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    Newspapers notwithstanding, Having lived in the...

    Newspapers notwithstanding, Having lived in the UK for my first 30 years, and in other countries for last 20, my experience is that the UK is a fairly tolerant country. My family have experienced far...
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    She might have been trying, but she failed. It's...

    She might have been trying, but she failed. It's not a valid point. Plenty of white men are aware of what ethnic minorities have to put up with. The issue is not that white men are unaware - the...
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    Whatevs. The logic seems to be "she is...

    Whatevs.

    The logic seems to be "she is non-white, she's receiving abuse, therefore it's racist", followed by "white guy says it's not racist but he's wrong by virtue of being white and male".
    ...
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    Green Eggs and Ham. The Good Place

    Green Eggs and Ham.
    The Good Place
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    The logic seems to be "she is non-white, she's...

    The logic seems to be "she is non-white, she's receiving abuse, therefore it's racist", followed by "white guy says it's not racist, therefore he's racist".

    Seems a bit weird to me. If you court...
  6. I have refused a few times to do something that...

    I have refused a few times to do something that so stupid it's actually harmful to the system. But on other times, I've issued the warning, in writing, and then done the work. In the coding there's a...
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    Sitting at home going zootlewoordle. Stubbed one...

    Sitting at home going zootlewoordle. Stubbed one of my little toes yesterday - it's all swollen and bruised so I can't put a shoe on, so can't go anywhere. But at least I've some beer in the fridge....
  8. I'd diplomatically point out it was stupid, but...

    I'd diplomatically point out it was stupid, but so long as it wasn't actually immoral, if it came between taking the money and running, and losing the contract, I for one could do with the exercise.
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    MF coming round is he? ;-)

    MF coming round is he? ;-)
  10. If you invoice personally, you'll be acting as...

    If you invoice personally, you'll be acting as sole trader. There's no issue invoicing by your limited company. I'm not sure why you're asking the question. What is your concern?
  11. Thread: Cats

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    The book is quite good though.

    The book is quite good though.
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    95% of them have. Only 5% have come to the UK...

    95% of them have. Only 5% have come to the UK since 2008. I hope that puts your mind at rest.
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    I'll be recovering from too much schnapps last...

    I'll be recovering from too much schnapps last night. Then gym this afternoon. Sunday... not much.
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    All contracts are temporary. That's what...

    All contracts are temporary. That's what contracting is about. As soon as they asked you to extend, you should have said have said that you were unavailable at the end of July - just as you would if...
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    Sounds like the same kind of guy who'd threaten...

    Sounds like the same kind of guy who'd threaten legal action when banned for behaving like a troll, on the grounds of discrimination against bipolar people.
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    I'm happy. Not feeling sad. I've got sunshine......

    I'm happy. Not feeling sad. I've got sunshine... :D
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    bless.

    bless.
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    That could be quite alright - indicating that...

    That could be quite alright - indicating that only appeals with good merit are re-examined. What really matters is how many claims are there in total, and how many would have been agreed if they had...
  19. Sadly, the people who make decisions about...

    Sadly, the people who make decisions about outsourcing consider IT workers to be all of equal value. They also fail to understand that if someone on £800 a day fixes an issue in one hour, that's...
  20. HMRC's goal is to receive your salary payment,...

    HMRC's goal is to receive your salary payment, then pass on to you what they think is fair.
  21. Thread: You won

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    tulip. I'm 51 this year.

    tulip. I'm 51 this year.
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    Life is like a grapefruit. Sour and bitter, and...

    Life is like a grapefruit. Sour and bitter, and you have to spit out the pits.
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    Never heard of them.

    Never heard of them.
  24. KUATB...

    KUATB https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/brexit/131965-add-your-brexit-jokes-here-post2710470.html#post2710470
    https://www.collectedcurios.com/Make_Yourself_Pretty_2019.jpg
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    Yes. But the context is:

    Yes. But the context is:
  26. Thread: You won

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    I was giving Shackattack a qlue.

