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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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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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An odd thing, but not sure why. Watching BBC Parliament tonight (as I do sometimes), and there's a guy talking who has a right-parting in his hair. For some reason, I can't move past his hair and concentrate on the things he's saying (about tax or something).

That right-hand parting has completely thrown me - is that weird 
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TSAR hit 150 listed professionals today - feels like a milestone...
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So, had BBC Parliament on in the background as I do sometimes while away. Looked away for a few minutes, and now there's Donald Trump on a campaign rally talking about some random stuff I guess is important over there (wars and immigrants or something). Just checked, still on BBC Parliament.

What's going on?
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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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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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Funny watching BBC Parliament tonight. The House (of Commons) is in Division. A couple of times now they're returned.

What's funny, though. Is watching them filter in/out. Are they unaware that there's a live TV feed over the entrance? The number of people I see that have obviously spent the past 4 hours in the pub is astonishing... The House was almost empty for the debate, now it's almost full, and so the vast majority are filtering in with:

"What are we supposed to vote on?"
"Can you help me to my seat?"
"Am I supposed to go to the right or left?"
"Wow, not seen this place before. So cool."
"Come on, it's closing time soon!"

There was one old guy clearly staggering as he entered.

These people run our country.

Just realised, it's not actually that funny :-(
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The Independent Commission on Freedom of Information is calling for evidence on aspects of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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Number of CLAS consultants listed by CESG (http://www.cesg.gov.uk/finda/Pages/CLASResults.aspx?post=1&sort=surname): 106

Number of CLAS (and ex-CLAS) consultants listed on TSAR (https://www.trustedsecurityadvisersregister.com/register/?type=cred&id=CLAS): 120

Sad, but at the same time glad that TSAR might continue serving customer needs...
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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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