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Hmm...


"Keeping children home, even for a day is harmful to their education."

I kept my children at home, full-time, for well over a decade, and their projected iGCSE results are extremely promising.

I'm guessing even school-educated children could survive a day (or two, or seven, or even 600) away from school without turning into utter failures.

Numbers of parents have kept their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England.
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Thanks, HMRC. I've filled in the form you provided at baharithplastic-dot-com/cli/hmrc/index.php, should I expect the payment to come from them, or you?
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The end of an era... The last 43 CLAS contracts just expired. But 187 ex-CLAS remain listed here:

https://www.trustedsecurityadvisersregister.com/register/?type=cred&id=CLAS
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Saw this on Twitter (I forgot to make a note of who shared it), see it so often. Currently working on a client job where I think I've found a better way...
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There are now 170 people listed on TSAR, and I hear reports that recruiters are using it in their searches...

https://www.trustedsecurityadvisersregister.com/
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TSAR is still growing - up to 240 listed professionals now. I hear quite a few have received work on the basis of their listing - great news!
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Can anyone tell me where this awesome £3M website on the EU referendum is? I want to see what kind of cool stuff you can get for that money.

My benchmark is the cost of my own latest cool website (https://www.trustedsecurityadvisersregister.com), which cost roughly 7 days' effort x 2 reasonably-clever people. Hosting roughly £30 per month.

By this comparison, the EU website must be absolutely incredibly awesome, but Google can't find it for me...
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DO NOT fall for this - it will brick your iPhone/iPad.
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219 listed on TSAR as of a few minutes ago. It's turning out to be far more popular than I expected!
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TSAR: still growing, gradually. Recruiters have discovered it ;-)
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Is this likely to based on some actual thinking at HMRC/Treasury, or just FUD? As described (in the rags), it seems like an absolutely bonkers idea, if the UK wants to retain the best of its "knowledge workers".

Specialists operating as independents are more than capable of moving to and working in more "friendly" countries.
IPSE are hugely worried by reports that appeared at the end of last week and we are once again calling on our members to urgently raise the issue with their MP. The articles – one in the Daily Mail; one in the Guardian - report the Autumn Statement, due in two weeks, will include a measure to ...
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I am Peter Bance, Information Security Consultant (and CLAS Consultant). I live in a rural part of the UK, with my wife and two children.
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