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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Security Clearance (SC) Q&A Read first before asking questions

    Please find below an accumulation of questions that have featured on some of the many reptitive questions about SC. Maybe by putting them in a stickie and adding when we get new ones we can bat some of the drudgery off. I have given canned answers from what I read on the forum but you know how...

    Started by northernladuk, 23rd March 2010 22:38
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    security clearance, security cleared
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: I just need to get two references ...

    Been out now for 3 months - 1 month was moving house and sat on my hole for the last 2. Usual story, Jobserved to death, and now dealing with the cretins. Over the last month, nearly every agency has asked for two references before they will "put me forward". Now I didn't come down in the last...

    Started by fitzy73, 5th August 2008 15:30
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    agency, references
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Public sector contracting

    Just received this from an agency that some regard as being a bit Crap.

    Started by DaveB, 6th August 2012 12:49
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Moving to Germany. Who to inform, P85?, NHS?

    Hello IT Contractors, I shall be moving to Germany next month and spending 14 months on a contract. I was reading up and apparently I need to fill out a P85 form and let the NHS know that I shall be moving etc? Even though I shall still be maintaining a home here in the UK is there any...

    Started by themeditator, 7th April 2010 10:13
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    contracting overseas, germany
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Opt out of Conduct of employment agencies 2003 act?

    Having read the leaflet I'm assuming this is a good idea because it seems not to do would harm you;re case with regards to IR35?

    Started by psychocandy, 22nd May 2011 12:56
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Behaviour in the Professional Forums

    I have noticed an increase in squabbling and bickering in the Professional forums of late. I am not amused. I do not care who starts the squabbling. I will finish it by banning all participants. The more persistant the squabbling the longer the ban. Feel free to disagree and correct but...

    Started by cojak, 10th June 2011 08:29
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  1. Cloud AZURE and AWS contract roles

    Ok, so i have been going through trends by checking these jobs sites and all and i can see loads of cloud roles . Roles on AWS , AZURE, LINUX and they have really good rates, from 350 upwards. I even saw one the other day for AWS Architect for 1000/day. Now are all businesses going to cloud? I...

    Started by rurffy, 12th April 2017 07:02
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  2. Perm position- negotiate down the notice period

    I have been offered a contract role, which I want to take. However, I'm currently in a perm position with a notice period of a whooping 3 months. The agency said that the client can wait for me max 1 month. Is it common practice to negotiate down the period from 3 to 1 month? After all, they'll...

    Started by loden, 30th March 2017 22:15
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  3. Calculating day/monthly rate back from salary?

    I used Contractor Calculator to try and work out an equvalent daily rate, but the figures don't seem right for my use case. My salaryman offer: 100k, 30 days hols, stock options The calculator seems to think I can get the same with with 467 per day, I think that's not right. What would be the...

    Started by yasockie, 12th April 2017 12:03
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  4. PI conditions

    Hi I am working as design verification consultant for an insurance client on contract basis. I am working using my own PI which is renewed on annually basis. I am wondering once I leave the client would then would I have to keep renewing my PI for the projects that I had worked for that client?...

    Started by abc111, 12th April 2017 10:27
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  5. Updating software skills

    Hi all, I'm a Software Engineer contractor, currently in a role that requires C++ and Qt skills. I'm well aware after a stint of unemployment last year that C++ isn't the most sought-after programming skill, and I'd like to be able to apply for contracts that are more up-to-date in terms of...

    Started by Synesthetic, 11th April 2017 15:03
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  6. An old client has an emergency and you save them, what would you charge?

    I have a high profile company with a serious production problem. They're an old client and asking me if I can look into it and help. It's likely that i can fix the issue, taking up immediate and anti-social hours and saving them an embarrassing and probably costly security flaw in their software. ...

    Started by The GreenFox, 11th April 2017 17:43
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  7. Pre-Contract screening asking about investigations by government agencies

    I've recently received a verbal offer for a new contract with a bank. Within their pre-contract screening they ask a question about whether you have been subject to an investigation by a government body/agency. As a user of an offshore scheme in 2006 (De Graaf/Montpelier) I have had an HMRC...