    I was giving Shackattack a qlue.
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    We perceive atmospheric pressure changes in a...

    We perceive atmospheric pressure changes in a certain range as sound. Those atmospheric pressure changes are, essentially, sound. Using special tools we can detect those pressure changes even beyond...
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    It's nice that they refer to their consultants as...

    It's nice that they refer to their consultants as I've always thought of them. Every one an EY tool.
  29. Thread: You won

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    I think he's from Barcelona. (Cue canned...

    I think he's from Barcelona. (Cue canned laughter).:ohwell
  30. Reckon Nicky Morgan's department will be...

    Reckon Nicky Morgan's department will be abolished. That's the only reason she retains a seat in cabinet.
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    Well... if you were in the photosphere, you'd...

    Well... if you were in the photosphere, you'd very very briefly hear very loud noises. :D
    I suspect the term is being used figuratively.
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    So it's fair that a married couple with one...

    So it's fair that a married couple with one stay-at-home spouse raising the kids have to pay twice than a couple of DINKies? Or that a banker pays 0.0001% of his income in poll tax and a hard-working...
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    It's only "£200 billion in lost economic growth"...

    It's only "£200 billion in lost economic growth" so a guess. No-one knows how staying would have worked out. Perhaps we'd have had lower growth and lost £200 trillion. Anyway, Bloomberg Economics are...
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    If HMRC found out, and the client didn't push...

    If HMRC found out, and the client didn't push back legally (or worse, did and lost), then the client would be liable for paye, eenic and ernic. The amount paid to the contract would be considered the...
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    Nope. Next.

    Nope. Next.
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    I've checked their facebook group...

    I've checked their facebook group. They seem to be pretty angry most of the time.
  37. Thread: You won

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    And it's not all remainers. Just like not all...

    And it's not all remainers. Just like not all brexiters are unintelligent, drinking-at-spoons, racists.
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    :rollin: Presumably because Turkey, Albania and...

    :rollin:
    Presumably because Turkey, Albania and Serbia are included in the FoM, Schengen, Britain has no passport or border controls, and Britain isn't allowed to deport illegals aliens from these...
  39. Thread: You lost

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    KUATB...

    KUATB https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/brexit/135876-you-won.html
  40. Thread: You won

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    Nope. I just took it from DimPrawn's post....

    Nope. I just took it from DimPrawn's post. https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/brexit/135867-you-lost.html



    Not this one. I don't care. I'll keep posting endless :rollin: instead.

    I do...
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    Wow. Worst. Dr Who. Ever. And for nerds -...

    Wow. Worst. Dr Who. Ever.

    And for nerds - completely contravenes canon.
  42. Anyone who says that - it's about the money! :D

    Anyone who says that - it's about the money! :D
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    According to the Wail, the Afghans, Bangladeshis...

    According to the Wail, the Afghans, Bangladeshis and the Pakistanis.
  44. Covering up something worse? I'm not actually...

    Covering up something worse?

    I'm not actually advocating that. I think it was the simplest explanation. Perhaps though the plane did suffer some fault that caused it to be too close to an airbase....
  45. How much does the book cost? Are you overly...

    How much does the book cost? Are you overly stressing over £5?

    Btw, the B word may bring relief on this occasion. PA: Brexit could help UK sidestep e-book VAT deadlock | The Bookseller In other...
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    Are you acting as an agency, or a consultancy? If...

    Are you acting as an agency, or a consultancy? If you have contractors with their own ltd. co, it's their responsibility to get the form: National Insurance if you go abroad - GOV.UK otherwise, it's...
  47. Install calibre. Then add the anti DRM plug in....

    Install calibre. Then add the anti DRM plug in. Then strip the ebook of drm and use it as you will
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    I don't think they build them that big.

    I don't think they build them that big.
  49. Thread: You won

    by NotAllThere
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    You won

    Historic moment as MPs FINALLY formally approve Brexit deal | Daily Mail Online

    Now get over it.

    HTH BIDI
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    Find a place with a bigger sauna.

    Find a place with a bigger sauna.
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