All hope abandon ye who enter here. Seriously.
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
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...
Anyone ever been naked at work!?
If we take our view to its logical conclusion.
i.e. Down skilling of UK workforce. 90% of all manufacturing and service industries gone to (once) 3rd world countries like India, China, Korea etc.
So Britain becomes a nation of shelf stackers, shop assistants, hair dressers,...
from bbc news
Eurotunnel bosses under attack
Eurotunnel needs to come up with a debt restructuring plan
The management of Eurotunnel, the Channel Tunnel operator, is preparing for a rocky annual meeting on Friday as investors seek action on its finances.
Investors in the heavily-indebted...
wanted for Windows, e.g. flac to mp3 and v.v. etc.
Audio editing facilities would be good if these are included, but the conversion is the main thing.
I have been agonising for weeks about an offer for a permie role, I want the job but I also want the contractor lifestyle.
I told them today that I accepted the job but that I needed to put xK into the business to pay tax, xK to pay the accountant, and xK for the tax breaks after a year plus...
Where are you going on holiday this year?
Or are you Too Drunk to F uck
traj in "Dead Kennedies in the ears at the mo" mode.
is getting really fed up with Chico. I mean, fans are all very well but this is more like stalking!! When he finally shuffles off this mortal coil bet he and St Peter will be having the 'I'm sorry Sir but he has moved' 'No I'm sorry there is no forwarding address' conversation and God will be...
Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, is in discussions with the Home Office and Department of Trade and Industry to introduce legislation to counter reselling tickets at astronomical prices.
Should be interesting, I wonder what else thay can think of banning ?
(triggered by ebay's backing down to the blessed saintly Bob (just give us yer fockin munny, there's rulers in africa who only have very small fleets of limousines) Geldof).
So when the backlash against PC right-on minority-rule comes have you got any names in your little black books for attention?
Taken from the article on the CUK front page. I really wonder why the site isn't called Employers UK or Agents UK.
Holders of offshore credit cards targeted
By Vanessa Houlder
Published: June 16 2005 22:01 | Last updated: June 16 2005 22:01
uk taxThousands of holders of offshore credit and debit cards face investigation as the government steps up its attack on tax evasion.
HM Revenue & Customs has...
A colleague at work is selling as part of a chain. He moved into rented accom 8 weeks ago and found out last week that the guy he is selling to is an 'investor'.
This guy was supposed to complete two weeks ago but has come up with a catalogue of excuses, ankle injury, out of the country, etc etc
Because He Lives
God sent His son, they called Him Jesus
He came to love, heal, and forgive.
He lived and died to buy my pardon,
An empty grave is there to prove my Savior lives.
How sweet to hold a newborn baby,
And feel the pride and joy he gives.
But greater still the calm assurance,
Think of a world where all the answers can be cut and pasted.
Think of a world where debate is automated, where machines do the arguing at many times the speed of humans. Think of a world where belief is a soundbite, where every question has a corresponding paragraph, a...
considering it is not so difficult to get contracts paying 100k per annum where the only responsibility on the contractor is to deliver the work the boss has asked him to do,
is the goverment's offer of 100k for the post of Senior Government IT Director really enough ?
The Government is...
God either exists or ists
if he exists then that is in the past, therefore he doesnt exist any longer.
I have proved that god does not exist although god might ist.
I am going to the fridge for another beer then I will carry on with my thesis.
I'm surprised the septics haven't used it as an excuse to invade Iran.
Discuss, abuse Chico and/or Franco, or whatever...
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