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  1. Tenancy Advice... Damage not caused by us!

    I was looking to see if any of my fellow Shrimpers were able to offer some advice in regards to our tenancy (more for peace of mind as I think we are completely in the right). Part of our Tenancy Agreement is that we must maintain all white goods that have been supplied. Recently our washer...
  2. My old mans a dustman.

    Ok my old man was not a dustman but i bet he wishes he had of been one. He was when i was born a builder who worked his way up to foreman on the firm mainly building schools and houses and later in life he set up on his own til he messed that up and became one of those bods on the door at vat...
  3. TrueBlue

    Classic scam emails

    My honorable friend, Sorry for intruding your privacy, I am Barrister Coetzee Viljoen from S.C.P.M.A law firm in Lome, Republic of Togo and an Attorney at Law and acted as a personal advocate to (late) Engr. Daubert, a citizen of your country who lived and worked here in Togo, for many years...
  4. Mad Cyril

    Where is best place you have lived?

    For me it has to be Great Malvern in Worcestershire where I spent 1999 to 2001 as a contractor. Amazing scenery, great pubs, cheap rents and a very relaxed pace of life.
  5. Question Contractors

    So according to reports last week, the FF contractors were due to be finalised by tomorrow. Anyone aware of any good news?
  6. TJC

    Latest deadline - late Spring 2014

    Football league show 15/16 Feb 2014 has Ron stating on camera, it will start late spring this year. Late stages of appointing contractor (haven't we always been in late stages?) I'll be stunned in we are digging on fossetts by end of May, but you have to admire Rons' persistence. If he thought...
  7. Smiffy

    CCJ for Cleaning Bill & Prospects News

    I have been told there is an article on page 5 of todays Echo about an unpaid bill to a cleaning contractor. :hilarious::whistling: Plus news on Prospects... Anyone seen this?
  8. londonblue

    Work Life Balance

    Have a look at this: http://youtu.be/SXM7MpoVAD0 Personally I think I have it just about right. I have time in the mornings to take my boys to nursery, and I'm home in the evenings in time spend some time with them, and read to them and put them to bed. However, as a contractor, that may...
  9. Shrimpergarry

    Ron on the Radio

    Planning approval yesterday was crucial, Sainsburys needed detailed approval and flats needed approval - both got it. Finance has been in place (subject to planning) for a long time. In current financial climate however all things needed to be lined up as people are taking less risk. Not quite...
  10. Is the standard Maths teaching in decline? You decide

    1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100.. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3...