All hope abandon ye who enter here. Seriously.
MF - starting a thread implying OldHack is an animal lover. Suspected temporary suicide - 30.11.2012 - 7 days
I am just about to embark on a new contract where I will be staying away......in Basingstoke :ohwell
Are there any good tips for
The best "contractor" hotels to go for (I am thinking chains here)
Occupying your time constructively in the evening
Do you want to be the football brain of ContractorUK? Do you want forum bragging rights?
You may have talked the talk on the forum about football but can you walk the walk...
Are you the Pep or Jose of football knowledge? Or just the Hodgson, still undecided on their best 11 and resting all...
If your day rate was £300, working in the public sector happily satisfied your Ir35 status is outside, contracted for two years up until 31/march this year with all invoices and payments made before 6/April.
But the client you do project work for would pay £400 a day to keep you for 2+ more...
I'm turned on...
Cadbury's Forced To Fight Furious Backlash Against 'Halal' And 'Non-Christian' Easter Eggs | The Huffington Post
Probably the same people who got so irate about this one.
Britain First Falls For Spoof News Article About 'Easter' Towns | The Huffington Post
Tax paid by the top 1% has trebled since the 1970s | Daily Mail Online
Good job we aren't importing lots of low paid people :ohwell
I used to like The FaQQer, el duder, and others on CUK, but they seem to have disappeared a while back. Anyone care to give me a potted history lesson?
The Official Non Stick right to reply thread.
Who got banned this time Cojak. How are we supposed to gloat / get the pitchforks out if you're not explicit.
Just had an email from my accountant that they take away any benefit from flat rate. That's about 2.4k a year less. Great.
Dividend tax increased. Again few k a year less
Pound tumbled ¬20%. Great. Iphones 100£ more expensive. Superb.
Absolutely massive competition when looking for contract....
After sex change WTF?
Transgender rapist moved to women's prison after sex change - BBC News
Coming soon, in fact just a couple of months after Article 50, good timing, possibly...
Blatant promotion blurb: go see as one of the stars (you can see them in the clip) is my cousin...
Anyone use EBT's?
Looking for advice, advantages, disadvantages, do they work, offshore, legality.
Admin note: for anyone finding this through the search engines more information on EBTs is on the main site here: EBTs - employee benefit trusts
Can someone please explain what is meant by Standard Rate Tax, re VAT?
Assume you earn £83.33 a day. VAT is charged at 20%, so in total, I would charge my clients 1.2 * £83.33 = £100.
Under the Flat Rate Scheme, I pay 14.5% of £100 (ie £14.50) to HMRC, leaving me with £85.50, so a small...
Things are a bit slow at clientco today so got reading an article about the plans that are in place for when HM shuffles off.
This suggested people may get 'sent home early' on the day of departure, and offices may close for the day for the funeral.
Any thoughts on the etiquette for such events?...
12 Month extension WFH :banana:
As there seems to be a flurry of departed it might be easier just having one thread, today its RIP Hans Gruber
Alan Rickman, giant of British film and theatre, dies at 69 | Film | The Guardian
Should not come as a surprise, the EU country with the most debt is leaving. I'd be bricking it too.
Source: Jubilant Brexiters tulipting themselves
Mine is a mental age of 11 months now, goes on about Scottish Independence a lot, probably slept through the night twice in 11 months, last 5 weeks have been the worse literally I get a few hrs respite from his forum posts at the max and he isn't really sick at the moment just a bit of a cold, has...
Whats going on these days? Whats with all the hoops we have to jump through to get coding roles?
To celebrate in perpetuity the invoking of Article 50
"A Brussels source spotted the satirical poster hanging framed on the walls of the European Council’s Brexit task force meeting room."
EU officials mock Britain with anti-Brexit Tintin poster on wall of Brussels war room
Oct 22, 2016:
Adobe says 'Brexit did not make us blink' as it expands UK base
Adobe raises Creative Cloud prices by up to 60% - News - Digital Arts
Adobe blames Brexit as users rage over Creative Cloud price hikes | TheINQUIRER
Adobe Creative Cloud UK price hike blamed on currency...
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