare interfaces in PS format, which are now mapped to SAP format. There may be other clients doing the same.
  8. This scenario is of some concern for me. I supply...

    This scenario is of some concern for me. I supply my services to an end client through a software house. However, it is the software house that is issuing communications on the April 2020 roll out...
  9. yes The Official Monster Raving Loony Party |...

    yes

    The Official Monster Raving Loony Party | Vote For Insanity
  10. none of the above!

    none of the above!
  11. yes, and the abduction of babies from...

    yes, and the abduction of babies from "unsuitable" mothers continued into the 1980's with support from doctors and the Catholic Church.

    The West was complicit in the post civil war atrocities as...
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    I guess that the schools in North Wales weren't...

    I guess that the schools in North Wales weren't affected so much. It was generally English speaking teachers in South Wales who enthusiastically interpreted the Green Paper.

    However, I was in the...
  13. agreed, it's a real shame that so many are not...

    agreed, it's a real shame that so many are not aware of these issues. Clearly new and younger voters won't see the threat to pensions as that is a long way off to them They only see ideological...
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    you can't trust any of them, they are all liars.

    you can't trust any of them, they are all liars.
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    and I've found that 100% of those cannot...

    and I've found that 100% of those cannot translate three Welsh phrases that I give them into their English meaning. I can, and I can't claim to be Welsh speaking. Also, there are those gogs who do...
  16. The cover up of crimes after the Spanish Civil War

    I watched the program on BBC4 the other night detailing the covering up of the atrocities committed during and after the Spanish Civil War. It's unbelievable that any country would want to protect...
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    I've been saying this for some time.

    I've been saying this for some time.
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    Abbey Tax's assessment of the working practices...

    Abbey Tax's assessment of the working practices disagrees. Their assessment is that the contract is outside of IR35.

    However, what is interesting is that all the communications are coming from the...
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    yes, and given that a senior manager of the end...

    yes, and given that a senior manager of the end client has declared that I must stay until all the applications that I support are finally decommissioned, then clearly I will have some work horizon....
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    partially perhaps. However, although I know the...

    partially perhaps. However, although I know the permie pay scales of my end client, I don't know the same for the software house. Clearly there is an issue of who will be responsible for the SDS,...
  21. I've been contracting for 23 years and I declare...

    I've been contracting for 23 years and I declare what dividend my accountant tells me to. Perhaps my thinking has been too simplistic.

    Clearly I'm not an accountant, and so don't have an...
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    well, the last time I was anywhere near the...

    well, the last time I was anywhere near the centre of Newport, it was paradise compared with Neath.
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    Kermit then.:laugh

    Kermit then.:laugh
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    see my subsequent post. from my personal point...

    see my subsequent post.

    from my personal point of view, I'd be very little worse off, for various reasons, in nett pay terms by taking a PAYE role at the same level as my contracting income.
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    what I mean is are they being offered PAYE...

    what I mean is are they being offered PAYE salaries at the same level or higher than their contracting rates?
  26. well, when I get paid while doing it, then...

    well, when I get paid while doing it, then no.:laugh
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    as I said, I watched the film first, the first...

    as I said, I watched the film first, the first part of which, without dialogue, wasn't easy to understand. I watch films to be entertained and the occasional revelation such as the end of the...
  28. and then there was a Welsh king on the throne of...

    and then there was a Welsh king on the throne of England before the Scots had one and the Irish never had one. Henry Tudor also founded one of the greatest royal dynasties this country has ever seen,...
  29. wus - a corruption of gwas - servant

    wus - a corruption of gwas - servant
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    so do you know in general how the PAYE salaries...

    so do you know in general how the PAYE salaries compare with the contracting remuneration?
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    It wasn't my opinion and I was just repeating...

    It wasn't my opinion and I was just repeating what the pundits had said. Perhaps I should have been more specific with my statement.



    and what argument was that? I just related that I'd read...
  32. OK, thanks for the explanation. Clearly I take...

    OK, thanks for the explanation. Clearly I take the advice of my accountants as to how much dividend to declare.
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    which type?::smile

    which type?::smile
  34. 20/12 until the 12th of never if the contract...

    20/12 until the 12th of never if the contract isn't renewed.:smile
  35. OK, given that my perception appears to be wrong...

    OK, given that my perception appears to be wrong regarding dividends, I don't know how to ask the question correctly, but I'll try. If the dividend declared is greater than the profit actually...
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    well, if you consider a grade 1 in French O level...

    well, if you consider a grade 1 in French O level so, then yes!
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    as are the Time Machine and the Invisible Man, no...

    as are the Time Machine and the Invisible Man, no doubt, although I haven't actually read any of them. My English Lit teacher preferred a Tale of Two Cities and Robinson Crusoe! I did read large...
  38. Covering drawings with dividend declaration

    My understanding is that dividends are declared to cover drawings from the company which are not allowed as expenses. The dividend tax seems to have muddied the waters now. So what would the effect...
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    the problem is that the language can evolve, even...

    the problem is that the language can evolve, even if it starts evolving from a point of error. Like using the phrase "for free". Different generations can also be taught differently. I was always...
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    BBC's War of the Worlds

    I guess if you didn't know the underlying plot from the novel, you wouldn't have worked out what it was from this rendering. The 1953 film version, albeit a loose rendition of the novel, is still the...
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    It's well known that our brains automatically...

    It's well known that our brains automatically correct spelling mistakes in words that we read. Even if the letters in a word are jumbled up, then our brains will interpret it correctly. Getting...
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    nah, Neath. Visit station square any day about...

    nah, Neath. Visit station square any day about lunchtime and you'll know what I mean. I saw two reprobates come out of the unemployment office recently and concluded that no one could ever employ...
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    but experience has shown that it's the contractor...

    but experience has shown that it's the contractor taking this hit.
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    I think you are missing the point. If the company...

    I think you are missing the point. If the company is forced to close for reasons outside of its control and there are sufficient funds to pay redundancies and creditors, why shouldn't the redundancy...
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    Clearly this issue needs to be expanded further. ...

    Clearly this issue needs to be expanded further.

    I would assume that statutory redundancy is payed by the state if the employer's company is insolvent and has no funds to pay the redundancy....
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    yes

    yes
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    I thought Hector was one of Satan's...

    I thought Hector was one of Satan's henchmen!:laugh
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    it never ceases to amaze me these days of how...

    it never ceases to amaze me these days of how many fairly ordinary looking blokes seem to delight in screwing such female atrocities. I didn't think the fanny was that powerful! Can't think I've ever...
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    Soylent?

    Soylent?
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    and so they should!

    and so they should!
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