    Started by BS81, 12th April 2017 09:07
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  8. New Contract gone wrong

    Hi, am after a bit of advice re a new contract I started a few weeks ago. The role was supposed to be in my core skillset area, however after joining it became clear that client was expecting me to deliver a whole bunch of stuff that is totally outside of my experience and not something I would...

    Started by skipsurfer, 5th April 2017 09:27
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  9. ever lost a contract after negotiation started

    Any tips for negotiating? Had interview, client obviously interested because agent's called and asked me to confirm rate, which I do. Agent calls back later saying the range in job spec was a bit high and client's range now tops out at the bottom end of the advertised range. I assume that...

    Started by bikeman, 10th April 2017 11:27
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  10. Returning to work after long break - cv?

    Hi, I stopped working in 2014 to spend some time looking after the family while the wife built up her small business. Had been working for over a decade at that point. Now looking to get back into hopefully a contract - any thoughts/advice/experience on how to refer to this time on the...

    Started by imightbewrong, 30th March 2016 11:26
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  11. Applying for A1 Cerificate for project in Norway

    I知 considering a contract in Norway, where I need to relocate for the duration of the project. I知 thinking of applying for the A1 Certificate to allow me to pay the NI in the UK. However, that won稚 give me access to the Norwegian health system. I知 moving there with my family so I will...

    Started by skysies, 10th April 2017 13:33
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  12. New Contract Whilst Renewal Available

    I have a 3 month renewal at clientco on the table, although also have a new role in the offing which I would prefer and will know for sure next week (hence my earlier post around informal contract). My clientco hiring person is back from leave next Monday and will want to know if I will accept...

    Started by kaiser78, 5th April 2017 15:38
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  13. Bank Holidays

    Hi all. New member and first post. Apologies if asked before - I did a quick search and couldn't see anything on this. When I fill in my timesheet the hours worked tend to stack higher at the beginning of the week, so 8.5, 8.5, 8.0, 8.0, 4.0 (for Friday). My max. hours are 37 in a week as agreed...

    Started by Gingernutgenius, 6th April 2017 08:15
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  14. Discipline

    I am self employed and work for a company who have contracts with NHS trusts. I recently emailed a NHS manager about more work and stated the email as a "personal note". The NHS manager has complained to the company with the contract about the email. The company manager has called me to tell me...

    Started by Tarkus1731, 5th April 2017 20:33
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  15. Status Bonus

    Evening all I have had a new contract opportunity presented to me this week. After going through the small print I found the following:- Charge Rates: The rates of your charge specified in an Assignment of which 5% is in respect of the Status Bonus 」X per professional day Status Bonus

    Started by lordcraggy, 7th April 2017 18:20
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  16. Contract to permie Salary Worth it ????

    Hi all, long time lurker first time poster here, with a burning question... I am currently on a 500/day contract with high chances of getting extended over a few years and also being offered 90k/yr in a similar role as permie. More specific details: Contract role: - walk commutable - 9-5...

    Started by newcontract, 30th March 2017 10:18
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  17. Business Phone / Internet

    Anyone used Invew Telecom? They are offering me a much better price than BT, but they've not been around long. I'm willing to pay a little more for better service and no hassles, but don't mind saving some money, with Invew or someone else. Will be willing to listen to any raving endorsements...

    Started by WordIsBond, 7th April 2017 12:24
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  18. Infrastructure Guys - What`s actually hot right now?

    It recently occurred to me that I don`t feel like I`m seeing anything particularly new and clever coming through at the minute. Plenty of organisations still trying to get things like SCCM/MDT working properly, virtualisation is broadly the same as it was 5 years ago though Hyper-V continues to...

    Started by vwdan, 5th April 2017 14:33
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  19. Project Deliverables - having a copy

    As part of my current role as well as in previous roles, I am creating a number of document deliverables for clientco, using what is essentially my ip (ie thought power). I would like to have a copy of these docs (plus of couple of internal docs if truth be known) but emailing to my personal...

    Started by kaiser78, 5th April 2017 12:10
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  20. Clarification

    Hello, i would to have some advice from knowledge people in here. Currently i'm site supervisor which is due to expire in november this year and i'm considering to take an smsts course soon. My question is if i take my smsts before November will had a couple more of years to my expiration date or i...

    Started by TiagoCruz, 5th April 2017 14:02
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