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Hard Brexit means people fleeing UK

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  • northernladyuk
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    Originally posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    Via the profiteering tax-dodging majority shareholder assisted by a dubious tax-avoidance scheme? Allegedly.

    Nothing dodgy about it. You simply hire the equipment and associated IP from an offshore holding company.

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  • greenlake
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    Originally posted by vetran View Post
    how does the money get abroad?
    Have you not been paying attention to those online instructional videos....?

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  • shaunbhoy
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    Originally posted by vetran View Post
    possibly but if the fruit is grown & sold here how does the money get abroad?
    Via the profiteering tax-dodging majority shareholder assisted by a dubious tax-avoidance scheme? Allegedly.

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  • PurpleGorilla
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    Originally posted by AtW View Post
    Just like majority of UK residents then?
    Effectively yes.

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  • vetran
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    Originally posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    ftfy

    possibly but if the fruit is grown & sold here how does the money get abroad?

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by vetran View Post
    unless the fruit pickers are earning > £40K then they are a net drain on the economy according to the ONS.
    Just like majority of UK residents then?

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  • shaunbhoy
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    Originally posted by vetran View Post

    Instead a piece of machinery that improves productivity & cuts costs could keep the profit in the Cayman Islands.
    ftfy

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  • vetran
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    Originally posted by AtW View Post
    So you want cheap foreign labour picking strawberries to leaves, because expensive robots can replace them and we end up having more expensive strawberries, with nil effect on British employment?

    Who is going to lend momey to buy robots, British banks?
    unless the fruit pickers are earning > £40K then they are a net drain on the economy according to the ONS.

    They are also probably exporting their pay.

    Instead a piece of machinery that improves productivity & cuts costs could keep the profit in the UK.

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  • original PM
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    Originally posted by AtW View Post
    So you want cheap foreign labour picking strawberries to leaves, because expensive robots can replace them and we end up having more expensive strawberries, with nil effect on British employment?

    Who is going to lend momey to buy robots, British banks?
    Luddite!

    Embrace the future - you are just sat in a corner drooling over the past.

    You are a member berry.

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by vetran View Post
    Because they require investment not hiring cash in hand pickers.

    AGROBOT - Strawberry Harvesters - Home
    So you want cheap foreign labour picking strawberries to leaves, because expensive robots can replace them and we end up having more expensive strawberries, with nil effect on British employment?

    Who is going to lend momey to buy robots, British banks?

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