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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred Bloggs View Post
    But when you see things like this on the web that I spotted today -

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    Is it any wonder some folk are taken in by it? Shouldn't website advertising like this be illegal? May be it already is?
    You will need to report them to ASA but only if it is a banner ad. You will have to take a screen shot of it and say the website you saw it on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    You will need to report them to ASA but only if it is a banner ad. You will have to take a screen shot of it and say the website you saw it on.
    The whole flippin' website is full of the bull***t. It is possibly the worst example I've seen yet of leading people down the garden path and for 15 to 17% in fees! It is about time HMRC got a grip on this and had a whistle blowing website where you could report this kind of stuff. It's easy to understand how gullible and greedy people can be sucked in by this.

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    More time posting than coding

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    Unfortunately there's a massive gap between what they can offer and what you should take home through an "unadvanced" umbrella (no offence Lucy!); this plays on the inherent greed of humans and a belief that they're being hard done to by having to pay what they should.
    No offence taken, but are you suggesting that some contractors may have a "greedy" streak?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lucycontractorumbrella View Post
    No offence taken, but are you suggesting that some contractors may have a "greedy" streak?
    Oy - no trolling in the professional forums.
    Fact check: Mostly false

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    Oy - no trolling in the professional forums.
    Just watching what I say

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