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Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,020
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile ... And so the female led bashing of Mickey house...

... And so the female led bashing of Mickey house continues...

;)

Don't worry he is so out of his head on Costa withdrawal symptoms he won't notice...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,630
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Are you a salaried member of staff? If so...

Are you a salaried member of staff?

If so there will not be an application process you get it if your company has elected to receive the grant

Are you a company owner or a payroll lead in a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,630
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile There is a good reason though... In sept we...

There is a good reason though...

In sept we hope the virus will be through, or so many immune (or vaccine or prescribed treatment) that it isn't the threat it is today.

Today they need people...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,630
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I think you are both correct. The scheme...

I think you are both correct.

The scheme buys time, but if it wasn't there people would have been made redundant

Many in this position work in companies that under normal circumstances...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,719
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile But you weren't bending the rules you were...

But you weren't bending the rules you were breaking them. Not knowing the rules doesn't give you a pass to not be bound by them or an excuse for those enforcing them not to pull you up on your...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,630
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile They published the guidelines tonight (Google...

They published the guidelines tonight (Google business support gov UK) and the salary/wages covered are just the contracted hours - commission, bonuses, overtime (even if considered guaranteed or...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,630
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Very helpful thanks

Very helpful thanks
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,606
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile With the obvious being that universal is in...

With the obvious being that universal is in Florida and the Adirondacks in New York ;)

I do love an Adirondack chair though, don't know why all lounging chairs aren't that shape it's perfect
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,939
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile When is his MOT due? The extension only applies...

When is his MOT due? The extension only applies to those due after 30th March if due before he is still subject to the existing rules and therefore will need one if he wants to use the vehicle
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I just read this on a well know accountancy trade...

I just read this on a well know accountancy trade website. It succinctly describes the issue that small businesses face and why the 80% grant is great news for those employed by big business but...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Not sure on that, will need to wait until they...

Not sure on that, will need to wait until they publish the guidelines and rules as yours is a "non-standard" situation
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Totally irrelevant to employees, it's a business...

Totally irrelevant to employees, it's a business grant.

You as a business agree to just furlough your staff member and for those staff (they can't do any work at all) the government will reimburse...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,429
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Are you totally isolated? No postman delivering...

Are you totally isolated? No postman delivering letters? No going to shops for food?

If you can honestly answer yes to that then you are correct you are both probably free from virus households...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Not quite that straightforward, but essentially...

Not quite that straightforward, but essentially that's the plan.

People can be brought out of furlough if the staff still working need to leave due to infection.

However the furlough only pays...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,939
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile The current advice suggests the virus can only...

The current advice suggests the virus can only exist on surfaces for a small amount of time (people saying that 72 hours would totally kill it from a surface and others saying it is much less than...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Qantas are still flying AUS to UK until end of...

Qantas are still flying AUS to UK until end of month, after that they are re-evaluating so don't hang about
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile No one can answer this without knowing what your...

No one can answer this without knowing what your friends passport is and where they live and where they have been recently
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile That's an impressively powerful sneeze your...

That's an impressively powerful sneeze your neighbour has ...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Then it appears you are a responsible parent and...

Then it appears you are a responsible parent and dog owner and therefore no one is having a go at you, people were complaining that adults who let kids/dogs run riot and create noise without thinking...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Is it that you've closed the account or that the...

Is it that you've closed the account or that the number has changed for some reason?

If the number has changed and you still have a credit card with them (just with a different 16 digit number) it...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile It's difficult in these situations at present, I...

It's difficult in these situations at present, I guess we can only do our best and try to limit our impact on others (both physically and noise) where we can.

I do however agree it's better the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile You realise the virus lasts on surfaces for hours...

You realise the virus lasts on surfaces for hours (including fabrics).

Now your cleaner may cleanse the surface and then put their hands back on it (or sneeze on it) and infect that surface.
...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile If the flight isn't cancelled then it's up to the...

If the flight isn't cancelled then it's up to the airline what they offer (which could be nothing if they chose)

Exception is if the gov advice is not to travel (which we all know it will be)...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile If a dog barks continually it is always the...

If a dog barks continually it is always the owners fault,some irresponsible owners try to blame it on others but at the end of the day if the owner didn't have the dog it wouldn't be barking in their...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile You need to make sure your cancellation makes it...

You need to make sure your cancellation makes it to the DVLA 3-5 days in advance of the end of month I think
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile If you do be careful about dates, since the...

If you do be careful about dates, since the online tax came in (as opposed to paper discs) you pay per month regardless of the number of days in the month you actually use. You could end up paying...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,980
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile The supermarkets are having a difficult enough...

The supermarkets are having a difficult enough time keeping us safe from germs without this sort of behaviour

;)
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I don't think anyone should be telling others how...

I don't think anyone should be telling others how much is enough we all have different lives...

However (having said we shouldn't tell people things) I think we might need to get used to a new...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I think you are right as well on the dual job...

I think you are right as well on the dual job thing, I think it's a "you can't take on a new job" and still get the help but if you had two and have been furloughed by both then that's probably ok
...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,980
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I sort of agree, and on a larger scale you are...

I sort of agree, and on a larger scale you are correct, but on a macro level people like us are a problem

Normally us and the neighbour would shop in our town, but the other two are both 10 miles...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Any number of reasons 1) paperwork 2) the...

Any number of reasons

1) paperwork
2) the business still needs to be "running" in order to claim it, the owner may have decided just to cut their losses and close down
3) benefits (like holiday...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,980
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile The issue now is that people are equating a big...

The issue now is that people are equating a big shop (the Friday shop) with a stockpile.

It's really difficult not to end up with a full trolley for us as we are shopping for 4 families (us, 2...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile The worst bit about the furlough payments is that...

The worst bit about the furlough payments is that it is up to the employer to determine if they want to claim it, you as an employee have no way to claim it yourself.

Many employers will, but many...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,944
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile The key part to this is that they can't be...

The key part to this is that they can't be working for you (or indeed anyone else) during the time you are paying them the furlough payments.

If they are working they are not entitled to it. This...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile At present the rules won't cover agency staff...

At present the rules won't cover agency staff like this, although I'd expect something to come out to address this in the next week.

Also it's only furloughed staff that are able to avail...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,431
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I agree with you... I'd add as well though...

I agree with you...

I'd add as well though that how the hell would they know if you were 40+ BMI?

The majority of the UK population doesn't see their doctor from one year to the next, and the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,745
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile My work is saying similar. Gloves won't work if...

My work is saying similar. Gloves won't work if you still touch your face whilst wearing the gloves.

And you can wash hands easily, washing gloves is a little more of a task

If you are wearing...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,690
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Wasn't sure if you were saying that she isn't a...

Wasn't sure if you were saying that she isn't a tax avoider or if you've just outed her criminality on theDibb ;)
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,745
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile I can see the contactless limit being lifted from...

I can see the contactless limit being lifted from 30 to 100 very soon to make this more common.

I almost never use a card if it's under 20 (just cash) and most things you buy are either under...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,690
Posted By floridavisitor
Mobile Why would you bother? The extreme pressure of the...

Why would you bother? The extreme pressure of the pressed pennies activity "cleans" them back to shiny base metal anyway
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