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
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...
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
My 17 yr old is tentatively tapping me up for a car.
I can easily afford this but I am very conflicted about it because I have seen things given too easy to kids which dulls their need to get stuff for themselves and push on.
But I also want to reward him for efforts so far and he rarely asks for...
UK will stay open*to EU migrants, Brexit secretary admits | News | The Times & The Sunday Times
"British workers will not be ready to fill the jobs done by European migrants for “years and years”, the Brexit secretary has admitted."
You gotta larf!
Inside a contract not a problem because it pays the money, but when not in a contract I find it difficult to focus solely on learning new languages and frameworks.. I mean in a 50 minutes segment I will be learning coding 30 % of the time, and then 60 percent % of the time doing at least two other...
What a good idea.
I can think of quite a few who might deserve that.
Assuming the worst (say, a 9% fall in GDP) what would the best place to buy property to let in the UK be?
I was thinking Bishops Stortford - pleasant market town with good schools, close to the City, close to Cambridge, close to Stansted (hence 3 possible centres of differing types of...
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Activist squatters are back as the Queen's neighbours | Daily Mail Online
Anyone had this?
Basically a posh term for a fan mounted out of the way that sucks air into/out of the house 24/7, that subsequently gets vented out thus reducing humidity.
rl4 Seniors house; typical 60's tulip bungalow, double glazed, gas fire where chimney was, is having humidity issues...
Political correctness had gone mad, writes TREVOR PHILLIPS | Daily Mail Online
So at least for once we'll be spared a chorus of wailing and gnashing of teeth from forlorn Remainers :laugh
2016q4 results released this morning by the UK Office for National Statistics showed export growth of 4.1%, which alongside a fall in imports of 0.4% means net trade added 1.3% to growth....
Just sayin' like
And definitely don't use the line:
Seems like I'm going to be here weekly for the next month.
What is there to do? Recommendations?
Recently went on a few interviews for both contract roles and perm roles (the latter to get out of my current skillset and go down slightly different path). Last time I did this was nearly 5 years ago - had a very long gig with last client.
As I do usually, wore a suit and a tie. ...
having acquired the acre next to Chateau Benes, the next step is to start a vegetable garden
because when I had Chateau Benes built, I didn't consider a vegetable patch and landscaper
put in a formal garden
I've prepared a 50m2 starter plot to see how it goes
the plan this...
BBC announces £30m new BBC Scotland channel | Daily Mail Online
Good job we aren't subsidising any regions... :eek
I guess a few of us on here have a more than casual interest in the stock market, I have a few quid in the banks as I still think they are massively undervalued long term, but I like what I am hearing from US Oil & Gas PLC (USOP), not openly traded as they are on GXG but a solid investment recently...
Can someone explain why the lords can claim £300 a day in expenses tax free.
Is really like to know so I can pay myself £300 a day in expenses; tax free.
Hi fellow contractors,
I have been contracting for a short space of time 6 months. I assumed after a conversation with the recuriter that it would be possible to switch from an umbrella to a limited company.
As I told the recurtier I wanted to change they said unless the contract is reissued...
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